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Building Hondas and Acuras Is a Family Affair

First-hand insights into building NSXes, Accords and much more

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

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

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

EDAG's Schulte on Model Proliferation

Powertrains, “regional” vehicles to drive diversification

Why Electric Commercial Trucks Matter

Sure, they’re not as trendy as an EV sports SUV, but they can make a big difference in terms of addressing air quality.
#Volvo

Vehicular Lightweighting: Path. Strategy. Endgame.

The automaker with the best solution for reducing weight will be the one with the clearest vision of the endgame and the strategy to get there.
#Dodge #BMW #Tesla

What Is the Future of Powertrains? Propulsion

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 #Cadillac #Chevrolet

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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.

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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.

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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.

Cadillac Delays EV Debut, Citing Virus Outbreak

Cadillac Lyriq crossover awaits its closeup
#Cadillac #GeneralMotors

GM Touts Cheaper EV Battery Tech

More power, more range, less cost
#quality #facilities #Cadillac

Citroen Gets Friendly with Urban EV

Rent the tiny car by the minute, month or buy it outright…for $6,600
#Citroen #Ford #Renault

BYD Touts Safer EV Battery

Flat design boosts cooling capabilities and improves driving range
#BYD #Tesla

Ford, GM Slow Rolling EV Ramp Up

Production plans show increasing focus on high-profit trucks
#Cadillac #Ford #GeneralMotors

Polestar Begins Making Sporty EV in China

New safety precautions implemented to protect against the coronavirus
#Polestar #Volvo #Geely

Natural Fiber-Reinforced Composite Developed for Toyota EV Concept

Reduced weight is advantageous for EV application
#Toyota #Covestro

Fastback EV Previews Polestar’s Design Direction

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

UPS Places Big Order for Electric Vehicles from Arrival

You may not have heard of Arrival, a British electric vehicle company, but odds are it is going to become more prevalent in the conversation thanks to a focus on commercial vehicles
#Hyundai #Tesla #Rivian

GM Makes Hamtramck an All-EV Plant

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

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

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 #Infiniti #tech