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Propulsion

Prius Turns 20

Who would have thought that the Prius would have such legs? Outside of people in Toyota City, perhaps not many. But in the U.S., 20 years on, and 1.9-million sold...
#Toyota #Tesla

Hybrid

VW Aero Car from the 1980s

Yes, it is highly aerodynamic. And for a car with 177 hp, fast. But not exactly the stuff of daily driving.
#Volkswagen #tech #Carbon

Propulsion

All About EV Batteries

A deep dive into battery tech by a man who was instrumental in helping it get on the road
#Delphi #Magna #engineer

The Globe from the Powertrain Perspective

The Globe from the Powertrain Perspective

Although there are some who think that the internal combustion engine (ICE) is doomed, that it is gasping its last intake sequence and will soon be completely exhausted, James Martin, Senior Research Analyst, Powertrain and Compliance, IHS Markit, is not one of them.
#HP #Dodge #FiatChryslerAutomobiles

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Interiors & Electronics

Building Hondas and Acuras Is a Family Affair

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

Interiors & Electronics

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
#Acura #Honda #Hyundai

Batteries

Autonomy Coming to Indy

Competition will have driverless race cars at the Brickyard
#Acura #Honda #Hyundai

Batteries

Managing Multi-Voltage Car Systems

How Yazaki helps OEMs safely manage 12-, 48- and 300-plus-volt circuits
#chassis #tech #Yazaki

Batteries

Is Tesla on the Verge of an EV Battery Breakthrough?

Million-mile battery could debut by year-end
#tech #Fisker #GeneralMotors

Propulsion

U.S. Carmakers Chart Restart Dates

Big Three aim for U.S. factory relaunches on May 18
#europe #facilities #Chrysler

Batteries

VW Hikes Stakes in Chinese EV Ventures

Underscoring the company’s long-term EV goals
#asia #europe #Volkswagen

Autonomous Vehicles

VW Finally Okays Projects with Ford

Van, pickup truck and EV projects ready to roll
#europe #Ford #Volkswagen

Business

Ohio Gets Smart About Driving EV Adoption Rates

Columbus partners with local businesses to help increase sales of electrified vehicles by 500%
#Tesla

Batteries

Europe Outsells China on EVs

But the long-term winner is up for grabs
#europe #tech #Volkswagen

Hybrid

EVs and COVID-19: Low Energy Sales

2020 will not be a good year for global EV sales, research firm predicts
#Ford #Volkswagen #GeneralMotors

Sales

2020 Honda CR-V Touring

Really good gets even better. Imagine that.
#Honda #HP #reviews

Economics

Shakeout for China’s EV Market

Funding dries up as market demand swoons
#Chrysler #Daimler #Fiat

Propulsion

The Other Side: The Return of Motorsports (And Then Some)

Who doesn’t like to see racing in action? Who didn’t imagine flying cars as a kid? Put them together and. . .
#racing

Labor

A Skeptical View of Tesla

Montana Skeptic appears on this edition of “Autoline After Hours” to throw cold water on Tesla, but unlike the Wicked Witch of the West, it doesn’t melt
#Ford #Audi #Honda