Adient expands into aircraft seating with Boeing JV
Boeing is moving into making aircraft seats to try to reduce costly delays to deliveries by plane manufacturers, forming a joint venture with car seating leader Adient.
Continental hires JP Morgan for possible structural overhaul, report says
Continental hired JP Morgan to advise on a possible reorganization that could see a breakup of the company's business units as it repositions for a market focused on EVs and AVs, Reuters reported.
Lightweight materials r&d facility in Detroit showcased during auto show
A $50 million r&d operation for testing and commercializing lightweight metals and composite materials is being showcased in Detroit during this week's auto show.
Acura reboots RDX 'from ground up'
The third-generation RDX -- the first RDX styled, developed and engineered entirely in the U.S. -- is the crossover's most extensive redesign in more than a decade, and it will square off against a wave of new rivals.
At CES, time to make cool stuff real stuff
There was lots of talk and several demonstrations of self-driving cars at CES, but it was striking to notice which companies did not attend this massive consumer electronics extravaganza.
Continental eyes reorganization
Continental said it is in "early stages" of talks about a structural overhaul, following moves by Delphi and Autoliv to split their operations in two.
Nvidia, Intel take two paths to process autonomous driving
Production-ready autonomous cars will require vast amounts of computing power. In back-to-back keynotes, Intel and Nvidia showed two different approaches, but the companies developing this technology are unsure which path is best to take.
Why Japan needs Spain's Gestamp
Does Japan really need a foreign supplier to create more metal stamping capacity there? Gestamp thinks so.
Building blocks of new interiors are production-ready
Interiors suppliers are ready for the new demands coming from self-driving cars.
Panasonic's one-brain runs many functions
Panasonic has unveiled Spydr -- a single-brain solution to the usual vehicle architecture of multiple controllers.
Thyssenkrupp studies how to steer systems to reliability
German steering supplier Thyssenkrupp says the next frontier of advanced steering is creating redundancy for safety.
Magna's basic building-block approach to the future
Magna's chief technical officer says the supplier's strategy will make sure that products remain viable whether global vehicle electrification is 5 percent or 25 percent.
New kind of climate control can save energy
Valeo's Smart Cocoon reduces energy demands by 30 to 55 percent.
Magna takes 'significant step' in enabling fully autonomous vehicles
Canadian parts giant Magna International says it now has the ability to manufacture U.S. military-grade radar for the auto sector, allowing automakers to close the gap between Level 3 and Level 5 autonomy.
Linamar to spend up to $402 million on AI, electric and connected vehicles
Canadian auto parts supplier Linamar -- with the help of the governments of Ontario and Canada -- will spend up to $402 million on a number of new programs, including artificial intelligence.
Lincoln suppliers guided by drivers
Lincoln brand managers are taking a keener interest in their vehicle parts these days, and in watching consumers use them in the real world.
NHTSA asks carmakers to disclose any Kobe Steel safety issues
NHTSA asked 29 carmakers to disclose if the safety of any of their vehicles or engines containing products supplied by Kobe Steel could be affected by data cheating.