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ZF transforms itself for a new world

Germany’s century-old ZF Friedrichshafen wants to make the transition from axle-maker, steering-maker and transmission-maker to a supplier of autonomous-drive technologies.

Learning the language of driving

How will you know when a self-driving car will be about to slam on its brakes? In the latest episode of “Futurismo,” we investigate how car designers are developing the language self-driving cars will use to exchange information with people in and…

Magna sees carbon fiber use expanding

Automakers have been cautiously converting small numbers of vehicle body parts to lighter-weight carbon fiber. Magna says it is ready to roll with it.

Suppliers to the new Land Rover Discovery

Assembly of the fifth-generation Land Rover Discovery began in September 2016 at the automaker’s factory in Solihull, England. The SUV is based on the PLA-D7u platform.