EV-Hybrid

Report: Old-Line Carmakers Set to Sweep Past Tesla in EV Race

July 13, 2018 at 2:00 AM

Tesla Inc. will retain its position as the world’s largest maker of electric cars next year but plunge to seventh behind well-established vehicle manufacturers by 2021, predicts PA Consulting Group.

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Dassault Systemes

Wind River: Simplifying the Connected Car

Wind River Systems Inc.’s software for the Internet of Things is a natural fit for the auto industry’s move into advanced driver assist features and autonomous driving, says Peter Brown, chief automotive architect.

When Automated Production Turning is the Low-Cost Option

Sponsored - June 27, 2018 at 8:51 AM

For the right parts, or families of parts, an automated CNC turning cell is simply the least expensive way to produce high-quality parts. Here’s why.

Legal

First Prison Sentence Handed Down in FCA-UAW Corruption Scandal

Monica Morgan-Holiefield, the widow of United Auto Workers union executive General Holiefield, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for her role in a corruption scandal at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

EV-Hybrid

Honda, Panasonic to Test Swappable Battery for Electric Motorcycles

Honda Motor Co. and Panasonic Corp. have formed a joint venture with HPP Energy Indonesia to test a battery-sharing scheme for electric motorcycles.

New Product

Toyota Previews 2019 Supra

Toyota Motor Corp. raced a camouflaged version of its upcoming Supra sports car this week at England’s Goodwood Festival of Speed hill climb.

Legal

Bosch Ordered to Submit Emails in VW Diesel Lawsuits

A German regional court has ordered Robert Bosch GmbH to turn over emails about its business with Volkswagen AG in connection with two lawsuits about VW’s diesel emission cheating.

Mobility

Valeo Joins Baidu’s Apollo Self-Driving-Car Platform

Valeo SA has joined Apollo, the open-source platform autonomous car alliance led by China internet services giant Baidu Inc.

People

Former Nissan U.S. Chief Dies

Tom Mignanelli, who headed Nissan Motor Co.’s U.S. sales unit in the early 1990s, died late last month at the age of 73.

Regulatory

Nissan to Replace Takata Airbag Inflators in 104,800 Cars

Nissan Motor Co. is recalling nearly 105,000 small cars in the U.S. to replace passenger-side frontal airbag inflators that could explode in a crash.

New Product

Mini Teases Upcoming EV

BMW AG’s Mini unit has released the first design sketches of the all-electric car it plans to launch next year.

Regulatory

Ontario Pulls the Plug on EV Rebates

Fulfilling a campaign promises, new Ontario Premier Doug Ford has ended incentives for electrified and fuel cell-powered vehicles and charging stations.

Tech

Daimler, Chinese University Extend Tech Research Deal

Daimler AG and China’s Tsinghua University have extended their 6-year-old joint research agreement for another three years, focusing on autonomous driving and “intelligent” mobility.