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  On September 28, 2016, the CLEPA Board of Directors gathered at Paris and approved the membership of three new members: Adient, Guardian Industries and NVIDIA.   Adient Johnson Controls will spin off its Automotive Seating and Interiors Business into an independent public company called Adient which will be...

  Innovate UK, the UK's funding agency, is offering up to £83 million in automotive research and development funding through three initiatives, including - a low emission freight & logistics trial, a competition to develop low emission vehicle technology (TRL3 to TRL5/6), and project funding of up to £35...

On September 21, 2016, WABCO unveiled its Innovative Electro-Pneumatic Parking Brake for Trucks and Buses, with onhand technology which marks the commercial vehicle industry’s first stand-alone Parking Brake Control that paves way for autonomous driving.   OnHand braking technology provides automatic engage and release functionality. Actuated via a...

On September 20 2016, the United States Department of Transportation (DOP) published its Federal Automated Vehicles Policy, making the US the first country to propose automated driving legislation.   In the introductory message, US Secretary for Transportation Anthony Fox explains that three main drivers prompted this policy:   the...

On September 19 2016, US President Barack Obama's editorial on self-driving cars for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette was published, in which he discussed upcoming guidelines from the US Department for Transport for self-driving cars. The guidelines, to be published on September 20, are a first...

At this year's IAA Commercial Vehicles exhibition, Continental will be showcasing two new automated driving technologies as examples of new safety systems.   A new long-range radar system for commercial vehicles which can even identify pedestrians who are partially obscured and initiates a braking maneuver in an emergency, and...

On 8 September, Dana announced plans to construct a state-of-the-art gear manufacturing facility in Europe.  The establishment of this gear factory in Győr, Hungary, will support Dana's regional operations in Europe.   The 140,000 square-foot (13,000 square-meter) facility will provide customers in the region with access to Dana's advanced...