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NSK develops world’s first hydraulic load detection device

2018-12-07

NSK develops world’s first hydraulic load detection device In a world-first, NSK has developed a load detection device that prevents the overloading of commercial vehicles and improves safety. Offering easy fitment to the suspension of vans, light trucks and other commercial vehicles,...

NSK supplies high-performance bearings for electric vehicle

2018-12-07

NSK supplies high-performance bearings for electric vehicle NSK is supplying the rotor shaft bearings for the front and rear axle drives of an electric SUV (sports utility vehicle) being built by a European car manufacturer. Although this is the first project of its type for NSK in E...

NSK steering column offers greater driver safety

2018-09-10

NSK steering column offers greater driver safety NSK has developed a tilt and telescopic steering column with improved collision safety thanks to a new design of breakaway structure that improves reliability in an impact situation. In addition, the new unit is lighter for enhanced fue...

World’s first cold-forming technology for electric power steering shafts

2017-04-25

World’s first cold-forming technology for electric power steering shafts NSK has developed proprietary cold-forming technology for manufacturing the shafts of its electric power steering (EPS) systems . The new process not only ensures that shafts are safer and more reliable in o...

NSK World’s first transmission-equipped wheel hub motor

2017-03-03

NSK World’s first transmission-equipped wheel hub motor NSK has successfully demonstrated the world's first transmission-equipped wheel hub motor in a breakthrough development intended to improve the environmental performance, safety and comfort of vehicles. By expanding on the kno...

EQTF Ball Bearings: Light, Compact, Low-Friction and Stable

2015-04-14

EQTF Ball Bearings: Light, Compact, Low-Friction and Stable When ball bearings live ten times longer... They have already proven themselves in Japan and are now set to conquer the European automotive world: we’re talking about the EQTF ball bearings that NSK has developed for the...

Functional Safety Compliant Electric Power Steering

2015-03-09

Functional Safety Compliant Electric Power Steering NSK Ltd. - Tokyo, Japan - announced that it has developed a new electric power steering (EPS) system that is compliant with ISO Functional Safety for automobiles. The new system will support the much higher level of safety that h...

NSK Develops Low-Friction Reduction Gear for Electric Power Steering

2015-03-02

NSK Develops Low-Friction Reduction Gear for Electric Power Steering NSK Ltd. - Tokyo, Japan - announced that it has developed a low-friction reduction gear for electric power steering (EPS) system that helps achieve a greater sense of unity between car and driver and that reduces s...

Shell Eco-Marathon - EducEco 2014

2014-07-09

Shell Eco-Marathon - EducEco 2014 Shell Eco-Marathon and EducEco competition 2014 NSK congratulates the winners of the Shell Eco-Marathon  2014 and of the EducEco  competition 2014! The Shell Eco-marathon Europe 2014 took place between the 15th and 18 th May in Rotterdam,...

NSK Exhibits at 43rd Tokyo Motor Show

2013-11-21

NSK Exhibits at 43rd Tokyo Motor Show NSK Ltd. exhibits at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show to be held from Saturday, November 23 to Sunday, December 1, 2013 at Tokyo Big Sight (Koto-ku, Tokyo).  NSK will showcase its technologies and products that contribute to vehicle safety and envi...

NSK Develops Slideable Intermediate Shaft for Column-Type EPAS

2013-02-06

NSK Develops Slideable Intermediate Shaft for Column-Type EPAS NSK Develops a High Durability, High Rigidity, Slideable Intermediate Shaft for Column-Type Electronic Power Steering for Automobiles in Emerging Markets Improved Durability on Rough Roads and Improved Handling “Feel”...

NSK at the IZB Trade Fair

2012-09-21

NSK at the IZB Trade Fair NSK at the IZB trade fair: the latest product developments for the automotive industry The latest-generation bearings and steering systems  NSK is showcasing some of its latest product developments for the automotive industry at the IZB supplie...

NSK Wheel Bearing Technology

2012-03-19

NSK Wheel Bearing Technology NSK wheel bearing technology in the world’s first diesel hybrids  Peugeot's 3008 HYbrid4 was launched last February as the world's first diesel hybrid vehicle on the market, now followed by the Peugeot 508 RXH, the Citroën DS5 HYbrid4 and by this summ...

Ultra-Long-Life Ball Bearings for Transmissions

2011-12-20

Ultra-Long-Life Ball Bearings for Transmissions NSK develops Ultra-long-life Ball Bearings for Transmissions , designed to make bearings more compact and lightweight, with less friction. Development background  The demand for compact, lightweight and more efficient automotive...

VW Up! Featuring Steering Column EPAS and Bearings Produced by NSK

2011-11-29

VW Up! Featuring Steering Column EPAS and Bearings Produced by NSK Energy-saving power steering for VW’s smallest model  Good steering assistance, perfect handling and the utmost energy efficiency: drivers expect all these things not only from mid-range cars but also from compact...

Ultra-High-Speed Large-Diameter Ball Bearings for Motors in Hybrid Cars

2011-08-15

Ultra-High-Speed Large-Diameter Ball Bearings for Motors in Hybrid Cars Bearings help to improve fuel economy and raise power output NSK Ltd. announced that it has developed large-diameter bearings for motors that are capable of ultra-high-speed rotation exceeding two million dmn...

Low-Friction Tapered Roller Bearing with Plastic Cage

2011-08-11

Low-Friction Tapered Roller Bearing with Plastic Cage NSK Develops Next-Generation Low-Friction Tapered Roller Bearing with Plastic Cage Design for the Drivetrain Market NSK Ltd. announced it has developed a next-generation tapered roller bearing featuring a plastic cage design an...

Automotive: Silent Needle Roller Bearing for Automotive Electrical Components

2011-07-15

Automotive: Silent Needle Roller Bearing for Automotive Electrical Components Developed to make vehicle interiors even quieter with the electrification of automobiles  NSK has developed a silent needle roller bearing that cuts noise to a third that of the conventional product . T...

Product: EPAS for Larger Vehicles

2011-05-05

Product: EPAS for Larger Vehicles Integrating components and improving performance  Thanks to its packaging advantages and rising power density, the EPAS column is being used for larger and larger vehicles. The highest-performance C-EPAS on the European market has an output of 8.5...

Company: NSK at Auto Shanghai 2011

2011-04-19

Company: NSK at Auto Shanghai 2011 NSK technology contributes to environment and automotive safety  NSK Ltd. will exhibit at the 14th Auto Shanghai 2011 being held from April 19 to April 28 at the Shanghai International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Being the world’s largest motor show held...