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Engineering the 2020 Toyota Highlander

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

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

LMC Auto’s Jeff Schuster on the Industry

When it comes to how the automotive market is doing—and how it is likely to do—you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who knows more than Jeff Schuster
#Mazda #tech #Tesla

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

The compact car with really, really good mpgs
#Toyota #HP

Six Reasons Euros Might Like EVs

How are you going to get the people behind the wheel of an EV?
#SEAT #Tesla #europe

Sony Creates Concept EV

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

What Is the Future of Powertrains? Interiors & Electronics

There were massive reverberations late last year when it was reported that Volkswagen plans to develop no new internal combustion engine (ICE) platforms after 2026.
#oem #Chevrolet #Cadillac

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Propulsion

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.
#Hella

Sales

Eaton’s eMobility Unit Targets Fast Growth

Eaton Corp.’s year-old eMobility business aims to hike annual sales of electrification products from $350 million in 2019 to $2 billion-$4 billion by 2030, says Scott Adams, who heads the unit’s sales and product strategy.
#Hella

Hybrid

Track-Testing Schaeffler’s e-Mobility Tech

For years Schaeffler Group USA has been helping carmakers make their powertrains more efficient through electrification, supplying everything from components to turnkey systems.
#Hella

GM Makes Hamtramck an All-EV Plant

It’s alive! EVs give GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant a new life
#Vauxhall #facilities #Chevrolet

Kia's Big Plans for EVs, Advanced Mobility

Targets annual sales of 500,000 with a 6.6% EV market share by 2026
#asia #Kia #Hyundai

Amazon Expands EV Plans…with Rickshaws in India

10,000 units due to hit the streets by 2025
#Rivian #Amazon

GM Makes Hamtramck an All-EV Plant

It’s alive! EVs give GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant a new life
#Vauxhall #facilities #Chevrolet

Rivian Confirms Platform for Ford EV

Electric-truck startup Rivian Automotive confirms it will supply the “skateboard” chassis to carry a premium-level electric vehicle developed by Ford.
#Rivian #Amazon #Tesla

Green Luxury

Karma Revero Hybrid and BMW Wireless Charging Nab Awards
#RangeRover #Honda #Toyota

BYTON Wants to Take a Bite Out of Tesla

Fast moving China-based EV startup is putting the finishing touches on a 300,000-unit factory
#Tesla #Byton

McLaren Hybrid Tests on the Space Shuttle Runway

Yes, if you’re going to test a car that goes 250 mph, odds are you want something straight and smooth to run it on
#McLaren #HP #Carbon

Staying Ahead of the EV Powertrain Curve

Means Industries is adopting the powertrain technologies it developed for piston-based systems to enhance electrified propulsion systems.

Tesla Makes Towing Chic

Sure, some people like to tow. Many of them buy HD trucks to do so. Now EVs enter the arena.
#Tesla #HP #Ford

Uniti One: Another Scandinavian EV

Uniti has announced that its city car, the Uniti One, is open for deposits. If you live in Sweden or the UK.  
#body #Carbon