#HP

Design

“Ultimate Analog Supercar” Takes Shape

Gordon Murray’s upcoming T.50 gets V-12 power and a super-lightweight design
#McLaren #chassis #body

Batteries

Yes, Hybrids Still Matter

And hybrids—mild, full and plug-in—are likely to continue to be important as the industry makes the transition to full electrification. An examination in three parts.
#Ford #BMW #GeneralMotors

Production

Lordstown Motors Plans IPO

Reverse merger strategy for year-end offering
#facilities #Ford #Fisker

Additive Manufacturing

3D Printing for Supercars

Bugatti’s titanium tailpipe cuts weight by 39%
#Volkswagen #HP #Bugatti

Cax

Seven Cool Tools

Increase operational productivity with these new developments
#HP

Composites

McLaren Taking Out More Mass

Supercar builder uses everything from composites to titanium to lighten vehicles.
#McLaren #HP #Pirelli

Batteries

Convert a 1990s Land Rover to Electric Power—for $185,000+

Pricey retrofit package includes California dreaming color combos  
#Land Rover #BorgWarner #Volkswagen

Batteries

Pushing the Limit of Electric Power: 1,400-hp Mach-E

Drifting and dragging with seven motors
#Brembo #HP #Ford

Diesel

Jeep Launches Plug-in Hybrids—in Europe

The Compass and Renegade are available as plug-in hybrids in Europe—and have a clever approach to 4x4 operation sans prop shaft
#HP #Jeep #europe

GM Readies New EVs

Rollout includes full-size Chevy pickup with 400-mile range
#Buick #Chevrolet #Cadillac

Hybrid

Maserati Electrification Effort Starts with Mild-Hybrid Ghibli

Full EVs on tap for next year
#europe #Fiat #AlfaRomeo

Design

Nissan Looks to the Future with Ariya EV

New look, more tech. The first in a wave of new models. 
#asia #Mitsubishi #Renault

Hybrid

Toyota Advances Sedans for 2021

While it may seem otherwise, people still buy sedans. And Toyota is going to continue to build them. Lots of them
#HP #Toyota #Ford

Hybrid

EV Startup Fisker Poised for $2.9 Billion Merger

Plan would fund launch of Ocean crossover model in 2022
#Chevrolet #Fisker #Karma

Economics

Aston Martin Starts DBX Crossover Production

Product, management, funding align at just the right moment
#people #HP #europe

Interiors & Electronics

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

A stylish, comfortable midsize sedan that just happens to be a highly efficient hybrid
#Hyundai #Apple #Bose

Propulsion

Kia Unveils the K5

A sporty midsize sedan will be coming out of the Kia Motors America plant in West Point, Georgia. The GT model will have a 2.5-liter turbo, 8-speed DCT and the ability to go 0 to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds. Yes, a midsize sedan
#Apple #Bose #HP

Hybrid

EV Startup Byton Suspends Operations

Waiting out the coronavirus pandemic
#asia #BMW #Byton

Hybrid

Updated Audi Q5 Gets New Face, Adds Tech

Highlights include OLED taillights and mild-hybrid power
#Audi #tech #Google

Mustang Mach 1: A Deep Dive

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