Teflon-Coated and Low-Friction: Interesting Facts About Timing Belts

In regard to moving components, modern engines require the highest wear resistance - especially direct-injection turbo diesel and gasoline engines. For this reason, they are mainly equipped with...

Bringing Light into Darkness with febi Work Lights

If commercial vehicles or work machines are operated in the dark, good visibility is extremely important. However, if the work area is not illuminated sufficiently by stationary light...

Underestimated, but Important: The Anti Roll Bar

The anti roll bar is a component of the chassis and connects the wheel suspension of an axle with the body structure. Many cars have an anti...

Made for the Road, Tested on the Racetrack

In an emergency, every centimeter matters when braking. The quality of all brake parts installed in the vehicle is correspondingly important. To find out how...

Stay Topped Up: A Look at AdBlue®

The Euro 6 emission standards introduced in September 2014 require that oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emissions be cut by more than 50% when compared to previous levels....

Precise Engine Timing: How Cam & Crankshaft Sensors Work

The mechanical synchronization of crankshaft and camshaft is of the utmost importance for the operation of a combustion engine. With the introduction of basic engine...

Chassis Mounts: For More Comfort and Better Control

The chassis plays a key role in driving comfort, safety, and dynamics – for example, when the road is uneven and when braking and evasive maneuvers are...

EGR Valve: For Clean Air

Exhaust gas recirculation – or EGR for short – significantly reduces nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. The EGR valve controls the exact quantity of exhaust gases that are...

NVH in the Car: What’s Behind It

NVH – this abbreviation is used again and again when it comes to annoying vibrations in the vehicle. But, what do these three letters stand...

Overview of the Different Timing Chain Types

Not all timing chains are the same: there are a variety of types that differ in shape and design depending on the requirements and load...