Lambo SUV Adds 3D-Printed Parts

February 13, 2019 at 10:16 AM

Lamborghini SpA has begun using a pair of small 3D-printed parts in its Urus crossover vehicle.

Toyota Updates Crash Test Dummy Software

February 12, 2019 at 12:31 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. has released the sixth version of its Total Human Model for Safety (THUMS) virtual crash dummy software.

China’s Changan Demos 55 Autonomous Car Platoon

February 11, 2019 at 9:18 AM

Chongqing Changan Automobile Co. tested a 55-vehicle fleet of autonomous vehicles driving in line on a closed highway in China.

Sweden Opens AI Innovation Center

February 06, 2019 at 1:13 PM

Sweden’s Innovation Agency has opened a technical center in Gothenburg that will focus on developing artificial intelligence, deep learning technologies and related applications.

Japanese Partners Ready Compact EVs

February 04, 2019 at 12:11 PM

Consumer electronics giant Funai Electric Co. is teaming with startup Fomm Corp. to develop a compact electric sports car and a semi-amphibious mini-EV.

EV Racing to the Extreme

February 01, 2019 at 11:30 AM

Organizers of the Formula E electric vehicle race circuit, which began its fifth season in December, are launching an off-shoot series in which rugged SUVs will compete in extreme conditions. 

Mercedes Adds In-Car Infotainment Orders

January 30, 2019 at 10:49 AM

Buyers of select Mercedes-Benz vehicles in Europe are now able to purchase additional infotainment services directly through their vehicles’ audio system.

Mercedes Readies Safety Demonstration Vehicle

January 29, 2019 at 10:08 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit is developing an Experimental Safety Vehicle and will unveil it this summer.

Brembo Bullish on Brakes

January 28, 2019 at 4:00 AM

European brake giant Brembo SpA calls North America its largest market today. Dan Sandberg, president and CEO for the region, doesn’t see that changing. 

Hyundai Airbag Targets Secondary Impacts

January 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has developed an airbag system that deploys after a more serious secondary collision if the initial crash isn’t severe enough to trigger deployment.

JLR Tests Directional Alerts for Autonomous Cars

January 24, 2019 at 7:11 AM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd is developing a system that projects the intended direction of travel onto the road ahead of a self-driving vehicle to alert other road users.

German Auto Industry Ponders Alliance for Autonomous Tech

January 23, 2019 at 9:43 AM

Carmakers and several major suppliers are discussing plans to develop a single system for operating self-driving vehicles, sources tell Manager Magazin.