INTERIORS

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

Car Interiors that Enhance Wellbeing

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

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

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

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.
#Honda #Toyota #HP

The Auto Interiors Revolution Electronics

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

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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.
#Yanfeng #tech

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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.
#Yanfeng #tech

Interiors & Electronics

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.
#Yanfeng #tech

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

A roundup of new and interesting things. . .
#Infineon #Toyota #Tesla

Engineering the 2020 Escape

Key factors leading to the all-new generation of the crossover.
#Honda #engineer #Toyota

FCA’s 5th-Gen Infotainment Tech Hits the Mark

Industry Leading Uconnect system gets better
#Maserati #Chrysler #Amazon

Honda Warns of New Type of Defective Takata Airbag Inflator

Honda is recalling an older design of defective Takata airbag inflator
#Honda #Acura #Takata

JLR Aims to Reshape Seat Fitness

In the middle of a long trip, motorists often feel the need to “stretch their legs” to relieve stiffness.
#Jaguar Land Rover #engineer #tech

Gentex, Aston Martin Concept Takes Integrated Approach to Rear Vision

When you’re driving a super-expensive supercar, maybe you want something more than just traditional sideview mirrors. Gentex and Aston Martin are testing a new approach that provides camera-based views too.
#tech #Gentex #AstonMartin

Engineering the 2020 GMC Sierra HD

Tim Herrick and his team create a no-compromise vehicle for people who like to do things like tow trailers that make tiny houses look, well, really small.
#engineer #HP #Ford

2019 Hyundai Kona Ultimate FWD

A really good cute ute
#Mazda #Samsung #Honda

Volkswagen Cross Sport: Coming to Chattanooga

Continuing its plan to “Drive Bigger,” Volkswagen of America is going to start producing the Atlas Cross Sport midsize SUV in Tennessee
#HP #Ford #Volkswagen

2019 Honda Civic Touring

While some OEMs are abandoning or de-emphasizing cars, the Civic is now in its 10th generation and going strong—literally and figuratively
#Honda #Toyota #HP

Karma, Hella & Advances in Tech

From electrically driven luxury vehicles to headlamps that shine better than jewels
#Hella #engineer #BMW