ELECTRONICS

All About EV Batteries

A deep dive into battery tech by a man who was instrumental in helping it get on the road

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group

GM Unveils Its Commitment to EVs: What Does This Mean?

GM, no stranger to electric vehicles, is getting ready for an extensive build—and will start next year
#Cadillac #Chevrolet #Ford

Porsche Offers Special Manufacture Mods for the Taycan

Of course you need to get that Taycan modified by the people in Zuffenhausen
#tech #Porsche #Carbon

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

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

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

Continental ADAS Electronics

Michael Crane of Continental: “Your phone gets updates and so its utility improves over time. Your vehicle can do the same thing.” With the right E/E architecture, it will.
#Tesla #Continental

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Mobility

Putting a Fine Point on Vehicle Locator Tech

If you want your car to drive itself, it has to know precisely where it is at all times. GPS alone isn’t up to the task, says Mark Vogel of Mitsubishi Electric.
#MitsubishiElectric #tech #Mitsubishi

Electronics

Next-Gen Lighting Options

Future cars are likely to be equipped with thousands of LEDs that enable everything from glare-free high beams to projected messages that signal the vehicle’s intentions, says Osram Continental’s Julian Dench.
#MitsubishiElectric #tech #Mitsubishi

Hybrid

Hella Covers All Electrification Bases

Automotive lighting and electronics supplier Hella GmbH offers products for electrified powertrains ranging from stop-start “micro-hybrid” to all-electric systems, says Steve Lietaert, president of the company’s U.S. operations.
#MitsubishiElectric #tech #Mitsubishi

Helping OEMs Customize User Electronics

Big trend: consolidating functional controls
#body #Hella

Denso: We Want Creative Thinkers

Looking for a “strategic mindset” in software engineers and others
#engineer #Denso

Hyundai Develops Smart Transmission

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

Electronic Stability Control Turns 25

Bosch has produced some 250 million units since introducing the anti-skid technology in 1995
#tech #Daimler #Hyundai

Toyota Announces Two New Hybrids for MY 21

According to Bob Carter, xvp Sales, Toyota Motor North America, their plan calls for 25% of sales to be hybrids by 2025. The new Sienna and Venza will help.
#Toyota

Hyundai Mobis Develops Radar-Based Rear-Seat Reminder Tech

Supplier claims the system is more effective than cameras and other sensors
#tech #GeneralMotors #Hyundai

GM Develops a New Electrical Platform

GM engineers create a better electrical architecture that can handle the ever-increasing needs of vehicle systems
#engineer #tech #Cadillac

Does Your Car Need a Hearing Aid?

New tech promises to enable faster reactions to emergency vehicles and other road users
#tech #oddities

How Magna Manages Transformation

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

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

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.
#tech #sustainability #GMC

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