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North America Light-Vehicle Production Down 2.4% in June

All regions recorded a loss of production.

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SEG Focuses on Electrified Future

SEG Automotive is charging ahead in the vehicle-electrification space, adding a range of 48V products including a new belt-starter/generator and an updated e-motor capable of producing 20 hp and 63 lb.-ft. (85 Nm) of torque to the drive wheels.

Propulsion Electrified Vehicles

Elektrobit Technology Tackles AV Data Dilemma

Called EB Assist Test Lab, the cloud-based tool provides end-to-end validation of advanced driver-assistance and autonomous-drive systems on a single platform to more easily manage driving scene data.

Autonomy Connectivity

Toyota Hints Prius Hybrid Could Be Dropped; Talks BEVs, Solid State

A top U.S. executive says the challenge is for Toyota to live up to the advanced-technology impression the Prius name conjures up in consumers’ minds.
Electrification Batteries

Finnish Tech Firm Unveils New VR Headsets

The new VR-2 and VR-2 Pro support SteamVR and the OpenVR Development Platform at the industry’s highest resolutions for easy access to immersive content, manufacturer Varjo Technologies says.

Honda Designer Weighs Pros, Cons of BEVs, FCEVs

Hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicles’ advantages over battery-electric vehicles are seriously challenged by the lack of fueling infrastructure for a mass rollout of FCEVs, Honda’s Kohei Hitomi says.

Mexico Car and Light-Truck Sales 1.0% Below Year Prior

Car sales dropped 6.2%, driving Mexico total light-vehicle sales down 1.0%.
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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.
Electrification Propulsion

China's New Energy Vehicle Future

How automakers, suppliers and policymakers are drawing the roadmap for battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in the world’s biggest market.

Markets Propulsion

Battle for the Dashboard and Data: The Future of Connected Infotainment

A look at OEM strategies and trends in the connected-infotainment sector.

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