VIDEOS

Production

A New Use for Windshield Wiper Motors in Coronavirus Ventilators

Spain’s SEAT teams up with suppliers to combat pandemic
#europe #tech #facilities

Hybrid

BYD Touts Safer EV Battery

Flat design boosts cooling capabilities and improves driving range
#BYD #Tesla

Automation/Robotics

Omron and Production Traceability

Helping manufacturers hike quality by more closely tracking parts
#quality

Design

Magna Makes Masks: And You Can, Too

Global supplier addresses critical need for protective masks—including instructions how you can make them at home
#Google #Magna

Business

TuSimple, ZF Partner on Autonomous Big Rigs

Supplier giant delivers automotive knowhow to help commercialize self-driving tech
#tech #Navistar #NVIDIA

Business

Toyota Appoints Self-Driving-Car Guru to Board

James Kuffner has the knowhow and background to help transform the carmaker’s future
#asia #tech #people

Batteries

VW Powers Up Retrofit Electric Microbus

Convert a classic 1960s-era T1 model into an electric Bulli for 70K
#europe #oddities #Volkswagen

Interiors & Electronics

2021 Elantra Gets Hollywood-Style Unveiling

Redesign includes sportier styling, loads of tech and a 50-mpg hybrid option
#Hyundai #Apple #HP

Business

Denso: We Want Creative Thinkers

Looking for a “strategic mindset” in software engineers and others
#engineer #Denso

Connectivity

5G Connectivity Coming to Cars in a Big Way

ABI predicts 83 million vehicles will be equipped with the technology by 2035
#BMW #Ford #Volkswagen