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Special report: Vehicle lightweighting

Special report: Vehicle lightweighting-2016

A successful lightweighting strategy involves much more than simply replacing a few steel panels with aluminium or carbon fibre – it’s about using the right material for the right part in the right place. Lightweighting has become a whole-vehicle concept in itself, improving not only fuel economy and emissions but also vehicle performance and handling.

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Guide to the automotive world in 2016

Guide to the automotive world in 2016

What does 2016 hold for the global automotive industry? This annual publication- available exclusively to Automotive World subscribers - features a mix of interviews with and articles by top global automotive industry analysts and consultants.

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Active safety and the NCAP evolution

Active safety and the NCAP evolution

This exclusive Automotive World report looks at recent testing and ratings changes; the emergence of safety testing in emerging markets; and the ways that key industry stakeholders plan to meet future requirements in the years leading up to the introduction of semi- and fully-autonomous vehicles.

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Seating of the future: Smart, safe, social

Seating of the future: smart, safe, social

This report examines the way four key industry trends - safety, autonomous vehicle technology, individualisation and lightweighting - are influencing seat design. Exclusive insight in this report comes from leading car seat suppliers and other relevant industry stakeholders, including Alcantara, Brose, Johnson Controls, Lear, Magna and TRW

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Guide to the automotive world in 2015

Guide to the automotive world in 2015

What does 2015 hold for the global automotive industry? This annual Automotive World publication features high level interviews with the associations that represent the world's major vehicle manufacturers and automotive suppliers, and articles written by some of the top automotive industry analysts and consultants.

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The future of automotive HMI

The future of automotive HMI

The way drivers interact with their vehicles, and the way vehicles interact with drivers and vehicle occupants is evolving rapidly. As the driver-vehicle relationship evolves, the race is on to identify and develop future-proof human-machine interface (HMI) technology that will enable drivers to interact safely and efficiently with their vehicles; ...

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The prospects for autonomous vehicles

The prospects for autonomous vehicles

Testing of semi- and fully-autonomous vehicles on public roads became legal in Nevada in March 2012. Similar authorisation is spreading to other US states, enabling several automotive OEMs and Google to log hundreds of thousands of test miles. OEMs and suppliers are working on differing levels of autonomous driving technology, ...

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Technology Roadmap: Connected Vehicles

Technology Roadmap - Connected Vehicles

Automotive World’s Technology Roadmap: Connected Vehicles report examines the broad issues that OEMs, suppliers and service providers need to consider when devising their connected vehicle strategies. The pace of change in the technology for in-vehicle connectivity, coupled with the speed of innovation in consumer electronics, means it is no longer ...

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Technology Roadmap: Light vehicle safety

Technology Roadmap: Light vehicle safety

Automotive World’s Technology Roadmap: Light vehicle safety investigates the key issues facing the automotive industry in the drive to improve light vehicle safety. As the industry races to reduce fatalities in an increasingly mobile world, active and passive safety technology continue to advance; so too, does the development of connected ...

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