BASF and Toyota collaborate for lightweighting gains on 2021 Sienna
by Autocar Pro News Desk , 07 Aug 2020

New Toyota Sienna features first-of-its-kind third row free-standing seatbacks; BASF solution results in 30% weight reduction and 15% cost savings vs prior generation.

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Software measures passenger comfort and signals for autonomous vehicles to adjust driving style accordingly.

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Integrated Drive Module (iDM) to power various drive configurations. Start of production is slated to begin this year.

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The two partners will jointly boost the industrialisation of lithium-ion batteries in Germany.

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UK court rejects assertion that 4x4’s shape belongs to JLR, freeing Ineos to proceed with Grenadier.

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Using its Advanced Sheet Moulding Compression process, Marelli team develops a lightweight steering knuckle; combination of ASMC and lightweight mater...

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Ultra-light, mid-engined, all-carbonfibre three-seater has a 650bhp atmospheric V12 and a three-seat carbonfibre cabin.

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MZA Warszawa has ordered a total of 70 buses, consisting of 40 Solaris Urbino 12 CNG and 30 articulated Solaris Urbino 18 CNG buses.

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Jim Hackett, who has led Ford’s transformation since 2017, plans to retire. Jim Farley appointed the new president and CEO.

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The Swedish firm sold 62,291 cars worldwide last month, with growth recorded in the European, US and Chinese markets.

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First bus, which has a range of 256km, goes into service. The whole batch will be delivered by the end of September

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The platform debuted in 2017 with the Volvo XC40, and due to its modular design, was used to create the Lynk & Co 01, 02, 03 and 05, as well as the pu...

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Ghana becomes fifth VW vehicle assembly location in sub-Saharan Africa after South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and Rwanda. Tiguan, Teramont, Passat, Polo a...

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ProFleet Assist+ is a camera-based system which analyses visual data from the vehicle’s environment in real-time.

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Thomas Schafer, who has nearly 30 years of auto industry experience, will assume the role of Chairman of the Board at Skoda Auto from today.

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Kia expects renewed sales momentum in the second half of 2020 with a strong line-up of new models including the Sonet compact SUV in India, and the ne...

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Starting early 2021, the new EVgo fast charging stations will be available to customers; most will be able to charge at least four vehicles simultaneo...

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Claims successful raising of maximum operating temperature of its coin-type ‘EnerCera Coin’ Li-ion battery up to 105deg C. Mass production slated for ...

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Company claims this could save businesses up to $17m in prototype vehicle requirements alone.

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New S-Cam 4.8 offers significantly expanded 100-degree field of view for enhanced AEB, lane keeping and semi-automated vehicle functions

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