DESIGN

Interiors & Electronics

Ha Hak Soo Talks Design

Hyundai’s head of Interior Design had stints at Honda and Ford in the U.S. before moving to Hyundai’s Global Design Studio in Namyang. And we sat down and talked with him about his experience and the 2020 Sonata.
#Mercury #Ford #Hyundai

Design

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

Thousands of sketches and three full-size clay models were produced to get the Shelby GT500 just right. These sketches are by exterior designer Christopher Stevens.

Designing the 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500

When you’re going to have your fastest street-legal car, you’re making sure that it looks the part—and then some.
#HP #Ford #engineer

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Materials & Lightweighting

Putting Material in Its Place

Shedding weight to make cars more efficient is complicated by the economic advantages of using as many of the same components as possible in multiple models, says Altair Engineering’s Richard Yen.
#Ferrari #Jeep

Hybrid

IAV: Helping Prioritize EV, Autonomy Programs

Carmakers and tier one suppliers face a spike in engineering projects related to electrification and autonomous driving systems.
#Ferrari #Jeep

Design

Powertrain Innovations from AAM

American Axle & Manufacturing makes SUVs and crossovers significantly more efficient with its EcoTrac disconnecting all-wheel-drive system, says David Crecelius, director of product engineering-electrification.
#Ferrari #Jeep

Electronics

Hyundai Develops Smart Transmission

Advanced sensors and artificial intelligence coordinate shifts to road conditions
#tech #Hyundai #Kia

Interiors & Electronics

2020 Volvo S90 T6 AWD R-Design

The sporty sedan from Volvo is a pleasant surprise
#Audi #BMW #Volvo

Hybrid

Fastback EV Previews Polestar’s Design Direction

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

Mobility

Hyundai Develops Smart Transmission

Advanced sensors and artificial intelligence coordinate shifts to road conditions
#tech #Hyundai #Kia

Simulation

Ford Techs Get Virtual Reality Training on Mustang Mach-E

Using high-tech gaming systems to speed maintenance and repair training
#Ford #Bosch #Microsoft

Design

Freudenberg Touts Integrated Bearing Seal

Design promises weight, cost and friction benefits
#tech

Production

Advancing Metalcutting Technology

New designs, higher speeds, and added functions address changing automotive manufacturing dynamics.
#Peugeot #Citroen

Design

2020 Ford GT: More Power!

Because 647 hp isn’t enough. . . .
#Ford #Carbon #HP

Design

2021 Cadillac Escalade: Big, Bold and Impressive

The design and engineering of a top-flight, full-size luxury SUV
#Cadillac

Interiors

Taisuke Nakamura and Infiniti Design

The company is now 30 years old. As it goes into its next 30, Taisuke Nakamura is leading the design challenge.
#Nissan #Infiniti #Daihatsu

Electronics

2020 Mazda6 Signature

Looks good. Drives well. Priced right. Now all you have to do is find a Mazda dealer to get a Mazda6.
#Ford #Honda #Hyundai