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.

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Design & Production

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

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

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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Interiors & Electronics

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

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

Does Your Car Need a Hearing Aid?

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

Hyundai Mobis Develops Radar-Based Rear-Seat Reminder Tech

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

ZF Launches Front Electric Parking Brake

Performance, design and weight benefits coming to smaller vehicles
#chassis #tech #TRW

Hella Readies World Headlight Tech

Software allows carmakers to meet global standards with one system
#tech #Hella

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

Engineering the 2020 Toyota Highlander

Now in its fourth generation, the Toyota Highlander just might be something that goes beyond continuous improvement
#Apple #HP #people

Can You Be a Rebel in a Maserati Quattroporte?

Well, if you are one of 225 people in North America, you can find out
#Maserati #Carbon

An OG of SUVs: the 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition

The Toyota Land Cruiser has been rolling on—and off—streets in America for more than 50 years. And the Heritage Edition is a nice tribute.
#HP #Toyota #Magna

Aptiv at the Airport in Vegas

Maybe the cab line will be a little shorter. . .
#BMW #Aptiv #tech

Sony Creates Concept EV

Sony has long been a supplier to OEMs. Will it become a competitor in the EV space?
#tech #Sony #asia