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Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 29

Production grows unevenly in U.S., Europe

Business

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Split Up Their Markets

“Leader-follower” plan aims to highlight excellence

Assembly

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 25

Production snags, sales trends roil the auto industry

Infrastructure

COVID-19’s Impact on Suppliers: Bankruptcy and Restructuring

The crisis of COVID-19 is exposing structural issues that were already under pressure from the looming juggernauts of electrification, autonomy, shared mobility and connectedness.

GM Readies “Ultra” Super Cruise Tech

Upgraded system will enable hands-free driving on and off the highway

Car/Ride Sharing

Cruise Trims Autonomous Vehicle Staff

The GM affiliate still has a huge cash reserve. But the outlook for robo-taxis is uncertain.

Business

Ex-UAW Chief Arraigned on Embezzlement Charges

Guilty plea expected next month as federal probe targets second ex-UAW president

Production

Tesla Plant-Opening Drama Ends

Officials grant an already-reopened plant permission to open...next week

Sales

Vehicle Wholesales Revive in China

Rebound expected through June

Hybrid

Lotus Aims to Revamp EV Ownership Models

Partnership with British utility promises new charging infrastructure and smart grid tech

Material choices for the Corvette rear bumper beam

From fabrics to resins, a number of new combinations of materials went into the making of the world’s first curved pultruded automotive part.

Business

Toyota, GM Recognized for Diversity

Leadership involvement and new programs help Toyota move up annual list

Production

China Leads Auto Industry Revival

U.S., Europe and Asia will take longer, says LMC Automotive

Sales

Rental Companies Cancel New-Car Orders

Carmakers scramble to reassign cars made for fleets

Business

GM Dodges Financial Loss, But Not for Long

Industry’s results will get worse before they get better

Curve in the road: First curved pultruded auto parts

Thomas Technik + Innovation KG’s radius pultrusion process unlocks new possibilities for the automotive market and beyond.

Composites fare well at 2020 PACE Awards

This year’s automotive supplier award winners included composite bumper beam, liftgate and pickup box applications.  

Curved pultrusions enter production

Corvette CFRP rear bumper beam is the auto industry’s first use of new technology.

Hybrid

Lincoln Pulls the Plug on Rivian-Based EV

COVID-19 continues to take its toll on vehicle programs

Mobility

American Center for Mobility Lands New CEO

Former DOE official and EV expert tasked with jumpstarting business for Michigan autonomous testing complex

Materials & Lightweighting

13 Suppliers Take Home PACE Innovation Awards

Lightweighting applications to advanced communications and improved visibility

Propulsion

U.S. Carmakers Chart Restart Dates

Big Three aim for U.S. factory relaunches on May 18

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Tom Kearns’ Work-in-Process

Not only is the Porsche in the garage of the chief designer of Kia Design Center America cool, it is also rare. And in-process.

Production

Mary Barra and Bill Ford on the Importance of Manufacturing During COVID-19

GM and Ford’s response to the pandemic and how they’re preparing for the future are highlighted on 60 Minutes