Tech

JLR Eyes 3D Display

August 20, 2019 at 5:36 PM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. is developing a 3D head-up display system that could be used to improve safety and enhance passenger entertainment.

Porsche Adds Apple Music

August 20, 2019 at 9:29 AM

Porsche AG will offer Apple Inc.’s live-streaming music service in new models sold in the U.S., starting this autumn with the Taycan electric sports car.

Gloomy Results for French Solar Road

August 19, 2019 at 2:37 PM

The 1-km (0.6-mile) solar road installed in late 2016 in northwest France has failed to meet expectations for the project, reports Le Monde.

Startup Licenses DOE Hydrogen Conversion Tech

August 19, 2019 at 11:24 AM

Knoxville, Tenn.-based Electro-Active Technologies Inc. is licensing two biorefinery technologies from the Dept. of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee to create hydrogen fuel from food waste.

Cooper Standard Gets Smart on Materials Development

August 15, 2019 at 5:23 PM

Cooper Standard Holdings Inc. says its new artificial intelligence-based process can reduce material development time by as much as 80%. 

CEO at Carbon Fiber Supplier SGL Resigns

August 15, 2019 at 10:57 AM

Juergen Koehler, the CEO of carbon fiber supplier SGL Group, will leave the company at the end of August after the supplier scrapped its business plan and slashed its outlook.

Hyundai Mobis Targets Commercial Truck Sensor Market

August 14, 2019 at 4:01 PM

Hyundai Motor Co.’s Hyundai Mobis parts affiliate will begin supplying its own radar and camera sensors for use in Hyundai commercial trucks next month, the Korea Herald reports.

Subaru Outback Offers Water-Friendly Interior

August 14, 2019 at 3:36 PM

Subaru Corp. is debuting a water-resistant seating upholstery on upscale versions of the redesigned 2020 Outback midsize crossover vehicle.

Holographic Startup Lands Funding

August 14, 2019 at 10:40 AM

Light Field Lab Inc., a Silicon Valley-based startup which is developing hologram technology that doesn’t require virtual reality headsets, has raised $28 million in Series A funding.

Audi Q4 to Get Customizable Lights

August 13, 2019 at 3:42 PM

Audi AG’s upcoming Q4 e-tron electric vehicle will feature personalized headlights and taillights, Autocar reports.

Bosch Touts 3D Digital Display for Drivers

August 12, 2019 at 12:17 PM

Robert Bosch GmbH has unveiled a 3D effect for digital displays in cars that the company says can convey information to drivers faster and more precisely.

Making Autonomous Driving Tech Market-Ready

August 12, 2019 at 1:40 AM

Wind River helps developers of advanced autonomous-driving systems deliver safety-certified and production-ready results, says Peter Brown, chief automotive architect.