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Quantum Computing Offers Automakers Major Productivity Advances

Quantum computers can handle much more complex questions and problems than standard computers that use binary codes of ones and zeros.

Connectivity

Covid-19: Revised Outlook for U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales in 2020, 2021

Based on seasonally adjusted annual rates, U.S. sales are not expected to begin strong sequential growth until the fourth quarter.

Market Analysis

Zoox, Amazon Reportedly in Talks; Didi, Pony.ai Increase Testing Capabilities

Amazon is no stranger to the mobility sector. The company joined a $530 million funding round last year at Aurora, the AV developer founded by self-driving pioneer Chris Urmson.

Autonomy

Auto Tech Check: ’20 Toyota Prius XLE AWD-e

The new model year adds Apple CarPlay and a larger in-dash screen, but still lacks Android Auto and retains its awkward center-dash screen and other quirks.

Connectivity

U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Start on the Road Back in May; Inventory Could be a Hindrance in June

Wards Intelligence is penciling in a 13.2 million-unit SAAR for June, which would finalize the second quarter at an 11.2 million-unit SAAR.

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Coronavirus Rewrites Rules of Engagement in Cities’ War on Cars

Even as the pandemic eases, more people are concerned about shared transportation options – and more city dwellers are considering buying cars.

Mobility

GM Says Ultium Cells Designed With Recycling in Mind

GM has “demonstrated the ability to recycle” the Ultium cells efficiently and is looking to do that, as it is important that the automaker and its suppliers are “not always just mining everything as we expand the market.”

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An Evolving Ecosystem: China's Autonomous Vehicle Roadmap

Where China stands in the AV technology race, how government is driving development and deployment and the path to monetization for automakers and suppliers.

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Navigating New Mobility

An examination of the mobility strategies of automotive OEMs, technology companies and others in the race to define the next era of transportation.

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Power Shift: 48V Takes Hold

A look at the 48V movement to meet global emissions standards and satisfy growing vehicle electrical-system demands.

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