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

Cruise Driverless Shuttle Takes Shape

No steering wheel, no foot pedals, no driver, no problem
#Honda #Chevrolet #GeneralMotors

Honda Warns of New Type of Defective Takata Airbag Inflator

Honda is recalling an older design of defective Takata airbag inflator
#Honda #Acura #Takata

Michigan Mobility Proving Grounds Adds Tech Park

Fledgling autonomous vehicle test center seeks tenants, increased utilization  
#Toyota #Hyundai #Ford

Spacebreaking Designs

Lexus envisions lunar travel
#Toyota #Tesla #GeneralMotors

Tesla Buys Land for German Factory

Tesla secures land for German megafactory.
#Tesla #europe #facilities

Design

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

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.

Batteries

Will There Be an Electric Hummer & How Would It Affect GM?

The rumor is that General Motors is going to bring back the Hummer.
#Buick #Chevrolet #Cadillac

Propulsion

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

Interiors

Car Interiors that Enhance Wellbeing

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

Mobility

Smart Doors for Autonomous Vehicles

When cars go robotic, how will they know who to open their doors for? Answer: with doors that sense their surroundings, says Inteva Products CEO Lon Offenbacher.
#body

Propulsion

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

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

Propulsion

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

China Likely to Extend EV Subsidies

China is having second thoughts about phasing out discounts on electric cars after EV sales dropped 4% last year.
#asia

Subaru Slowly Ramps Up Electrification Plans

Targets 40% of sales by 2030, but sees little near-term demand in U.S.
#Toyota #Tesla #Hyundai

Volvo Is Serious About Safety: $1-Million Serious

If a safety occurs in that football game everyone is talking about, then someone is going to be very happy
#americas #Volvo

Global Oil Glut Will Rise, Unless It Falls, This Year

Will oil supplies go up or down this year? Yes!, say the industry’s three most influential forecasters.

Mobility

Six Reasons Euros Might Like EVs

How are you going to get the people behind the wheel of an EV?
#SEAT #Tesla #europe

Propulsion

Sony Creates Concept EV

Sony has long been a supplier to OEMs. Will it become a competitor in the EV space?
#asia #tech #Sony

Interiors & Electronics

Bosch Aims to Reinvent the Sun Visor

A bona-fide story of necessity being the mother of invention.  
#Bosch #tech

Automation/Robotics

Toyota to Launch. . . a City

Rather than just trying to see how advanced mobility and robotics will fit into existing structures, Toyota is building a city to help determine how these things can be best integrated into people’s lives
#Toyota #people

Mobility

BYTON Wants to Take a Bite Out of Tesla

Fast moving China-based EV startup is putting the finishing touches on a 300,000-unit factory
#Tesla #Byton