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AI

Toyota Invests in Self-Driving Tech Startup

Pony.ai lands $462 million in latest funding round and expands tests programs in California

Interiors & Electronics

Premium Interiors for Mid-Range Prices (Less Than $50,000)

The little things can add up to provide comfort, convenience and functionality

Mobility

SEAT Turns to Israeli Startups for Innovation

Largest innovation concentration outside of Silicon Valley

Propulsion

Hamlin Repeats as Daytona 500 Champ for Toyota

Newman in serious condition after crash on final lap

Business

Beijing Auto Show Postponed Due to Coronavirus

Motorsports and other industry events also delayed

Production

Mazda, Subaru, Hyundai Group Top IIHS Safety Ratings

Tougher headlight criteria reduce number of Top Safety Pick+ winners

Propulsion

Hyundai Turns to California Startup for EV Platform

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

Marketing

World’s Top Auto Brands Defend Their Rankings

Brands are forever jockeying for superiority over their rivals.

Production

Toyota Extends Plant Shutdowns in China

Carmakers are beginning to extend shutdowns across the country.

Interiors & Electronics

Designer Helene Rother Gets Her Due as Hall of Fame Inductee

Pioneering interior stylist is recognized alongside Hyundai Chairman Chung Mong-koo, long-time Genuine Parts executive Tom Gallagher and car enthusiast extraordinaire Jay Leno

Production

Boeing Joint Venture to Test Autonomous Air Taxis

New Zealand program promises to be a world first for tests involving consumers 

Production

Kia Threatens to Scrap 2-Month-Old Factory in India

$1.1 billion facility could be relocated in the country

Assembly

Hyundai Suspends S. Korea Output as Coronavirus Disrupts Supply Chain

Hyundai is the first carmaker to idle plants outside China because of the outbreak. It won't be the last.

Propulsion

Scoring the 2020 Super Bowl Car Ads

Jeep, Hyundai, Audi and Porsche hit the mark; Hummer EV fizzles

Propulsion

2020 Mazda6 Signature

Looks good. Drives well. Priced right. Now all you have to do is find a Mazda dealer to get a Mazda6.

Batteries

UPS Places Big Order for Electric Vehicles from Arrival

You may not have heard of Arrival, a British electric vehicle company, but odds are it is going to become more prevalent in the conversation thanks to a focus on commercial vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles

Lucid Motors Sets Sights on Autonomy with New Hire

Eugene Lee brings 20 years of autonomous vehicle experience to the EV startup

Business

LMC Auto’s Jeff Schuster on the Industry

When it comes to how the automotive market is doing—and how it is likely to do—you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who knows more than Jeff Schuster

Propulsion

Green Luxury

Karma Revero Hybrid and BMW Wireless Charging Nab Awards

Hybrid

EV Owners Enjoying Their Rides

AAA study finds buyers more content after purchase—despite hefty prices

Business

3 Keys to Creating a Hydrogen Society

Cost is a biggie, plus safety and consumer acceptance

Production

Michigan Mobility Proving Grounds Adds Tech Park

Fledgling autonomous vehicle test center seeks tenants, increased utilization  

Sales

Subaru Slowly Ramps Up Electrification Plans

Targets 40% of sales by 2030, but sees little near-term demand in U.S.

Fuel Cells

Honda, Isuzu Target Fuel Cell Trucks

Joint research project aims to apply struggling car tech to commercial vehicles