INTERIORS & ELECTRONICS

Design

2021 Nissan Rogue SL FWD Premium

Nissan’s latest Rogue knows what it has to do—and does it
#Nissan

Propulsion

Volkswagen Launching New Golf R in 2021

0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds; top speed of 155 mph. Yes, a car meant to go fast.
#Volkswagen

Materials & Lightweighting

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

December 3, 9am CST

AutoBeat Live is a monthly 30-minute show featuring conversations with leading observers of and people in the auto industry. Each episode will include insights about what’s happening—things that may affect suppliers to the industry. 

Propulsion

Cadillac Is Designing for the Future Today

Here’s how Cadillac is transforming its look as it transitions to an electric future while not ignoring the wonderful time that brought it to today
#Nikola #Cadillac #AutolineAfterHours

Interiors & Electronics

Engineering the GM Full-Size Utes and More

On this edition of “Autoline After Hours” we have the man who is in charge of global products for General Motors
#Volkswagen #people #Tesla

Interiors & Electronics

Bronco Designer Talks Product Development

Here’s how the 2021 Bronco was designed to both look like and perform like a Bronco—the iconic 4x4, yet brought up to the moment—explained by Paul Wraith, the vehicle’s chief designer
#Cadillac #Tesla #people

Interiors & Electronics

Can Radar Eliminate the Need for LiDAR?

UC San Diego researchers develop a radar-based system that could mean a more cost-effective approach to automated driving
#tech #engineer

Propulsion

Don Walker of Magna Talks About the Industry Now—and In the Future

Don Walker is CEO of Magna, a company that he has been with for 33 years. He’s retiring at the end of 2020 and talks to “Autoline After Hours” about the industry he has been instrumental in
#GeneralMotors #AutolineAfterHours #Magna

Business

MINI Releases Two New Special Editions

The company is all about special editions, whether it is the Paddy Hopkirk Edition, Coral Red Edition, Sidewalk Edition or many more. Here are two more
#MINI

Electronics

IIHS: Driver Aids Encourage Distracted Driving

How semi-autonomous features foster over-confidence.
#safety #tech

Plastics

Partners Target Bioplastic Interior Trim

Molecular recycling and non-petroleum feedstocks take shape
#sustainability

Design

2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV 4WD Premium Luxury

Big, bold and yet somehow still sophisticated: the 2021 Cadillac Escalade
#Cadillac #chassis #body

Batteries

Engineering the 2020 Nissan Sentra

An inside look on how an impressive compact sedan came to be
#GeneralMotors #Nissan #AutolineAfterHours

Steel

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

Interiors & Electronics

Talking Acura TLX

The folks in charge of developing and manufacturing the fifth-generation TLX talk on “Autoline After Hours.”
#Acura #MercedesBenz #people

Interiors & Electronics

Honda Ridgeline Gets Mid-Cycle Makeover

2021 pickup is designed to look the part
#Honda

Interiors

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