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Maximizing Thermal Management Technology Value (2019)

As regulations continue to tighten globally, they are driving different thermal technology choices for conventional and electrified vehicles. U.S. federal and state regulations are uncertain, but may be finalized as soon as 2019. Regulations in Europe and China are continuing to evolve to incentivize electrified vehicles and include technology credits for passenger comfort technologies… [Read More]


Battery Thermal Management Brief (2018)

Tremendous investments are being made in electrified vehicles and batteries to meet government targets and reduce vehicular emissions. Regulations and incentives in China and California as well as other regions are driving a need for more and higher levels of vehicle electrification. Vehicle manufacturers and battery suppliers around the world are making substantial investments in electrical energy storage technologies to meet regulations economically… [Read More]


Automotive Fluid Systems (2018)

Over the next ten years, the global automotive industry will undergo paradigm shifts not so much from a move towards fully electrified and autonomous vehicles are often promoted, but rather from the simultaneous implementation of regulations and advanced technologies related to powertrain developments… [Read More]



Smart Cockpits (2018)

There are cockpit concepts of the future which define mobility as an engineless self-driving smartphone / living room on wheels. Behind the beautiful and captivating visions are market growth assumptions which might not exceed 20%, even in ten years. Autonomy and electrification each have varieties of implementation that are progressing quite differently by…
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Automotive Fuel Systems- 2017 Update (2017)

The convergence of an increasingly competitive vehicle marketplace, tougher government regulations, limited supply of raw materials and more disciplined supply base management is leading the fuel system industry down a path that begs for product innovation, production and logistic efficiencies, clarification of government regulations such as for new evaporative/exhaust emissions and greenhouse gases and continued reorganization of the supply base… [Read More]

Thermal Management Advancements for Electrified Vehicles (2017)

ITB’s 2017 report will examine over 30 technologies and 100 suppliers of thermal management systems and components for electrified vehicles. The ITB Group’s research will incorporate feedback from Asian, European and North American OEMs and suppliers. It will include market, technology and value analyses to identify key thermal management trends, strategies… [Read More]

Automotive Air Induction Systems (2016)

Efforts to overcome future emission challenges for carbon dioxide and other exhaust emissions are leading to considerable powertrain innovations. Key efforts include improved combustion, increased thermal efficiencies and reduced frictional losses. Vehicle electrification in its various forms will play an increasing role in reducing emissions. Air induction systems play a key role in both improving an engine’s fuel consumption performance as well as assisting with exhaust emissions reduction… [Read More]

Automotive Greenhouse Systems (2016)

Greenhouse systems integrating weatherstrips, glazings and decoration, are continued targets for design optimization and functional innovation. Tremendous resources are consumed to execute details in appearance, while acoustic strategy, mass-down and cost pressures continue… [Read More]


Evolution vs. Revolution in Powertrain Fluid Control (2016)

This 538 page report delivers an evaluation of market and technical developments in pumps and values for coolant and lubricating fluids. It also addresses the complexities and implications of regulatory cycles, credits, and real-world emissions driving powertrain fluid changes… [Read More]

Intelligent Aerodynamics: Design and Efficiency (2016)

Current and future automotive model cycles are evaluating mechanized components that provide aerodynamic drag reduction. The recent improvements in component cost and benefit are compounded further by additional thermal system benefits in powertrain. The ITB Group has observed tremendous development of control strategies, actuator packaging and power, as well as… [Read More]

Changing Paradigms in Automotive Thermal Management (2015)

For vehicles, thermal management developments are a key strategy to reduce CO2 emissions and improve passenger comfort. ITB assists in the management decision making process by assessing high value advancements for conventional and electrified powertrains. Additionally, the 2015 report on “Changing Paradigms in Automotive Thermal Management” details… [Read More]

Instrument Panels, Consoles and Door Panels (2015)

It seems that change is the only constant in the instrument panel, console and door market as the participants, consumers, OEMs, business conditions and technologies continually change. The extent of this evolution can be traced back to the boom and bust of the automotive market. The North American market has gone through significant changes: major suppliers have come and some are gone and some have refocused. Now Europe will undergo… [Read More]

Engine Air and Cooling Systems (2014)

Efforts to meet future legislated emission requirements including those for carbon dioxide are leading to considerable innovation for improved powertrain performance. Leading these efforts is of course, vehicle electrification in its various forms for mild hybrids, full hybrids (serial and parallel), range extenders, plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles. Internal combustion engines (ICEs) have too been making significant strides in improving efficiency especially via developments in engine air, exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) and cooling systems… [Read More]

Realizing Economic Value from Vehicle Mass Reduction (2012)

The OEMs’ plans to increase vehicle efficiency and to reduce mass in order to meet the GHG requirements have led to a number of innovations and will lead in the future to significant paradigm shifts. Some of these include… [Read More]


Automotive Integrated Center Stacks (2011)

Interio-Tronics charts a changing landscape in automotive control surfaces, which will eventually evolve from long design cycle times, high costs and risk averse implementations, to simpler form factors, lower electronic costs, and enlightened HMI’s… [Read More]


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