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Production

Ford Briefly Stops Production at 2 Plants After Workers Test Positive for COVID-19

Safety protocols get early test as industry relaunches U.S. production

Sales

Car Sales Crash in Europe

78% drop in April as countries, carmakers post double-digit declines

Mobility

Quick Updates, Fast Charging on Tap for Mustang Mach-E

Continuous improvements needed to gain foothold in fledgling EV market

NASCAR Returns

Harvick continues winning ways amid coronavirus protocols

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 15

Carmakers juggle production, search for funding

Production

Tesla Plant-Opening Drama Ends

Officials grant an already-reopened plant permission to open...next week

Propulsion

Save the Environment, Drive a Jeep?

Making a case for adding green credentials to off-road performance

Legal

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup

Sales perk up in China as production nosedives in Brazil, Mexico

Production

Going Back to Work—Safely, Honestly

Companies like Ford have created solid protocols to get things back up and running. But it depends on the honesty of everyone to work as intended.

Production

Michigan Okays Auto Production Starting May 11

Step eases supply chain bottleneck for other factories too

Production

China Leads Auto Industry Revival

U.S., Europe and Asia will take longer, says LMC Automotive

Autonomous Vehicles

Cars Without Coffee: When A Vehicle Isn’t Driving Him, John Krafcik Takes the Porsche

Eleventh in a series. Yes, he knows about autonomous driving. But Waymo’s Krafcik loves cars you drive. And he’s also important in another way.

Economics

GM Dodges Financial Loss, But Not for Long

Industry’s results will get worse before they get better

Business

Ford Shares Sensor Test Data for Autonomous Vehicles

Before being set loose on roads, self-driving vehicles need a comprehensive view of what they could encounter

Cotter on Cars (Old Ones, That Is)

The legendary Barn Find Hunter talks about how he finds those vehicles

Business

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 1

Factory relaunch schedules stretch out amid uncertainties

Business

Ford Delays Robo-Taxi Launch

Coronavirus pushes plans back to 2022

Business

U.S. Car Sales in April Drop to 30-Year Low

Upturn likely to begin in May, but consumer confidence will define the pace

Design

Designer of Original Mustang Dies at 87

Gale Halderman’s 1962 sketch won a Ford design contest that led to the original Mustang 

Business

Mark Fields on the State of the U.S. Auto Industry

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields talks about what is happening now and where it will be going forward

Economics

U.S. Economy Shrinks at 4.8% Rate

Glum financial news, but we’ve been here before

Hybrid

Lincoln Pulls the Plug on Rivian-Based EV

COVID-19 continues to take its toll on vehicle programs

Production

U.S. Carmakers Chart Restart Dates

Big Three aim for U.S. factory relaunches on May 18

Production

Mary Barra and Bill Ford on the Importance of Manufacturing During COVID-19

GM and Ford’s response to the pandemic and how they’re preparing for the future are highlighted on 60 Minutes