Mike Bell Departs Rivian as CTO

Long-time Apple tech guru Mike Bell leaves EV startup after 9 months
#people #FaradayFuture #Ford

Lidar Startup Touts Cost, Performance Gains

Luminar Technologies Inc., a Silicon Valley startup, says it has lowered production costs for its next-generation lidar sensors by more than 80% to well below $1,000.
#Harman #tech #Toyota


Taro Ueda and Designing for Today

When he was growing up, the car was a “dream product.” But today Taro Ueda and his team at Nissan Design America are facing people who are not as interested in sheet metal as they are in what’s on the screens of their smartphones. Ueda understands that. And he’s working to make sure Nissan design stays relevant.
#Nissan #Google #Honda


Nissan Grows in Tennessee

This is the Nissan Vehicle Assembly and Battery Plant in Smyrna, Tennessee: Outside Nissan Smyrna The assembly plant measures 5.9-million square feet.
#Infiniti #oem #Microsoft


Smartwatch Meets Sonata

What do you do when you lose your car in a parking lot?
#electronics #Samsung #oem


Cars Talk - With the Outside World

Telematics technology is advancing rapidly, so that communications both to and from vehicles can lead to safer, more efficient driving.
#Visteon #Continental #Motorola


Ford Quality: Not An Overnight Sensation

When it comes to quality, it seems as though Ford Motor Co. is on a roll.
#Land Rover #Siemens #Jaguar

A Manager's Guide to FlexRay

Here's what you need to know about the new communications protocol that will make X-by-Wire more pervasive.
#Bosch #Intel #Motorola


Automotive Competitive Intelligence 101: A Beginner's Guide

The phrase "competitive intelligence" refers to the monitoring of a competitor's products and market activities through the use of an intelligence gathering process.
#TRW #marketing #JohnsonControls