#SUBARU

Design

2020 Hyundai Venue Denim

Presumably, they’re hoping it will be what the kids are wearing—I mean, driving
#Lincoln #Subaru #Hyundai

Electronics

Brian Latouf and Hyundai’s Pursuit of Safety

According to Latouf, safety is “foundational” at Hyundai. He should know. He’s Hyundai Motor North America’s chief safety officer  
#Subaru #Hyundai #engineer

Autonomous Vehicles

Subaru Launches Next-Gen ADAS

Xilinx processor provides the brains behind the camera-based technology
#asia #Subaru #tech

Business

J.D. Power Assesses High Tech for Vehicles

The fifth annual U.S. Tech Experience Index Study shows that consumers like cameras but not waving their hands at their instrument panels
#Cadillac #Subaru #BMW

Mobility

Automated Vehicle Systems Perform Poorly in AAA Tests

Reliability needs to be improved to gain public trust
#BMW #Cadillac #Subaru

Business

Love and Cars

What a recent survey found about how Americans feel about brands
#Ford #Subaru #Volkswagen

Sales

Mazda Shows Sales Strength

Maybe we’re not talking huge numbers, but let’s not underestimate the importance of good news
#Mazda #Subaru #Toyota

Hybrid

Ford Escape Plug-in Hybrid Gets 100 mpg-Equivalent Rating

Compact crossover takes on Toyota RAV4 in emerging segment
#tech #Ford #MercedesBenz

Sales

New Auto Industry Startup Target for U.S., Canada: Early May

Safety, supply chain, and sales are the big question marks for carmarkers as they consider production startup
#covid-19 #facilities #Chrysler

Production

Coronavirus Industry Roundup: April 3

Carmakers extend plant shutdowns, eye mid-April restarts
#asia #europe #covid-19

Sales

What the Golden State Says About the Market

It has the landscape of several states, the population of several more and a demand for vehicles that may become more of the national norm.
#Dodge #Ford #Honda

Hybrid

Karma Aims to Join EV Platform-Sharing Club

Autonomous utility van and high-powered supercar among 22 possible variants
#chassis #tech #Bollinger

Sales

Six More Carmakers Join N. America Shutdowns

Driven by concerns about health—and now, sales – automakers are putting production on hold
#covid-19 #facilities #BMW

Regulations

U.S. Fuel Economy Hits All-Time High

Gains keep coming despite the boom in trucks and SUVs 
#GeneralMotors #Honda #Mazda

Interiors & Electronics

‘Consumer Reports’ and the State of the U.S. OEMs

Plenty of the vehicles on the list of the top 10 are made in the U.S. But not by the traditional companies.
#Buick #Chevrolet #Ford

Marketing

Porsche Jumps to Top of CR Best-Car Ratings

Another year of surprising ups and downs
#quality #Acura #Audi

Production

Mazda, Subaru, Hyundai Group Top IIHS Safety Ratings

Tougher headlight criteria reduce number of Top Safety Pick+ winners
#body #tech #Acura

Marketing

World’s Top Auto Brands Defend Their Rankings

Brands are forever jockeying for superiority over their rivals.
#europe #Audi #Buick

Batteries

Subaru Slowly Ramps Up Electrification Plans

Targets 40% of sales by 2030, but sees little near-term demand in U.S.
#Tesla #GeneralMotors #Volvo

Sales

U.S. Car Sales Stay Above 17 Million Again

Carmakers have for the first time topped 17 million car and light-truck sales for five years in a row. They surpassed 17 million units only twice before: in 2000 and 2001.
#GeneralMotors #Ford #Subaru