Four Take Home Gold in Honeywell’s Global Annual Student Auto Design Challenge


Full of drive and passion for automotive engineering, four middle school students from School No. 174 Constantin Brancusi in Bucharest, Romania were named champions of Honeywell's seventh annual Student Automotive Design Challenge (SADC), having distinguished themselves from their global peers. Taking home the gold this year with their CSIRobotics project, the winning team, pictured here, is made up of: Alexandru Tudor Sima, project manager; Rares Stefan Rosu, engineering and technical Read more [...]

Sears Auto Center Offers Free Car Care Clinics For National Car Care Month


Shop Your Way(SM) Members Get More with New Rules of the Road Education Series Apr 11, 2014 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regular vehicle inspection and repair will not only add years of life to a vehicle and maintain its safety, but can prevent the need for more costly and extensive repairs down the road. Yet, according to a recent study conducted by the Car Care Council, approximately 79 percent of vehicles on U.S. roads are in need of service or parts. To address this Read more [...]

5 Cars To Watch At The 2014 New York Auto Show


With the Geneva and Detroit auto shows in the rear-view mirror, car aficionados are turning their attention to the New York International Auto Show, opening Friday. From Toyota’s completely redesigned new Camry, the best-selling car in the U.S. for the last 12 consecutive years, to the Corvette Z06 convertible, let’s take a look at five models that are rolling into the five boroughs this week. The New York Auto Show 2014 takes place from Friday, April 18th through Sunday, April Read more [...]

GM CEO Barra and top auto regulator to testify today before Congress


WASHINGTON — The nation’s top auto regulator today will defend his agency’s handling of General Motors’ recall of 2.2 million vehicles, telling congressional investigators it could have acted sooner if GM had provided data linking bad ignition switches with airbag non-deployment. According to an advance copy of his written testimony, David Friedman, acting head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), will tell a House subcommittee he is unaware of any information to Read more [...]

Honeywell Signs Supply Agreement with Japanese Manufacturer for New Environmentally Preferable Auto Refrigerant


Honeywell has entered into a supply agreement with Asahi Glass Company Ltd. (AGC) to increase production for HFO-1234yf, a new refrigerant for automobiles with a global warming potential (GWP) of less than 1. This GWP is 99.9 percent lower than that of the current refrigerant in use, HFC-134a, and even lower than the GWP of carbon dioxide. AGC will manufacture HFO-1234yf in Japan, and Honeywell will market the product to customers in the U.S, Europe and Asia. Under the agreement, AGC’s production Read more [...]