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Batteries

Lucid Unveils Lidar ADAS Tech for Its First EV

Level 2 automation, with Level 3 upgrade to come

Autonomous Vehicles

Toyota’s New World View: A “Woven Planet”

Software holding company includes former TRI-AD autonomous vehicle unit

Interiors & Electronics

Bosch Touts Improved Navigation Sensor

It knows where you are, even when the GPS doesn’t

Assembly

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 29

Production grows unevenly in U.S., Europe

Production

Electronic Stability Control Turns 25

Bosch has produced some 250 million units since introducing the anti-skid technology in 1995

Quality

Connecting V2X Tech

German consortium puts 5G communications to the test

Business

The Girl Behind Germany's 120-Year-Old Luxury Automaker

A few hints, it’s not Gertie and it rhymes with ladies

Fuel Cells

Volvo Group, Daimler Team Up on Fuel Cell-Powered Big Rigs

Can trucks save the hydrogen-based technology after a tepid response to fuel cell cars?

Mobility

BMW, Marelli Expand Blockchain Parts Management

Deploying blockchain throughout the automotive supply chain process promises to improve parts and transaction tracking, transparency and adherence to standards.

Hybrid

McLaren Eyes Synthetic Fuels

Can the carbon-neutral technology eventually become a viable alternative to electric vehicles?

Materials & Lightweighting

A New Use for Windshield Wiper Motors: Powering Coronavirus Ventilators

VW’s SEAT unit teams up with suppliers to combat COVID-19 pandemic in Spain

Quality

Bosch Creates COVID-19 Test in Six Weeks

The testing procedure provides results in less than 2.5 hours

Fuel Cells

Toyota, Hino Partner on Fuel Cell Truck

Truck tests accelerate, while car sales continue to flounder

Batteries

Pininfarina's $2.9 Million Masterpiece

Only five of the special-edition models will be produced. The hand-crafted painting process alone takes weeks to complete. 

Simulation

Ford Techs Get Virtual Reality Training on Mustang Mach-E

Using high-tech gaming systems to speed maintenance and repair training

Infrastructure

Bosch: Listening Comes First in Transport

Better mobility starts with listening to customers

Finishing

How Bentley Is Saving Water

Last fall Bentley planted 100 native British trees around its site in Crewe. Now it is getting additional sources of water for them and other uses at its facilities.

Fuel Cells

Honda, Isuzu Target Fuel Cell Trucks

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

Intelligent Transportation

TomTom Integrates Map Tech with ADAS

Benefits include improved fuel efficiency, pinpointing road hazards

Interiors & Electronics

Bosch Aims to Reinvent the Sun Visor

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

AI

Bosch Making Big Commitment to AI

Not only developing the tech, but making sure its people are trained in the ethics related to using it

Interiors & Electronics

New Defender: The SUV with Two Brains

Said to be the first vehicle with two embedded modems

Autonomous Vehicles

Bosch Announces Production-Ready Lidar

It has long been rumored and now it is officially announced.

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.