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Aluminum

Toyota, Harley-Davidson Nab Top Lightweighting Awards

Electric motorcycles, free-standing seat frames, composite steering knuckles and tension leaf springs

JLR Taps Ousted Renault Boss Bollore as New CEO

Speth to stay on as non-executive vice chairman

Hybrid

Mitsubishi Motors Calls It Quits in Europe

New strategy focuses on southeast Asia

Design

Mitsubishi Updates Lineup, Adds Tech

Next-gen Outlander leads the way

Business

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech

Design

Nissan Looks to the Future with Ariya EV

New look, more tech. The first in a wave of new models. 

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport V6 SEL Premium R-Line 4Motion

The most striking thing about the Atlas Cross Sport is how big it is.

Business

Tab for Ghosn’s Escape? At Least $862,500

Prosecutors cite payment linked to father-and-son pair

Economics

PSA Says COVID Makes FCA Merger More Critical

Tavares says promised savings and synergies gain value

Business

Volvo, Waymo to Partner on Robo-Taxis

AV collaborations abound to jumpstart commercialization efforts

Quality

This Year’s Best Interiors: Quality at Any Price

WardsAuto’s annual list had plenty of variety

Design

VW Arteon Advances

VW does an upgrade for its halo vehicle

Design

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year

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.

Business

EU Opens Antitrust Probe into FCA-PSA Merger

Focus will be on small commercial vans, and maybe more

Connectivity

New Rogue Gets Upgraded Safety and Autonomous Vehicle Tech Too

ProPilot system improves road monitoring and stop-and-go capabilities  

Business

UPDATE: Is Ghosn Correct about Nissan Plot to Oust Him?

Report says executives fretted over would-be merger with Renault

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

Sales

Study: New Model Cavalcade Threatens Profitability

Too Much of a Good Thing? Crossover segment becoming saturated

Production

Honda Rebounds from Cyber Attack

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

Business

Antitrust Issue Raised Over Fiat Chrysler-PSA Merger

Partner must address van market share worries this week

Production

Honda on Alert Against Cyber Attack

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