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Regulations

New Hampshire Readies Flying Cars…for Roads

“Jetson Bill” targets roadable aircrafts

Labor

Honda Office Workers Hit the Line in Ohio

Staffers requested to help with production work in Ohio

GM Readies New EVs

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

Economics

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”

Interiors & Electronics

Acura Debuts 3-Chamber Passenger Airbag

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

Business

What Suppliers Look for from OEMs

What do suppliers think about their customers? Well, that answer—with a couple of exceptions—isn’t exactly a resounding hurrah.

Design

Designers Talk 2021 Nissan Rogue

All-new design for the most important vehicle in Nissan’s portfolio means the designers had to execute a fine line of respecting the present while creating the future

Connectivity

Honda Partners with Neusoft on Connectivity

Tech joint venture expands years of collaboration

Sales

Study: New Model Cavalcade Threatens Profitability

Too Much of a Good Thing? Crossover segment becoming saturated

Batteries

Tesla Passes Toyota in Market Value

Stock soars past $1,000 per share

Car/Ride Sharing

GM's Cruise Hires Safety Chief

Louise Zhang, who previously worked for Lucid Motors and Tesla, underscores focus on safety as robo-taxi service nears launch

Production

Honda Rebounds from Cyber Attack

Incursions reportedly hit the U.S., Europe and Japan

Business

Honda on Alert Against Cyber Attack

Computer breach cuts production in North America. Europe and Japan also affected.

Fuel Cells

New Toyota JV Targets Fuel Cell Trucks in China

Commercial vehicles could be the right application for fledgling technology

Business

GM to Join EV Delivery Van Race?

New niche lacks a market leader

Batteries

Tesla Model 3 Shines Supreme in California

EV tops Q1 sales chart in down market

Aluminum

What’s It Weigh?

A comparative look at vehicle mass. The attention to weight certainly seems to be a common thread among OEMs.

Assembly

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 29

Production grows unevenly in U.S., Europe

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 15

Carmakers juggle production, search for funding

Car/Ride Sharing

Cruise Trims Autonomous Vehicle Staff

The GM affiliate still has a huge cash reserve. But the outlook for robo-taxis is uncertain.