PROPULSION

Propulsion

How to Build a Military Vehicle from a Pickup Truck

A real piece of military gear. A real pickup that you can get at a Chevy dealership. A really remarkable story.
#FiatChryslerAutomobiles #Tesla #Multimatic

Diesel

Jeep Launches Plug-in Hybrids—in Europe

The Compass and Renegade are available as plug-in hybrids in Europe—and have a clever approach to 4x4 operation sans prop shaft
#HP #Jeep #europe

Sales

Toyota Advances Sedans for 2021

While it may seem otherwise, people still buy sedans. And Toyota is going to continue to build them. Lots of them
#HP #Ford #Toyota

On-Demand Webinars

Check out recordings of past live webinars on trending automotive topics. 

Design

How the 2021 Ford F-150 Was Developed

An inside view on how the new generation came to be from the man who heads all Ford product development, Hau Thai-Tang
#engineer #people #Tesla

Diesel

Trevor Milton of Nikola Talks Industry Disruption

Will Nikola become the Tesla of Class 8 trucking (the Tesla semi notwithstanding)? It sure seems like a good bet. And lots of investors are betting it will
#Bollinger #people #engineer

Electronics

All About EV Batteries

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

Hybrid

Could GM Spin Off EV Business?

An intriguing way to get Wall Street’s attention
#GMC #LG #Tesla

Propulsion

Inside Audi e-tron’s Battery

Everyone wants range and quick charging capability. Audi brings it—through a clever cooling system
#Audi #tech

Economics

Lordstown Motors Plans IPO

Reverse merger strategy for year-end offering
#facilities #Fisker #Tesla

Propulsion

FCA Readies Big Engine Recall

Creeping rise in emissions affects at least 1 million vehicles
#recalls #Jeep #Fiat

Production

Could GM Spin Off EV Business?

An intriguing way to get Wall Street’s attention
#facilities #Tesla #LG

Propulsion

Audi Readies Integrated Chassis/Powertrain Controller

When it comes to car smarts, two brains aren’t necessarily better than one.
#Audi #europe #chassis

Batteries

Better Batteries Through Research

The Consortium for Battery Innovation is dedicated to advancing the technology of the lead battery. Yes, the thing you probably have under your hood.
#tech

Business

Rivian Targets Mid-2021 Launch

Pilot production begins at former Mitsubishi plant
#Rivian #Amazon

Propulsion

Trevor Pawl Plans to Make Michigan a Leader in Mobility and Electrification

Sure, lots of states would like to achieve leadership in those areas, but Michigan’s governor has appointed Pawl the state’s first Chief Mobility Officer, and this guy knows how to—and who can help—get it done
#Tesla

Batteries

What Do German Scientists Drive?

Well, maybe that’s “What Would German Scientists Like to Drive?”
#people #Porsche

Propulsion

Ford Reveals Bronco Family: First Up Is Bronco Sport

The first member of the “Built Wild” family is now open for reservations. The smaller sibling.
#Ford #Jeep

Business

EV Startup Fisker Poised for $2.9 Billion Merger

Plan would fund launch of Ocean crossover model in 2022
#AstonMartin #people #Fisker