Advanced Safety & Packaging Flexibility with Innovative Power Pack Design
One of the exciting, ADAS-enabling technologies in the Ford Bronco is Nexteer’s Near Cylindrical 10 FIT Folded Circuit Board Power Pack. This new power pack features our most compact, highest content design ever – a 10 FIT capable folded circuit board that enhances safety, cost savings and packaging space.
Steer-by-Wire: Electrification & the Convergence of Megatrends
In the fast-changing automotive industry, the Electrification trend is not occurring in a vacuum. As more vehicle models move to electric versions, they are also adopting new software, connectivity and assisted and automated features for advanced safety and performance. As the center link of Nexteer’s advanced steering suite, Steer-by-Wire (SbW) plays an important role in enabling each of these industry megatrends.
From our long-standing commitment to our local communities to our history of developing innovative, safety-critical motion control technologies to our focus on environmental, health and safety – Nexteer’s commitment to environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) / sustainability is woven into all aspects of our business. In short, we’re committed to being a responsible corporate citizen in everything we do.
A Steering Solution Fit for the Future of Trucks and EVs
With heavier vehicles like full-sized trucks and SUVs leading the pack in terms of new vehicle sales, automakers need an EPS system capable of handling higher loads to provide ADAS and advanced safety features on their most popular vehicles.
Improving the Driver Experience Through Connectivity & OTA Updates
Advanced software is creating endless opportunities for future vehicle features through OTA updates, crowd sourcing and V2X communications. These will provide drivers with advanced safety and performance benefits and challenge automakers to differentiate themselves and make their brand stand out.
Innovative Solutions for Future Steering System Challenges
With Nexteer's proven CIS portfolio and engineering experience, we work with our customers to embrace and solve their challenges which ultimately provides drivers with a safe and comfortable experience behind the wheel.
Innovative Engineering and Manufacturing Under One Global, Digital Roof
At Nexteer Automotive, one of our key advantages to industry-leading innovation is our in-house ownership of the engineering process. From R&D to design, testing, validation and manufacturing – we do it all under one global, digital roof.
Relentless Innovation in Times of Social Distancing
With enhanced safety measures in place, Nexteer remains committed to our culture of relentless innovation. From production lines to customer service and technical centers, we are working to make sure both our One Nexteer culture and commitment to world-class intuitive motion control solutions remain strong.
The Future of Collision Avoidance with Automatic Emergency Steering
With our advanced steering software, SbW seamlessly manages or eliminates steering wheel rotation during AES maneuvers bringing added confidence, security and comfort to the driver. The result is a more graceful and intuitive steering transition before, during, and after an AES collision avoidance event, especially if the vehicle needs to make large, rapid movements to avoid an obstacle.
Driveline Innovations Power the Future of Mobility
Nexteer recently expanded our Driveline product portfolio with new and enhanced technologies to support the demands of EVs. These advanced Halfshaft technologies are essential in EVs and MaaS, providing a smooth ride, increasing control and durability while limiting disturbances for drivers and passengers.
Nexteer’s Stowable Steering Column innovation will take a driver’s “behind-the-wheel” experience to a whole, new level. Our technology enables the steering wheel to retract into the dashboard when hands-off, automated driving is engaged. It can also be used in traditional vehicles when the vehicle is not in motion – increasing available space for driver comfort and other activities.
Dual Pinion-Assist EPS: Growing Architecture for Electric & Sport Utility Vehicles
When considering steering solutions, Dual Pinion-Assist Electric Power Steering or DPEPS has emerged as a key technology – to compliment Rack-Assist EPS (REPS) – for the growing demand in electric and utility vehicles.
Nexteer Invests in Tactile Mobility to Support Software Offerings & Next Level “Steering Feel”
Nexteer’s collaboration with Tactile Mobility is a perfect complement to our existing global software business model and focus on motion control software. Through this investment, we are looking forward to building out even more of our software offerings that maximize over-the-air updates and connectivity for even safer, more reliable driving.
Innovation Meets Operations with Digital Trace™ Manufacturing
Digital Trace™ Manufacturing (DTM) has made a significant impact on our global manufacturing operations. DTM launched in 2018 as the automotive industry’s most advanced, holistic, integrative approach to design and manufacturing systems. This award-winning system uses the latest technologies and data analytics within one common, global architecture.
Brake-to-Steer: Providing Driver Safety through Additional Layer of Directional Control
Brake-to-Steer is a technology coming from Nexteer and Continental’s joint venture, CNXMotion, providing yet another safety-layer that uses the vehicle’s brakes to steer the vehicle while also controlling its speed.
As one of the first applications of Mobility as a Service, LMD is automating local delivery of goods and creating the need for more intelligent steering technology and durable driveline components in delivery vehicles. To meet the unique demands of these vehicles, automakers are working to improve efficiency and automation, areas of expertise for Nexteer.
Accelerating Trusted Motion Control through Partnership
In the three years since we announced the formation of CNXMotion, this extended team has been busy working on advanced motion control systems for the evolving world of mobility including automated driving. The team has been focused on solving automakers’ autonomous challenges – such as robust system redundancies for enhanced safety.
Steering All Vehicle Types with Our Complete EPS Portfolio
As a global steering specialist, Nexteer has produced more than 70 million EPS systems for over 60 customers around the world. Our diverse EPS portfolio meets OEM needs for everything from small cars to heavy-duty trucks.
In recent years, the automotive industry has experienced a magnitude of change that has not been seen in over a century. This evolution continues and will be driven primarily by four mutually reinforcing megatrends.
Within the industry, there’s a lot of conversation about the role automotive software will play to enable autonomous vehicles of the future. But what often gets less attention is the important role that software is playing right now in vehicles.
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Experience the Nexteer difference alongside talented individuals, working to create the future of steering, driveline and ADAS and automated driving-enabling technologies. Learn more about opportunities for engineering & business professionals, production & skilled trades and students to become part of our global team and the future of intuitive motion control.
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