#FORD

Design

Designing the Ford Bronco Sport

An inside look at the development of what will become a new icon
#Ford #people

Interiors & Electronics

2021 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD

One of the best midsize crossovers—and you’re likely not familiar with it.
#Mazda #Ford #Toyota

NACTOY Announces 2021 Finalists

These are the vehicles that are among the best introduced this past year
#Jeep #Ford #Hyundai

Design

Engineering the 2021 Ford F-150

When you’re making a new F-Series, you’ve got a lot riding on everything you do
#chassis #Ford #body

Steel

A Briefing on Hot Stamping

Yes, heat makes the material malleable. But it’s what happens in the die that matters
#Ford #Volkswagen

Autonomous Vehicles

Talking about the Future of Mobility

Panelists from Ford, Bosch and the U.S. Army share their views on micromobility, autonomy, electrification and education
#Bosch #Ford

Autonomous Vehicles

Bridgestone America’s Approach to Mobility

The role that tires can play in autonomous fleets, the electrification of the OEMs’ products, micromobility and more on this “Autoline After Hours”
#Ford #PSAPeugeotCitroen #GeneralMotors

Electronics

C-V2X in China

There is some serious development of this critical technology going on in China
#Audi #Ford

Materials & Lightweighting

Why Materials Matter—To People

Porsche and Ford are among OEMs addressing how materials are acquired
#Ford #sustainability #Porsche

Infrastructure

Why "Mild" Disruptions Should Be Your Game Plan

There are automotive tech game-changers under development, but it may be useful for suppliers to play a somewhat more conservative game in the near-term
#Hyundai #Ford

Sales

Lambo Sets September Sales Record (Ford Does Well, Too)

Things are still not good but getting better. At least we can smile every now and then.
#Ford #Lincoln #Lamborghini

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
#Magna #Ford #Novelis

Fuel Cells

Fuel Cells, Ballard, China and Mahle

Ballard once had as much attention as Tesla. (Well, maybe not quite that much, but. . . .) It may turn out that the fuel cell tech developer was right
#Ford #GeneralMotors #tech

Hybrid

ZF: From Now on, Hybrid-Ready Transmission Development

This leading supplier of transmissions has decided that it will no longer develop units that can’t be deployed in hybrids. We find out why on “Autoline After Hours”
#Jeep #Ford #autolineafterhours

Hybrid

F-Series: The 2021 Launch, Going Electric and Solidly American

Ford launches the 2021 F-150, talks about the electric F-150, and calibrates the F-Series impact on the U.S economy
#Ford

Composites

McLaren Carbon Fiber and an Appealing UI

McLaren offers more carbon fiber for a carbon fiber-intensive car; Visteon provides F-150 digital gauge screen
#Ford #McLaren #Visteon

Batteries

General Motors and Nikola Corporation Form Strategic Partnership

Remember when GM was in the running for a deal with Rivian that Ford got? Maybe this is its answer to that
#Ford #Honda #GeneralMotors

Hybrid

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe: Electrifying

Bringing a plug to the capable off-roader
#ZF #Jeep #Ford

Sales

Generators and Sales That Need a Charge

Clever tech for generators and what August sales might portend
#Ford #Honda #Toyota