INTERIORS

Materials & Lightweighting

Leather vs. Virus: Italian Tanner Creates New Material Treatment

Italian tanning company develops antiviral treatment for leather

Electronics

Hands-Off Controls: Making a Grand Gesture More Common

Low-cost tech promises to bring touchless systems to mainstream models  
#tech

Business

Cleaner Interior Air & Small-Batch Ideas

Webasto has developed units for air purification; Mitsubishi is looking for entrepreneurs in Nashville
#Mitsubishi #Nissan #Webasto

Plastics

Nissan’s Goal and Greener Interior Materials

Two things to know/think about
#Nissan #Covestro

Propulsion

Next-Gen Rolls-Royce Ghost Takes Shape

More tech, sleeker design, star-studded interior
#BMW #HP #RollsRoyce

Interiors

Brian Latouf and Hyundai’s Pursuit of Safety

According to Latouf, safety is “foundational” at Hyundai. He should know. He’s Hyundai Motor North America’s chief safety officer  
#Subaru #Hyundai #engineer

Electronics

ADAS and Consumer Confusion

Consumers may lack a clear understanding of what ADAS can—and cannot—do for them. Which can cause problems.
#tech

Batteries

Polestar 2: The Start of the Company’s EV Era

Yes, there is a Polestar 1. But it is a hybrid, not an electric vehicle (EV). The Polestar 2 is the company’s first EV—the first of what promises to be many
#Geely #LG #Volvo

Diesel

Torsus Praetorian Addresses COVID Concerns

Yes, even riders in the extreme off-road 4x4 bus need PPE
#Michelin

Interiors

The Steering Wheel: How Did We Get Here?

Six key Mercedes steering wheel designs of the past bring us to its all-new design for 2021.
#tech #MercedesBenz #Daimler