August 2019 ISSUE

August 2019
August 2019 | Digital Edition
COVER STORY

Exploring the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid

When the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer was being developed, the decision was made to provide a hybrid version of the midsize utility. Given the demands of customers for what a vehicle like the Explorer is supposed to do, Ford engineers worked to develop a new hybrid system. Here’s a look.
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FEATURES

Autonomous Vehicles

About ADAS

A look at the technologies for SAE Level 1 automation.


Interior

Exploring the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid

When the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer was being developed, the decision was made to provide a hybrid version of the midsize utility. Given the demands of customers for what a vehicle like the Explorer is supposed to do, Ford engineers worked to develop a new hybrid system. Here’s a look.


Design

How Software Tools Can Advance Autonomous Vehicle Development

Autonomous vehicles are both technologically broad and complex. So is the software used to design, train, test, and certify them.


Interior

Hyundai Palisade Brings the Space

The challenge is easy to state but the execution is hard to pull off: Create an all-new midsize sport utility that can more than hold its own against well-established competitors like the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander, and new ones like the Subaru Ascent and the Volkswagen Atlas. Introducing the Palisade.


Additive Manufacturing

Smoothing the Path to Large-scale Additive Manufacturing

Local Motors is making 90 percent of its autonomous minibus on a single giant 3D printer—and it is ramping up its output.