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The last ten years have seen substantial gains for minority-owned businesses in the automotive industry.
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Ford researchers are working on a project that could allow aluminum body structures to be assembled comparatively economically through the use of ultrasonic energy.
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Although there are several applications of magnesium on high-visibility and high-volume vehicles, compared to even aluminum, the application of the material still remains low. One reason: Lack of awareness.
Siemens VDO Automotive and Goodyear have developed a tire monitoring system that goes beyond government mandates and makes tires an integral part of a vehicle's electronic network. Will it be the technology of choice in the future?
German automakers probably debut more cutting edge technology than any of their competitors and the legendary region of Stuttgart, home to both DaimlerChrysler and Porsche, is at the center of much of what is new.