#HONDA

Assembly

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 29

Production grows unevenly in U.S., Europe
#asia #europe #covid-19

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 15

Carmakers juggle production, search for funding
#covid-19 #asia #europe

Batteries

Cruise Trims Autonomous Vehicle Staff

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

Infrastructure

Lotus Aims to Revamp EV Ownership Models

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

Business

Toyota, GM Recognized for Diversity

Leadership involvement and new programs help Toyota move up annual list
#people #GeneralMotors #Honda

Business

Honda Modifies Odyssey for COVID-19 Testing

Plastic partition helps protect drivers transporting people to Detroit test sites
#asia #tech #covid-19

Production

U.S. Carmakers Chart Restart Dates

Big Three aim for U.S. factory relaunches on May 18
#europe #covid-19 #facilities

Sales

Japan Carmakers Trim Production Plans

Carmakers guess at where and when global sales will revive.
#Toyota #asia #americas

Fuel Cells

Volvo Group, Daimler Team Up on Fuel Cell-Powered Big Rigs

Can trucks save the hydrogen-based technology after a tepid response to fuel cell cars?
#covid-19 #tech #sustainability

Business

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: April 17

More carmakers are poised to resume production as financial burden mounts
#Ford #GeneralMotors #Honda

Sales

Honda Furloughs U.S. Salaried Staff

Driven by lack of sales demand, Honda employees will experience two payless weeks off before production resumes
#Honda #Nissan #Tesla

Additive Manufacturing

Honda to Make Ventilator Compressors in Ohio

More good works in the fight against the coronavirus
#people #covid-19 #facilities

Mobility

BMW, Marelli Expand Blockchain Parts Management

Deploying blockchain throughout the automotive supply chain process promises to improve parts and transaction tracking, transparency and adherence to standards.
#BMW #tech #Daimler

Interiors & Electronics

2020 Honda CR-V Touring

Really good gets even better. Imagine that.
#Honda #HP #reviews

Hybrid

Toyota RAV4 Sales Surpass 10 Million Units

Compact SUV Joins Elite Club, Next Up Plug-In Hybrid Variant
#Ford #Honda #Lada

Sales

Shakeout for China’s EV Market

Funding dries up as market demand swoons
#Chrysler #Daimler #Fiat

Assembly

Carmakers Cut Pay for Furloughed U.S. Staffs

Employees invited to apply for local unemployment benefits
#covid-19 #facilities #BMW

Assembly

New Auto Industry Startup Target for U.S., Canada: Early May

Safety, supply chain, and sales are the big question marks for carmarkers as they consider production startup
#covid-19 #facilities #Chrysler

Regulations

Canada Caught in the Middle in CO2 Rules Fight

Current regulations align with tougher standards
#emissions #Chrysler #Fiat

Economics

A Skeptical View of Tesla

Montana Skeptic appears on this edition of “Autoline After Hours” to throw cold water on Tesla, but unlike the Wicked Witch of the West, it doesn’t melt
#autolineafterhours #Ford #Audi