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Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap-up - January 9-15, 2022

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap-up - January 9-15, 2022

Below are the past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy-to-digest news nuggets ... Continue reading

DENSO Develops Global Safety Package 3 to Improve Vehicle Sensing

DENSO Develops Global Safety Package 3 to Improve Vehicle Sensing

- Package combines a millimeter-wave radar sensor and vision sensor for greater vehicle safety - KARIYA, JAPAN, Jan 14, 2022 DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, today announced that it has developed Global Safety Package 3(1), an active safety system designed to improve the safety of vehicles by giving them high sensin ... Continue reading

Volvo Trucks Launches Electric Truck with Longer Range

Volvo Trucks Launches Electric Truck with Longer Range

Volvo Trucks continues to lead the deployment of zero-tailpipe emission trucks across the world. ... Continue reading

Toshiba Launches 20Ah-HP SCiBTM Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Cell That Delivers Both High Energy and High Power

Toshiba Launches 20Ah-HP SCiBTM Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery Cell That Delivers Both High Energy and High Power

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502), a company dedicated to advancing carbon neutrality through its technologies, products and services, today expanded its SCiB™ product offering with the launch of an innovative 20Ah-HP rechargeable lithium-ion battery cell that delivers high energy and high power at the same time. ... Continue reading

Letter From Europe - In California With Mitsubishi, Kia, Jeep, Subaru And Lots Of Snow, And Sun Of Course

Letter From Europe - In California With Mitsubishi, Kia, Jeep, Subaru And Lots Of Snow, And Sun Of Course

Funny lot these automotive journalists. There are some manufacturers who cannot put a foot wrong such as BMW and then there are car companies who cannot do a thing right. ... Continue reading

Hyundai Motor's IONIQ 5 and STARIA Win GOOD DESIGN Awards

Hyundai Motor's IONIQ 5 and STARIA Win GOOD DESIGN Awards

January 10 2022 Hyundai sweeps awards in five different categories, with its newly introduced dedicated BEV and MPV models to be honored in the transportation category Awards reflect competitiveness of Hyundai’s design identity in the global market SEOUL, January 10, 2022 — Hyundai Motor Company announced it has re ... Continue reading

Is the World Shifting to Electric Cars? Does It Make Sense to Do it Now?

Is the World Shifting to Electric Cars? Does It Make Sense to Do it Now?

Governments and prognosticators alike have been making strident calls for moving from a reliance on fossil fuels to using electric vehicles. The spanner in the works has always been the cost of doing so. ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicle OEM Supplier's Forecasts Differ

Electric Vehicle OEM Supplier's Forecasts Differ

Washington DC January 11, 2022; The AIADA newsletter reported that as established automakers and industry newcomers talked up new electric models at CES last week, major suppliers for many of those vehicles have significantly different forecasts for how quickly consumers will buy them. Take ZF Group and Magna Internati ... Continue reading

The 2023 BMW iX M60 – the best of three worlds: i, X, and M.

The 2023 BMW iX M60 – the best of three worlds: i, X, and M.

Range of 280 miles (preliminary EPA estimate). MSRP $105,100 plus $995 destination and handling. US market launch in June 2022. ... Continue reading

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Reports Record Annual Results For 2021

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Reports Record Annual Results For 2021

CHICHESTER, England, Jan. 10, 2022 -- Rolls-Royce Motor Cars CEO, Torsten Müller-Ötvös has just announced the highest-ever annual sales results in the marque's 117-year history. ... Continue reading

NHTSA Car and Truck Recall Summary (Official) January 10, 2022

NHTSA Car and Truck Recall Summary (Official) January 10, 2022

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall.To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

Preview: 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV

Preview: 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV

Chevrolet will expand its EV lineup in fall 2023 to include the Equinox EV, an affordable, functional compact SUV that will start at an estimated MSRP of around $30,0001 in the U.S. The Equinox EV, which will be launched with both fleet and retail versions, including LT and RS trims, will leverage GM’s Ultium Platfor ... Continue reading

GM Brings Powerful New Compute Architecture to Ultra Cruise to Help Enable Door-to-Door Hands-Free Driving

GM Brings Powerful New Compute Architecture to Ultra Cruise to Help Enable Door-to-Door Hands-Free Driving

DETROIT, Jan. 6, 2022 -- GM announced this week that its next-generation hands-free driver assist system, Ultra Cruise, will be powered by a scalable compute architecture featuring system-on-chips developed by American semiconductor company Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. GM will be the first company to use the Qualcomm Te ... Continue reading

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS - 63 It's Magnetorheological Review By Dan Poler

2021 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS - 63 It's Magnetorheological Review By Dan Poler

And such it is with the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS 63: A technological wonder . ... Continue reading

Fisker Inc. Reveals World’s First Digital Radar in a Production Vehicle, Bringing State-of-the-Art Safety to Fisker Ocean All-Electric SUV

Fisker Inc. Reveals World’s First Digital Radar in a Production Vehicle, Bringing State-of-the-Art Safety to Fisker Ocean All-Electric SUV

Called Fisker Intelligent Pilot, the ADAS platform integrates four types of sensors: an industry-leading surround-view camera suite, a camera-based driver-monitoring system, ultrasonic technology, and a Digital-Imaging Radar System that Fisker expects will be first to market when the Fisker Ocean begins production in N ... Continue reading

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