Tag: HVAC

Jaguar Land Rover using Panasonic nanoe X air-purification technology

Jaguar Land Rover is planning to install Panasonic’s virus-busting ‘nanoe X’ air-purification technology on future models. The nanoe X technology, already used in some Panasonic commercial air-conditioners, has been verified as an inhibitor of harmful bacteria and viruses (including COVID-19) by viral research specialists Texcell. Jaguar Land Rover has also commissioned an independent assessment of nanoe X Continue reading Jaguar Land Rover to get virus-busting HVAC tech

Audi Q7 e-tron heat pump compressor

Audi’s Q7 e-tron made headlines last year upon its unveiling at the Geneva motor show, billed as the world’s first TDI plug-in hybrid with quattro drive and the first plug-in hybrid with a diesel engine from the German prestige marque. With a 3.0-litre six-cylinder oil-burner and electric motor on-board, the big SUV emerged with 275kW Continue reading Audi Q7 debuts cutting-edge heat pump tech

Prius HVAC unit by Denso

Toyota’s fourth-generation Prius due to launch in Australia in March breaks new ground for the pioneering hybrid car in a number of areas, including a more energy-efficient automatic air-conditioning system from Denso. According to the Japanese parts supplier, the system in the new Prius uses a more efficient electric compressor and an ejector-integrated evaporator, which Continue reading New Toyota Prius AC system is 18% more efficient

Volkswagen Budd-E concept from 2016

Big automotive presence at CES highlights need for IT skills The fact that car manufacturers and suppliers are now must-see exhibitors at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) highlights the huge, high-speed collision currently occurring between transportation and technology. Take a step back from the dazzling lights in Las Vegas and the 3600-plus companies clambering Continue reading Computers on wheels in Vegas

Denso HVAC production

The global automotive HVAC market is expected to be worth $US22.12 billion ($A32.23b) by 2022 – up from $US11.68 billion ($A17.02b) in 2014 – with the Asia-Pacific region providing the backbone for future growth, according to a new study by Californian-based Grand View Research. Ongoing vehicle sales growth in all-important developing markets such as China Continue reading Strong automotive HVAC sector growth forecast