INTERIORS & ELECTRONICS

Interiors & Electronics

A Visual Pursuit of Value at Adient

An approach to value analysis/value engineering at one of the world’s leading seating suppliers.
#Adient

Hybrid

Kia Reveals 4th-Gen Sorento

Revealed in Europe, designed by a global team, it will be coming to the U.S. later this year
#Kia #Apple #Bose

Production

On the 2021 Kia Seltos: Small Crossover with Big Presence

Kia grows its lineup of crossovers with a subcompact and provides it with tech so that it isn’t a vehicle that people buy wishing that they could afford something better. 
#Buick #Fiat #HP

Continental ADAS

Addressing the Vehicular Electrical and Electronic Architecture

Michael Crane of Continental: “Your phone gets updates and so its utility improves over time. Your vehicle can do the same thing.” With the right E/E architecture, it will.
#Tesla #Continental

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Design

It’s “Only” an Escalade

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

Connectivity

GM Develops a New Electrical Platform

GM engineers create a better electrical architecture that can handle the ever-increasing needs of vehicle systems
#Cadillac

Autonomous Vehicles

How Magna Manages Transformation

Magna International’s decentralized operating culture reinvented itself in the past decade around innovation and technology.
#Cadillac

Electronics

Denso: We Want Creative Thinkers

Looking for a “strategic mindset” in software engineers and others
#engineer #Denso

Materials & Lightweighting

Porsche Seats Get a 3D-Printed Structure

Well, 40 seats do for the near-term. But after that. . . ?
#Porsche

Hybrid

Building Hondas and Acuras Is a Family Affair

First-hand insights into building NSXes, Accords and much more
#Acura #Honda #Hyundai

Interiors & Electronics

Redesigned Genesis G80 Sedan Follows Winning Formula

Lighter, sleek styling and lots of tech—and new engines
#Hyundai #Apple #HP

Regulations

Hyundai Mobis Develops Radar-Based Rear-Seat Reminder Tech

Supplier claims the system is more effective than cameras and other sensors
#tech #GeneralMotors #Hyundai

Hybrid

2021 Elantra Gets Hollywood-Style Unveiling

Redesign includes sportier styling, loads of tech and a 50-mpg hybrid option
#Hyundai #Apple #HP

Design

2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Premium

The 4Runner is built to take it—with it being something substantially more demanding than a Costco run—though it can do that, too
#Toyota #Amazon #Apple

Design

GM’s Electric Offensive and Other Automotive Developments

Here’s a solid hour of informative observations about what’s going on in the auto industry right now
#Chevrolet #GMC #LG

Interiors & Electronics

2020 Mazda CX-30 Premium

This is what a compact crossover ought to be. And it is.
#Mazda #Bose #HP

Production

Alfa Brings Back an Up-to-Date GTA

The company is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year, and a smokin’ fast tribute car is part of the celebration
#AlfaRomeo #Carbon #HP

Design

Natural Fiber-Reinforced Composite Developed for Toyota EV Concept

Reduced weight is advantageous for EV application
#Toyota #Covestro

Interiors & Electronics

How Would This Automated Vehicle System Have Handled Elvis?

What part of the body can be predictive of where a person might move? One answer: the pelvis