Tech

Making the Case for 3D-Printed Car Parts

May 15, 2017 at 2:31 AM

Carmakers increasingly use 3D-printing to quickly create prototype parts for testing.

Mobility

Urgent Innovation Needed

May 08, 2017 at 2:18 AM

The auto industry faces more change in the next five years than it has seen in the past 20 years, says Anil Valsan, global automotive and transportation lead analysts for EY.

Tech

“Tailored” Weight-Saving

May 01, 2017 at 1:15 PM

For years carmakers have been cutting vehicle weight by stamping structural parts out of so-called tailored blanks, notes ArcelorMittal's Gagan Tandon.

Mobility

Personal Mobility as an “Oasis”

April 24, 2017 at 8:50 AM

EY has again partnered with Swiss mobility tech innovator Rinspeed to help show how tomorrow’s self-driving vehicles may look and function.

Modularizing Front-End Assemblies

April 20, 2017 at 3:21 PM

Carmakers are turning to specialty suppliers to preassemble complex front-end modules that can then be plugged into a vehicle as it moves down the assembly line.

Mobility

EY: Merging Carmaking and Connectivity

April 10, 2017 at 2:56 AM

As cars become capable of driving themselves, their occupants will have plenty of free time to go online or otherwise connect with the world around them as they travel.

EV-Hybrid

Bosch’s Electric Axle

March 20, 2017 at 10:27 AM

Robert Bosch GmbH, which has been helping make piston engines more efficient for decades, has introduced an electric axle that can turn such cars into hybrids.

Mobility

Securing Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication

March 13, 2017 at 12:00 AM

How will we maintain cyber security when tomorrow's cars constantly "talk" to each other to help avoid crashes and improve traffic flow?

Mobility

The $5 Trillion Mobility Market

March 06, 2017 at 4:05 AM

The market for advanced mobility goods and services will total at least $5 trillion over the next 10 years, says Andreas Mai, a mobility consultant and former director of Smart Connected Vehicles at Cisco Systems Inc.

Tech

Upgrading the Engineering Staff

February 27, 2017 at 3:35 AM

The engineering operations in today’s auto industry need broader skill sets, notes Mark Fosmoen, director of North American engineering at Visteon Corp.

Tech

Helping Carmakers Integrate Mobility Technologies

February 20, 2017 at 12:22 AM

Carmakers face a huge challenge in integrating advanced mobility, autonomous driving and vehicle connectivity into tomorrow’s vehicles.

Tech

Steel’s Cornucopia of Options

February 13, 2017 at 1:23 AM

In the 1960s, carmakers had five grades of steel to work with. Today there are more than 200 options, including some that are more than 10 times as strong.