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Mobility

Automated Vehicle Systems Perform Poorly in AAA Tests

Reliability needs to be improved to gain public trust

The Age of Ultium?

GM’s plans for an electric future don’t include a name change…yet

GM Readies New EVs

Rollout includes full-size Chevy pickup with 400-mile range

Hybrid

Caddy’s “iq” Factor

EV lineup spells the end of alphanumeric names

Mobility

Auto Brands Slipping in Value, Except Tesla

Toyota continues to lead the way

Tesla Finishes Last In J.D. Power IQS

Not that the company wanted to participate in the study that’s been helping OEMs improve their products for 34 years, though. Kia and Dodge tie for the vehicles with the fewest problems per 100 vehicles.

Interiors & Electronics

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

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

Hybrid

GM’s Barra Says EV Switch Will Take Decades

GM sets its own pace for an all-electric future

Electronics

Addressing Automation for Commercial Applications

Self-driving ride-hailed vehicles may seem cool, but autonomous commercial vehicles may actually be a better deployment of the technology

GM Readies “Ultra” Super Cruise Tech

Upgraded system will enable hands-free driving on and off the highway

Hybrid

Lincoln Pulls the Plug on Rivian-Based EV

COVID-19 continues to take its toll on vehicle programs

Cadillac Elevates Its Game With Forthcoming Blackwings

The Cadillac crest had birds on it that have blackwings. And while those birds have flown from the badge, the idea of their specialness remains for the Blackwing series of vehicles

Propulsion

Caddy Revs Up Performance Sedans with “Blackwing” Treatment

Manual transmission makes the cut but namesake engine doesn’t

Economics

GM Tightens Its Belt

Pay cuts for staff, deferred product programs to avoid “serious damage”

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Bob Boniface’s Italian Beauties

Third in our series of what auto people have in their garages. Here’s what Bob Boniface has inside

Production

Ford, GM Slow Rolling EV Ramp Up

Production plans show increasing focus on high-profit trucks

Regulations

IIHS Issues Guidelines for Level 2 Autonomy

Better monitoring and alerts needed to keep drivers engaged

Business

COVID-19 Concerns Sideline Automotive News World Congress

Postponement follows cancellations of Beijing, Geneva and New York auto shows

Production

New York Auto Show Postponed Until Late August

Coronavirus torpedoes another automotive event

Marketing

Cadillac Delays EV Debut, Citing Virus Outbreak

Cadillac Lyriq crossover awaits its closeup

Propulsion

GM Unveils Its Commitment to EVs: What Does This Mean?

GM, no stranger to electric vehicles, is getting ready for an extensive build—and will start next year

Batteries

GM Touts Cheaper EV Battery Tech

More power, more range, less cost

Materials & Lightweighting

It’s “Only” an Escalade

Executing the interior of the new version of Cadillac’s venerable flagship, Escalade

Marketing

Porsche Jumps to Top of CR Best-Car Ratings

Another year of surprising ups and downs