Propulsion

The TORSUS PRAETORIAN Takes a Red Dot

Red Dot awards go to excellence in design, and this vehicle has that—and then some
#engineer #Michelin

Economics

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Split Up Their Markets

“Leader-follower” plan aims to highlight excellence
#asia #europe #GeneralMotors

Sales

COVID-19 Anxiety Easing, But Financial Concerns Linger

Americans delaying big purchases, plan to keep vehicles longer
#asia #europe #people

Business

France Hikes Carmaker Aid to $8.8 Billion

But Congress remains wary about stimulating the U.S. car market
#europe #Renault

Moers Moving to Aston Martin from Mercedes-AMG

Struggling U.K. automaker is trying to get some of the AMG magic
#people #MercedesBenz #AstonMartin

Cars Without Coffee: Mike Kidd Likes Firebirds

The Pontiac Firebird had its run from MY ’67 to ’02. While its platform-mate the Camaro endures, there are those who find the Firebird more compelling
#HP #Pontiac #people

SPONSORED

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

LMC Automotive on the Market Right Now

There’s bad news. But it very well seems like it is getting better.
#Ford

Interiors & Electronics

What Do People Know About Automated Vehicles?

Probably a whole lot less than industry insiders might imagine
#Volvo #Tesla

Propulsion

Managing Multi-Voltage Car Systems

How Yazaki helps OEMs safely manage 12-, 48- and 300-plus-volt circuits
#chassis #tech #Yazaki

Business

Square One: Bringing STEM to K-12 Students

Encouraging students to become tomorrow’s mobility technologists
#tech

Design

JLR Increases CAx During WFH

Working from home has caused Jaguar Land Rover engineers to work more efficiently
#Land Rover #Jaguar Land Rover #Jaguar

Cars Without Coffee: Boldea Was Destined to Drive VW Group Products

Twelfth in a series. The sound of an exhaust note is a universal language of enthusiasm
#Volkswagen #people #Porsche

Hybrid

Prius Turns 20

Who would have thought that the Prius would have such legs? Outside of people in Toyota City, perhaps not many. But in the U.S., 20 years on, and 1.9-million sold...
#Toyota #Tesla

Propulsion

German Court Sides with VW Diesel Owners on Compensation

Court allows buybacks on diesels rigged to evade pollution standards.
#europe #emissions #Volkswagen

Design

Next-Gen S-Class on Track for 2020 Intro

Mercedes says the vehicle will set a new benchmark in artificial intelligence and “needs-based electrification”
#Daimler #MercedesBenz

Marketing

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 25

Production snags, sales trends roil the auto industry
#Audi #Chevrolet #Chrysler

Design

Formula SAE: Racing to Education

Although they’re no longer able to prove out the performance of the vehicles they’ve designed, engineered and produced at places like Michigan International Speedway, Formula SAE students are still in the thick of competition
#GeneralMotors #racing #tech

Propulsion

VW Aero Car from the 1980s

Yes, it is highly aerodynamic. And for a car with 177 hp, fast. But not exactly the stuff of daily driving.
#Volkswagen #tech #Carbon

Mobility

Cars Without Coffee: When A Vehicle Isn’t Driving Him, John Krafcik Takes the Porsche

Eleventh in a series. Yes, he knows about autonomous driving. But Waymo’s Krafcik loves cars you drive. And he’s also important in another way.
#Ford #Hyundai #people

Interiors

How to Clean Your Interior (Don't Use That Blue Spray on Your Infotainment Screen and Other Tips)

Whether you’re going back to work soon or finally making that Costco run, Nissan has some recommendations for cleaning the interior of your vehicle
#Nissan

Labor

Restart Checklist for Suppliers Developed and Available

Getting your operations back up and running in light of COVID-19 is daunting. This can help
#facilities

Marketing

2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Yes, the “Ghost Kar.” It is scary good
#chassis #Hyundai #body