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Propulsion

Honda Dropping Out of Formula 1 to Focus on EVs

An existential move to what's most important: survival

Design

Acura Debuts 3-Chamber Passenger Airbag

Honda, Autoliv co-develop next-gen tech that promises to better protect against head injuries

Sales

Generators and Sales That Need a Charge

Clever tech for generators and what August sales might portend

Batteries

Toyota, Honda Partner on Mobile Power Station

Generator could provide aid during a blackout or remote entertainment event

Batteries

Simple Questions of Electric Vehicle Considerers

Some simple things are all they really want to know

Production

Home Work Continues for Salaried Staffs

Big 3 target 2021 return to offices as GM deploys salaried volunteers at Missouri truck plant.

Business

Sato Wins Spectator-less Indy 500

Honda engines dominate top spots

Design

2020 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T SE R-Line

This could be the very dictionary definition of a “midsize car”

Regulations

Calif., 5 Carmakers Agree on Tougher Emission Rules

Seeking middle ground between Obama, Trump era standards

Car/Ride Sharing

Michigan Proposes “CAV” Corridor

The future of where the rubber meets the road  

Sales

Ford Rated Top Automotive Brand for “Intimacy”

Auto industry also outshines most others in new study

Hybrid

Yes, Hybrids Still Matter

Hybrids—mild, full and plug-in—are likely to continue to be important as the automotive industry makes the transition to full electrification. An examination in three parts.

Mobility

New Hampshire Readies Flying Cars…for Roads

“Jetson Bill” targets roadable aircrafts

Assembly

Honda Office Workers Hit the Line in Ohio

Staffers requested to help with production work in Ohio

Don’t Eat and Drive

Seriously: You probably don’t drive as well as you think you do and looking for a chicken nugget that got away won’t help.

GM Readies New EVs

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

Interiors & Electronics

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid AWD Touring

The only question about this crossover is: What took so long?

Marketing

Ford Yanks Social Media Advertising

A gesture against hateful online content. But how effective?

Hybrid

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD

Yes it is a hybrid. It is efficient. It is also a well-appointed midsize crossover

Production

Baseball, Apple Pie and Tesla?

California EV maker and Honda are tops in American-made vehicles, new Ford Ranger is No. 1 model

Design

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

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

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Jon Ikeda Isn’t Your Typical Exec

Fourteenth in a series. One could say he’s definitionally a “car guy”