#TECH

Design

All Dressed Up Without the Go

Ford Adds ST-Line Appearance Package to Edge Lineup

Propulsion

A Flatter Take on EV Skateboards

Israeli startup integrates corner modules with chassis

Connectivity

Volvo Limits Top Car Speed to 112 mph

Slowing down for safety’s sake

Interiors & Electronics

Electronic Stability Control Turns 25

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

Connectivity

Quick Updates, Fast Charging on Tap for Mustang Mach-E

Continuous improvements needed to gain foothold in fledgling EV market

Business

A Look at What Could Have Been: Dyson’s Canceled EV

Tesla Model X fighter proved to be too costly of a risk

Business

Cruise Trims Autonomous Vehicle Staff

The GM affiliate still has a huge cash reserve. But the outlook for robo-taxis is uncertain.

Business

ADAS by Any Other Name

Safety groups adopt common language for key technologies

Batteries

Finding a Purpose for an EV Grille

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

Mobility

Lotus Aims to Revamp EV Ownership Models

Partnership with British utility promises new charging infrastructure and smart grid tech

Design

Formula SAE: Racing to Education

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

Aluminum

VW Aero Car from the 1980s

Yes, it is highly aerodynamic. And for a car with 177 hp, fast. But not exactly the stuff of daily driving.

Design

Elon Musk Sounds Off

Artificial intelligence, Mars, baby names, “unconstitutional” lockdowns and what’s next for Tesla

Mobility

Volvo to Offer Autonomous Highway Capability in 2022

Expanded partnership with lidar startup Luminar paves way

Design

Mercedes Adds More Touch to Steering Wheel

Smartphone-like tech allows users to control more features and monitors hands for autonomous driving  

Autonomous Vehicles

Ford Shares Sensor Test Data for Autonomous Vehicles

Before being set loose on roads, self-driving vehicles need a comprehensive view of what they could encounter

Business

Honda Modifies Odyssey for COVID-19 Testing

Plastic partition helps protect drivers transporting people to Detroit test sites

Business

Take Home Your Dream Car (a C8 Vette) for as Little as $20

The National Corvette Museum is raffling off three 2020 C8 Corvettes. You can’t win if you don’t play.

Design

Toyota AI Ventures Extends Call for Innovation

The world has changed since the call was made at the 2020 CES

Autonomous Vehicles

Tesla Touts New Auto-Stop Tech

Teaching Autopilot to cope with intersections

Hybrid

All About EV Batteries

A deep dive into battery tech by a man who was instrumental in helping it get on the road

Sales

Europe Outsells China on EVs

But the long-term winner is up for grabs

Hybrid

Karma Debuts Racy EV Platform

Latest E-Flex platform is for high-end performance EVs.