Q&A: Delphi Powertrain Systems on balancing engine efficiency improvements …News from just-auto.com (registration):
Continuing just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one suppliers, Matthew Beecham spoke to John Fuerst, Vice President Engineering, Delphi Powertrain Systems about how developments in aftertreatment are affecting the choice of engine management strategy. Delphi Powertrain Systems encompasses gasoline and diesel engine management systems. It also has responsibility for diesel and automotive aftermarket activities and original equipment services.
Following tighter legislation regulating urea quality and quantity, SCR (selective catalytic reduction) systems are an area where we are seeing a need for onboard diagnostics (OBD) and hence the […] Continue Reading…
Gary gives quick OK to Grant Street auto parts store planNews from Chicago Tribune:
By Gregory Tejeda Post-Tribune
The Common Council introduced, then immediately gave approval to, a rezoning measure that will permit a company to build one of their auto parts stores in Gary.
Three rezoning requests were filed on Tuesday, with two of them being assigned to the council’s Planning Committee for further study.
But in the case of an ordinance that calls for rezoning of 3545, 3549 and 3555 Grant Street from R-2 single family residential to B-5 wholesale and motor vehicle, the council bypassed the committee procedure.
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Govt asks auto industry to adopt Euro VI emission norms at the earliestNews from Business Today:Mail Today Bureau????New Delhi?? Last Updated:?September 3, 2015 ?|?11:10 IST
Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari indicated on Wednesday that the government may not be in position to extend the deadline for compliance with the stricter Euro VI emission norms and urged the auto industry to upgrade its technology a…………… continues on Business Today
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Daimler Exec: Autonomous Drive, Zero Emission Cars Primary Focus, Long-Range …News from Transport Evolved:
Self-confessed geek and mother of two, Nikki has been talking […] Continue Reading…
Ohm intelligent car battery refuses to dieNews from Gizmag:
It’s a terrible feeling. You’re already late for wherever you’re going, so you rush into the car and slam the door shut. You put the key in, give it the usual twist and … nothing, not a peep. Dead battery. Many a driver has experienced this issue at one point or another, and most would prefer not to repeat it. The Ohm smart battery was designed to help make sure you never do.
The car battery is one of those items that most people really don’t want to think too much about. […] Continue Reading…
Shares of Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) Drops by -5.07%News from Insider Trading Report:
Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) has dropped 5.07% during the past week, however, the bigger picture is still very bullish; the shares have posted positive gains of 5.48% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the shares have outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.74% and the outperformance increases to 11.31% for the last 4 weeks.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Advance Auto Parts Inc (NYSE:AAP) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Friday as its shares […] Continue Reading…
Advance Auto Parts coming to Cheshire Shopping CenterNews from New Haven Register:
CHESHIRE >> A 15,000-square-foot space in the Cheshire Shopping Center that has been vacant for more than a year will become Connecticut’s newest Advance Auto Parts location in November, a spokeswoman for the Roanoke, Virginia-based retailer said Monday.
Advance Auto Parts is taking 10,000 square feet of the space, said Laurie Stacy, a company spokeswoman. The space is part of a Staples location that closed in July 2014.
Stacy said the store opening is actually a relocation of a CarQuest Auto Parts store, located at 1076 S. Main St., that […] Continue Reading…
Check the PSI in your car tires!News from MyFoxOrlando.com:
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When you think of car maintenance, you probably think about oil changes and brake service, but one other important auto service to keep in mind is checking the air pressure in your car tires! Your tires handle a lot on a day to day basis on the road, so it’s crucial to make sure they’re in tiptop shape!
To ensure your tires are ready to hit the road, you should regularly check the air pressure in them! By making this a part of your routine, you can feel […] Continue Reading…
Cat survives 150-mile journey stuck in car ENGINE compartment after trying to …News from Mirror.co.uk:
A tabby cat has survived a 150-mile journey stuck in a car engine compartment after trying to avoid the rain.
Darcy is thought to have hidden in the Mercedes Benz and become stuck under the hood, the RSPCA said.
The owner of the car then did a round trip from Cannock to Manchester and discovered an engine warning light flashing on their dashboard after the trip on August 1.
Staff at the Fix Auto in Crossfield Industrial E…………… continues on Mirror.co.uk
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Infiniti engine making isn’t a job, it’s a craft – Automotive NewsNews from Infiniti engine making isn’t a job, it’s a craft – Automotive News:
Labeled engine parts are spread across a table for new workers at Infiniti’s Decherd, Tenn., plant to learn.Photo credit: Shiraz Ahmed
To ensure quality, Decherd workers learn to build by hand
PLANT LIFE: First in a 3-part series
Infiniti engine making isn’t a job, it’s a craft
By Lindsay Chappell
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Darcy the cat survives 150-mile car engine ordealNews from WalesOnline:
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Ohm Is A Smarter, Lighter Car Battery That Works With Your Existing CarNews from TechCrunch:
While you probably don’t think about them until you have to, automotive batteries — the chunky boxes that helps start your car’s gas engine — are pretty terrible.
They die without warning, leaving you stranded. They weigh as much as a small child, making them tough to swap and eating into your gas mileage. They’re filled with garbage materials that are terrible for the planet.
And yet, the technology behind them hasn’t really changed much in the past few decades.
Ohm, part of YC’s Summer 2015 class, wants […] Continue Reading…