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BorgWarner’s Four-Fold R2S® System takes boosting to the next level

Stakeholder: BorgWarner

BorgWarner’s new, world’s first regulated two-stage (R2S®) turbocharging system with four turbochargers for passenger cars debuts in the BMW Group’s latest TwinPower Turbo diesel engine, available for different high-performance models. While a conventional R2S system features one turbocharger for the low- and high-pressure stage respectively, this unique application utilizes two ...

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SMMT: Heavy goods vehicle registrations

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The new heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market declined -5.7% in the third quarter of 2017, with 10,597 units registered, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The fall mirrors similar recent declines in the new van and car markets, as ongoing political and ...

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TomTom launches TomTom Route Monitoring to help connect cities to people

Stakeholder: TomTom

TomTom (TOM2) today announces the launch of TomTom Route Monitoring, designed to address the growing road congestion challenges faced by Smart Cities worldwide. TomTom Route Monitoring is a service that helps traffic managers, event managers and emergency service dispatchers monitor travel times and delays on routes of interest – as ...

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Stunning Kia Stinger Gran Turismo arrives in the UK

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It’s here at last! The stunning Kia Stinger, an elegant gran turismo based on the 2011 Kia GT Concept from the Frankfurt Motor Show, is now in full production and today goes on sale in the UK priced from £31,995. Stinger is the most adventurous model in Kia’s history, the company’s first ...

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MAN to invest over €2.4 billion in its sites by 2020

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The cab paint shop and the new central building of the MAN Development Center are indicative of the commercial vehicle manufacturer continuing to invest in its main plant in Munich. The Company has vowed to improve efficiency across all divisions while also rejigging its international production network as part of ...

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