Tech

Kia Stinger, Nissan Leaf Win New J.D. Power Engineering Awards

April 15, 2019 at 9:41 AM

The Kia Stinger sedan and Nissan Leaf electric car were the highest-ranked all-new and redesigned 2018-model vehicles, respectively, in the U.S. by J.D. Power.

VSI: Helping Developers Integrate Safety, Autonomy

April 15, 2019 at 2:34 AM

Minneapolis-based VSI Labs advises designers of active safety and automated driving systems on planning and engineering during the early stages of development.

ArcelorMittal Extends Use of Integrated Steel Door Tech

April 11, 2019 at 3:45 PM

Steelmaker ArcelorMittal is expanding applications for the innovative door ring system it developed with Honda Motor Co. to other carmakers.

GMC’s Optional Carbon Fiber Pickup Bed Finally Ready

April 11, 2019 at 10:58 AM

General Motors Co.’s GMC unit is finally ready to introduce a carbon fiber cargo bed option on select models of the Sierra fullsize pickup truck in June.

Honda Files Patent for Fuel Cell Motorcycle Tech

April 10, 2019 at 7:15 PM

Honda Motor Co. has filed a U.S. patent application for an air-intake system for a fuel cell-powered motorcycle.

Partners Unveil Prototype 3D-Printed Aluminum Spaceframe

April 09, 2019 at 3:29 PM

A team led by EDAG Engineering GmbH and Siemens AG have developed a prototype spaceframe with 3D-printed aluminum components.

Tenneco Powertrain Nabs 2 PACE Innovation Awards

April 09, 2019 at 10:43 AM

The winners of this year’s PACE Awards (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) for innovation consisted of 13 suppliers from around the world.

Ford SUV Adds “Calm Screen” Digital Display

April 04, 2019 at 9:48 AM

Ford Motor Co.’s redesigned Explorer SUV will offer a 12.3-inch digital display cluster with a “Calm Screen” setting that simplifies readouts for drivers.

Fujitsu Touts Faster Deep Learning

April 01, 2019 at 10:17 AM

Japan’s Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. claims its latest artificial intelligence software enables the world’s fastest machine learning processing.

Siemens Joins VW/Amazon Industrial Cloud

March 29, 2019 at 10:51 AM

Siemens AG will be the integration partner for the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud platform the carmaker is developing with Amazon Web Services.

Aptiv Touts Open-Source Dataset for Autonomous Cars

March 28, 2019 at 10:50 AM

Aptiv plc has created an open-source dataset that developers of autonomous driving systems can use for free.   

VW, Amazon Partner on Cloud-Based Industrial Platform

March 27, 2019 at 3:18 PM

Volkswagen Group and Amazon Web Services have launched a multi-year partnership to link data from 122 VW facilities worldwide through a single cloud-based database.