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Car/Ride Sharing

Hyundai Lands Bell Helicopter Expert

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

Hybrid

Karma Aims to Join EV Platform-Sharing Club

Autonomous utility van and high-powered supercar among 22 possible variants
#Tesla #Ford #Toyota

Production

A New Use for Windshield Wiper Motors: Powering Coronavirus Ventilators

VW’s SEAT unit teams up with suppliers to combat COVID-19 pandemic in Spain
#Volkswagen #europe #tech

Batteries

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

Business

Magna Makes Masks: And You Can, Too

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

Business

TuSimple, ZF Partner on Autonomous Big Rigs

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

Autonomous Vehicles

Toyota Appoints Self-Driving-Car Guru to Board

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

Batteries

VW Powers Up Retrofit Electric Microbus

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

Interiors & Electronics

2021 Elantra Gets Hollywood-Style Unveiling

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