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Automotive-sector | Since 2015 the Deutsche Post DHL GROUP has been proving that e-mobility really is suitable for everyday use with its battery-powered “StreetScooters”. To get the CO2-free delivery vehicles fit for daily use on the roads, the logistics giant put its faith in two companies that at first glance could not be more different: a small start-up from Aachen and the global thyssenkrupp Group.
Engineering
Automotive-sector | The work thyssenkrupp is carrying out at a research center in the northeast of Bochum is set to change the game for the electric car segment: On the site of the historic steel mills, once famed for the manufacture of wire rope and casting of church bells, the company today produces a component that is vital to the working of an electric motor – electrical steel. As a leading manufacturer of this “gold” for the new era of transportation, thyssenkrupp is working to continuously extend the operating range of electric vehicles.
Engineering
Automotive-sector | Bumps, joints, potholes: these things can be a nightmare for car drivers and passengers. thyssenkrupp Bilstein aims to put an end to all the frustration. The automotive expert is developing electronic shock absorber systems with intelligent data processing capabilities that can detect and deploy its suspension just when it is needed, making every car ride as safe and comfortable as possible. These sorts of shock absorbers, which recognize the road surface, are also crucial for the future of autonomous driving.