Faulty airbags made by Takata, which have so far been responsible for five deaths and 50 injuries, have resulted in 21 million global vehicle recalls since 2008 from brands including Nissan, Toyota and Honda.
Renewable energy expert Deyang Qu has been named as the Johnson Controls Endowed Professor in Energy Storage Research, a collaborative appointment between the company, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI).
The General Motors Foundation last week announced grants totalling $2.875 million to support 29 leading universities and organizations across the US through its University/Organization Partner Program.
Design and development firm, MarchantCain Design has launched two new performance car innovations built around active aerodynamics, which it says will improve the performance of new vehicles and increase their fuel efficiencies.
Bentley has announced the latest phase in the biggest site development in the company’s history. A further £40m investment will expand its headquarters in Crewe, with a new research and development centre, creating over 300 jobs in the process.