Mobility

EY: Bullish About Car Sales—and Mobility as a Service

April 29, 2019 at 12:23 AM

EY is bullish about the conventional auto industry but urges it to embrace a strategy that combines carmaking with the emerging trend toward mobility as a service.

Automotive Mobility

VSI: Helping Developers Integrate Safety, Autonomy

By: Bill Hampton - April 15, 2019 at 2:34 AM

Minneapolis-based VSI Labs advises designers of active safety and automated driving systems on planning and engineering during the early stages of development.

Automotive Propulsion Systems

Dana Tech Spans Drivetrain Spectrum

By: Bill Hampton - April 08, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Dana Inc. offers advanced powertrain technologies for everything from conventional piston-powered vehicles to hybrids, all-electric and fuel cell systems—and from cars to commercial trucks and offroad vehicles.

Mobility

EY: Rinspeed’s Micro-SNAP Delivery System

April 01, 2019 at 3:40 AM

EY has partnered with Swiss-based Rinspeed AG for several years on evolving approaches to advanced mobility and how to manage the ecosystem in which they operate.

Tech

Steel’s Role in EVs, Autonomous Cars

By: Bill Hampton - March 25, 2019 at 2:56 AM

Demand for advanced high-strength steels will continue as carmakers launch more electric and self-driving vehicles, says SMDI’s Jody Hall.

Tech

Speeding EV, Autonomous Car Development

By: Bill Hampton - March 18, 2019 at 3:05 AM

Dassault Systemes has expanded its core expertise in software for design and engineering to vehicle electrification, autonomous cars and advanced driver aid systems.

Automotive Mobility

EY: Where’s the Profit in New Mobility?

March 11, 2019 at 3:09 AM

How can the auto industry generate enough revenue to pay for its rush to find new options to traditional car ownership?

Business

GHSP: From Metal Bending to Software

By: Bill Hampton - March 04, 2019 at 2:19 AM

GHSP started as a metal stamping company nearly 100 years ago. Nows it's a leader in electronics software technology, notes sales chief Keith Mulder.

Automotive Sales and Industry Production

Small Gain Due in 2019 Global Auto Sales

February 25, 2019 at 3:22 AM

Global sales of light-duty vehicles will rise less than 1% this year, reversing a 1% dip in 2018, LMC Automotive predicts.

Automotive Mobility

Testing the Building Blocks for Self-Driving Vehicles

By: Bill Hampton - February 18, 2019 at 2:43 AM

VSI Labs helps developers of technologies for self-driving cars better understand how their products affect the vehicle’s overall performance.

Automotive Manufacturing Management

How High Will U.S. Demand for SUVs Go?

By: Bill Hampton - February 11, 2019 at 2:55 AM

SUVs and pickup trucks continue to gain market share in the U.S., and neither segment shows signs of peaking, says LMC Automotive's Bill Rinna.

Automotive Manufacturing Management

Going Ambidextrous

By: Bill Hampton - February 04, 2019 at 2:12 AM

Carmakers and suppliers are struggling to manage their traditional business while moving into new-mobility operations with entirely different cultures and practices, says SRI International advisor Clay Phillips.