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Coronavirus Roundup: March 24

A rundown on auto industry activity spurred by the coronavirus

Business

PSA’s Tavares Named World Car Person of the Year

FCA merger, Opel turnaround lead list of accomplishments

Business

U.S. Fuel Economy Hits All-Time High

Gains keep coming despite the boom in trucks and SUVs 

Marketing

Porsche Jumps to Top of CR Best-Car Ratings

Another year of surprising ups and downs

Interiors

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

Diesel

U.S. Will Finally Get Diesel-Powered Mazda6

Nearly a decade in the making, the new oil burner may have passed its sell-by date  

Business

Mazda Turns 100

Small carmaker continues to survive and thrive 

Hybrid

Lucid Motors Sets Sights on Autonomy with New Hire

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

Economics

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

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.

Mobility

A Deep-Dive Into the Rotary Engine

Yes, the rotary engine may be a thing of the past for auto, but this inventor thinks he has a way that will make it more appealing

Sales

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.

Interiors & Electronics

On the Design of the Tesla Cybertruck

Franz von Holzhausen knows what he’s doing. Seriously.

Mazda3 Tapped as China Car of the Year

Mazda Motor Corp.’s Mazda3 small car has been selected China Car of the Year by a group of 38 automotive journalists.

Mobility

Mazda Mulls European Subscription Service

Mazda Motor Corp. reportedly may add a vehicle subscription service in the U.K.

Business

Mazda Launches Second-Round Airbag Recall

Mazda Motor Corp. is recalling 116,900 vehicles in the U.S. to again replace their passenger-side frontal airbag inflators, this time with units that won’t degrade over time.

Mazda3 Named Women’s World Car of the Year

Mazda Motor Corp.’s Mazda3 small sport sedan has been selected the overall winner in this year’s Women's World Car of the Year awards.

Business

Japanese Brands Lead CR Reliability Ratings

Lexus, Mazda and Toyota captured the top three spots in this year’s Consumer Reports Auto Reliability Survey rankings.

Mazda CX-30 Sets Top Mark in Euro Safety Tests

Mazda Motor Corp.’s all-new CX-30 compact crossover vehicle earned a top five-star rating from the European New Car Assessment Program and scored a record-high 99% in the Adult Occupant Protection category.

Sales

U.S. Sales Grow 3% for Foreign Brands

An extra selling day, coupled with hefty retail incentives, boosted October deliveries of foreign brand cars and light trucks in the U.S. by 3% to 744,300 units.

Business

Carmakers Back Trump on More Emission Cases

Several major carmakers are backing the Trump administration in two more lawsuits that challenge the government’s plan to strip California of its right to set pollution rules for cars.

Sales

Kia Names New U.S. Chief

Kia Motors Corp. has appointed Michael Cole to head its U.S. operations, effective Nov. 11.

Propulsion

The Mazda MX-30: Suicide Doors, Cork and, Oh, It’s an EV

Mazda introduced a new vehicle at the Tokyo Motor Show. An important vehicle. A technologically advanced vehicle. But it really thinks its doors are key.