#KIA

Mobility

Automated Vehicle Systems Perform Poorly in AAA Tests

Reliability needs to be improved to gain public trust
#BMW #Cadillac #Subaru

Interiors & Electronics

Hyundai Touts Clean HVAC Tech

Improving air quality during and after your ride
#asia #Hyundai #tech

Quality

Aurora Aims Big with Autonomous Testing in Texas

Startup targets commercial truck applications
#Daimler #Google #Waymo

Propulsion

A Stick Shift Without the Foot Work

Hyundai debuts manual gearbox sans clutch pedal, in India
#Hyundai #tech #Kia

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

Tesla Finishes Last In J.D. Power IQS

Not that the company wanted to participate in the study that’s been helping OEMs improve their products for 34 years, though. Kia and Dodge tie for the vehicles with the fewest problems per 100 vehicles.
#Dodge #Kia #quality

Quality

Dodge Soars to Top of J.D. Power Quality Report

New survey questions turn 2020 results topsy-turvy
#quality #Acura #Audi

Interiors

This Year’s Best Interiors: Quality at Any Price

WardsAuto’s annual list had plenty of variety
#Audi #BMW #Chevrolet

Design

VW Arteon Advances

VW does an upgrade for its halo vehicle
#Volkswagen #Acura #Apple

Hybrid

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD

Yes it is a hybrid. It is efficient. It is also a well-appointed midsize crossover
#Toyota #Honda #Kia

Interiors & Electronics

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year
#reviews #Acura #BMW

Connectivity

iPhones Get Digital Key Functionality

Rollout starts with 2021 BMW 5 Series, other brands and models to follow next year
#BMW #Daimler #Hyundai

Sales

Study: New Model Cavalcade Threatens Profitability

Too Much of a Good Thing? Crossover segment becoming saturated
#Chrysler #Fiat #Ford

Fuel Cells

New Toyota JV Targets Fuel Cell Trucks in China

Commercial vehicles could be the right application for fledgling technology
#BAIC #Daimler #Dongfeng

Interiors

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Revealed

Bolder styling, a cushier interior, improved performance and hybrid options highlight update
#Hyundai #Kia #Ford

Production

China Leads Auto Industry Revival

U.S., Europe and Asia will take longer, says LMC Automotive
#europe #covid-19 #Chrysler

Design

Design Chief Luc Donckerwolke Departs Hyundai

Luxury car guru has crafted the styling of many memorable Audi, Bentley, Lambo and Genesis models
#people #Audi #Hyundai

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Tom Kearns’ Work-in-Process

Not only is the Porsche in the garage of the chief designer of Kia Design Center America cool, it is also rare. And in-process.
#Kia #people #Porsche

Sales

Car Sales Plunge 52% Across Europe

Coronavirus lockdowns keep buyers away.
#europe #covid-19 #Audi

Production

Kia May Cut Output as Export Markets Shrink

It’s all about disrupted demand overseas
#asia #covid-19 #facilities