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Production

Audi Electric Investments Continue

Electromobility getting €15 billion through 2025

Production

Flexible Production Facilitated by Porsche

Porsche and partners have developed a system to simulate production operations that can provide cost-effective, low-cost output

Materials & Lightweighting

Why Materials Matter—To People

Porsche and Ford are among OEMs addressing how materials are acquired

Sales

Polestar: How to Launch an EV Company

Polestar USA head Gregor Hembrough on the challenges of creating a new brand

Mobility

Porsche Takes High Roads to Clean—and Fun—Driving

Enhanced app helps drivers plan quality road trips

Sales

Paint by Supercar Numbers…Big Numbers

Carbon Fiber Finish Adds $443K to $3 Million Koenigsegg Supercar

Batteries

Lucid Charges Ahead with Super-Fast 900-Volt EV System

Got a minute? Add 20 miles of range. 

Hybrid

Porsche Taycan EV Gets Quick Tech Upgrades

New features include a “smart lift” suspension, color head-up display, adaptive charging and OTA subscriptions

Interiors & Electronics

“Ultimate Analog Supercar” Takes Shape

Gordon Murray’s upcoming T.50 gets V-12 power and a super-lightweight design

2021 S-Class Adds More Tech

New features include 48-volt active suspension, 4-wheel steering and industry-first rear airbags

Where Would You Go After Working at Apple and Tesla?

Chris Porritt’s answer is perhaps surprising

Quality

J.D. Power APEAL: What Do Customers Like?

If the Initial Quality Study (IQS) is about issues customers have after three months of ownership, the Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study is about what they like. Really like

Batteries

What Do German Scientists Drive?

Well, maybe that’s “What Would German Scientists Like to Drive?”

Rapid Prototyping

Porsche Prints Pistons

Although Porsche—like most OEMs—has been using additive technology to produce prototype components and the like, through work performed with supplier Mahle and equipment manufacturer Trumpf, it is using additive for pistons.

Mobility

Auto Brands Slipping in Value, Except Tesla

Toyota continues to lead the way

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Jon Ikeda Isn’t Your Typical Exec

Fourteenth in a series. One could say he’s definitionally a “car guy”

Hybrid

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

Compact crossover takes on Toyota RAV4 in emerging segment

Batteries

EVs Get Boost Under Germany’s New Stimulus Package

Chargers to be installed at every gas station

Cars Without Coffee: Boldea Was Destined to Drive VW Group Products

Twelfth in a series. The sound of an exhaust note is a universal language of enthusiasm

Autonomous Vehicles

Cars Without Coffee: When A Vehicle Isn’t Driving Him, John Krafcik Takes the Porsche

Eleventh in a series. Yes, he knows about autonomous driving. But Waymo’s Krafcik loves cars you drive. And he’s also important in another way.

Design

Design Chief Luc Donckerwolke Departs Hyundai

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

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Tom Kearns’ Work-in-Process

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.

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Inside Kevin Hunter’s Garage

Tenth in a series. Yes, he’s a designer. But he also likes the visceral enjoyment of driving (good-looking vehicles).

Hybrid

McLaren Eyes Synthetic Fuels

Can the carbon-neutral technology eventually become a viable alternative to electric vehicles?

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