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TOYOTA WINS ALTAIR ENLIGHTEN AWARD FOR WEIGHT-SAVINGS EFFORTS

Toyota was the recipient of an Altair Enlighten Award for its use of innovative weight reducing vehicle closure systems at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars at Traverse City, Michigan. The awards program honored Toyota for its’ use of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) inner panels on the Prius Prime liftgate and Lexus LC 500 side doors and luggage hatch.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment.

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Continental projects up to $1 billion turnover in its Hybrid Electric Vehicle business

Continental, the worldwide premium tyre manufacturer and technology company, recently announced that it will divert increased funds into research and development of hybrid and electric drive systems as part of the company’s new global “Powertrain Strategy 2020+”.

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Seven easy ways to protect your car while you travel

With ever-increasing access to travel in the Middle East, whether for business or pleasure, the world has become more and more accessible. But being away and leaving a car unused for long periods of time can present its own problems. For a carefree trip and homecoming, it is important to conduct regular car checks and maintenance to help to prevent potential problems from arising.