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Design

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

丁香论坛Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year
#Lexus #Volkswagen #Mazda

Legal

FCA Lands a $7.1 Billion Guaranteed Loan in Italy

Funds may further complicate FCA-PSA merger plan
#Chrysler #europe #Fiat

Quality

Dodge Brand Soars to Top of J.D. Power Quality Report

New survey questions turn 2020 results topsy-turvy
#Infiniti #Volvo #Lexus

Interiors

This Year’s Best Interiors: Quality at Any Price

WardsAuto’s annual list had plenty of variety
#Audi #Lincoln #BMW

Regulations

Nevada to Give California’s Low-Emission Targets a Whirl

State vows to join 14 others that favor rougher emission rules.
#emissions

Assembly

100 of VW’s Mexico Staff Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Infections underscore the new challenges for mass production
#Volkswagen #Audi #facilities

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Design

Cars Without Coffee: Jon Ikeda Isn’t Your Typical Exec

Fourteenth in a series. One could say he’s definitionally a “car guy”
#Acura #Honda #Lexus

9 Ways Additive Manufacturing Rises to the Advanced Mobility Challenge
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9 Ways Additive Manufacturing Rises to the Advanced Mobility Challenge

Additive manufacturing (AM) is just one manufacturing method that drives advanced mobility forward and also has a history of embracing the digital connectivity demanded by this trend.

Finishing

C-19 Causes IMTS 2020 Cancellation

Massive manufacturing technology show has had a long run, now with a bit of an interruption
#tech

IMTS 2020
LMC Auto & the Industry Right Now: “Shock to the System”
Economics

LMC Auto & the Industry Right Now: “Shock to the System”

The head of global forecasting for LMC Automotive talks about where the auto industry is at the start of the recovery and how long it might take to get to a state of recovery
#GeneralMotors #Ford #Tesla

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Diesel

Trevor Milton of Nikola Talks Industry Disruption

Will Nikola become the Tesla of Class 8 trucking (the Tesla semi notwithstanding)? It sure seems like a good bet. And lots of investors are betting it will
#sustainability #Nikola #Iveco

Business

LIFT: Advancing Lightweighting Tech

Next-generation manufacturing and talent development programs
#tech

CAR MBS 2020
Mustang Mach E
Electronics

Mach E to Offer Hands-Free Driving

Ford has a lot riding on the Mustang Mach E, as it is the company’s effort not only to make an electric vehicle (it has done that before) but an electric vehicle that is desirable and accessible to regular folks.
#Ford

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Simulation

Plate Buckling Analysis Made Simple

Designing thin-walled steel structures? Then GAS2.0 is for you
#GeneralMotors

2021 Mach 1
Interiors & Electronics

2021 Mustang Mach 1 Design and Engineering

The 2021 Mustang Mach 1 is meant to carve tracks and provoke jealousy in all those who didn’t get one of these limited-edition vehicles
#Ford #Recaro #Michelin

Stupid Car Tricks

Distracted driving is a bad thing. A costly thing. A dangerous thing. What don’t people understand about that? Plenty.
#oddities

Hybrid

Speaking Out: LG Chem’s Denise Gray Charges Ahead in a Male-Dominated Industry

A pioneering engineer and industry leader, who also happens to be an African-American woman
#people #Tesla #GeneralMotors

Assembly

Europe’s Car Plants at 50% of Capacity

Carmakers don’t expect to return to normal output for months.
#Jaguar #europe #FiatChryslerAutomobiles

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Business

Energy Giant bp Faces Future

Pre-COVID initiatives being accelerated, it seems
#sustainability #emissions #Carbon

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Aluminum

Structural Engineering the 2021 Lexus IS

The compact sport sedan from Lexus is not just track-tested, but track-developed
#HP #Lexus #Toyota

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Design

Designers Talk 2021 Nissan Rogue

All-new design for the most important vehicle in Nissan’s portfolio means the designers had to execute a fine line of respecting the present while creating the future
#Honda #Toyota #people

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The Important VW-Ford Collaboration: Trucks

The collaboration between VW and Ford on commercial vehicles is more important than you might think
#tech #Volkswagen #Ford

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Hybrid

Inside Xpeng Motors

A look at some of the technologies being deployed in a new factory building electric vehicles in Zhaoqing, Guandong Province
#ABB #BASF

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Electronics

What You Need to Know About Batteries and Electric Vehicles

Expert from the Southwest Research Institute talks about EV batteries, motors and more
#Ford #GeneralMotors #Volkswagen

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