EV-Hybrid

Karma Debuts All-New Revero GT

October 14, 2019 at 11:01 AM

Karma Automotive has succeeded its 2018 Revero sport sedan with an all-new GT model for 2020 that boasts more power and a redesigned exterior and interior, says Bob Kruse chief technology officer.

Production

Next Frontier for Robots: General Assembly

September 30, 2019 at 12:22 AM

The next challenge for industrial robots is achieving human-like dexterity, including the ability to handle flexible components such as wiring and fabric, says Fanuc America.

Sales

Global Sales to Fall 3% This Year

September 23, 2019 at 7:46 AM

Global light-vehicle sales will decline 3% this year to 92.1 million units amid ongoing trade tensions and other lingering concerns and uncertainties, says Jeff Schuster, president of global vehicle forecasting for LMC Automotive.

Mobility

Retooling Mobility Around Cost, Convenience

September 17, 2019 at 12:27 PM

By 2030, consumers say their choice of transportation in an era of autonomous vehicles will be defined by cost and convenience, not brand, according to new research by IBM’s Institute for Business Value.

Tech

Smart Doors for Autonomous Vehicles

September 09, 2019 at 10:14 AM

Continental AG’s new active entry system uses a key fob or smartphone app to recognize your approach, open the correct door and close it when you exit, says Mike Crane, head of Continental’s body and security for North America.

Business

It's Time for the Auto Industry to Think Differently

September 02, 2019 at 2:29 AM

The auto industry must learn new ways of thinking and behaving to cope with fast-changing technologies, says Carla Bailo, president and CEO of the Center for Automotive Research.

Sales

The Detroit Auto Show’s Summer Strategy

August 26, 2019 at 3:54 AM

Next year’s auto show in Detroit will move from early January to mid-June and double in size with 1 million square feet of new outdoor “floorspace” devoted to hands-on activities.

EV-Hybrid

Track-Testing Schaeffler’s e-Mobility Tech

August 19, 2019 at 10:35 AM

For years Schaeffler Group USA has been helping carmakers make their powertrains more efficient through electrification, supplying everything from components to turnkey systems.

Tech

Making Autonomous Driving Tech Market-Ready

August 12, 2019 at 1:40 AM

Wind River helps developers of advanced autonomous-driving systems deliver safety-certified and production-ready results, says Peter Brown, chief automotive architect.

Tech

IAV: Helping Prioritize EV, Autonomy Programs

July 31, 2019 at 2:05 PM

Carmakers and tier one suppliers face a spike in engineering projects related to electrification and autonomous driving systems.

Tech

Testing EV Systems for Leaks

July 22, 2019 at 3:23 AM

Nobody wants water leaking into electric car battery packs. But keeping them dry can be a challenge, says Thomas Parker, North American automotive sales manager for Inficon Holding AG.

Tech

Freudenberg Technology Innovation's 10-Year Vision

July 15, 2019 at 3:08 AM

German materials expert Freudenberg SE helps find products and applications its divisions will need 10 years from now through its Freudenberg Technology Innovation unit.