Automotive and Motorsport

Pickering Interfaces announces Partner Program with System Integrators to collaboratively optimise customer test solutions

Pickering Interfaces has launched its Pickering Partner Program, which is designed to ensure that customers get the support they need from the best available systems integrator in their region for their application or requirements. “Customers are working on more complex and diverse systems, and they may need a more complete …

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KiSUITE – Analysis software for NVH

KiSUITE is the software platform designed to complement the Kistler KiNOVA data acquisition system by providing comprehensive data analysis capability. A group of four packages share the ease of use and flexibility characteristics that make NVH analysis simple, straight forward and insightful. KiSUITE – Analysis – A flexible and powerful …

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An open road ahead for the fuel cell

On the road to climate-friendlier mobility, hydrogen is gaining importance as an energy source for fuel cells. However, fuelling of hydrogen is more complex than fuelling of gasoline and diesel. Unlike other gases, hydrogen heats up as it expands, causing pressure and temperature changes during fuelling that need to be …

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Schaeffler shapes the fully-electric future of the DTM

At the final German Touring Car Masters (DTM) race weekend of 2020, Schaeffler is showing what the future of the DTM will look like: it is green and electric. As the new Series and Innovation Partner of the DTM, Schaeffler and the umbrella organisation, ITR (Internationale Tourenwagen Rennen e.V.) are …

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Oxford Brookes Racing Team leverages Tektronix equipment to accelerate creation of their first electric car

Tektronix has announced a partnership with Oxford Brookes Racing (OBR) from Oxford Brookes University, based in the UK, with the team of students using Tektronix test and measurement equipment to help create their very first electric car. OBR is the award-winning Formula Student team from Oxford Brookes University. OBR has …

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BMW chooses Inspekto to bring AI to the factory floor

The BMW plant in Steyr, Austria, is the BMW Group’s largest engine plant worldwide. At the facility, the top priorities are quality, efficiency and the transformation to Industry 4.0 through the implementation of digital technologies at shop floor level. To improve all three, plant managers embraced Autonomous Machine Vision, a …

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Double-sheet inductive sensors protect press lines and improve OEE

A producer of deep-drawn metal parts for the automotive industry uses Contrinex’s double-sheet sensing to prevent costly tool damage and downtime. Deep drawing and other metal-forming techniques are widely used in the automotive industry, which requires expensive press tools to produce complex profiles from sheet metal blanks. During high-volume production, …

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Upgrade to a new Ansible Motion driving simulator enables more efficient and accurate testing in the virtual world for BMW Group

Ansible Motion has announced that BMW Group has upgraded to its new, class-leading Delta S3 driving simulator to acquire more accurate and representative data to develop, refine and validate the latest vehicles and technologies virtually. Ansible Motion’s compact, lightweight class-leading Delta S3 simulator will ensure BMW Group can do more …

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MTS awarded $7 million contract for tyre test systems

MTS will provide two state-of-the-art tyre testing systems to a global tyre manufacturer to help optimise designs for electric and fuel-efficient vehicles. The contract is valued at $7 million and is the company’s largest customer order in India, underscoring MTS’ continued focus to expand its presence in key global markets. “Environmental sustainability initiatives …

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RS Components provides essential engineering support to young superbike team

RS Components (RS) has announced its sponsorship of the GR MotoSport team at this week’s Bennetts British Superbikes (BSB) championships, which takes place at Brands Hatch circuit from 16-18 October 2020. As an official sponsor partner, RS has provided the team with a range of RS PRO tools to support the …

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