Impact of current industry trends on OEM revenues and profit up to 2035 (Euro5, China, Japan, United States) Even before COVID-19, the automotive industry was facing far-reaching challenges with profound effects on business models. Megatrends from connectivity and alternative drivetrains to shared mobility and autonomous driving are fundamentally re...

This technology is already used in the aerospace sector In the automotive world, low-latency 5G is often trumpeted as a way to put more safety and entertainment features into the car. Samsung-owned Harman is one of the companies working on bringing the next-generation mobile broadband to your commute, and it has identified other potential uses f...

Tesla has opened a very large Supercharging station near Dusseldorf in Germany, here are more details. As the numbers of electric vehicles grow throughout all continents, the necessity for large charging stations to take over from petrol stations to power cars grows. Tesla has understood this so that is why it has pioneered the largest electr...

The aftermarket needs to keep up with new technology or risk future growth, says one of the scheduled speakers at the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) annual Technology Conference. Dr. Alison Burham, vice president of data science at RepairSmith, will share her insights on the intersection of vehicle technologies and aftermarke...

Everyone is aware that vehicle technology and business trends are moving forward at a constant pace. Things are changing so fast, in fact, that many automotive repair shops have had to devise strategies to help them keep up. The same can be said for the jobber business, where electrification, alternate fuels, and vehicle automation are causing in...

Keeping up with vehicle technology is tough… but it’s a lot easier if you take full advantage of the latest features in today’s diagnostic tools. Vehicle electronics have come a long way from the days of Electronic Programmable Read-Only Memory (EPROM) chips. Swapping out chips to change drivability parameters was the start of a technolog...

The timing belt is an internal engine component that rotates the engine's cam and crankshaft in sync and ensures each cylinder fires at the appropriate time. The timing belt is located under a timing cover and is in the front of the engine. It's commonly manufactured out of high-quality rubber with nylon-reinforced cords inside to extend the life of the b...

TPMS, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, is an electronic system to monitor the air pressure inside a tire. Why Is TPMS Necessary? To help drivers recognize the importance of tire pressure safety and maintenance, Congress passed theTREADAct, which requires most vehicles made in 2006-07 and ALL made thereafter to be TPMS equipped. How Does ...

Do you think Tesla and Volkswagen could merge one day based on recent mutually budding bromance? Here is why. A new story published in Evannex by Iqtidar Ali asks if Volkswagen and Tesla could merge. The reporter makes an interesting case for a possible future merger or working together of Volkswagen and Tesla based on both leaders' warm...

  While you can’t make your car last forever, there are a number of things you can do to help it last as long as possible. Keep Up with Oil Changes Check All Your Fluids Regularly Change Out the Air Filter Don’t Put Off Necessary Repairs Keep Your Car Clean  Protect it ...