DESIGN

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
#Kia #HP #Bose

Propulsion

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

Propulsion

VW Arteon Advances

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

Five Major Pitfalls of Implementing Automation

July 14 @ 2 pm EST |Common things that can go wrong with automation projects and best practices to save time, money, and unnecessary headaches.

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

Mobility

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

Design

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD

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

Interiors & Electronics

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year
#Lincoln #Lexus #Hyundai

Design

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

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

Propulsion

Lexus LS Adds Tech, Improves NVH

Midcycle update will arrive in U.S. early next year
#Apple #Lexus #tech

Design

Grenadier: Form Follows Function

Utilitarian 4x4 is what it looks like: A utilitarian 4x4

Simulation

Plate Buckling Analysis Made Simple

Designing thin-walled steel structures? Then GAS2.0 is for you
#GeneralMotors

Interiors & Electronics

2021 Mustang Mach 1 Design and Engineering

The 2021 Mustang Mach 1 is meant to carve tracks and provoke jealousy in all those who didn’t get one of these limited-edition vehicles
#HP #Recaro #Ford

Aluminum

Structural Engineering the 2021 Lexus IS

The compact sport sedan from Lexus is not just track-tested, but track-developed
#Toyota #HP #Lexus

Design

Designers Talk 2021 Nissan Rogue

All-new design for the most important vehicle in Nissan’s portfolio means the designers had to execute a fine line of respecting the present while creating the future
#Nissan #Honda #people

Batteries

What You Need to Know About Byton & the M-Byte

Byton is on a fast path forward with its M-Byte electric SUV launching in China this year and North America and Europe next. Here are key aspects. And keen insights from Benoit Jacob, its head of Design
#Renault #Byton #Volkswagen

Interiors

Clover: Adient Creates an Interior for the CASE Future

Connected, automated, shared and electric (CASE) is the near-future—and Clover has an interior execution that is just as advanced and almost ready to go
#LG #Adient #Autoliv