Chips, fisheyes and LA’s again – the week
It was good to see the reappearance of the LA auto present this week, albeit with a little bit of ‘mobility’ rebranding. Within the circumstances, it seemed like an inexpensive turnout from exhibitors, too.
2021 Los Angeles auto present – world premieres
Hyundai and Kia each made huge splashes with massive e-SUVs.
Hyundai and Kia unveil EV ideas at AutoMobility LA
We even have a well timed evaluation of future Kia product.
Future Kia fashions – is all of it about EVs?
At the moment is press day at Guangzhou.
Guangzhou motor present debuts – Genesis e-GV70
Is an automotive gorilla about to gobble up McLaren?
McLaren denies Audi acquisition report, however hypothesis swirls
Each week appears to carry us new provide chain considerations.
Weak lithium-ion provide chains to sluggish electrical automobile adoption within the West – analyst
Panasonic may very well be about to make a substantial technological leap in batteries.
Panasonic reveals prototype 4680-format battery cell
The chips scarcity rumbles on (EU new automobile gross sales have been down 30% in October), however there are rising indicators of progress being made in tackling the structural capability points.
Ford and GlobalFoundries work to deal with chip provide
There are numerous attainable methods for automotive firms to deploy on the journey to carbon neutrality. On the hydrogen entrance, Toyota is rising as a major participant and is collaborating with Kawasaki, Subaru, Mazda and Yamaha on the manufacturing, transportation and use of hydrogen.
Toyota bets huge on hydrogen in its place path to carbon neutrality
Suppliers even have a problem on their arms to develop into carbon impartial and their OEM prospects will likely be on their respective instances.
Veoneer goals to be carbon impartial by 2040
Maybe unsurprisingly, Foxconn’s automotive technique entails working with Taiwanese firms.
Yulon to launch first Hon Hai-based EV in 2023
What automotive firm is talked about most on social media? The numbers have been crunched and, twitter ye not (apologies to the late Frankie Howerd), the reply is…Tesla. Quantity two was a shock although.
GlobalData reveals prime 10 most talked about automotive firms on social media in 2021
Lastly, there was a pleasant nod to the inventor of the fisheye lens (Robert Wooden, in 1909) in Valeo’s naming of a intelligent piece of recent expertise.
Valeo releases multitask fisheye digital camera open supply dataset
Have a pleasant weekend.
Editor, Simply Auto