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Business

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 29

Production grows unevenly in U.S., Europe

Batteries

VW Hikes Stakes in Chinese EV Ventures

Underscoring the company’s long-term EV goals

Business

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Split Up Their Markets

“Leader-follower” plan aims to highlight excellence

Business

COVID-19 Anxiety Easing, But Financial Concerns Linger

Americans delaying big purchases, plan to keep vehicles longer

Labor

Global Auto Supply Base Revs Up

Parts suppliers are cranking up production worldwide, but “normal” is months away

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 15

Carmakers juggle production, search for funding

Sales

Vehicle Wholesales Revive in China

Rebound expected through June

Propulsion

Finding a Purpose for an EV Grille

Hyundai Mobis integrates pedestrian alert sound system into front-end design

Production

Toyota May Reach Normal Output in NA in July

Pace depends on suppliers, demand, coronavirus controls

Sales

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup

Sales perk up in China as production nosedives in Brazil, Mexico

Assembly

Tesla Rushes to Reopen Plants

Supply issues, equipment problems, COVID-19 rules blur plans

Production

China Leads Auto Industry Revival

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

Business

Honda Modifies Odyssey for COVID-19 Testing

Plastic partition helps protect drivers transporting people to Detroit test sites

Propulsion

China EV Maker Takes Norwegian Route to Europe

New BYD SUV will be followed by several light commercial trucks

Sales

India Zeroes Out Car Sales

Coronavirus lockdown takes its toll

Marketing

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 1

Factory relaunch schedules stretch out amid uncertainties

Business

Nissan to Slash Production 78% in Japan

Slumping sales prompt two-month cutback

Production

Japan Carmakers Trim Production Plans

Carmakers guess at where and when global sales will revive.

Propulsion

Mazda (Nearly) Details Rotary Engine’s Return

A tiny rotary engine will power a range extender for the all-electric MX-30 crossover 

Propulsion

Renault Yanks Car Brand Out of China

Pivot will better align Renualt’s expertise in EVs and light commercial vehicles with transportation trends in China, driven by urbanization, inner city transportation, and electrified commercial delivery.

Production

Kia May Cut Output as Export Markets Shrink

It’s all about disrupted demand overseas

Assembly

Coronavirus Industry Roundup: April 9

Wide regional variations persist over production plans

Economics

Renault, Nissan: Alliance Turnaround Still on Track

Pandemic adds new challenge for recovery plan

Production

Coronavirus Industry Roundup: April 3

Carmakers extend plant shutdowns, eye mid-April restarts