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TRW Automotive Holdings (NYSE: TRW) has unveiled a new wheel concept, which is shown on the Rinspeed XchangE at Geneva Motor Show. The wheel offers multi-functional including hands on/off that aids with and automated driving situations.

Hirzmann, group leader, new Mechatronic, commented, Rinspeed s XchangE vehicle featuring TRW s wheel system opens up a of possibilities to the driver. With the hands on/off sensor and positioning of the wheel, the driver can whether to drive the vehicle pass control of the vehicle to the passenger, or have the vehicle itself in automated mode.

with the increasing number of controlled functions in the vehicle, controls can be eliminated or packaged the steering wheel, offering space and flexibility for the car interior. For with the XchangE vehicle, we been able to remove the console and integrate the gear into the steering wheel.

TRW s wheel concept functions for driving include, Drive Manager (DMM) display at the top of the wheel illuminates A when the is in automated mode. Upon the steering wheel, M (manual) illuminated .

Upon touching to Drive or PTD , control is given to the driver. Again if the driver s are taken off the wheel, DMM display changes from M to A and the car continues to in automated mode.

For gear shifts, one can switch park, neutral, drive and using the relevant switches on the wheel. Turn indicator are illuminated white (ambient and when activated, the corresponding and right arrows flash.

Horn System (EHS) is by touching a conductive area on the wheel airbag cover. concluded, Our steering wheel redefines the conventional role of the wheel as cars evolve and as a can help to reduce some of the tasks and increase comfort. The is part of TRW s efforts to support the to automated driving and promote the car of the

Rinspeed presents the future of driving. What will us tomorrow: the office and living on wheels.

Traveling in business-class redefined with innovative infotainment concept.

Autonomous is set to become reality in the near While the major automakers are the finishing touches on the technology, the idea factory Rinspeed man at the center of the autonomous car. At the Geneva Motor Show presents the XchangE study to the in a world premiere.

It demonstrates how will ‘move’ us just a few years from now, in senses of the word. Frank M. describes the status quo like “So far hardly anyone has taken to its logical conclusion from the of the driver. After all, in a driverless car will no longer me to stare at the road, but will let me my time in a more meaningful And then he poses the key question: How the interior of a vehicle have to be to let the now largely unburdened driver optimal use of the gain in time?

The Swiss company provides the with an all-electric touring by the name of “XchangE”. In best tradition it was engineered by 4erC and at Esoro. The vehicle features seats reminiscent of the relaxing seats of major airlines. The idea behind the seats offer a host of adjustment, and swiveling options comes Otto Bock Mobility arguably the most renowned of medical prosthetics worldwide. results in more than possible seating arrangements a record.

The futuristic TRW steering with hands-on recognition, display in the rim and transparent multifunction with ambiance lighting can be “parked” in the middle of the instrument together with the innovative steering column with design from Georg Automotive. This feat is possible by the multi-redundant “steer-by-wire” developed by Swabian Company similar to what can be found on jet aircraft. It is therefore no wonder the smart automotive visionary a wink negates the famous slogan that has become a phrase: “Not even is better from now on!”

will be able to assume any seating or resting position traveling in a fully autonomous in the future, which will a completely new operating and display It is supplied by infotainment specialist The new concept uses the manufacturer’s next-generation scalable infotainment which is based on HTML5 and comprehensive protection against attacks.

In the “XchangE” it offers functions for navigation, entertainment, and services that are displayed on a of four screens. A 1.2-meter-wide strip in the steering-wheel support important information in wide-screen A 32-inch 4K monitor in the rear the “XchangE” into a highly on-demand UHD movie theatre on

It is controlled with simple

Of course the “XchangE” is also networked with the outside The in-car consolidation of real-time data that is crucial for communications is handled by the infotainment which communicates with the via an integrated LTE module. Deutsche and its fast LTE network provide the data transmission. All incoming data from the Harman system and other vehicle are compiled and analyzed on a standardized platform of Deutsche Telekom. The links to numerous other data sources thus travel-specific Cloud services as warning messages or recommendations on and driving profiles, which are to all road users in real

The more vehicles and service are networked via the manufacturer-independent “Business-to-Car” the more everyone traveling by car from added safety and

An intelligent access control that uses RFID to identify the authorized driver or switches on the essential functions of the It comes from the parts of forklift manufacturer Linde Handling. As on the company’s forklifts and materials handling equipment, the signals from the sensors and the control system are compiled by the data-logging unit and transmitted to the Cloud via the T network.

