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Choosing the Right Axle Setup Can Be Harder than it Seems

When hauling heavy loads, far more goes in to picking the right trailer than merely hitching up whatever is available. This is particularly true...

Sealed Hub Bearing Assemblies Make Bearing Inspections Complicated

Cleaning, inspecting and packing wheel bearings were once a common practice when performing brake service. These types of bearings, commonly known as tapered bearings,...

Beyond the Oil Change: Never Neglect These Services

Servicing your car is important for maintaining the quality of your vehicle and your safety. While most people remember to have their oil changed...

BMW targets $2.4 billion cut to parts outlays in EV push

BMW AG aims to cut roughly $2.4 billion (2 billion euros) from its annual purchasing bill by squeezing costs for transmission components and other...

Ford patent reveals removable steering wheel and pedals for self-driving cars

With fully automated driving, the need for a permanent steering wheel and pedals disappears. Ford foresees a time when cars might not necessarily require...

Continental introduces an innovative wheel and braking concept for electric vehicles

The technology company Continental has expanded its solution portfolio for electric vehicles, developing the New Wheel Concept to meet the specific requirements of these...

Toyota, Mazda to build $1.6B US auto assembly plant

Japanese auto manufacturers Toyota and Mazda are planning to co-build a $1.6 billion assembly plant in the U.S. The plant will generate 4,000 jobs,...

Autonomous Cars to Have Positive Impact on Aluminum Demand

The technology of fully autonomous cars is developing quickly and will play an increasingly important role in the automotive industry, reaching 30 million vehicles...

Battery Advancements Set To Accelerate Electric Car Adoption

Thanks to an abundance of hydropower, the pristine region of the Pacific Northwest is the largest producer of carbon-free, renewable energy in the U.S....

UK to invest 246 million in electric car battery research

The UK government has revealed plans to invest heavily in developing state-of-the-art batteries for electric vehicles. £246 million will be made available for firms...