Article - 16 Apr 2004
A subsidiary of Toyota, Aisin Cosmos, has entered into a joint venture with the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) for research into nanomaterials for automotive applications. Posted April...
Article - 18 Dec 2003
NANOMAG is developing corrosion-resistant nanocomposite coatings to replace hazardous chromium-based coating treatments for magnesium alloys applicable specifically to the needs of the automotive,...
Article - 16 Dec 2003
General Motors and supplier partners Basell, Southern Clay Products and Blackhawk Automotive Plastics have teamed up to produce a nanocomposite TPO-based step-assist. Posted September 5 2001
Article - 5 Dec 2003
Four years of development are set to pay off for Mercedes-Benz with nanotechnology being used to produce a new clear lacquer. The lacquer uses nano-sized ceramic particles to make it more...
Article - 8 Apr 2005
A US research team has found a new, quick way of releasing hydrogen from the solid compound of a fuel cell, by using the ammonia borane compound. The process involved transforming the compound into a...
Article - 14 Nov 2006
Nanotechnology offers huge advances for the core competences in future automobile construction and are vital for maintaining competitiveness. The innovation NanoMobil is to make nanotechnology...
Article - 25 Aug 2005
As dendrimers offer manufacturers the prospect of making vast profits in a number of different industry areas, the race to register patents for dendrimers has been fierce. The story of how Dendritic...
Article - 12 Apr 2005
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques offer ways of improving the quality of sensors. Looked at here are gas sensors, Schottky diodes, resistive sensors, electrochemical sensors, electrochemical...
Article - 19 Mar 2004
Mitsui & Co. Ltd. is to reorganise its nanotechnology businesses and create a single nanotechnology unit from it’s three research and development groups. Posted March 12 2004
Article - 24 Jan 2007
Although interesting to people outside the scientific community, nano research that has led to nanoguitars and nanocars also has a serious side.