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Computer chipmaker Intel, which announced plans in August to build a fleet of 100 self-driving cars, is preparing to roll out its first batch of 25 units this year in California and Phoenix.
IHS Markit predicts a surge in global production of panoramic rearview display cameras -- even though safety regulators are still undecided about them. Magna has already developed camera-equipped mirrors.
IHS Markit predicts a surge in global production of panoramic rearview display cameras -- even though safety regulators are still undecided about them.
As fleets of robo-taxis start mixing on public roads with cars, motorcycles and pedestrians, accidents will be inevitable -- and so will be the need for a process to deal with them.
Takata's acquisition is nearly a done deal and should calm down the airbag market. But Sweden's Autoliv is busy snapping up the majority of the contracts it bids on.
Detroit brake- and fuel-line supplier Cooper-Standard sees a robust period ahead, thanks in large part to its mobilization in China.
Swedish airbag supplier Autoliv is partnering with seat-maker Adient to develop new interior approaches to autonomous vehicles.
The next generation of steer-by-wire opens the door for hand-free driving, retractable steering wheels and other autonomous driving elements. And Nexteer says the technology will soon be here.
Many drivers say they want no part of a robo-car. But that might be an opportunity for suppliers.
Interior suppliers at the Frankfurt auto show signal a growing consensus about how cockpits of the future will look -- with preference for armrest controls, no knobs and no center consoles.
Jason Luo told Ford headhunters that he had to see Key Safety's acquisition of Takata through before moving on -- but now he's leaving Key with a plan for growth.
Suppliers are on a record pace for acquisitions, with electronics producers and Europeans offering the most allure. But it's North American suppliers, including Magna, Linamar and Martinrea, positioned to do the buying.
Suppliers are on a record pace for acquisitions, with electronics producers and Europeans offering the most allure.
Shanghai's Yanfeng has formed in-house business incubators to develop new products for vehicle interiors, such as lighting, "smart" surfaces with capacitive controls and self-cleaning cockpit materials.
The Chevrolet Bolt has drawn considerable media attention, but the supplier deals General Motors forged to build it may prove equally important.
Trump or no Trump, California regulators remain convinced that their air quality targets are achievable and necessary -- but they're willing to talk about it.
Most analysts focus on the cost and range of vehicle battery packs, but Continental executives believe market interest is more dependent on battery charging systems.
Lead acid is still hot for future application, says battery maker Johnson Controls.
Lidar-equipped vehicles are available in showrooms, but forget about those Google-style, coffee-can-size lidars on the roofs.
Automotive suppliers generated many of the mergers and acquisitions in the first half of 2017, as deal-makers sought to fill gaps in their technology portfolios.
Mobileye's acquisition by Silicon Valley's Intel will help raise obstacle detection to new levels.
French supplier Faurecia has invested $64 million to install a digital manufacturing system in a new factory in Columbus, Ind., a company executive said Monday.
As many as 75 of the industry's top 100 suppliers will face irrelevance by 2030 unless they establish a niche in the market for electrified cars, concludes a just-released study.
To reimagine how interiors will work in the autonomous age, Faurecia tries out new ideas at a Michigan studio.
A new forecast warns that as many as 75 of the industry's top 100 suppliers will face irrelevance by 2030 unless they establish a niche for electrified cars.
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