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To maintain the air conditioning in your car
Climate experts explain that if you make a periodic review of air conditioning in your vehicle can accumulate bacteria, fungi and microorganisms that damage your health and respiratory diseases, cough, flu, among others. The air conditioning should be reviewed at the workshop on a compulsory and regular. An air conditioning system that you check regularly can cause great expense, a complete failure of the device and can even affect or prejudi...

Kia will invest $ 100 million plant in Georgia
Kia plant in West Point, Georgia was inaugurated barely a year and a half but due to high sales of the Hyundai brand in the American union plans to invest 100 million dollars to expand production. Kia to increase investment in the current production from 300,000 to 360,000 units by early 2012. With this extension is to make the Kia Optima sedan later this year and also increase print capacity, welding, painting and assembly in general. Cu...

UPS trucks could use plastic
As good company UPS logistics and efficiency aims to reduce fuel consumption of its units to achieve delivery and ordered 5 units of the prototype called CV-23, which will be tested by the end of 2011 and thus determine whether part of your new truck fleet messaging. The concept CV-23 weighs 453 kg less than traditional UPS truck because it is made of composite materials instead of metal. These items to be lighter UPS could help reduce by 40%...

Energy-efficient and climate-friendly drive systems for off-road vehicles
Even off-road vehicles in the agricultural and construction machinery industry have a significant share of global emissions. Unlike the automotive industry there is for vehicles such as construction equipment, agricultural machinery and forestry machines as yet no standard hybrid vehicles or fully electronic. In hybridization or electrification of mobile machines in addition to the developers must also drive the drive of the working tools take...

Fraunhofer IDMT presented together with AUDI AG, the first prototypes for perfect 3D sound in the vehicle
Under the name "Audi Sound Concept" the invited guests was presented to the successful outcome of the previously undisclosed research collaboration - one equipped with 62 loudspeakers and related computer technology Audi Q7. converted from external standard, inside a rolling HiFi-Studio, the prototype proved to the attending journalists for major inspiration. Thanks to the new sound system now enjoys every passenger on every seat a perf...

Modern bus technology for more health care and climate change
Federal Environment Ministry supports first hybrid buses in Saxony with 1.8 million € The initial funding to launch the program \"Hybrid buses for an environmentally friendly public transport\" are granted. The Federal Ministry of Environment funded in Leipzig and Dresden, the purchase of hybrid buses have to meet the demanding requirements in terms of efficiency and environmental protection. So shall the vehicles also have a closed particu...

Auto gain energy from potholes
Shock absorber use for power generation bumps To make driving in the future of energy efficient, developing a US-based company shocks that can gain from uneven flow. Normally, the energy created in this way is lost as heat - the Levant Power Corporation is now hoping to use it, reports the New York Times. The electricity generated could be used to operate the wipers, the ventilation or the cockpit lighting. The fuel consumption is thus a can...

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