How EV Connectors Differ Around the World – Motor Bella 2021

September 21st, 2021 at 4:56pm

Phoenix Contact makes connectors as well as charger inlets and cables for automakers and charging station operators around the world. Vince Carioti, Director of eMobility for North America, surprised us with just how many different types of connectors there are and says there’s a new one coming for China, which should address a previous design flaw.

Detect It is Bringing AI to the Shop Floor – Motor Bella 2021

September 21st, 2021 at 4:33pm

Detect It is a company that uses audio and video data to develop artificial intelligence programs and neural nets for object detection and alignment as well as surface inspection and much more. It sounds complicated, but as President and CEO Kevin Kerwin explains, almost anyone can use it.

Lyten Developing Lithium Sulfur Batteries with Graphene – Motor Bella 2021

September 21st, 2021 at 4:12pm

We hear claims of battery breakthroughs all the time, but a company by the name of Lyten Inc. appears to be on to something. It’s an advanced materials technology company that’s developing lithium sulfur batteries that utilizes 3D graphene, which makes it less susceptible to issues that face other lithium-ion batteries. Check out our interview with CEO & co-founder of Lyten, Dan Cook to learn more.

AD #3165 – Ford Reveals New Expedition; BMW & Daimler Sued Over Emissions; Honda Drastically Cuts Production in Japan

September 21st, 2021 at 11:52am

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Runtime: 9:52

0:08 LG Chem Resumes Chevy Bolt Battery Production
0:57 BMW & Daimler Sued Over Emissions
1:42 Honda Drastically Cuts Production in Japan
3:05 New Honda Civic Hatchback Now on Sale in U.S.
4:06 REE Automotive Develops Modular EV Platform
4:54 Twinner Offers Vehicle Scans to Find Issues
6:32 EV Tires to Make Up Most of Bridgestone’s Sales By 2030
7:19 Ford Reveals New Expedition

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AD #3164 – Biden Admin Tightening Emission Standards; Toyota Reveals Tundra Details; Tesla’s China Exports Booming

September 20th, 2021 at 11:50am

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Runtime: 11:16

0:07 CR Criticizes Tesla’s Yoke Steering Wheel
1:12 Biden Admin Tightening Emission Standards
2:18 NHTSA Opens New Investigation into Takata Airbags
3:39 All-New Toyota Tundra Details Emerging
6:10 Toyota Tests Hydrogen Transport
7:09 Honda Reveals Prologue Production Targets
7:47 Honda Says It Won’t Hit Production Targets w/o Fair EV Incentives
9:23 Tesla’s China Exports Booming
10:00 China Worried About Foreign-Sourced Microprocessors

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AD #3163 – Ford Now Pre-Producing F-150 Lightning; BEVs Closing Gap with Diesels in Europe; Wuling Reveals New Asta CUV

September 17th, 2021 at 11:50am

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Runtime: 10:01

0:08 IHS Markit Slashes Production Forecast
1:07 Ford Kicks Off F-150 Lightning Pre-Production
2:09 Kia To Test Boston Dynamics Robot in South Korea Plant
3:49 BEVs Closing Gap with Diesels in Europe
4:41 Battery Costs Could Rise Due to Rise in Material Prices
5:33 Stellantis To Test Two Connected Vehicle Technologies
7:08 Wuling Introduces New Asta Crossover
7:55 Volvo XC60 Polestar PHEV Impressions

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AAH #571 – How Hyundai Is Building the Future of Mobility

September 17th, 2021 at 7:04am

Listen to “AAH #571 – How Hyundai Is Building the Future of Mobility” on Spreaker.

GUEST:
Olabisi Boyle, VP, Product Planning & Mobility, Hyundai

TOPICS:
01:51
- Hyundai
37:48 - Ford F-150 Lightning
40:31 - EVs and Hydrogen
42:22 -
Any Surprises in J.D. Power APEAL?
48:30 - Prices Up, Inventory Down, What’s a Consumer to Do?
53:11 -
Should Congress Incentivize UAW EVs More Than Non-Union Versions?
56:57 -
If You Would Buy an Apple or a Sony (or even a Fisker) What Does This Say About the Brand Value of Traditional OEMs?

PANEL: Jeff Gilbert, WWJ Newsradio 950; Nicole Wakelin, Freelance; Gary Vasilash, on Automotive

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AD #3162 – Genesis Could Make Car Keys Obsolete; XPeng P5 Turns Into a Movie Theater; Citroen Expands Into India

September 16th, 2021 at 11:50am

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Runtime: 10:04

0:07 GM Offers New Safety Recommendations to Bolt Owners
0:59 GM Will Make HD Suburbans for the Government
1:38 Chip Shortage Hurts European Car Sales
2:43 Former Tesla Co-Founder Expands Battery Business
3:54 Genesis Tech Could Make Car Keys Obsolete
5:54 XPeng P5 Turns Into a Movie Theater
7:08 Citroen Expands Into India with the New C3
8:10 Ford Refreshes the Fiesta

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AD #3161 – Cadillac Lyriq Design Highlights; Rivian Builds 1st Customer Pickup; Chery Introduces New Small EV

September 15th, 2021 at 11:59am

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Runtime: 11:40

0:08 Rivian Builds First Pickup for A Customer
0:32 Chery Introduces Small EV To Take on Wuling
1:31 Baidu Expands Autonomous Ride Hailing Service
3:12 AEB Could Drastically Reduce Car Crashes
4:06 Ford, Argo AI & Walmart Launch Autonomous Delivery Service
6:43 Cadillac Lyriq Exterior Design Highlights
10:07 GM Won’t Use Ultium Name in China

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AD #3160 – Porsche Breaks Ground on eFuel Plant; Electric Navigator & Expedition Coming; Jaguar F-Pace SVR is a Beast

September 14th, 2021 at 11:46am

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Runtime: 10:21

0:07 Porsche Breaks Ground on eFuel Plant
1:04 Ford Hires Lowe’s Online Guru
1:49 Tesla’s Unique Way Around New Mexico’s Direct Sales Ban
2:17 Tesla Patents Laser Beam Windshield Wipers
3:29 Electric Navigator & Expedition Coming
4:23 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid Details
5:30 Nissan Launching Limited-Edition GT-Rs in Japan
7:04 Jaguar F-Pace SVR is a Beast

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