Mobility

Personal Mobility as an “Oasis”

April 24, 2017 at 8:50 AM

EY has again partnered with Swiss mobility tech innovator Rinspeed to help show how tomorrow’s self-driving vehicles may look and function.

Modularizing Front-End Assemblies

April 20, 2017 at 3:21 PM

Carmakers are turning to specialty suppliers to preassemble complex front-end modules that can then be plugged into a vehicle as it moves down the assembly line.

Mobility

EY: Merging Carmaking and Connectivity

April 10, 2017 at 2:56 AM

As cars become capable of driving themselves, their occupants will have plenty of free time to go online or otherwise connect with the world around them as they travel.

Tech

Undercover Efficiencies

April 03, 2017 at 1:31 AM

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

EV-Hybrid

Bosch’s Electric Axle

March 20, 2017 at 10:27 AM

Robert Bosch GmbH, which has been helping make piston engines more efficient for decades, has introduced an electric axle that can turn such cars into hybrids.

Tech

Securing Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication

March 13, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Tomorrow’s cars will continuously “talk” to each other, exchanging location and velocity data several times per second to help avoid collisions.

Mobility

The $5 Trillion Mobility Market

March 06, 2017 at 4:05 AM

The market for advanced mobility goods and services will total at least $5 trillion over the next 10 years, says Andreas Mai, a mobility consultant and former director of Smart Connected Vehicles at Cisco Systems Inc.

Tech

Upgrading the Engineering Staff

February 27, 2017 at 3:35 AM

The engineering operations in today’s auto industry need broader skill sets, notes Mark Fosmoen, director of North American engineering at Visteon Corp.

Tech

Helping Carmakers Integrate Mobility Technologies

February 20, 2017 at 12:22 AM

Carmakers face a huge challenge in integrating advanced mobility, autonomous driving and vehicle connectivity into tomorrow’s vehicles.

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.