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Production

Coronavirus Industry Roundup: April 3

Carmakers extend plant shutdowns, eye mid-April restarts

Sales

What the Golden State Says About the Market

It has the landscape of several states, the population of several more and a demand for vehicles that may become more of the national norm.

Assembly

UPDATE: BMW, Ford, Toyota, VW Suspend Production in Europe

UAW calls for similar move in U.S. to protect workers from pandemic

Propulsion

Hamlin Repeats as Daytona 500 Champ for Toyota

Newman in serious condition after crash on final lap

Hybrid

Some Lessons from the 2019 Sales Numbers

Looking back to look ahead: what 2019 sales could say about the market

Propulsion

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.

Electronics

FCA’s 5th-Gen Infotainment Tech Hits the Mark

Highly rated Uconnect system gets better

Mobility

From Super Cars to Super Mobility Systems

I hope I live long enough to see the enthusiasts of extremely fast cars shift their enthusiasm to our upcoming high-performance urban mobility systems.

Propulsion

On the Design of the Tesla Cybertruck

Franz von Holzhausen knows what he’s doing. Seriously.

Business

FCA Recalls SUVs for Engine Stalling

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is calling back 698,000 SUVs worldwide to again fix a fuel pump problem that could cause the engine to stall or refuse to start.

Business

Japanese Brands Lead CR Reliability Ratings

Lexus, Mazda and Toyota captured the top three spots in this year’s Consumer Reports Auto Reliability Survey rankings.

Business

Merged FCA-PSA Would Maintain Current Brands

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group plan to maintain all current brands under their proposed merger, PSA CEO Carlos Tavares tells French television station BMF Business.

Business

A Scary Look at the Auto Industry

A witch, a clown, a masked vigilante, and a doctor go into a studio. . . .

Design

AutoPacific: What the IVAs Say

  You might be surprised what OEMs aren’t paying attention to

Production

Mopar Makes It Special

For those who are modifying an FCA vehicle, there is only one word they need to know: Mopar

Propulsion

Hyundai Going the Last Mile

It continues to optimize. . .electric scooters

Hybrid

The Intersection of Auto Enthusiasm, Tech and History

When torque wrenches are accompanied by software downloads. . . .

Dodge Revs Up 50th Anniversary Charger Daytona

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Dodge unit is reviving the Charger Daytona nameplate with a limited-edition model to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the race car’s debut.

Production

Does Quality Matter?

Sometimes, high scores in the J.D. Power Initial Quality Study don’t result in big sales.

Mobility

Designs Through Time and the C8 Corvette

We get a top car designer on this edition of “Autoline After Hours”

Propulsion

2020 Chevy Silverado Diesel Gets 27 mpg

General Motors says its new diesel-powered Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck will have a class-leading U.S. fuel efficiency rating of 27 mpg.

Design

J.D. Power Looks at What’s Appealing

Good news for those who are looking for a delightful mass-market vehicle. And not-so-good news for those developing luxury vehicles.

Business

Report: Dodge to Drop Grand Caravan Sooner

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will stop making the Dodge Grand Caravan minivan next May, seven months earlier than previously planned, says AutoForecast Solutions.

Sales

Subaru Tops J.D. Power Poll of Auto Brand Loyalty

Subaru has ranked highest in brand loyalty among all major automotive makes offered in the U.S., according to a new J.D. Power study.