“Leader-follower” plan aims to highlight excellence
Production snags, sales trends roil the auto industry
The crisis of COVID-19 is exposing structural issues that were already under pressure from the looming juggernauts of electrification, autonomy, shared mobility and connectedness.
Upgraded system will enable hands-free driving on and off the highway
The GM affiliate still has a huge cash reserve. But the outlook for robo-taxis is uncertain.
Million-mile battery could debut by year-end
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Officials grant an already-reopened plant permission to open...next week
Partnership with British utility promises new charging infrastructure and smart grid tech
From fabrics to resins, a number of new combinations of materials went into the making of the world’s first curved pultruded automotive part.
Leadership involvement and new programs help Toyota move up annual list
Although they’re no longer able to prove out the performance of the vehicles they’ve designed, engineered and produced at places like Michigan International Speedway, Formula SAE students are still in the thick of competition
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Industry’s results will get worse before they get better
Thomas Technik + Innovation KG’s radius pultrusion process unlocks new possibilities for the automotive market and beyond.
This year’s automotive supplier award winners included composite bumper beam, liftgate and pickup box applications.
Corvette CFRP rear bumper beam is the auto industry’s first use of new technology.
Step eases supply chain bottleneck for other factories too
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Former DOE official and EV expert tasked with jumpstarting business for Michigan autonomous testing complex
Lightweighting applications to advanced communications and improved visibility
Not only is the Porsche in the garage of the chief designer of Kia Design Center America cool, it is also rare. And in-process.
GM and Ford’s response to the pandemic and how they’re preparing for the future are highlighted on 60 Minutes