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New Cabin Technologies (2021)

In 2021, The ITB Group will provide new research that details the future anticipated changes in our industry from trends to technology to vehicle interior content in multiple geographic regions and OEMs. ITB will identify the shifts for interior systems, surfaces, and electronics, and will work with multiple teams… [Read More]

Evolving Thermal Systems for Electrified Vehicles (2021)

Thermal management systems are fundamental for conventional and electrified vehicle performance. Thermal systems can directly affect consumers through vehicle efficiency, vehicle range, battery charging rates, perceived comfort, and purchase price. Improvements in thermal systems will continue to be a high value… [Read More]

Automotive Fuel Systems (2021)

The global automotive industry is currently undergoing a paradigm shift towards the increasing use of electrified components from simple stop/start systems to 48V systems, full hybrids, plug-in hybrids and fully electrified vehicles. Confusion reigns concerning the rate of these changes. There is continually conflicting evidence… [Read More]

Hydrogen Storage for Transport

Major concerns about climate change have resulted in governments around the world investigating alternative energy sources for reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Europe, for example, has embarked on initiatives for promoting the use of hydrogen while… [Read More]

Automotive Fuel Systems (2020)

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Fluid Control Advancements for Conventional and Electrified Vehicles (2020)

As electric powertrains are developed and conventional vehicles improved, fluid control continues to play an important role. Fundamentally, improved fluid control reduces energy losses for reduced fuel consumption, extending electric powertrain range, and supporting rapid charging, which ensuring system reliability. Improved performance supports … [Read More]

Thermoplastic Use in ICE and E-Powertrain Systems (2020)

Efforts to overcome future emission challenges for carbon dioxide and other exhaust emissions, such as nitrogen oxides, are leading to considerable powertrain innovations. The primary innovation is electrification which may range from a low level such as start/stop systems to 48 volt systems with recuperation to full hybrid systems to plug-in hybrid vehicles to fully electric vehicles. Major improvements continue to be sought in both the traditional ICE system and in the e-powertrain system … [Read More]

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]

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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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 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]

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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