Hands-free and diagonal driving inventions earn GM Popular Science award

General Motors and Stellantis’ Jeep brand have been selected for the Best of What’s New Award in the auto category from Popular Science magazine this year. The magazine on Wednesday singled out GM’s Super Cruise as the best hands-free technology on the market noting that it strikes a balance between hands-free driving assistance and safety.… Continue reading Hands-free and diagonal driving inventions earn GM Popular Science award

Tesla secures large EV fleet order from Caltrans

Tesla has secured a large fleet order from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), which is trying to electrify its vehicle fleet. Caltrans, like other government agencies in California, is trying to electrify its entire vehicle fleet of about 1,200 vehicles by 2030. They already have 54 Toyota RAV4 Primes (PHEV), 15 Chevy Bolts, 11 Nissan Leafs, and… Continue reading Tesla secures large EV fleet order from Caltrans

@Toyota: Lexus Unveils Installation by Suchi Reddy, Shaped by Air, at ICA Miami

Today, Lexus unveiled Shaped by Air at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami), presenting a vision by acclaimed New York-based artist and architect Suchi Reddy, founder of Reddymade Architecture and Design, that draws inspiration from the Lexus Electrified Sport’s quality of being “shaped by air.” Reddy’s ethereal installation―her first public project in Miami―celebrates… Continue reading @Toyota: Lexus Unveils Installation by Suchi Reddy, Shaped by Air, at ICA Miami

@Toyota: How Toyota Research Institute is Working With Autonomous Technology With The Goal of Helping to Keep People Safe on the Road

Professional drivers have a deep understanding of how to control a vehicle during critical moments on a closed course. But what if a vehicle came equipped with the technology to utilize techniques like controlled drifting to navigate obstacles or hazardous road conditions? That’s the idea behind the latest innovation in autonomous technology by Toyota Research… Continue reading @Toyota: How Toyota Research Institute is Working With Autonomous Technology With The Goal of Helping to Keep People Safe on the Road

@Toyota: Lexus Unveils Installation by Suchi Reddy, Shaped by Air, at ICA Miami

Today, Lexus unveiled Shaped by Air at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami), presenting a vision by acclaimed New York-based artist and architect Suchi Reddy, founder of Reddymade Architecture and Design, that draws inspiration from the Lexus Electrified Sport’s quality of being “shaped by air.” Reddy’s ethereal installation―her first public project in Miami―celebrates… Continue reading @Toyota: Lexus Unveils Installation by Suchi Reddy, Shaped by Air, at ICA Miami

Automotive Sunroof Market Will Generate $14.19 Billion Revenue by 2030, Says P&S Intelligence

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to the recent market research study published by P&S Intelligence, in 2021, the automotive sunroof market was worth $6.43 billion, and it is expected to reach $14.19 billion by 2030, advancing at a 9.2% CAGR from 2021 to 2030. This is due to the technological developments in sunroof… Continue reading Automotive Sunroof Market Will Generate $14.19 Billion Revenue by 2030, Says P&S Intelligence

MOW Forum says energy diversity will be the future of mobility

SEVILLE, Spain, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The international forum for debate on the future of mobility and the automotive sector, MOW FORUM Andalucía 2022, brought together more than 40 panelists at the Seville Conference Center-FIBES 2 to discuss current issues and the challenges and consequences that the 2030-2050 Agenda and the European Green Pact… Continue reading MOW Forum says energy diversity will be the future of mobility

Japanese automakers hit by China’s zero-COVID lockdowns

TOKYO — Ongoing COVID lockdowns in China are forcing Japanese car and truck manufacturers to drastically adjust their production schemes in the country, in some cases forcing Honda and Toyota to completely suspend operations at their factories there. The country’s zero-COVID policy of initiating massive lockdowns to stop outbreaks is keeping workers in their homes,… Continue reading Japanese automakers hit by China’s zero-COVID lockdowns