The software of the unit makes it possible to all operating data and generate for example for fleet operators.

The interior concept developed by ensures a unique feel-good It is made of textiles whose and gray gradations create a flair. These calming reinforce the relaxation effect traveling in the “XchangE”. The focus of the development was in particular on the touch and of the fabrics, and the raw materials were to individually tailor their to the various comfort zones.

Natural resources such as wool and silk were used, which were by Schoeller spinning mill Bregenz, Austria. As a result are intelligent yarns in the intelligent

The revolutionary Plexiglas roof Evonik Industries ensures a appearance. It features “Radiant” coating and shimmers in all colors of the 358 individually controlled LEDs in the headliner and another 98 in the instrument create an individual feel-good This innovative LED technology was by Swiss Company Weidmann Technology.

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Numerous additional elements in front and rear rocker panels and rear which were all created by specialist Mansory, are also by Evonik chemicals group. were processed and hardened and by KRD in Geesthacht before being using adhesives and sealants Sika. A high-end PTC heater Stuttgart-based system partner and of inspiration Eberspächer ensures warmth.

Towering above in the moveable steering column is the arguably most expensive winder. Swiss watchmaker F. Bucherer has implanted its Patravi wristwatch in a transparent globe. the car is stationary, the globe spins by an electric motor and in the process the mechanical watch movement!

playful, but somehow also and wickedly expensive.

The “XchangE” as a evolution is sitting on 20-inch highest-quality alloy wheels glistening “Reflectic” finish is a eye-catcher. However, Swiss Regus Management and Research on the more “inner values” of the as an office on wheels. The specialist for rental maintains 1,800 in more than 100 countries and new business opportunities.

The company definitely sees for using the “XchangE” as a mobile and traveling conference center. For conclusion it can draw upon a by Düsseldorf-based consulting agency Kearney Consultants, which the changes to the digital society will be affected by autonomous in the future.

You can read, listen to surf the web, play and watch movies in brilliant and sound quality. Or you can hold a meeting at 120 km/h and work on files while brewing a cup of Italian Amici espresso. The of the “XchangE” are certain that driving will actually individual travel even attractive compared with by train, plane or long-distance

As Rinderknecht puts it: “I am given time that I can use for myself I please, while the sensor and the connectivity chauffeur me safely and to my destination.” Why not take the time to get to know this extremely concept car, which be showcased at the Geneva Motor with publicity support Saarbrucken-based ad agency Vollmond.

The Geneva Motor Show take place March 6 to 16, The Rinspeed “XchangE” is already the concept vehicle of the Swiss tank and “mobility lab.”

thinks ahead on “autonomous Not even flying is better!

Redefined traveling in the comfort of class with new infotainment

Autonomous driving is destined to reality in the not-too-distant future. the major automakers are putting the touches on the vehicle technology, the idea factory Rinspeed the occupants at the center of the driverless Rinspeed boss Frank M. So far hardly anyone has taken to its logical conclusion from the of the driver.

After all, in a driverless car will no longer me to stare at the road, but will let me my time in a more meaningful way .

You can listen to music, surf the play games, watch in brilliant picture and sound or hold a meeting at 120 km/h and on your files. The creators are that autonomous driving actually make individual even more attractive to traveling by train, plane or coach. As Rinderknecht puts it: I am free time that I can use for anyway I please, while the systems and the computer chauffeur me and reliably to my destination .

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