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Ford, Volkswagen See the Future with Argo Lidar Sensors and AV Trials

Volkswagen announces start of international ID. Buzz AV trials based on Argo technology as Ford moves ahead with plans for AV production in 2022 with Argo Lidar.

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Cockpit of the Future: Separating Fantasy From Reality

Electrification and autonomy are transforming vehicle cabins, but not as fast as thought during the heady days of 2015. This special report looks at what's likely in the transformation of vehicle cockpits over the next few years and how safety considerations are helping to drive design.

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Canada Class 5 Sales Soar 151.0% in April

Large triple-digit gains in Class 5 resulted in an 89.7% rise for Canada big truck sales in April.

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U.S. Big Trucks Up 38.6% in April

U.S. medium- and heavy-duty truck sales totaled 38,743, up 38.6% compared to last April, when sales dropped to 27,954.

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Mexico LV Sales Improved 139.9 % in April

Light-vehicle sales in Mexico rose 139.9% in April, due to a significant uptake in car sales (+137.9%) and an increase in light-truck deliveries (+142.3%).

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North America Production Tracker Q2, May 2021

North America production tracker by manufacturer, vehicle type, and country for 2nd quarter 2021 (May 2021 update).

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South Korea Vehicle Sales, March 2021

South Korea vehicle sales by vehicle type and company for March 2021.

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Mexico Truck Sales by Weight Class, April 2021

Mexico truck sales by weight class for April 2021.

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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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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.

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An Overview of the Autosar Adaptive and its Rationale

As we mentioned in a previous article, Increasing-Entropy-in-the-Sector-of-Automotive-Software, the trends around the software-defined vehicle and centralization of electronics hardware components come from the automotive industry’s need to adjust to new applications and the requirements for cloud-connected cars.

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Cockpit of the Future: Safety Systems Competitive Landscape

Vehicle occupant safety and comfort are evolving as the cabin is redesigned to accommodate advanced driver assistance features, autonomous driving and vehicle electrification. This report looks at key players in the market and their efforts to keep up with new technological needs and new crash safety rules and zero-fatality goals.

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