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CONTENTS
FEATURES
14 R1T Exposed! COVER STORY
A comprehensive teardown of Rivian's pioneering electric pickup
reveals praiseworthy build quality, innovative thinking...and some
lapses in manufacturability.
18 EVs drive NVH materials innovation NVH
Skateboard platforms, high-frequency motor noise push lower dB
thresholds and new countermeasure solutions.
22 Optimizing design for additive
manufacturing ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING
Avoiding the pitfalls of 3D printing requires knowing the process
limitations - and how to work around them. An expert at a leading
AM specialist shares insights on getting it right.
25 Real-time processors help drive the
zonal E/E revolution ELECTRICAL ARCHITECTURES
With its new generation of software-compatible processors, NXP
aims to accelerate systems consolidation and performance.
ON THE COVER
Stripped of its unique front end and signature oval headlamps, Rivian's R1T
is undergoing a comprehensive teardown at Munro & Assoc. in Auburn
Hills, Mich. The teardown team leaders share their early insights into the
innovative electric pickup's design, engineering and manufacturability in
our cover story on page 14. (Lindsay Brooke photo)
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REGULARS
2 Editorial: The new Prince of Darkness
3 Supplier Eye
EVs pressure supplier value-add
4 Technology Report
4 Electrification forces fresh perspectives on
vehicle NVH | ELECTRIFICATION
6 Wireless road charging for EVs to debut
mid-decade | ELECTRIFICATION
8 Hyundai engineers a multi-modal electrified
mobility future | NEW MOBILITY
9 Data boom drives Bosch to hire 10,000
software engineers in 2022 | SOFTWARE
10 Road Ready
10 2023 Cadillac Lyriq spearheads GM's
EV assault
12 Hyundai puts the 'N' in performance
13 Lotus breaks out with new Eletre electric SUV
28 Product Briefs
Spotlight: Noise & Vibration; Simulation Tools
for 3D Printing
32 Reader Feedback
33 Companies Mentioned, Ad Index
34 Q&A
Paul Thomas, executive VP of mobility solutions for
Bosch in the Americas, details how the company is
positioning itself and its R&D investments to
address the new-mobility landscape.
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