#SUSTAINABILITY

Fuel Cells

MAN Fuels Up with Hydrogen

Truckmaker eyes fuel cell and hydrogen ICE applications
#europe #tech #sustainability

Materials & Lightweighting

Tire Recycling Has Become Less Circular

New applications needed to keep pace with growing volume
#tires #sustainability

Materials & Lightweighting

Why Materials Matter—To People

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

Economics

Mercedes Plans “Brutal” Cuts in Powertrains

Mercedes to slash piston engine usage 70% by 2030
#europe #sustainability

Electronics

F-150 Gets Digital Owner’s Manual

Everything you want to know at your touchscreen fingertips, while saving tons of paper 
#sustainability

Plastics

Roechling Touts New Bioplastic

Green material generates 90% fewer CO2 emissions than its petroleum-based counterparts
#tech #sustainability

Batteries

EV Sales Help Some OEMs Meet Europe’s CO2 Rules

Uneven results as carmakers race to slash greenhouse gas emissions
#europe #sustainability

Regulations

France Ponders $59,000 Per Car CO2 Tax

Gas-guzzler fee could equal 50% of a car's retail price
#europe #sustainability

Regulations

Hyperloop Company to Open Certification Center in W. Virginia

Commercial operations targeted for 2030
#tech #sustainability

Composites

How Recycled Materials Create a Highly Efficient EV

Innovative design and engineering create a compact sports car that is built largely with recycled waste materials
#tech #sustainability

Materials & Lightweighting

Hyundai’s Answer to “Who Are You Wearing?” — Scrap Waste

Recycled auto parts have never been so stylish
#Hyundai #sustainability

Connectivity

Mercedes Targets Profitable Future with EVs

Plans include cutting costs by 20% and achieving a double-digit operating margin.
#europe #tech #sustainability

Batteries

Inficon Touts Improved Battery Leak Testing

Tiny leaks can lead to explosive problems
#tech #sustainability

Propulsion

Honda Dropping Out of Formula 1 to Focus on EVs

An existential move to what's most important: survival
#Honda #racing #europe

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

Interiors

JLR to Use Recycled Plastic in Car Interiors

Putting your feet down on CO2 savings
#sustainability

Hybrid

EV Battery Costs on Track to Hit Key Target by 2023

The goal is price parity between electrics and IC vehicles.
#sustainability

Batteries

Tesla Outlines Next-Gen Battery and Other Future Plans

Breakthrough battery tech and $25,000 EV teased, but Wall Street wasn’t impressed
#tech #sustainability #Tesla

Car/Ride Sharing

Toyota Expands Woven Mobility Universe

$800 million VC arm will invest in “growth-stage” tech companies
#sustainability #asia #Toyota

Fuel Cells

S. Korea Ramps Up “Green” Investments

Plan calls for more than 1.3 million EVs and fuel cell vehicles by 2025
#asia #tech #sustainability