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  • AI.automotiveIT

    Powertrain development gets help from AI


    In a newly formed research lab,artificial intelligence is training neural networks. The researchers see major benefits in the development of electric powertrains. Powertrain developers see challenging times ahead. Even today, they are not just designing a gasoline or diesel engine to deliver the best possible performance and efficiency. They are ...

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    Continental develops electric drive for China


    Continental expects strong EV demand in China in coming years (Photo: Continental) Continental has developed an electric drive for China in anticipation of an electric-vehicle boom in the world's largest car market. The German automotive supplier said it will introduce the compact, cost-effective, and high-performance system at the Frankfurt ...

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    With Volkswagen's 1 liter car concept, an old idea is revived


    Volkswagen showed a new version of its XL1 ultra-fuel-efficient car on the eve of the Qatar motor show Volkswagen showed a new version of a one-liter car on the eve of the Qatar auto show. The new XL1 prototype, which has combined fuel consumption of 0.9 liters per 100 km, ...