HYBRID

Polestar 2 and Clever Lighting Execution

The nights can be long in Scandinavia, so the Polestar 2 designers and engineers have created a lighting system for the EV that automatically handles the darkness

Gary S. Vasilash
Transportation Editor, Gardner Business Media

ZERO EV Quick Product Development

The ZERO EV is quick. But the product development is comparatively quicker
#Geely #LynkCo #Volvo

Engineering the 2021 Ford F-150

When you’re making a new F-Series, you’ve got a lot riding on everything you do
#Ford #tech #chassis

Porsche and Siemens Energy Partner on e-fuel Plant

Working to develop carbon-neutral fuel production—in a facility in South America
#sustainability #Porsche #Siemens

BMW Unveils the iX EV SUV

While it isn’t going to be available until early 2022, BMW wants to show that it is in the lux EV SUV space, too
#Cadillac #BMW #Tesla

January 7, 9am CST

AutoBeat Live is a monthly 30-minute show featuring conversations with leading observers of and people in the auto industry. Each episode will include insights about what’s happening—things that may affect suppliers to the industry. 

Hybrid

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
#AutolineAfterHours #Rivian #Bollinger

Electronics

All About EV Batteries

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

Labor

Building Hondas and Acuras Is a Family Affair

First-hand insights into building NSXes, Accords and much more
#people #engineer #Tesla

Audi Electric Investments Continue

Electromobility getting €15 billion through 2025
#Porsche #Volkswagen #Audi

HUMMER EV Under the Sheet Metal

When you take away the the body and the interior, here’s what you have
#GMC #chassis

CARB OKs Kandi

Looking for a small EV and live in California? Then the K27 may be the car for you.

Personal Car Ownership Fends Off Public Transport During Pandemic

EVs gaining acceptance but the pace needs to accelerate

Can a CVT Boost EV Performance?

Bosch says new gearbox can better balance efficiency and peak output
#Bosch #tech #europe

Consumer Interest in EVs and Self-Driving Cars Stuck in Neutral

Knowledge and firsthand experience lacking. COVID didn’t help.

2021 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited

The premium Toyota with a hybrid powertrain. What’s not to like?
#Lexus #Toyota #Buick

Engineering the 2020 Nissan Sentra

An inside look on how an impressive compact sedan came to be
#GeneralMotors #AutolineAfterHours #Tesla

Why EV Charging the Other Way Might Be Profitable

ABB is providing a French company with the ability to put EV electricity back into the grid
#ABB

How Recycled Materials Create a Highly Efficient EV

Innovative design and engineering create a compact sports car that is built largely with recycled waste materials
#tech #sustainability

Audi Gets Smarter with Integrated Controller

Audi’s new Integrated Vehicle Dynamics controller manages powertrain and chassis functions. The IVD is faster, more powerful, and promises to enhance next-generation technologies.
#europe #Audi #chassis