The hardware and software bridging blueprint and car are on display at the newly opened Visteon Innovation Center, a showroom for products now in use, nearing production or conceptualized for cars of the future....More
Bose offers noise-reduction technology without Bose hardware; Distracted-driving-prevention technology migrates from Caterpillar equipment to buses; Silicon-based material designed to extend Li-ion battery life, cut production time....More
Some suppliers are investing in additional facilities because they are confident current production levels will be sustained and because they have exhausted most of their avenues to stretch available capacity....More
Concerned about losing jobs to lower-cost countries, France has countered with the PFA industry coalition and two main efforts to advance automotive technology: autonomous vehicles and the affordable, high-fuel-efficiency small car....More
Tim Leuliette discusses profitability, regional concerns and the future of Visteon’s interiors, electronics and climate-control businesses. “I get up in the morning thinking great things about Visteon,” he says....More
BMW and Ford each have two stout turbo-6s in the hunt this year, while Infiniti has one. All five are smooth, extremely refined, reasonably fuel-efficient and dishing up loads of horsepower and torque....More
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.