Tech

Shiloh: Lightweighting without Compromise

April 23, 2018 at 1:57 AM

Lightweighting is an auto industry staple these days, and there are “significant” opportunities for further gains, says Shiloh Industries CEO Ramzi Hermiz.

Mobility

A Body-Swapping “Skateboard”

April 16, 2018 at 10:31 AM

When fleets of self-driving, on-demand vehicles take to the roads, they’ll be running almost constantly as they pick up and drop off passengers.

Production

ERP Tools for Small Companies

April 09, 2018 at 10:57 AM

Even small manufacturers can apply enterprise resource planning tools by starting with one key issue to solve, says Ed Potoczak, director of industrial relations for California-based IQMS’s manufacturing ERP software.

Mobility

Building an Urban Mobility Strategy

April 02, 2018 at 1:51 AM

Creating an effective mobility plan for a city starts with determining needs, then overlaying existing assets on a map to reveal the “new mobility grid,” says international urban mobility consultant Susan Zielinski.

Mobility

Michigan's Mobility Matchmaking

March 26, 2018 at 12:49 AM

Michigan's PlanetM initiative facilitated some 300 “match meetings” between mobility startups and interested carmakers and suppliers ahead of this year’s Detroit auto show, says Director Seun Phillips.

Tech

Innovation at Roechling Automotive

March 19, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Roechling Automotive, an expert in plastics processing, has embarked on a dramatic expansion into far more complex products that involve electronics, mechatronics and more.

Mobility

Bosch and Smart Cities

March 12, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Bosch is helping to improve the quality of life by using technology to connect homes, buildings and eventually cities, says Frank Sgambati, director of Smart City business development in the U.S.

Mobility

Helping Cities Assess Mobility Options

March 05, 2018 at 4:29 AM

City planners recognize the potential power of vehicle connectivity, automation and ride sharing to improve the quality of life for urban dwellers.

Mobility

How EY Helps Cities Test Multimodal Transport Options

February 26, 2018 at 2:12 AM

EY says cities can be considered transport customers who, like individuals, want to make personal mobility efficient and convenient.

Tech

Visteon’s Open Platform System for Self-Driving Vehicles

February 19, 2018 at 2:01 AM

Visteon Corp. is developing DriveCore, an open platform to control and operate autonomous vehicles.

Mobility

How Michigan’s PlanetM Helps Mobility Startups

February 12, 2018 at 2:48 AM

Michigan is connecting mobility startups with car companies, top-tier suppliers and venture capitalists through PlanetM, an initiative of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

Sales

LMC Automotive’s 2018 Outlook for U.S. Car Market

February 05, 2018 at 12:02 AM

Car sales in the U.S. this year will shrink by about 200,000 units to 17 million vehicles says Jeff Schuster, senior vice president, Automotive Forecasting at LMC Automotive.