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Alfa Romeo Turns The Corner In The North American Market – Autoline Exclusives

October 1st, 2020 at 4:02pm

When FCA brought Alfa Romeo back to the US market in 2014, it had lofty goals for the brand. But sales never caught on—until recently, that is. Now Alfa is ahead of where it was a year ago, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Bob Broderdorf, the Director of Operations for Alfa Romeo North America, explains the changes he’s made, and where they’re taking the brand in the future.

NVIDIA’s Vision For The Software Defined Car – Autoline Exclusives

September 14th, 2020 at 10:00am

All cars have mechanical parts and components, but they are increasingly controlled by software. In fact, we’re now on the verge of all cars being defined by software. Of course all of that software can be updated over-the-air at almost any time and any place. Danny Shapiro, the Senior Director of Automotive at NVIDIA, talks about the role they played in the development of the new Mercedes S-Class. And he drops some hints as to where all this technology is headed in the future.

Bringing Parking Lots Into The Autonomous Age – Autoline Exclusives

September 11th, 2020 at 3:15pm

You know that autonomous cars use sensors like lidar and 3D stereo cameras. But why would a real estate company start putting them in its parking structures? Kevin Bopp, the Vice President of Parking and Mobility at Bedrock, explains why they’re investing in autonomous technology and describes a future where cars can park themselves.

Running AV Shuttles In The Middle of a Pandemic – Autoline Exclusives

September 3rd, 2020 at 2:00pm

Public transportation all around the world was disrupted when the pandemic hit. So May Mobility, which operates autonomous shuttles in several markets, knew it had to sanitize its vehicles on the go or lose all of its ridership. Erin McCurry explains how May Mobility got its shuttles back on the road.

The Future Has Already Happened, How Will Your Car Company Get There? – Autoline Exclusives

August 31st, 2020 at 2:00pm

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Dick Lee is a visionary and strategist who has mapped out how the automotive industry has to transition to the future. He calls it the “Six Axes of Transformation.” He also has a way to data mine Twitter to measure what consumers think of your car in real time.

Magna: From Parts & Components to Digital Data – Autoline Exclusives

August 19th, 2020 at 4:00pm

Magna is probably more involved in different automotive technology than any other supplier. Not only does it make a myriad of parts and components, it even assembles vehicles for a number of automakers. Now it’s even exploring how it can capture in-vehicle data and provide digital services. Sherif Marakby, EVP, R&D, Magna talks about the future.

A High-Schooler’s Thoughts on Automation – Autoline Exclusives

August 12th, 2020 at 3:45pm

You’ll often hear us say the auto industry needs to do a better job of attracting young talent, so we went and got some young talent to talk to. Girish Kotagiri is a high-school student who gives us some insight into a paper he recently wrote, called ‘Automation & AI in Manufacturing.’ Girish also has something in common with interviewer Sean McElroy, but you’ll have to watch to find out…

BorgWarner Cements Its Commitment to a Cleaner, More Just World – Autoline Exclusives

August 3rd, 2020 at 4:29pm

It’s common to see large automakers publish a sustainability report every year, but it’s not common to see that from automotive suppliers. BorgWarner just published a report that documents its reduction in carbon emissions and water usage, its achievements in zero landfill waste, and its commitment to a more diverse workforce. Michelle Collins, Director of Marketing at BorgWarner, fills in the details.

EOS Additive Minds Helps Automakers with 3D Printing – Autoline Exclusives

July 31st, 2020 at 4:00pm

We’ve seen some pretty amazing applications of 3D printing in the last few years, but how does an automaker know when it’s the right process to use? 3D printing company EOS Additive Minds helps companies make that determination. Here Fabian Alefeld, Manager of Consulting for EOS tell us all about it.

Why Automakers Are Making the Switch to 3D Printing – Autoline Exclusives

July 29th, 2020 at 2:00pm

3D printing, additive manufacturing or rapid prototyping, whatever you want to call it, has been around for a long time. But in the last three years or so we’ve seen some really amazing applications of the technology. How are companies able to make these parts? What’s in store for the future? We sit down with Jon Walker, Business Development Manager of 3D printing company EOS North America.