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Maverick Pickup Launches With Ford’s First In-House Motor

Ford takes the next step toward electrification by building its electric motors in-house. The automaker says its Van Dyke Electric Powertrain Center will produce an electric motor every 75 seconds starting this summer.

Propulsion Electrification

Toyota: We’re Not Anti-BEV, But…

The world’s No.1 automaker by volume lays out why it thinks BEVs aren’t ready for primetime just yet.

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Lexus’ New Interface Appears Big Improvement From Remote Touch

Lexus says goodbye to Remote Touch and “Hey/Hi/Hello” to Interface, after its standing in third-party surveys takes a hit.

Connectivity North America

Canada Big Truck Sales Climb 53.9% in May

Canada medium- and heavy-duty trucks posted their third consecutive month of growth, thanks to impressive gains by Classes 5, 7, and 8.

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U.S. Heavy Truck Sales Soar 98.5% in May

Double-digit gains recorded by each class resulted in U.S. medium- and heavy-duty truck sales to rise 62.3% in May.

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Germany Vehicle Sales, May 2021

Germany vehicle sales by vehicle type and company for May 2021.

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U.S. SAAR History by Month, 1980-current

U.S. vehicle sales SAAR (seasonally adjusted annual rates) by vehicle type and source by month for 1980-current.

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U.S. Truck Sales and Inventory by Weight Class, May 2021

U.S. truck sales by weight class, source, and company for May 2021. Includes inventory by weight class.

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North America Platform by Plant Production Forecast - 2020-2022

North America light vehicle production forecast by vehicle type and country; by manufacturer, vehicle type, and country; by manufacturer, country, and plant; and by manufacturer, platform, and plant by month for 2020-2022. Includes list of models with their associated platform.

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Outlook Q1 2021: North American Barometer

Wards Intelligence, Principal Forecaster, Haig Stoddard, shares Wards Intelligence and LMC North American sales and production data and forecasts for the second and third quarters of 2021.

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Outlook Q1 2021: The Cockpit of the Future

In this presentation Wards Intelligence, Senior Analyst, Drew Winter, shows past concept-car hype and presents a realistic view of future cockpit designs to 2030. This presentation looks at the design challenges presented by increasingly stringent crash safety regulations, HVAC system architectures and other realities. The response by safety system and climate control suppliers is explained in detail. Also explored are the future of new UV-C disinfecting systems and other occupant wellness features.


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Cutting Through the Autonomous Vehicle Hype: Industry Challenges and Solutions

Cutting through the AV hype to discover why it is taking so long. Technical challenges, high hardware costs, edge cases and lagging regulations are slowing development.

Autonomy Autonomous Vehicles

The Software and Data Revolution: From Vehicles to the OEMs´ Backend

The software revolution in the automotive industry not only is impacting the vehicle itself, but also is triggering a chain reaction that resonates back to the OEMs, significantly affecting their operating processes and future strategies.

Autonomy Mobility

Q&A: AImotive CEO Talks Sony Car, Silicon Chips and New Market Opportunities

Laszlo Kishonti sees a potential opening for AImotive as non-traditional players look to enter the battery-electric market. In order to move quickly and be competitive, they’ll need to rely on companies like his for advanced technology, he believes.

Autonomy ADAS