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Production

Audi’s EV Output Chokes on Battery Shortage

Problem may portend a wider auto industry issue in Europe

Legal

Tesla Gets Back to Cutting Down Trees in Germany

German plant on track to open next year 

Business

Rivian CTO Departs

Long-time Apple tech guru Mike Bell leaves EV startup after 9 months

Marketing

Porsche Jumps to Top of CR Best-Car Ratings

Another year of surprising ups and downs

Autonomous Vehicles

Faurecia Readies Autonomous Valet Parking Tech

Users can remotely park their car or summon it for pickup

Business

Tesla’s German Plant on Hold

Bats, wolves and snakes get their day in court.

Business

Beijing Auto Show Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Motorsports and other industry events also delayed

Sales

China Calls the Shots on Car Sales

China continues to magnify the ups and downs of global sales totals.

Production

Mazda, Subaru, Hyundai Group Top IIHS Safety Ratings

Tougher headlight criteria reduce number of Top Safety Pick+ winners

Hybrid

Tesla’s China Plant Back in Business

EV maker resumes production in China.

Business

Daimler Grinds Away at Fixing Its Financial Woes

The challenges pile up for Daimler’s freshman CEO.

Regulations

Tesla Driver in Autopilot Fatality Reported Problems

Updates into two crash investigations show drivers operating in hands-free mode

Marketing

World’s Top Auto Brands Defend Their Rankings

Brands are forever jockeying for superiority over their rivals.

Economics

Design Pro Talks Quadrobots, Teslas & More

John Manoogian II is part of the design fabric of the auto industry. He shares insights on this edition of “Autoline After Hours”

Composites

Vehicular Lightweighting: Path. Strategy. Endgame.

The automaker with the best solution for reducing weight will be the one with the clearest vision of the endgame and the strategy to get there.

Connectivity

Addressing Autonomy: ZF Exec Explains the Tech

There is a lot of noise about autonomous driving. Here’s some straight information from a ZF exec about what’s going on.

Propulsion

GMC Hummer EV Gets “Eye-Popping” Performance

Output to top 1,000 hp… and 11,500 lb-ft of torque

Business

Happy Days at Tesla

Tesla flirts with sustainable profitability as sales soar

Hybrid

UPS Places Big Order for Electric Vehicles from Arrival

You may not have heard of Arrival, a British electric vehicle company, but odds are it is going to become more prevalent in the conversation thanks to a focus on commercial vehicles

Propulsion

GM Aims to Make Towing (and Braking) a Trailer Easier

Concept promises 20% reduction in stopping distance

Mobility

Lucid Motors Sets Sights on Autonomy with New Hire

Eugene Lee brings 20 years of autonomous vehicle experience to the EV startup

Autonomous Vehicles

Caddy Super Cruise Adds Automated Lane Change Capability

Upgraded system will bow this year on three 2021 models 

Sales

Five Automotive Predictions for the New Decade

What worked in the past is going to be challenged in the future—if not outright eliminated by technological changes

Production

A Quick Word About Electric Trucks @ GM Detroit-Hamtramck

GM sees an all-electric future. It must have quite the telescope