DESIGN

Rapid Prototyping

Porsche Prints Pistons

Although Porsche—like most OEMs—has been using additive technology to produce prototype components and the like, through work performed with supplier Mahle and equipment manufacturer Trumpf, it is using additive for pistons.
#Mahle #Porsche

Design

How the 2021 Ford F-150 Was Developed

An inside view on how the new generation came to be from the man who heads all Ford product development, Hau Thai-Tang
#Rivian #Tesla #engineer

Design

Rolls-Royce Wraith Comes With Code

No, not just the code to run things like the ECU but a full-on cipher waiting to be cracked
#Ford #RollsRoyce

On-Demand Webinars

Check out recordings of past live webinars on trending automotive topics. 

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

GM’s Electric Offensive and Other Automotive Developments

Here’s a solid hour of informative observations about what’s going on in the auto industry right now
#Magna #Google

Interiors

It’s “Only” an Escalade

Executing the interior of the new version of Cadillac’s venerable flagship, Escalade
#Magna #Google

Cax

Seven Cool Tools

Increase operational productivity with these new developments
#HP

Design

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.
#MercedesBenz #tech #Daimler

Design

JLR Develops Touchless Touchscreen

AI-based system promises to reduce driver distraction and alleviate COVID-19 risks
#Land Rover #Volkswagen #Jaguar

Design

ZF Moves to the Front with Electric Parking Brakes

Performance, design and weight benefits coming to smaller vehicles.
#TRW #ZF

Design

Next-Gen Rolls-Royce Ghost Takes “Post Opulence” Approach

Ultra-luxury marque targets “pure,” minimalist design
#RollsRoyce #BMW

AI

JLR Develops Touchless Touchscreen

AI-based system promises to reduce driver distraction and alleviate COVID-19 risks
#Volkswagen #Land Rover #BMW

Design

Kia Unveils the K5

A sporty midsize sedan will be coming out of the Kia Motors America plant in West Point, Georgia. The GT model will have a 2.5-liter turbo, 8-speed DCT and the ability to go 0 to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds. Yes, a midsize sedan
#Bose #HP #Kia

Business

2021 Ford F-150 By The Numbers

The key numbers that tell the story of the truck that continues to lead its segment not year after year, but decade after decade: the F-150
#Apple #HP #Ford

Design

VW Arteon Advances

VW does an upgrade for its halo vehicle
#Volkswagen #Infiniti #Apple

Hybrid

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD

Yes it is a hybrid. It is efficient. It is also a well-appointed midsize crossover
#Kia #Apple #Honda

Interiors & Electronics

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year
#Nissan #GMC #MINI

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Jon Ikeda Isn’t Your Typical Exec

Fourteenth in a series. One could say he’s definitionally a “car guy”
#Lexus #Porsche #people