#COVID-19

Interiors & Electronics

Mitsubishi Electric Targets Touchless Interfaces

Verbal cues are better than gestures (grand or otherwise)
#Mitsubishi #tech #covid-19

Business

Bosch, Dana and Magna Execs Cited for Supplier Leadership

MEMA Triangle Awards go to Mike Mansuetti, James Kamsickas and Don Walker
#covid-19 #Magna #Dana

Sales

U.S. Car Sales Climb 7% in October

Second month of growth bolsters cautious optimism
#covid-19

Labor

Q&A: OESA's Julie Fream

We talk with Julie Fream, President & CEO of OESA about the impact of COVID-19 on the North American supply base.
#people #covid-19

When the Dining Room Table Is a Desk

People WFH are working longer than they would were they sitting in their offices.
#Ford #Amazon #covid-19

Aluminum

Cars, COVID-19 and Climate Change: Driving Sustainability Forward

Life cycle assessments show vehicles designed with lightweight aluminum result in reduced emissions without product sacrifices
#covid-19 #Magna #Ford

Sales

Sales Sag in Europe, Even with Incentives

Consumers remain skittish about COVID-19 flareups
#covid-19 #europe

Additive Manufacturing

Eaton Accelerates Use of Industry 4.0 Tech in Wake of COVID-19

Making the most of emerging manufacturing technologies to improve efficiencies during the pandemic
#covid-19 #Microsoft #Eaton

Autonomous Vehicles

Toyota Mobility JV Develops First Models

Adapted vans include reconfigurable workstation and anti-COVID package
#Toyota #tech #covid-19

Production

Home Work Continues for Salaried Staffs

Big 3 target 2021 return to offices as GM deploys salaried volunteers at Missouri truck plant.
#Honda #Chevrolet #GeneralMotors

Economics

U.S. Consumer Sentiment at 6-Year Low

Buyers grow more skittish about the next six months.
#covid-19

Marketing

Beijing Auto Show to Open Next Month

No details yet on OEM participation
#facilities #covid-19

Car/Ride Sharing

Will COVID Permanently Change How Americans Commute?

Stay-at-home workers aim to make the most of time saved from not commuting to their jobs
#tech #people #covid-19

Car/Ride Sharing

May Mobility Gets Back to Business

Robo-shuttle service to resume in Grand Rapids, Mich.
#covid-19

Business

Sato Wins Spectator-less Indy 500

Honda engines dominate top spots
#Honda #racing #people

Business

2021 Washington, D.C., Auto Show Delayed 2 Months

New cars, public policies, hand-sanitizing and social distancing
#covid-19

Hybrid

Bollinger Expands Operations Ahead of Late-2021 EV Launch

Startup moves to new headquarters in Michigan and plans to double its staff
#covid-19 #Bollinger #people

Economics

U.K. to JLR: No Special Bailout for You

Carmaker gets the cold shoulder from British government over pandemic aid
#Land Rover #Jaguar #Tata

Sales

Retail Car Sales Jump 8% in China

Wholesales and retail demand remain on revival track
#Geely #asia #Volkswagen

Sales

Deals Prop Up Car Sales in Europe

Scrappage incentives plans drive sales gains
#europe #covid-19