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The Word: “Disrupt”

Sure, there are some exaggerated claims about things. But this might be a bit too, well. . . .

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Design & Production

The New Nikola Corporation Announced

Here is a quick guide to what’s what with Nikola and VectoIQ
#GeneralMotors #Iveco #Morgan

Autonomy Coming to Indy

Competition will have driverless race cars at the Brickyard
#racing #tech #ANSYS

NVIDIA Offers “Orin”; Fighting Cyberattacks; Under the Radar Weight Savings

NVIDIA Offers “Orin”; Fighting Cyberattacks; Under the Radar Weight Savings
#NVIDIA #Chevrolet #Infineon

Lucid Motors Update

The factory is at 70% completion now and the company says it is becoming more complete by 2.5% per day
#LucidMotors #Porsche #Tesla

Batteries

Lithium-ion batteries have become the technology of choice for EVs, and falling costs and rising energy levels could keep them on top for nearly two decades.
#Chevrolet #Carbon #Tesla

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Design Pro Talks Quadrobots, Teslas & More

John Manoogian II is part of the design fabric of the auto industry. He shares insights on this edition of “Autoline After Hours”
#Cadillac #GeneralMotors #Tesla

Business

Addressing Autonomy: ZF Exec Explains the Tech

There is a lot of noise about autonomous driving. Here’s some straight information from a ZF exec about what’s going on.
#Cadillac #GeneralMotors #Tesla

Business

Testing EV Systems for Leaks

Nobody wants water leaking into electric car battery packs. But keeping them dry can be a challenge, says Thomas Parker, North American automotive sales manager for Inficon Holding AG.
#Cadillac #GeneralMotors #Tesla

Cadillac Delays EV Debut, Citing Virus Outbreak

Cadillac Lyriq crossover awaits its closeup
#Cadillac #GeneralMotors

Audi Revs Up E-Tron with Third Motor

Sport variants get more power and improved handling
#tech #Audi #HP

GM Touts Cheaper EV Battery Tech

More power, more range, less cost
#quality #facilities #Cadillac

BYD Touts Safer EV Battery

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

Ford, GM Slow Rolling EV Ramp Up

Production plans show increasing focus on high-profit trucks
#Cadillac #Ford #GeneralMotors

Polestar Begins Making Sporty EV in China

New safety precautions implemented to protect against the coronavirus
#Polestar #Volvo #Geely

BMW Readies Tesla Model 3 Fighter

It looks and performs like a Bimmer—without the emissions
#tech #BMW #MINI

Citroen Gets Friendly with Urban EV

Rent the tiny car by the minute, month or buy it outright…for $6,600
#Citroen #Ford #Renault

Fastback EV Previews Polestar’s Design Direction

Sleek concept distances the fledgling brand away from its parent
#tech #sustainability #Polestar

EDAG's Schulte on Model Proliferation

Powertrains, “regional” vehicles to drive diversification

Nikola Reveals Electric Pickup Plans

Nikola jumps into a crowded electric pickup truck market
#Nikola #Rivian #Tesla

How Magna Manages Transformation

Magna International’s decentralized operating culture reinvented itself in the past decade around innovation and technology.
#tech #Magna