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Design

Redesigned Genesis G80 Sedan Follows Winning Formula

Lighter, sleek styling and lots of tech—and new engines

Economics

Coronavirus Roundup: March 27

More companies idle plants, look for cash

Business

Global Car Sales Forecast to Fall by 13.5 Million Units

U.S. sales likely to shrink by 3.1 million units in 2020

Production

India Freezes Its Economy for 3 Weeks

Big hit to the country’s struggling auto industry

Business

Volvo Sees a Ray of Hope…in China

Production and sales “very close to normal”

Business

Toyota Appoints Self-Driving-Car Guru to Board

James Kuffner has the knowhow and background to help transform the carmaker’s future

Business

China Dealers Ask: Where Are the Customers?

Is this what Europe and the U.S. can expect?

Business

Coronavirus Roundup: March 24

A rundown on auto industry activity spurred by the coronavirus

Fuel Cells

Toyota, Hino Partner on Fuel Cell Truck

Truck tests accelerate, while car sales continue to flounder

Business

Look Up in the Sky: It’s a Drone Delivering Your Car Keys

The latest in the contactless ordering and delivery process from China’s Geely Auto

Mobility

Conti Names New N. America President

Jeff Klei to retire; Bob Lee tapped as successor

Propulsion

GM Names New CTO and Communications Chief

Jon Lauckner and Tony Cervone retiring at the end of June

Mobility

Chinese Autonomous Vehicle Startup Makes Hospital Deliveries

Transporting medical supplies and food as well as disinfecting streets during the coronavirus outbreak

Business

Structural Fatigue Worsens for Renault-Nissan Alliance

Distractions keep piling up as partnership flounders

Regulations

Buyers in China Protest Tesla Chip Switch

Virus-related parts shortage riles early Model 3 buyers

Mobility

Geely Plans Satellite Fleet to Serve Robotic Cars

Systems will deliver nav, data, cloud computing services

Business

Coronavirus Pushes New Marketing Channels

Options take on new importance as crisis disrupts dealerships, car shows

Business

Global Car Sales Forecasts Fall on Virus Fears

Clearer picture not likely for many weeks

Production

China's Auto Industry Still in "Park"

Auto production remains stalled by coronavirus epidemic

Hybrid

New Chevy EV Bows in China

The first in a wave of new EVs GM plans to launch worldwide in coming years

Business

Nissan Chief Says “Fire Me if I Don’t Deliver”

A high-wire act to save Nissan, Renault and their alliance

Business

Beijing Auto Show Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Motorsports and other industry events also delayed

Business

GM Exits Australia, N. Zealand; Sells Thai Plant

Further focusing on a handful of fruitful markets for manufacturing