INTERIORS

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

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

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

Lotus Offers Thriftier Evora

Well, that has to be put in a certain amount of context. . .
#Geely #Apple #HP

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

The Auto Interiors Revolution Business

The auto industry's revolution touches all aspects of the business, but none more than vehicle interiors and how they will change.
#SAIC #Yanfeng #Tesla

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YFAI’s “Smart” Interior Surfaces

The next big thing in automotive interiors will be aesthetic surfaces that can double as functional controls, says Nathan Bowen at Yanfeng Automotive Interior Systems Co.
#tech #Yanfeng

Mobility

Auto Interiors in an Autonomous World

The auto industry’s transition to self-driving cars will bring a huge change in the way vehicle interiors are designed, says Adient’s Nicholas Petouhoff.
#tech #Yanfeng

Interiors

Turning Car Interiors into Multi-Purpose Rooms

When cars can truly drive themselves, their interiors will become multipurpose rooms that occupants can use to carry on the day’s tasks while moving from point A to point B.
#tech #Yanfeng

Designer Helene Rother Gets Her Due as Hall of Fame Inductee

Pioneering interior stylist is recognized alongside Hyundai Chairman Chung Mong-koo, long-time Genuine Parts executive Tom Gallagher and car enthusiast extraordinaire Jay Leno
#people #GeneralMotors #Hyundai

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

Premium Interiors for Mid-Range Prices (Less Than $50,000)

The little things can add up to provide comfort, convenience and functionality
#Fiat #Hyundai #Jeep

Designer Helene Rother Gets Her Due as Hall of Fame Inductee

Pioneering interior stylist is recognized alongside Hyundai Chairman Chung Mong-koo, long-time Genuine Parts executive Tom Gallagher and car enthusiast extraordinaire Jay Leno
#people #GeneralMotors #Hyundai

Adient Refocuses on Core Seating Business

Restructures joint ventures with Yanfeng, divests Recaro unit
#SAIC #Adient #JohnsonControls

Car Interiors that Enhance Wellbeing

Faurecia is developing technologies to give each vehicle occupant a customized comfort zone.
#tech #Faurecia

JLR Aims to Reshape Driver's Seat Fitness

In the middle of a long trip, motorists often feel the need to “stretch their legs” to relieve stiffness. Jaguar Land Rover is developing a seating system to help.
#Jaguar Land Rover #tech #Lexus

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Features Safety and Fuel Efficiency

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

What Would James Bond Fly?

Probably the ACH130 Aston Martin Edition—assuming he needs to travel in a helicopter
#AstonMartin

2020 Hyundai Sonata: The Style Returns

The model year 2011 Hyundai Sonata was transformative in terms of the design of a midsize sedan. And with the eighth-generation 2020 model, they’re doing it again.
#Hyundai #Autodata #HP

Four Things: Electric Trucks, Quiet Gears, Radar Beams and ŠKODA Sketches

A roundup of new and interesting things. . .
#Eaton #Ford #Toyota