EV-Hybrid

LMC Automotive's EV Outlook

December 03, 2018 at 1:59 AM

Global sales of all-electric cars will top 1 million units this year for the first time, says Jeff Schuster, president of global vehicle forecasting for LMC Automotive.

Business

Eaton’s New eMobility Business

November 26, 2018 at 2:45 AM

Earlier this year Eaton Corp. combined products, expertise and manufacturing capabilities from its Electrical and Vehicle groups to create a 1,200-employee business called eMobility.

Tech

Roechling’s Next-Gen Grille Shutters

November 19, 2018 at 1:37 AM

Roechling SE & Co.’s next-generation active grille shutters can cut mass and cost as much as 30% and 20%, respectively, says Ryan Forman, N.A.head of innovation and business development.

Tech

FEV’s Expertise in Advanced Mobility Systems

November 12, 2018 at 12:40 PM

For years FEV Group has expanding its global capabilities in traditional vehicle engineering services to encompass electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving technologies.

EV-Hybrid

Managing a Higher-Voltage Future

November 05, 2018 at 4:20 PM

Tougher emission regulations and expanding in-car electronics are pushing carmakers into increasingly higher-voltage power systems, notes Mary Gustanski, chief technology officer for Delphi Technologies.

Tech

Autonomous-Vehicle Research at Michigan State

October 29, 2018 at 2:12 AM

Michigan State University is conducting multi-disciplinary research on autonomous driving that includes a self-driving-shuttle service for students.

Mobility

PlanetM: Michigan's Mobility Connection

October 21, 2018 at 1:00 PM

Michigan’s PlanetM initiative is a concierge service that links companies and investors with the state’s mobility ecosystem.

New Product

Innovating with IBM’s “Garage Factory”

October 15, 2018 at 1:06 AM

IBM’s Garage Factory concept helps carmakers act like a startup, using fast-paced experimentation and business case analysis to identify promising ideas, then scaling them up for mass-market rollouts.

Tech

Martinrea’s Hybrid-Material Subframe Tech

October 09, 2018 at 10:13 AM

Customers of Canada’s Martinrea International Inc. are moving from standard welded steel or hollow aluminum subframes to the company’s new hybrid system that integrates both materials.

Powertrain

Bentley Drops Bentayga Diesel in Europe

October 03, 2018 at 9:40 AM

Volkswagen AG’s Bentley unit has discontinued the diesel option for its Bentayga crossover vehicle in Europe after two years.

Mobility

The Autonomy Timetable

October 01, 2018 at 12:42 AM

Self-driving cars are coming, but we won’t see significant numbers of them for about 10 years, says Pete Kelly, managing director of LMC Automotive.

EV-Hybrid

Freudenberg Takes on Electrification

September 24, 2018 at 2:58 AM

Freudenberg Group is adjusting its automotive operations as carmakers turn to electrification, notes Matthew Chapman, vice president of sales and marketing for the company’s e-Mobility business.