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Autonomous Vehicles

Velodyne to Merge with Acquisition Specialist

Deal increases funding for further development and commercialization of lidar  

Quality

This Year’s Best Interiors: Quality at Any Price

WardsAuto’s annual list had plenty of variety

Hybrid

Baseball, Apple Pie and Tesla?

California EV maker and Honda are tops in American-made vehicles, new Ford Ranger is No. 1 model

Connectivity

iPhones Get Digital Key Functionality

Rollout starts with 2021 BMW 5 Series, other brands and models to follow next year

Sales

Study: New Model Cavalcade Threatens Profitability

Too Much of a Good Thing? Crossover segment becoming saturated

Fuel Cells

New Toyota JV Targets Fuel Cell Trucks in China

Commercial vehicles could be the right application for fledgling technology

Interiors

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Revealed

Bolder styling, a cushier interior, improved performance and hybrid options highlight update

Electronics

Electronic Stability Control Turns 25

Bosch has produced some 250 million units since introducing the anti-skid technology in 1995

Hybrid

Driving on Sunshine: Solar Powered EVs

Dutch partners aim to boost EV range with solar panels

Design

Tucson Joins 1 Million Sales Club in U.S.

Fourth-generation model on tap

Design

Finding a Purpose for an EV Grille

Hyundai Mobis integrates pedestrian alert sound system into front-end design

Production

China Leads Auto Industry Revival

U.S., Europe and Asia will take longer, says LMC Automotive

Sales

Rental Companies Cancel New-Car Orders

Carmakers scramble to reassign cars made for fleets

Interiors

2020 Hyundai Sonata Limited

Yes, the “Ghost Kar.” It is scary good

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 1

Factory relaunch schedules stretch out amid uncertainties

Design

Design Chief Luc Donckerwolke Departs Hyundai

Luxury car guru has crafted the styling of many memorable Audi, Bentley, Lambo and Genesis models

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: April 17

More carmakers are poised to resume production as financial burden mounts

Sales

Car Sales Plunge 52% Across Europe

Coronavirus lockdowns keep buyers away.

Quality

Hyundai Puts Best Practices into Action Against COVID-19

Hyundai Hope on Wheels is providing $4-million in grants for drive-thru testing and kits to perform the tests

Production

Kia May Cut Output as Export Markets Shrink

It’s all about disrupted demand overseas

Economics

Coronavirus Industry Roundup: April 9

Wide regional variations persist over production plans

Interiors & Electronics

Hyundai Concept Teases Upcoming EV

Next-gen models to get pixelated designs and propeller-styled wheels

Regulations

Canada Caught in the Middle in CO2 Rules Fight

Current regulations align with tougher standards

Autonomous Vehicles

Hyundai Lands Bell Helicopter Expert

The carmaker is building an experienced team to get its air taxi operations off the ground