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Efficient Sealing Technology Gets this Vehicle to 448 MPG – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 5:52pm

Supported by Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, this vehicle achieves 448 MPG due in part to the company’s efficient seals.

Helping Automakers Navigate the ZEV Mandate Maze – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 4:12pm

Brett Smith from the Center for Automotive Research briefs John McElroy on the discussion coming out of his Advanced Powertrain panel at CAR MBS 2014. As automakers struggle to meet the ZEV requirements CARB says it can be flexible.

Solutions from CARB to Sell More EVs – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 3:17pm

How will automakers meet the ZEV mandate when hybrids and electrics aren’t selling at forecast levels? Alberto Ayala from the California Air Resources Board says the western states are beating expectations while the northeast lags behind. Learn how CARB is working with the industry to sell more green vehicles.

Hydrogen Fuel: What it Will Cost, Where it Will Come From – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 1:59pm

FirstElement Fuel is building the retail infrastructure to distribute hydrogen fuel. President and Co-Founder Shane Stephens shares his insight on what the fuel will cost comparable to gasoline and how it will be made.

TI Applies Raceway Knowledge to Mainstream Cars – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 12:23pm

Bill Kozyra, Chairman & CEO of TI Automotive, explains why the company is partnering with SRT Motorsports to bring its fuel pump technology to the race track and high performance cars such as the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.

GM Expects Big Diesel Growth in U.S. – CAR MBS 2014

August 5th, 2014 at 11:08am

John McElroy talks to the Vice President of GM Global Powertrain, Steven Kiefer, about the company’s predictions for diesel penetration in U.S. passenger cars and mid-size trucks. Kiefer also comments on the implications of upcoming technology requirements on consumers.

How Automakers are Achieving World Class Manufacturing Capability – CAR MBS 2014

August 4th, 2014 at 6:19pm

Jay Baron, President & CEO of the Center for Automotive Research, recaps Day One of the 2014 Management Briefing Seminars.

AAM Introduces Electric AWD Technology – CAR MBS 2014

August 4th, 2014 at 4:53pm

John McElroy talks to David Dauch, Chairman, President & CEO of American Axle & Manufacturing, about the company’s innovative electric all-wheel drive technology revealed at the 2014 CAR Management Briefing Seminars.

Why Acura NSX will use a Zirconium E-Coat – CAR MBS 2014

August 4th, 2014 at 2:59pm

Honda North America Senior Vice President Jon Minto explains why the company will be using an innovative zirconium E-coat on the new Acura NSX. Also, learn how Honda is reducing energy use by 40% through its new mass-production paint process.

GM Manufacturing uses Laser Scanning, Google Glass – CAR MBS 2014

August 4th, 2014 at 1:39pm

VP of North American GM Manufacturing Cathy Clegg talks to John McElroy about some of the innovative processes GM is using to improve its manufacturing operations.