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Economics

Ford Yanks Social Media Advertising

A gesture against hateful online content. But how effective?

Business

Baseball, Apple Pie and Tesla?

California EV maker and Honda are tops in American-made vehicles, new Ford Ranger is No. 1 model

Interiors & Electronics

Acura Debuts 3-Chamber Passenger Airbag

Honda, Autoliv co-develop next-gen tech that promises to better protect against head injuries

Business

What Suppliers Look for from OEMs

What do suppliers think about their customers? Well, that answer—with a couple of exceptions—isn’t exactly a resounding hurrah.

Design

Designers Talk 2021 Nissan Rogue

All-new design for the most important vehicle in Nissan’s portfolio means the designers had to execute a fine line of respecting the present while creating the future

Connectivity

Honda Partners with Neusoft on Connectivity

Tech joint venture expands years of collaboration

Sales

Study: New Model Cavalcade Threatens Profitability

Too Much of a Good Thing? Crossover segment becoming saturated

Batteries

Tesla Passes Toyota in Market Value

Stock soars past $1,000 per share

Car/Ride Sharing

GM's Cruise Hires Safety Chief

Louise Zhang, who previously worked for Lucid Motors and Tesla, underscores focus on safety as robo-taxi service nears launch

Production

Honda Rebounds from Cyber Attack

Incursions reportedly hit the U.S., Europe and Japan

Production

Honda on Alert Against Cyber Attack

Computer breach cuts production in North America. Europe and Japan also affected.

Fuel Cells

New Toyota JV Targets Fuel Cell Trucks in China

Commercial vehicles could be the right application for fledgling technology

Business

GM to Join EV Delivery Van Race?

New niche lacks a market leader

Hybrid

Tesla Model 3 Shines Supreme in California

EV tops Q1 sales chart in down market

Steel

What’s It Weigh?

A comparative look at vehicle mass. The attention to weight certainly seems to be a common thread among OEMs.

Marketing

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 29

Production grows unevenly in U.S., Europe

People in Composites: May 2020

IACMI, SAERTEX, SAMPE and Tooling Tech Group announce new hires in the composites industry.

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 15

Carmakers juggle production, search for funding

Business

Cruise Trims Autonomous Vehicle Staff

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

Infrastructure

Lotus Aims to Revamp EV Ownership Models

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

Business

Toyota, GM Recognized for Diversity

Leadership involvement and new programs help Toyota move up annual list

Plastics

Honda Modifies Odyssey for COVID-19 Testing

Plastic partition helps protect drivers transporting people to Detroit test sites

Production

U.S. Carmakers Chart Restart Dates

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

Assembly

Japan Carmakers Trim Production Plans

Carmakers guess at where and when global sales will revive.