INTERIORS

Lincoln Nautilus Enhanced

Lincoln continues to focus on its SUV lineup (Aviator, Corsair, Navigator, Nautilus) with a subtle but significant change to the interior of the Nautilus

Gary S. Vasilash
Transportation Editor, Gardner Business Media

2020 Land Rover Defender 110 SE

Yes, it can manage the hills and dales and rocks and rills. And it simply looks great.
#Land Rover #chassis

2020 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SEL Premium R-Line

The Volkswagen sedan that people don’t seem to know about—but ought to
#Suzuki #Volkswagen

Magna Engineers Another Clever Seat

Forward, fold, flip—Magna seating engineers just keep making it easier to get in and out of vehicles
#Chrysler #Dodge

Polestar 2: The Start of the Company’s EV Era

Yes, there is a Polestar 1. But it is a hybrid, not an electric vehicle (EV). The Polestar 2 is the company’s first EV—the first of what promises to be many
#Geely #Polestar #Volvo

January 7, 9am CST

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Materials & Lightweighting

It’s “Only” an Escalade

Executing the interior of the new version of Cadillac’s venerable flagship, Escalade
#Cadillac #AutolineAfterHours

Interiors

Car Interiors that Enhance Wellbeing

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

Interiors

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.
#Cadillac #AutolineAfterHours

HUMMER EV Under the Sheet Metal

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

Brian Latouf and Hyundai’s Pursuit of Safety

According to Latouf, safety is “foundational” at Hyundai. He should know. He’s Hyundai Motor North America’s chief safety officer
#Hyundai #Aptiv #engineer

Leather vs. Virus: Italian Tanner Creates New Material Treatment

Italian tanning company develops antiviral treatment for leather

Partners Target Bioplastic Interior Trim

Molecular recycling and non-petroleum feedstocks take shape
#sustainability

JLR to Use Recycled Plastic in Car Interiors

Putting your feet down on CO2 savings
#sustainability

Hands-Off Controls: Making a Grand Gesture More Common

Low-cost tech promises to bring touchless systems to mainstream models  
#tech

Cleaner Interior Air & Small-Batch Ideas

Webasto has developed units for air purification; Mitsubishi is looking for entrepreneurs in Nashville
#Nissan #Mitsubishi #Webasto

Nissan’s Goal and Greener Interior Materials

Two things to know/think about
#Covestro #Nissan

Next-Gen Rolls-Royce Ghost Takes Shape

More tech, sleeker design, star-studded interior
#tech #RollsRoyce #HP

Torsus Praetorian Addresses COVID Concerns

Yes, even riders in the extreme off-road 4x4 bus need PPE
#Michelin

The Steering Wheel: How Did We Get Here?

Six key Mercedes steering wheel designs of the past bring us to its all-new design for 2021.
#tech #MercedesBenz #Panhard

Faurecia's Interior Rx

The cockpit of the future promises to be a comfortable, highly personalized and healthy experience.
#Mahle #Faurecia