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Business

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  

Business

Four Auto Companies Rank Among the World's Most Ethical

GM and Cooper Standard make the list for the first time, joining long-running honorees Aptiv and Cummins

Business

Rivian CTO Departs

Long-time Apple tech guru Mike Bell leaves EV startup after 9 months

Connectivity

SEAT Turns to Israeli Startups for Innovation

Largest innovation concentration outside of Silicon Valley

Business

Car Sales Take a Dive in Europe

A volatile market stays that way

Propulsion

Hamlin Repeats as Daytona 500 Champ for Toyota

Newman in serious condition after crash on final lap

Production

GM Exits Australia, N. Zealand; Sells Thai Plant

Further focusing on a handful of fruitful markets for manufacturing

Propulsion

Ford Bronco Next Month—Here’s What We (Think We) Know So Far

Vehicle could be Ford’s most important upcoming launch

Autonomous Vehicles

GM Develops a New Electrical Platform

GM engineers create a better electrical architecture that can handle the ever-increasing needs of vehicle systems

Business

Ford Techs Get Virtual Reality Training on Mustang Mach-E

Using high-tech gaming systems to speed maintenance and repair training

Production

The Rise of Robots in Automotive

Yes, the auto industry continues to lead the way in robot orders according to the Robotic Industries Association.

Marketing

Cars Keep Getting More Reliable

The J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study proves cars are more dependable than ever, even though they also keep getting more complicated.

Business

Ghosn Goes Hollywood

Ghosn hires a big-time Hollywood agent to shop his story.

Batteries

Hyundai Turns to California Startup for EV Platform

Canoo to provide “skateboard” architecture for a range of future Hyundai/Kia models

Regulations

U.S. Drops Antitrust Probe of CO2 Deal by 4 Carmakers, California

Is the fight over emission standards nearing an end?

Business

World’s Top Auto Brands Defend Their Rankings

Brands are forever jockeying for superiority over their rivals.

Economics

Design Pro Talks Quadrobots, Teslas & More

John Manoogian II is part of the design fabric of the auto industry. He shares insights on this edition of “Autoline After Hours”

Mobility

Competition v Collaboration in the Auto Industry

Ford v Ferrari brings up questions of competition in the auto industry in this new emerging age of global awareness.

Sales

Ford Makes Major Changes at the Top

Farley and Thai-Tang rise. Hinrichs departs.

Car/Ride Sharing

A Tough Year for U.S. Carmakers

GM, Ford and Chrysler emerge from a tough year

Composites

2020 Ford GT: More Power!

Because 647 hp isn’t enough. . . .

Business

U.S. Car Sales to Slip Below 17 Million

This year deliveries of cars and light-duty trucks in the U.S. will drop below 17 million units for the first time since 2014.

Business

Mazda Turns 100

Small carmaker continues to survive and thrive 

Sales

Mercedes X-Class Pickup Gets Quick Retirement

Dismal sales doom niche model less than 3 years after its introduction