Hyundai unveils smartphone-based digital key solution

Hyundai unveils smartphone-based digital key solution

Hyundai Motor Group has announced the development of a ‘Digital Key’, which allows users to unlock and start their Kia vehicle via their smartphone. Replacing a traditional physical key, the new Digital Key can be downloaded via an app and used by up to four authorised people.

Zenuity to power Polestar 2's ADAS features

Zenuity to power Polestar 2's ADAS features

Veoneer and Volvo Car Group's joint-venture for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving software, Zenuity, reached an important milestone when the all-electric luxury car Polestar 2 was revealed recently.

Nidec unveils In-Wheel Motor prototype for EVs

Nidec unveils In-Wheel Motor prototype for EVs

Following last year's reveal of Nidec's fully integrated traction motor system E-Axle and the announcement that the product will be adopted by the Aion S super e-car slated to appear on the Chinese market in May 2019, the company has now presented a prototype of a new addition to its lineup of motors powering electric vehicles: a traction motor designed to be fitted inside the wheel hubs.

Teijin develops extra-light automotive Side-Door Module

Teijin develops extra-light automotive Side-Door Module

Teijin Limited announced that its automotive composites specialty groups have developed a multi-material composite automotive door concept that maintains required crash specifications while reducing overall weight by 35% when compared to a conventional steel door.

Goodyear unveils new tyre concept for application in autonomous and flying cars

Goodyear unveils new tyre concept for application in autonomous and flying cars

The Goodyear AERO concept, a two-in-one tyre designed for the autonomous, flying cars of the future, was unveiled in Geneva. This concept would work both as a tyre for driving on the road and a "propeller" for flying through the sky.

Novares acquires minority stake in Actronika

Novares acquires minority stake in Actronika

The Novares Venture Capital Fund has invested in Actronika, a start-up specialised in the integration of haptic feedback technology into “smart surfaces” to create new user experience with intuitive HMI (Human Machine Interface) and add to Novares Group's innovative solutions for cars.