Hybrid

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

A stylish, comfortable midsize sedan that just happens to be a highly efficient hybrid
#Apple #Hyundai #Bose

Production

Toyota Touts New Electronics Plating Tech

Stamping-type process designed to cut waste and manufacturing emissions
#sustainability #Toyota #asia

Electronics

UN Unveils Rules for Autonomy, Software Updates, Cybersecurity

Standards aim to help regulators monitor tech developments

Economics

No USMCA Penalties for 12 Months

Industry plunges into the specifics of new trade pact
#americas

Design

Grenadier: Form Follows Function

Utilitarian 4x4 is what it looks like: A utilitarian 4x4

Sales

Kia Unveils the K5

A sporty midsize sedan will be coming out of the Kia Motors America plant in West Point, Georgia. The GT model will have a 2.5-liter turbo, 8-speed DCT and the ability to go 0 to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds. Yes, a midsize sedan
#Apple #HP #Bose

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9 Ways Additive Manufacturing Rises to the Advanced Mobility Challenge

Additive manufacturing (AM) is just one manufacturing method that drives advanced mobility forward and also has a history of embracing the digital connectivity demanded by this trend.

Economics

The End of the Continental & The Trouble with Cars

Not even Matthew McConaughey could say “Alright, alright, alright” about its numbers
#Ferrari #Lincoln #Ford

Mustang Mach 1: A Deep Dive

Everything you want to know about the latest pony in the Ford Performance stable
#Ford #chassis #Recaro

Sales

LMC Auto & the Industry Right Now: “Shock to the System”

The head of global forecasting for LMC Automotive talks about where the auto industry is at the start of the recovery and how long it might take to get to a state of recovery
#GeneralMotors #Ford #Tesla

Batteries

Trevor Milton of Nikola Talks Industry Disruption

Will Nikola become the Tesla of Class 8 trucking (the Tesla semi notwithstanding)? It sure seems like a good bet. And lots of investors are betting it will
#Nikola #Tesla #Iveco

Business

2021 Ford F-150 By The Numbers

The key numbers that tell the story of the truck that continues to lead its segment not year after year, but decade after decade: the F-150
#Ford #Apple #HP

Interiors & Electronics

VW Arteon Advances

VW does an upgrade for its halo vehicle
#Nissan #Volkswagen #Kia

Design

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD

Yes it is a hybrid. It is efficient. It is also a well-appointed midsize crossover
#Honda #Apple #Toyota

Batteries

Lucid Air Lives Up to Its Name

New EV claims an industry-best 0.21 drag coefficient
#LucidMotors #body #Byton

Economics

Will USMCA Coax Jobs to U.S.? Maybe Not

Some companies are opting to hike wages in Mexico—or pay higher tariffs
#Toyota #americas #facilities

Hybrid

EV Startup Byton Suspends Operations

Waiting out the coronavirus pandemic
#HP #asia #FAW

Interiors & Electronics

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year
#Volkswagen #reviews #Hyundai

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Jon Ikeda Isn’t Your Typical Exec

Fourteenth in a series. One could say he’s definitionally a “car guy”
#Honda #people #Porsche

Business

What Suppliers Look for from OEMs

What do suppliers think about their customers? Well, that answer—with a couple of exceptions—isn’t exactly a resounding hurrah.
#Toyota #Ford #GeneralMotors

Electronics

Mach E to Offer Hands-Free Driving

Ford has a lot riding on the Mustang Mach E, as it is the company’s effort not only to make an electric vehicle (it has done that before) but an electric vehicle that is desirable and accessible to regular folks.
#Ford

Simulation

Plate Buckling Analysis Made Simple

Designing thin-walled steel structures? Then GAS2.0 is for you
#GeneralMotors

Design

2021 Mustang Mach 1 Design and Engineering

The 2021 Mustang Mach 1 is meant to carve tracks and provoke jealousy in all those who didn’t get one of these limited-edition vehicles
#Brembo #Recaro #Ford