It is hard to believe that this is a vehicle in “serial” production with such extraordinary powertrain performance
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Design & Production
The challenge is easy to state but the execution is hard to pull off: Create an all-new midsize sport utility that can more than hold its own against well-established competitors like the Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot and Toyota Highlander, and new ones like the Subaru Ascent and the Volkswagen Atlas. Introducing the Palisade.
#Volkswagen #Nissan #Toyota
Suppliers to the auto industry are paying hundreds of millions of dollars extra because of tariffs of 25% and 10% on steel and aluminum, respectively, says the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn.’s Ann Wilson.
The U.S. is broadening its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum on Feb. 8 to cover finished goods that contain those metals.
Efforts to finalize local content rules for aluminum and steel are stalling attempts to finalize a new trade deal with Canada, Mexico and the U.S.
Jody Hall from the Steel Market Development Institute explains how steel's value proposition and performance gains will assure its central role in personal mobility for decades to come.
While there is certainly an almost unprecedented transformation in vehicles occurring, a research project that commenced in 2009 has some big implications for OEMs still today. It has to do with steel.
#GeneralMotors #Carbon #body