Sales

Detroit Auto Show Confirms Move to June

July 23, 2018 at 12:30 AM

The Detroit auto show confirms earlier reports that it will move from its traditional mid-January event to the week of June 8, beginning in 2020.

Tech

Honda’s Laser-Welded, Hot-Stamped Door System

July 16, 2018 at 2:45 AM

Honda and steelmaker ArcelorMittal have been developing advanced techniques to weld varying types and thicknesses of steel into sheets, then hot-stamp them into the structural “rings” that frame the outer and inner parts of a vehicle’s door.

Tech

Wind River: Simplifying the Connected Car

July 09, 2018 at 12:00 AM

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.

Tech

ESI’s Interactive Virtual Prototyping

June 30, 2018 at 11:55 AM

ESI Group produces virtual prototyping software that enables users to simulate a product’s performance, manufacturability, ease of assembly and more, says Application Engineer Jacob Peterson.

Tech

IAV: Digitizing the Product Development Process

June 18, 2018 at 2:22 AM

The auto industry’s pursuits of electrification, autonomous driving and next-generation manufacturing are driving a record pace of activity at IAV Automotive Engineering Inc.

Tech

Verifying Prototype Parts Faster

June 11, 2018 at 12:55 PM

A big bottleneck in testing prototype parts is verifying that the component actually matches the original digital design, notes Jeff Schipper, director of special operations for Proto Labs Inc. in Maple Plain, Minn.

Tech

HBPO and Lightweighting

June 04, 2018 at 1:23 AM

HBPO North America has doubled its sales in 2016-2018 and by year-end will open four more manufacturing plants in the region, says President Diana Mannino.

EY: Managing Mobility Services

May 28, 2018 at 5:06 PM

EY says companies have invested some $115 billion on initiatives that will bring more change in personal transportation over the next five years than has occurred in the past 30 years.

Powertrain

Electrification at AAM

May 21, 2018 at 1:32 AM

American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. has expanded well beyond its roots as a supplier of rear axles for pickup trucks and SUVs.

Tech

Helping Carmakers Electrify Faster

May 14, 2018 at 2:38 AM

Phoenix-based ON Semiconductor supplies discrete chips and integrated electronic systems to carmakers for everything from lighting and safety to electrification and autonomous driving.

Mobility

Integrating Mobility Services with EY’s Tesseract Platform

May 07, 2018 at 1:18 AM

EY’s Tesseract mobility platform helps conquer the challenges of creating effective business models for future mobility services.

Tech

Press-Hardened Steels, and Beyond

April 30, 2018 at 2:37 AM

One of the auto industry’s fastest-growing material applications is press-hardened steel for crash safety and lightweighting, says Gagan Tandon, director of product development for ArcelorMittal.