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Batteries

The Future Is Electric and Now

Paul Eichenberg says suppliers need to be positioning themselves for a different automotive future—or ride their businesses to an inevitable end

Interiors & Electronics

Engineering the 2020 Nissan Sentra

An inside look on how an impressive compact sedan came to be

Interiors & Electronics

Talking Acura TLX

The folks in charge of developing and manufacturing the fifth-generation TLX talk on “Autoline After Hours.”

Marketing

Simon Sproule Has Forgotten More About Auto Than Many Experts Know

With a CV like his, there is a depth of knowledge not readily matched.

Interiors & Electronics

Cadillac Is Designing for the Future Today

Here’s how Cadillac is transforming its look as it transitions to an electric future while not ignoring the wonderful time that brought it to today

Batteries

ZF: From Now on, Hybrid-Ready Transmission Development

This leading supplier of transmissions has decided that it will no longer develop units that can’t be deployed in hybrids. We find out why on “Autoline After Hours”

Interiors & Electronics

Engineering the GM Full-Size Utes and More

On this edition of “Autoline After Hours” we have the man who is in charge of global products for General Motors

Fuel Cells

General Motors and Nikola Corporation Form Strategic Partnership

Remember when GM was in the running for a deal with Rivian that Ford got? Maybe this is its answer to that

Hybrid

Polestar: How to Launch an EV Company

Polestar USA head Gregor Hembrough on the challenges of creating a new brand

Design

Engineering the Ram TRX

The chief engineer of what is claimed to be the “quickest, fastest and most-powerful mass-produced truck in the world” explains how they did it.

Electronics

SEMA Meets ADAS

When vehicles are modified, the on-board tech needs to be taken into account

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

Interiors & Electronics

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

Diesel

How to Build a Military Vehicle from a Pickup Truck

A real piece of military gear. A real pickup that you can get at a Chevy dealership. A really remarkable story.

Mobility

Trevor Pawl Plans to Make Michigan a Leader in Mobility and Electrification

Sure, lots of states would like to achieve leadership in those areas, but Michigan’s governor has appointed Pawl the state’s first Chief Mobility Officer, and this guy knows how to—and who can help—get it done

Hybrid

How the 2021 Ford F-150 Was Developed

An inside view on how the new generation came to be from the man who heads all Ford product development, Hau Thai-Tang

Mustang Mach 1: A Deep Dive

Everything you want to know about the latest pony in the Ford Performance stable

Sales

LMC Auto & the Industry Right Now: “Shock to the System”

The head of global forecasting for LMC Automotive talks about where the auto industry is at the start of the recovery and how long it might take to get to a state of recovery

Batteries

Trevor Milton of Nikola Talks Industry Disruption

Will Nikola become the Tesla of Class 8 trucking (the Tesla semi notwithstanding)? It sure seems like a good bet. And lots of investors are betting it will

Electronics

What You Need to Know About Batteries and Electric Vehicles

Expert from the Southwest Research Institute talks about EV batteries, motors and more

Chris Theodore and the Amazing Cars He Helped Create

On this edition of “Autoline After Hours” we have a man who is literally a living legend in the industry

Electronics

What Do People Know About Automated Vehicles?

Probably a whole lot less than industry insiders might imagine

Production

What Suppliers Need to Know Right Now

This is a time of reckoning for the auto industry, says Paul Eichenberg. He has some recommendations as to how companies can make their way through it.

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