Electronics

Engineering the 2020 Toyota Highlander

Now in its fourth generation, the Toyota Highlander just might be something that goes beyond continuous improvement
#Toyota #HP #Apple

Labor

FCA Files to Dismiss GM Racketeering Claim

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles wants a federal court to toss out claims by General Motors that it enjoyed special labor concessions by bribing United Auto Workers union executives.
#Chrysler #Fiat #Renault

Batteries

Amazon Expands EV Plans…with Rickshaws in India

10,000 units due to hit the streets by 2025
#Rivian #Amazon

Electronics

FCA’s 5th-Gen Infotainment Tech Hits the Mark

Industry Leading Uconnect system gets better
#Maserati #Chrysler #Amazon

Propulsion

GM Makes Hamtramck an All-EV Plant

It’s alive! EVs give GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant a new life
#Vauxhall #facilities #Chevrolet

Propulsion

Rivian Confirms Platform for Ford EV

Electric-truck startup Rivian Automotive confirms it will supply the “skateboard” chassis to carry a premium-level electric vehicle developed by Ford.
#Rivian #Amazon #Tesla

Hybrid

LMC Auto’s Jeff Schuster on the Industry

When it comes to how the automotive market is doing—and how it is likely to do—you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who knows more than Jeff Schuster
#Mazda #tech #Tesla

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.

Production

A Quick Word About Electric Trucks @ GM Detroit-Hamtramck

GM sees an all-electric future. It must have quite the telescope
#Rivian #Tesla #Chevrolet

Batteries

LMC Auto’s Jeff Schuster on the Industry

When it comes to how the automotive market is doing—and how it is likely to do—you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who knows more than Jeff Schuster
#Mazda #tech #Tesla

Car/Ride Sharing

Bosch: Listening Comes First in Transport

Better mobility starts with listening to customers
#Bosch #europe

Interiors

Car Interiors that Enhance Wellbeing

Faurecia is developing technologies to give each vehicle occupant a customized comfort zone.
#tech #Faurecia

Composites

Can You Be a Rebel in a Maserati Quattroporte?

Well, if you are one of 225 people in North America, you can find out
#Maserati #Carbon

Interiors

An OG of SUVs: the 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition

The Toyota Land Cruiser has been rolling on—and off—streets in America for more than 50 years. And the Heritage Edition is a nice tribute.
#Toyota #HP #Magna

Legal

Tesla Gets Go-Ahead to Sell in Mich.

Tesla is now able to sell and service its cars in Michigan, although still not quite directly.
#dealers #Tesla

Connectivity

Siri to Steer Self-Driving Cars?

Apple’s latest patent filing aims to guide autonomous vehicles
#Apple

Business

ITC to Rule on Jeep-Mahindra Spat

A final decision is due in March about whether Mahindra’s Roxor offroader looks too much like Jeep’s iconic CJ military-style SUV.
#asia #Mahindra #Carbon

Hybrid

Green Luxury

Karma Revero Hybrid and BMW Wireless Charging Nab Awards
#RangeRover #Honda #Toyota

Propulsion

600-hp Volvo Sells at Record Price for Charitable Cause

SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund gets $150K from an amazing Volvo Amazon
#Amazon #HP #Chevrolet

Interiors & Electronics

Sandy Munro and the Tesla Cybertruck

Design/engineering/manufacturing expert looks at the Cybertruck. He says when he saw it, “It was love at first sight”
#Tesla #Ford #people

Economics

China, U.S. Finalize Mini-Trade Deal

All about the U.S.-China first-step trade deal.
#MINI #asia

Sales

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

The compact car with really, really good mpgs
#Toyota #HP

Infrastructure

Hyundai Is Taking to the Sky with Uber

Perhaps traffic congestion will be less of a problem. Of course, then there’s air traffic control. . .
#Hyundai