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    HMI walk through: Audi e-tron media playback interface

    2019-10-16T09:03:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens walks you through the Audi e-tron’s media playback interface. Watch to see how you can connect to SD, USB, Bluetooth and online streaming sources such as Napster and Amazon Music using the car’s touchscreen head unit

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    Enovate - interview with Hakan Saracoglu

    2019-10-10T09:41:00Z

    Enovate is one of a raft of electric car startups in China which supposedly reached 450 at their zenith. “They’re consolidating now, it’s the right thing to do there were way too many” says Enovate vice president of design, Hakan Saracoglu. The Turkish born German national has fifteen years’ experience with Porsche along with shorter stints at Ford and Chery

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    HMI walk through: BMW X7 phone and messaging apps

    2019-10-09T08:49:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens walks you through the BMW X7’s phone and communications interface. Watch to see how BMW have optimised the car’s head unit UI to keep you connected while you’re (safely parked) on the road

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    Chevrolet launches Corvette C8 Convertible, C8.R

    2019-10-03T16:10:00Z

    At a lauch event GM held at Cape Canaveral, Chevrolet has launched the mid-engined Corvette C8 Convertible, the first folding hardtop Corvette in its 66-year history, as well as the C8.R racing car that will compete at Le Mans and in the American IMSA series drom 2020 onwards

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    Exclusive: HMI walk through: Volvo S60 2019 head unit + instrument cluster

    2019-10-02T10:45:00Z Sponsored by

    In an exclusive video premiere on CDN, Screens latest review features the UX of the Volvo S60 2019. Watch to find out how the car’s head unit and instrument cluster combine to display information and multimedia in a multiscreen experience

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    Clever compacts coming to Tokyo from Nissan, Suzuki

    2019-10-02T09:47:00Z

    Nissan and Suzuki have repeased initial images of their Tokyo motor show debutants in the compact car space. The Nissan IMk is a subcompact electric car with a stress-relieving interior, while Suzuki will display five different concept cars: an autonomous cottage, a retro kei two-seater, a pair of crossover kei vans and a baby-friendly kei minivan

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    Ian Callum on his new venture – and his new Vanquish

    2019-10-01T08:54:00Z

    Car Design News spoke to Ian Callum about his new design firm, CALLUM, as well as its first project, the Aston Martin Vanquish 25 by CALLUM, created alongside R-Reforged.

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    OEMs’ profit strategies today could hurt them tomorrow

    2019-09-30T08:54:00Z

    Ahead of stringent EU emissions targets starting in 2020, some carmakers are pursuing strategies that actually go against what they will ultimately need to do to reduce hefty fines. This makes sense – but only for now

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    EU fines and electric future not entirely in the hands of OEMs

    2019-09-26T09:56:00Z

    In the face of government and citizens’ rising concern over climate change, vehicle emission regulations around the world are tightening, especially in Europe. In our latest business intelligence report, we forecast that carmakers will face hefty fines under tightening vehicle emission targets, driven largely by factors outside their control.

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    First Sight: Canoo’s canoo

    2019-09-25T15:42:00Z

    Car Design News was present at the launch of the first project by Californian EV manufacturer Canoo (née EVelozcity), known as… the canoo. The new subscription-only monospace sits in an electric skateboard platform and maximises interior space. We spoke to design director, Richard Kim

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    HMI walk through: Tesla Model 3 head unit

    2019-09-25T08:39:00Z Sponsored by

    New video walk through from Screens on the Tesla Model 3’s head unit. A comprehensive video narrative of the user experience of the dominant display unit in Tesla’s 3 Series rival, including customising screens and navigating through all the different tiles and sub-menus

  • Future opportunities
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    Opportunities ahead for automotive OEMs and tier suppliers

    2019-09-25T06:00:00Z

    The downturn in automotive sales volume creates many challenges, but the transitional state of the industry also provides many business opportunities including for R&D and design, according to a forecast and report from Ultima Media.

  • Future EV
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    Greater expectations: brighter days will return for the automotive industry

    2019-09-24T06:00:00Z

    Although automotive OEMs will face years of stagnant vehicle sales, a stronger recovery thereafter will bring growth back up to long run averages and herald a return to stronger profits. By then, however, the industry is likely to have undergone further consolidation.

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    First sight: Yanfeng XiM20

    2019-09-23T14:07:00Z

    Yanfeng’s Red Dot award-winning XiM20’s concept focuses on making a connection with people using a vehicle for short-trip travel, within a framework of the users being a group who value experiences over posessions

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    Report: Climate Change vs. Carmakers

    2019-09-23T00:33:00Z

    In our second report from Ultima Media’s automotive business intelligence team, we focus on climate change mitigation policies around the world with a particular focus on the most stringent and imminent EU CO2 emissions targets predicting the financial consequences of the legislation upon the OEMs, the impact upon the wider supply chain and the opportunities that arise from the legislation.

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    Frankfurt 2019: Byton inches closer to massive screen production

    2019-09-20T18:08:00Z

    Genuine unique selling points among the proliferation of new electric car brands are becoming harder to discern but Byton’s M-Byte still has one – and it’s a big one: its dashboard-dominating 48-inch screen. Gaining its world debut at the Frankfurt motor show, the design team behind the Chinese marque’s mid-size SUV EV gave Car Design News a run-through of its production-ready features

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    HMI walk through: Mercedes-Benz EQC 1886 media playback

    2019-09-18T14:25:00Z Sponsored by

    This week’s video from Screens runs through the EQC’s media playback interface, with music sources on offer including radio, audio over bluetooth and USB devices. Watch the video to see how the car neatly displays tracks and playlists on screen for easy multitouch browsing

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    Frankfurt 2019: The Round-up

    2019-09-17T09:11:00Z

    The 2019 Frankfurt motor show signalled European mainstream car manufacturers going electric. We take a look at the show and some of its highlights

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    Auto industry faces lengthy decline in sales

    2019-09-13T20:08:00Z

    Global new vehicle sales could face years of falls or stagnation, hurting OEM profits and putting pressure on investment in R&D, technology and jobs, according to a forecast by Automotive from Ultima Media’s new business intelligence unit.

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    Frankfurt 2019: Cupra Tavascan design team reveal show car secrets

    2019-09-13T14:59:00Z

    Brand-new brand Cupra showed its second concept car of 2019 in the shape of an all-electric for-door crossover coupé called Tavascan at the Frankfurt motor show, as it aims to forge a new identity more clearly separate from the Spanish Seat marque that bore it.