automotive technology

Valeo's i-StARS combined starter-alternator for 'light hybrid" vehicles

Valeo Offers New Hybrid Systems

Valeo, the French automotive technology provider with its North American headquarters in Troy, Monday announced two new “micro hybrid” systems, called i-StARS and ReStart.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2012

The crowd at a recent International Consumer Electronics Show

Record Number of Automotive Exhibitors To Show Off Tech At CES

A record number of automotive exhibitors will showcase their latest technologies at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show Jan. 10-13 in Las Vegas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2011

KVCC's Auto Tech Is Nation's Best

Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s David “Charlie” Fuller is the best in the nation at what he does, according to a national institute dedicated to automotive-service excellence.         The lab manager for the college’s program in […]


Ricardo Program Delivers More Than $100 Million Savings

Van Buren Township-based Ricardo Inc., a subsidary of the English automotive technology provider, said Tuesday that its Integrated Cost Reduction process offered to clients has hit the $100 million cost savings mark since its 2005 […]


Automotive Insight A 09/06

WWJ Newsradio’s John McElroy reports on the latest automotive news from around the globe.


UM Expert: More MPG Requires Better Auto Brains

A University of Michigan researcher says it’s possible to triple fuel economy in gasoline-powered cars by 2035, but it’ll mean getting our automotive kicks from smart electronic technology and other forms of virtual performance rather […]