Cadillac Intros Lyriq EV Crossover

Maybe this will bring more people into GM’s electric vehicle future
#Tesla #Cadillac #GeneralMotors

Business

Dhivya Suryadevara Leaving GM

She became the first female CFO in GM’s history.
#GeneralMotors #people #Google

Autonomous Vehicles

Hyundai, Aptiv Get Emotional with Self-Driving JV

Partners aim to launch robo-taxi applications by 2022
#Aptiv #Delphi #Hyundai

Business

FCA Blasts GM’s Espionage Charges as “Despicable”

The posturing continues as both sides claim the high ground
#Fiat #Chrysler #FiatChryslerAutomobiles

Business

EV Owners Get Free Parking in Nissan V2G Demo

The Summer Olympics have been postponed a year. But that hasn’t stopped Nissan from opening its technology pavilion that features bidirectional EV charging stations.
#Yokohama #Renault #Mitsubishi

Hybrid

Fisker Plans to Have Ocean EV Made in Austria

Magna Steyr would begin production in late 2022
#Toyota #Fisker #Jaguar

Internet of Things

Mercedes Launches Extensive Digital Production Platform

Company plans to achieve 15% efficiency improvement through connecting sensors—and everything in between—to the Cloud
#MercedesBenz

Aluminum

Cars, COVID-19 and Climate Change: Driving Sustainability Forward

Life cycle assessments show vehicles designed with lightweight aluminum result in reduced emissions without product sacrifices
#sustainability

Business

Love and Cars

What a recent survey found about how Americans feel about brands
#Volkswagen #Subaru #Ford

Mark Del Rosso on Genesis

Genesis is undoubtedly the most remarkable success story in the auto industry—not quite yet five but racking up awards in a way that other OEMs can only be jealous about—and we talk to the man who runs Genesis Motor America
#BentleyMotors #people #Genesis

Design

Bronco Designer Talks Product Development

Here’s how the 2021 Bronco was designed to both look like and perform like a Bronco—the iconic 4x4, yet brought up to the moment—explained by Paul Wraith, the vehicle’s chief designer
#Ford #AutolineAfterHours

Mobility

What You Need to Know about MBS 2020

Interactive. Fast-paced. Insightful. Convenient.

Labor

CAR MBS: Manufacturing Ops Need Better Tech, Experts Say

Equipment needs updating—as do the personnel in the industry
#Tesla #Chrysler

Assembly

Nissan Manufacturing Wish List

What are the sorts of things that people at Nissan North American manufacturing ops are looking for?
#Nissan #Infiniti #facilities

Batteries

Inside Audi e-tron’s Battery

Everyone wants range and quick charging capability. Audi brings it—through a clever cooling system
#Audi #tech

Business

Developer Touts 3D-Printed Batteries

Additive process promises to boost performance, speed production and lower costs
#europe

Hybrid

Isn’t it Ioniq, Don’t You Think?

Hyundai launches EV sub-brand, starting with 2021 “5” crossover
#Kia #BMW #Volkswagen

Propulsion

FCA Readies Big Engine Recall

Creeping rise in emissions affects at least 1 million vehicles
#Jeep #quality #Dodge

Economics

Sheryl Connelly Looks Toward the Future

While no one knows what the future will bring, as Sheryl Connelly explains, it is better to anticipate what might happen than to be blindsided if you don’t.
#people #Ford

Batteries

Yes, Hybrids Still Matter

Hybrids—mild, full and plug-in—are likely to continue to be important as the automotive industry makes the transition to full electrification. An examination in three parts.
#Ford #GeneralMotors #HP

Connectivity

3 Things with Danny Shapiro, Cheryl Thompson, and Stephanie Brinley

Three people. Three topics. Infinite insights.
#NVIDIA #people

Sales

Mazda Shows Sales Strength

Maybe we’re not talking huge numbers, but let’s not underestimate the importance of good news
#Mazda #Toyota #Subaru

Economics

Cylinder Deactivation Can Benefit Diesels Too

In this case, it’s mostly about reducing emissions—but fuel economy gains still add up. 
#GeneralMotors #Chevrolet #GMC

Steering to the Future

Electric power steering systems have come a long way in a short time. Are steer-by-wire systems next?
#NexteerAutomotive #Continental #CNXMotion