Toyota, Visteon begin using new $135 million autonomous vehicle testing center in Mich.Dec. 13
Continental to showcase 2 battery charging systems at CESDec. 13
First Shift: Toyota, Panasonic unite on battery researchDec. 13
Toyota, Panasonic consider joint development of EV batteriesDec. 13
Toyota and Panasonic are considering jointly developing batteries for EVs, a partnership that could help the Japanese automaker in its late bid to begin EV production after concentrating on plug-in hybrid and fuel-cell vehicles.
Schaeffler expands into EV motors as core ball-bearings business comes under threatDec. 13
Aptiv preps new tech center in BostonDec. 12
Autoliv expects to complete spinoff of electronics business next yearDec. 12
Auto, battery makers investing in small Canadian cobalt, lithium minersDec. 11
Canadian developers of cobalt and lithium mines stand to benefit from a round of investments from the makers of electric vehicles and batteries. More than a dozen groups, including car and battery makers, are investing.
After split, Delphi looks to the futureDec. 11
Lear to acquire GPS technology company EXO TechnologiesDec. 11
U.S. recall process still in need of its own fixDec. 4
Three years after massive recalls engulfed the auto industry, the process for finding vehicle owners and completing the necessary repairs remains disjointed at best, with few reforms to protect the public when the next major vehicle safety crisis hits.
Honda goes the extra mile to close out airbag recallsDec. 11
It took a while for Honda to recognize the scope of its problem with bad Takata airbag inflators, but since it did, the company has led the way in finding affected vehicles and getting their owners to come in for repairs.