#TECH

Automation/Robotics

Freudenberg Leans into Industry 4.0

CTO/COO Ted Duclos talks about dual roles and common objective
#tech #people #facilities

Electronics

Qualcomm and Great Wall Motors Connect

Companies developing a range of self-driving capabilities
#Qualcomm #tech #GreatWallMotors

Batteries

VW Readies Automated EV Charging System

No humans required
#tech

Intelligent Transportation

Another Application for Geo-Fenced AVs: Factory Logistics

Partners team up on valet parking and other niches
#tech #facilities

Diesel

Opposed-Piston Engine Developer Touts 2027 Diesel Emissions Capabilities

Achates moves closer to production, starting with commercial vehicles
#tech

Mobility

Smart Wheelchair Tech Wins Toyota Mobility Challenge

Putting technology to work for those who need it most
#Toyota #tech

Autonomous Vehicles

Quick Takes: Sensor Suites and Higher-Level Autonomy

LeddarTech, Renesas and Coast Technologies execs share their views
#tech #people

Interiors & Electronics

ZF Delves into the Middle(ware)

An important layer between traditional software and hardware that will help enable next-generation technologies
#tech #ZF

Business

Motional, Lyft to Launch Robo-Taxi Service in 2023

Driverless services on tap for several U.S. cities
#tech

Mobility

As Easy as Riding an E-Bike

Valeo scales electrification efforts with 48-volt bike system
#Valeo #europe #tech

Connectivity

Automotive Cybersecurity by the Numbers

2021 Upstream report indicates there’s a lot of room for improvement
#tech

Hybrid

Can a CVT Boost EV Performance?

Bosch says new gearbox can better balance efficiency and peak output
#chassis #europe #tech

Mobility

Escalade Gets Veoneer’s Next-Gen Night Vision Tech

Seeing is believing with latest thermal imaging system
#tech

Materials & Lightweighting

Building a Case for Hemp-Based Car Parts

A natural high for sustainable biomaterial
#tech #sustainability

Interiors & Electronics

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

Aluminum

GM Adds Some Vroom to 3D Printing

Cadillac sports sedans to use additive manufacturing for functional and appearance parts
#Cadillac #tech

Batteries

A Business Case for Self-Driving EVs: Farming

They can drive themselves, improve crop yields and cut costs
#tech #sustainability #emissions

Batteries

Supplier Touts Quantum Leap in Solid-State Batteries

VW-backed startup overcomes tradeoffs in promising tech
#europe #tech

Mobility

BMW Embraces Cloudy Future with AWS Partnership

Improved results targeted with data-based decisions
#BMW #tech #facilities

Business

Aurora Buys Uber's AV Business

Startup bolsters resources as it nears commercialization, ride-hailing giant to focus on core business
#tech