#RENAULT

John Oates Talks Cars and Music

He’s not one of those guys who hits it big and decides he needs a fast car. As he says on this “Autoline After Hours,” when he was a kid he talked his parents into buying a Pontiac GTO
#Dodge #Chevrolet #Audi

Marketing

Renault Adopts Brand-Centric Structure, Adds New Mobility Unit

Plan aims to boost profits, reduce volumes
#Renault

Batteries

EV Owners Get Free Parking in Nissan V2G Demo

The Summer Olympics have been postponed a year. But that hasn’t stopped Nissan from opening its technology pavilion that features bidirectional EV charging stations.
#Yokohama #Mitsubishi #Renault

Design

Mitsubishi Updates Lineup, Adds Tech

Next-gen Outlander leads the way
#Mitsubishi #Nissan #Renault

Business

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech
#Lancia #Dodge #Waymo

Business

New Name in the Auto Industry: Stellantis

FCA, PSA reach for the stars with corporate identity
#Jeep #Citroen #Chrysler

Hybrid

Nissan Looks to the Future with Ariya EV

New look, more tech. The first in a wave of new models. 
#asia #Mitsubishi #Renault

Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo, Waymo to Partner on Robo-Taxis

AV collaborations abound to jumpstart commercialization efforts
#Waymo #Zenuity #tech

Business

Honda on Alert Against Cyber Attack

Computer breach cuts production in North America. Europe and Japan also affected.
#Honda #Nissan #Renault

Finishing

What You Need to Know About Byton & the M-Byte

Byton is on a fast path forward with its M-Byte electric SUV launching in China this year and North America and Europe next. Here are key aspects. And keen insights from Benoit Jacob, its head of Design
#Renault #Byton #BMW

Economics

Nissan’s Rx: Major Surgery

Uchida Plans Ghosn-like turnaround blitz for ailing carmaker
#asia #people #Datsun

Infrastructure

Lotus Aims to Revamp EV Ownership Models

Partnership with British utility promises new charging infrastructure and smart grid tech
#europe #tech #sustainability

Business

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: April 17

More carmakers are poised to resume production as financial burden mounts
#Ford #GeneralMotors #Honda

Mobility

BMW, Marelli Expand Blockchain Parts Management

Deploying blockchain throughout the automotive supply chain process promises to improve parts and transaction tracking, transparency and adherence to standards.
#BMW #tech #Daimler

Batteries

Karma Partners with WeRide, Nvidia on Autonomous Electric Van

Deep learning processors provide a record 320 trillion operations per second
#Nissan #Renault #chassis

Infrastructure

Sweden Tests Electrified Road

Wireless tech recharges EV batteries on the fly
#tech #sustainability #Renault

Business

COVID-19 Concerns Sideline Automotive News World Congress

Postponement follows cancellations of Beijing, Geneva and New York auto shows
#covid-19 #people #Cadillac

Business

PSA’s Tavares Named World Car Person of the Year

FCA merger, Opel turnaround lead list of accomplishments
#people #Citroen #Fiat

Hybrid

Citroen Gets Friendly with Urban EV

Rent the tiny car by the minute, month or buy it outright…for $6,600
#Citroen #Ford #Renault

Connectivity

SEAT Turns to Israeli Startups for Innovation

Largest innovation concentration outside of Silicon Valley
#tech #Ford #Hyundai