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Coronavirus Roundup: March 27

More companies idle plants, look for cash

Economics

Six More Carmakers Join N. America Shutdowns

Driven by concerns about health—and now, sales – automakers are putting production on hold

Business

PSA’s Tavares Named World Car Person of the Year

FCA merger, Opel turnaround lead list of accomplishments

Mobility

Hyundai Develops Smart Transmission

Advanced sensors and artificial intelligence coordinate shifts to road conditions

Interiors & Electronics

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

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

Production

Mazda, Subaru, Hyundai Group Top IIHS Safety Ratings

Tougher headlight criteria reduce number of Top Safety Pick+ winners

Business

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

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

$1.1 billion facility could be relocated in the country

Hybrid

Scoring the 2020 Super Bowl Car Ads

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

Design

2020 Mazda6 Signature

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

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

EV Owners Enjoying Their Rides

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

Sales

Kia's Big Plans for EVs, Advanced Mobility

Targets annual sales of 500,000 with a 6.6% EV market share by 2026

Who Won the 2020 NACTOY Awards?

The final ballots are actually tabulated and kept secret by Deloitte before being revealed on stage in Detroit. . . .

Propulsion

Hyundai/Kia to Spend Big on EVs, Mobility

The Korea-based company is making a big commitment. Make that BIG.

Business

Hopes Fizzle for Expanded EV Credits in U.S.

Congress has balked at expanding a long-running tax credit for buyers of electric cars in the U.S. It's bad news for Tesla and General Motors.

Design

Kia Ups Its Game with K5 Design

What does a modern sedan look like? This.

Business

November Car Sales Tepid in Europe

Weak new-car deliveries in Europe totaled 1.18 million units, up only 5% over a depressed sales period at this time last year.

Hybrid

European Demand Delays Mercedes EV in U.S.

Mercedes is pushing back the launch of its electric-powered EQC to early 2021, one year later than previously planned. 

Assembly

Kia Opens $1.1 Billion Plant in India

Kia Motors Corp. has officially launched a $1.1 billion assembly plant in Anantapur, India.

Business

Foreign-Brand Sales Climb 6% in U.S.

U.S. deliveries of foreign-brand passenger vehicles rose 6% to more than 788,000 units in November.

Hybrid

Report: SKI Plans 2nd EV Battery Plant in China

South Korea’s SK Innovation Co. plans to construct a $1.1 billion battery plant in Yancheng, China. 

Legal

Paice Sues BMW Over Hybrid Tech

Hybrid powertrain inventor Paice LLC has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against BMW AG, claiming the German carmaker is using its technology illegally.