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Coronavirus Roundup: March 27

More companies idle plants, look for cash

Economics

Six More Carmakers Join N. America Shutdowns

Driven by concerns about health—and now, sales – automakers are putting production on hold

Propulsion

BMW Plots Post-Coronavirus Growth

$32 billion earmarked for advanced r&d over next five years

Connectivity

5G Connectivity Coming to Cars in a Big Way

ABI predicts 83 million vehicles will be equipped with the technology by 2035

Production

UPDATE: BMW, Ford, Toyota, VW Suspend Production in Europe

UAW calls for similar move in U.S. to protect workers from pandemic

Regulations

IIHS Issues Guidelines for Level 2 Autonomy

Better monitoring and alerts needed to keep drivers engaged

Marketing

Munich Picked to Succeed Frankfurt Auto Show

Can the new location bring back exhibitors and jumpstart attendance?

Design

2020 Volvo S90 T6 AWD R-Design

The sporty sedan from Volvo is a pleasant surprise

Materials & Lightweighting

Bimmer EVs Add Flair with Aerodynamic Wheels

Lightweight, customizable design can boost driving range by 2%

Batteries

Vehicular Lightweighting: Path. Strategy. Endgame.

The automaker with the best solution for reducing weight will be the one with the clearest vision of the endgame and the strategy to get there.

Interiors & Electronics

Hella Illuminates Bimmer Grille

14 LED-array adds pizazz to sporty X6 crossover

Batteries

Green Luxury

Karma Revero Hybrid and BMW Wireless Charging Nab Awards

Batteries

Carbon Fiber Joins Fight for EV Battery Cases

SGL touts recent wins in North America and Europe

Fuel Cells

Honda, Isuzu Target Fuel Cell Trucks

Joint research project aims to apply struggling car tech to commercial vehicles

Business

Genesis GV80 Reveal: 4 Takeaways

Hyundai’s luxury marque’s first crossover hits the mark on styling and tech. Will it sell?

Mobility

TomTom Integrates Map Tech with ADAS

Benefits include improved fuel efficiency, pinpointing road hazards

Business

Mercedes Defends Sales Crown, Again

Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz brand is still the global sales champ among luxury car brands.

Electronics

Aptiv at the Airport in Vegas

Maybe the cab line will be a little shorter. . .

Connectivity

BMW, Daimler Scale Back Mobility Offerings

Less than a year after BMW and Daimler merged their “Share Now” global mobility operations, the partners are discontinuing the car-sharing app in North America.

Interiors & Electronics

2021 Escalade Gets Giant OLED Display

If big screen picture quality is your thing, then the 2021 Cadillac Escalade may be the ultimate living room on wheels.

Business

Daimler Angles for Control of China Venture

Daimler is quietly trying to take majority control of its carmaking operations in China.

Propulsion

European Demand Delays Mercedes EV in U.S.

Mercedes is pushing back the launch of its electric-powered EQC to early 2021, one year later than previously planned. 

Propulsion

Caddy ICE Age Coming to an End?

The bulk of Cadillac’s lineup—and perhaps all of it—will consist of electric vehicles by 2030, the company says.

Sales

Vietnam Carmaker Takes Aim at U.S.

Vietnam’s first local carmaker, 2-year-old VinFast, aims to do something no Chinese OEM has yet accomplished: launch sales in the U.S.