Tech

Steel’s Cornucopia of Options

February 13, 2017 at 1:23 AM

In the 1960s, carmakers had five grades of steel to work with. Today there are more than 200 options, including some that are more than 10 times as strong.

Mobility

Paying for Connectivity and Autonomy

February 06, 2017 at 2:08 AM

Technologies that enable self-driving cars and vehicle-to-vehicle communications offer benefits. But will the value great enough to make consumers willing to pay for it?

Mobility

North America’s Other Silicon Valley

January 30, 2017 at 12:13 AM

Silicon Valley is home to North America’s biggest concentration of IT expertise, but Canada is close behind, says Ray Tanguay, the top automotive advisor to the governments of Canada and the province of Ontario.

Mobility

The American Center for Mobility

January 23, 2017 at 2:27 AM

The American Center for Mobility near Ypsilanti, Mich., has been selected by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation as one of 10 facilities to validate technologies used in self-driving cars.

Tech

Roechling: Undercover Efficiencies

January 16, 2017 at 2:56 AM

Roechling Automotive applies a systems approach to materials and products that improve air flow, provide thermal control and manage sound.

Mobility

Delphi and Autonomous Tech

January 09, 2017 at 3:41 AM

Delphi Automotive plc has been deeply involved for many years in developing self-driving vehicle technologies.

Mobility

Car Sales and Self-Driving Vehicles

December 25, 2016 at 3:19 PM

Will car-sharing and self-driving vehicles hurt future car sales? Not necessarily, says Jeff Schuster, senior vice president at LMC Automotive­.

Regulatory

U.S. Guidelines for Self-Driving Cars

December 19, 2016 at 1:37 AM

This autumn the U.S. announced new guidelines for autonomous-car developers that set a framework without dictating one technology over another, notes Jennifer Dukarski, an attorney with Detroit-area law firm Butzel Long.

Mobility

Helping Carmakers Remodel for Mobility

November 27, 2016 at 11:59 PM

Carmakers face major hurdles as they redesign themselves to thrive in a future of dramatically more varied options for personal transportation, notes Kristin Schondorf, EY’s Automotive and Transportation Mobility Leader.