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Marketing

Detroit Cancels 2020 Auto Show

Venue to become temporary hospital for coronavirus victims.

Business

Steelcase Provides Instructions for Masks and Face Shields

PDF instructions, cutting patterns and even YouTube videos to get you going

Business

Ford, GM Slow Rolling EV Ramp Up

Production plans show increasing focus on high-profit trucks

Business

Coronavirus Roundup: March 24

A rundown on auto industry activity spurred by the coronavirus

Assembly

Six More Carmakers Join N. America Shutdowns

Driven by concerns about health—and now, sales – automakers are putting production on hold

Business

Ford Hunkers Down for a Lean Summer

Bulking up on cash to ride out the health crisis

Production

Big Three Idle N. American Plants through March

A timeout to clean facilities and rethink production methods

Production

On the 2021 Kia Seltos: Small Crossover with Big Presence

Kia grows its lineup of crossovers with a subcompact and provides it with tech so that it isn’t a vehicle that people buy wishing that they could afford something better. 

Mobility

5G Connectivity Coming to Cars in a Big Way

ABI predicts 83 million vehicles will be equipped with the technology by 2035

Business

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

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

Design

Information Design & COVID-19

We don’t need to see any more pictures of the virus that looks like the Death Star. We need clear, accurate information. Here’s some.

Machining

New Model: The Ventilator 100?

Taking the concept of retooling to a whole new level

Business

New Steels Explained: What You Need to Know About the Ongoing Developments

A range of new steels is being developed to assist body engineers create better trucks, cars and SUVs. Here’s what they can do for everyone from safety engineers to designers

Assembly

UPDATE: Detroit’s Big Three Ask Staffers to Work at Home

Global policies aim to combat coronavirus pandemic

Business

Bollinger Goes Commercial with Electric Chassis

Flexible architecture can support various body styles and applications with up to a 5,000-lb payload

Business

COVID-19 Concerns Sideline Automotive News World Congress

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

Electronics

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

Connectivity

Ford, Nationwide Partner on Sharing Driver Data

Service simplifies monitoring of driver behavior

Sales

U.S. Fuel Economy Hits All-Time High

Gains keep coming despite the boom in trucks and SUVs 

Car/Ride Sharing

Ford Electric Scooter Service Heads to Europe

Spin to roll into Germany, France, U.K.

Business

Citroen Gets Friendly with Urban EV

Rent the tiny car by the minute, month or buy it outright…for $6,600

Mobility

Does Michigan Need a Chief Mobility Officer?

New unit aims to build on state’s historic leadership and, more importantly, position it for the future  

Production

‘Consumer Reports’ and the State of the U.S. OEMs

Plenty of the vehicles on the list of the top 10 are made in the U.S. But not by the traditional companies.