AVL Says BEVs Not As Green As We Think – CAR MBS 2019

August 8th, 2019 at 2:51pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Uwe Grebe, EVP, Global Business Development, Sales & International Operations, AVL

AVL is a company that does powertrain research and according to a new study it conducted, if a C-segment BEV is made using the average U.S. energy mix, it will take 80,000 to 85,000 miles for that BEV to break even with an ICE vehicle, in terms of greenhouse gas emissions.

Continental Advances Door Technology – CAR MBS 2019

August 8th, 2019 at 2:04pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Vladimir Bacik, Senior Sales Account Manager, Continental

How car doors operate hasn’t changed much in 100 years, but anyone that’s opened a door on a windy day knows there’s flaws in the system. Not only is the supplier Continental making door operation safer, it’s also looking at how the system can be adapted to an autonomous future.

#InternYazaki: Autonomous Vehicles, Electric Cars & More at CAR MBS 2019

August 8th, 2019 at 11:50am


Autoline is partnering with Yazaki to offer a unique perspective of the 2019 CAR Management Briefing Seminars. During the week of CAR MBS, Yazaki interns will be posting their insights to Instagram and Twitter using #InternYazaki as well as Snapchat. We’ll be sharing some of the most interesting of those posts right here on Autoline.tv, so check back often. The opinions and reports from the intern correspondents are their own and do not reflect the editorial position of Autoline.


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AD #2650 – Mahindra Could Buy Old GM Plant, Knee Airbags Provide Little Benefit, BMW EV Partnership Hits Snag

August 8th, 2019 at 11:39am

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0:07 Mahindra Could Buy Old GM Plant
1:01 GM to Cut Equinox Production
1:51 IIHS Says Knee Airbags Provide Little Benefit
2:33 Ford to Pay Owners of MyFord Touch
3:54 BMW & Great Wall EV Partnership Hits Snag
4:26 Daimler Making 2nd-Life Battery Storage System
4:42 Nikola Awarded Grant for Fuel Cell Technology
5:17 Daimler Teaching Big Trucks to Make Payments

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AEye is Helping AVs Respond Faster & More Accurately – CAR MBS 2019

August 7th, 2019 at 4:27pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Stephen Lambright, VP of Marketing, AEye

The human visual cortex will only focus on a small portion of what we’re capable of seeing. AEye, which stands for artificial eye, is trying to mimic that functionality within its sensor system, so ADAS and autonomous systems can respond more accurately and in a timely manner.

Karma Revero: Almost All-New – CAR MBS 2019

August 7th, 2019 at 3:39pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Bob Kruse, CTO, Karma Automotive

The updated Karma Revero is getting ready to launch and it’s about as all-new as you can get, without being all-new. Watch to see what’s changed.

Deloitte Sees Huge Opportunity for Suppliers – CAR MBS 2019

August 7th, 2019 at 3:10pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Neal Ganguli, Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting

Deloitte had a couple of big takeaways from its 2019 Global Automotive Supplier Study. It found that 99% of the shareholder value created by suppliers was generated by the top 3rd of companies. That means it’s a tough business for lower 2/3rds, but if they plan their strategies right (consolidate, partner, ect.) there’s still a ton of profit to be made, even in shrinking areas, like ICE and hard parts.

Yazaki Becoming a Full-Service Supplier – CAR MBS 2019

August 7th, 2019 at 2:20pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Bo Andersson, President, Yazaki North America, Central America, Europe & Africa

As the auto industry evolves, so must the companies that operate within it. Yazaki is finding new opportunities, especially in the areas of hybrids and electronics and it’s becoming more of a full-service supplier.

AD #2649 – Nissan Drops Titan Trims from Lineup, USMCA Contains EV Supply Chain Provisions, Ford Tests Dealer Storefronts

August 7th, 2019 at 11:50am

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0:07 Mercedes Offers Subsidies to Retrofit Diesels
0:41 USMCA Contains EV Supply Chain Provisions
2:26 New Battery Tech Will Help Grow Number of EVs
3:30 Ford Tests Satellite Dealer Storefronts
4:43 Senators Urge Carmakers to Join California Pact
5:33 Hyundai Teases Electric Racecar
5:47 Nissan Drops Two Titan Trims from Lineup

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MSC Presents the Latest in Steel Technology – CAR MBS 2019

August 6th, 2019 at 4:07pm

SPECIAL GUEST: Matt Murphy, Chief Technology Officer, Material Sciences Corporation

Smart Steel is the latest and greatest in steel technology. It’s a composite material that’s a drop-in replacement for traditional low-carbon, cold-rolled steel and is 20% to 40% lighter.