#CHASSIS

Interiors & Electronics

2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV 4WD Premium Luxury

Big, bold and yet somehow still sophisticated: the 2021 Cadillac Escalade
#chassis #Cadillac #body

Hybrid

Fisker Taps Magna for EV Platform

New partnerships continue to emerge as companies rush to put EVs on the road
#chassis #Fisker #Magna

Interiors & Electronics

New Caddys Up the Ante on Fast-Acting Suspension Tech

Don’t blink or you could be several hundred inputs behind
#chassis #body #tech

Hybrid

Audi Gets Smarter with Integrated Controller

Audi’s new Integrated Vehicle Dynamics controller manages powertrain and chassis functions. The IVD is faster, more powerful, and promises to enhance next-generation technologies.
#chassis #Audi #europe

Batteries

GMC Hummer Gets Crabby

Off-road tech allows carmaker to get sideways (or at least diagonal) with new truck
#GMC #chassis #tech

Production

Tesla Goes Large on Aluminum Castings

House-sized aluminum casting machines would replace most robots.
#chassis #body #tech

Hybrid

Bollinger Adds Delivery Van to EV Plans

Production targeted for 2022
#chassis #body #Bollinger

Economics

FCA to Build Future Small Cars on PSA’s Platform

Millions of small cars may soon ride on “CMP” chassis
#Chrysler #Lancia #Fiat

Regulations

Recalls? There’s an App for That

NHTSA app alerts owners about recalled vehicles and equipment
#chassis #body #tires

Hybrid

Mahindra Partners with Integrated EV Platform Developer for Commercial Vehicles

Ree Automotive’s wheel module helps reduce the size and weight of skateboard platforms
#Tata #HP #chassis

Hybrid

McLaren Readies Lightweight Architecture for Future Hybrid Cars

Produced in-house, the carbon-fiber tub will start underpinning new models next year
#chassis #Carbon #McLaren

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.
#chassis #Chevrolet #Ford

Hybrid

Porsche Taycan EV Gets Quick Tech Upgrades

New features include a “smart lift” suspension, color head-up display, adaptive charging and OTA subscriptions
#chassis #Volkswagen #tech

Rolls-Royce Ghost to Get “Magic Carpet” Suspension

Luxury marque goes all in with advanced driveline tech
#chassis #body #europe

Materials & Lightweighting

“Ultimate Analog Supercar” Takes Shape

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

Regulations

What’s Next. A Year of Change in Automotive.

2020 is a year like no other. Unpredictable change in the automotive industry and a new direction for AutoBeat Magazine.
#chassis #Ford #body

2021 S-Class Adds More Tech

New features include 48-volt active suspension, 4-wheel steering and industry-first rear airbags
#Audi #Porsche #chassis

Batteries

Lucid Air Lives Up to Its Name

New EV claims an industry-best 0.21 drag coefficient
#MercedesBenz #Tesla #LucidMotors

Mustang Mach 1: A Deep Dive

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

Interiors & Electronics

Can’t Wait for the 2021 AWD Pacifica? Order a 2020

FCA is making AWD available on the current Pacifica for those who want to get it right away
#chassis #FiatChryslerAutomobiles #Chrysler