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Posts tagged with 'Ford Motor Company'

16 Dec, 2013

John Day Or else, what? Collaborate or Die – the topic of a panel session at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) sponsored by the GENIVI Alliance. The session, which is open to all CES attendees, begins at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2014 in the Las Vegas Convention Center (North Hall N258). Paul Hansen, founder and publisher of the Hansen Report on Automotive Electronics, will serve as panel moderator. … Read More

The Hansen Report on Automotive Eelctronics, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Ford Motor Company, Jaguar Land Rover, Paul Hansen, Genivi Alliance, Honda

30 Aug, 2013

Stop-Start battery power

Posted by John Day

John Day     In January Johnson Controls announced that its Absorbent Glass Mat (AGM) battery technology will power Ford Motor Company’s 2013 Fusion Auto Start-Stop vehicle. Earlier this month the firm said its AGM will also power Chevrolet’s 2014 Malibu, which features Start-Stop (or Stop-Start). Start-Stop systems can improve fuel economy by 5 percent or more because the car’s engine shuts off when … Read More

start-stop systems, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Stop-Start Systems, absorbent glass mat, Chevrolet's 2014 Malibu, 2013 Fusion, Tianjin Automotive Test Center, micro-hybrid cars, PowerGenix, Ford Motor Company, Johnson Controls

15 Aug, 2013

John Day   It’s amazing, or not, to think that there have been 12 Integrated Electrical Solutions Forums (IESFs) in Detroit, and now comes the 13th next month at a new location – the Ford Conference Center in Dearborn, Michigan – on Thursday, September 19. To register, visit http://www.mentor.com/iesf. Event sponsors include IBM and SAE International. Mentor has added a new track – electric and hybrid … Read More

GENIVI, General Motors, IBM, Automotive X-Prize, SAE International, The Hansen Report, AUTOSAR, Aston Martin, IESF, Edison2, Mentor Graphics, Ford Motor Company, Progressive Insurance, Drayson Racing Technologies, Proterra, ECAD

20 Jun, 2013

Brake lights up ahead

Posted by John Day

John Day   Ford Motor Company helped test an early warning car-to-car communication feature that alerts following drivers to vehicles braking ahead even if they are around a corner or behind other traffic. In emergency braking situations the electronic brake light system transmits a wireless signal to illuminate a dashboard light in cars following behind. The brake light system is one of 20 potential future … Read More

Ford Motor Company, Ford, Ford S-MAX, Volkswagen, Audi, obstacle warning system, Deutsche Telekom, Opel, electronic brake light system, Safe Intelligent Mobility – Testfield (simTD), traffic sign assistant, Daimler

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