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Autonomous Vehicles

Volvo, Waymo to Partner on Robo-Taxis

AV collaborations abound to jumpstart commercialization efforts

Business

EU Opens Antitrust Probe into FCA-PSA Merger

Focus will be on small commercial vans, and maybe more

Legal

Antitrust Issue Raised Over Fiat Chrysler-PSA Merger

Partner must address van market share worries this week

Hybrid

Ford Escape Plug-in Hybrid Gets 100 mpg-Equivalent Rating

Compact crossover takes on Toyota RAV4 in emerging segment

Economics

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Split Up Their Markets

“Leader-follower” plan aims to highlight excellence

Batteries

A Flatter Take on EV Skateboards

Israeli startup integrates corner modules with chassis

Business

A Peek at Nissan’s Drastic Turnaround Plan

Much to accomplish, not much time in which to do it

Production

China Leads Auto Industry Revival

U.S., Europe and Asia will take longer, says LMC Automotive

Production

Nissan to Slash Production 78% in Japan

Slumping sales prompt two-month cutback

Autonomous Vehicles

Karma Partners with WeRide, Nivida on Autonomous Electric Van

Deep learning processors provide a record 320 trillion operations per second

Economics

Renault, Nissan: Alliance Turnaround Still on Track

Pandemic adds new challenge for recovery plan

Hybrid

Rivian Delays EV Launches Until 2021

Coronavirus pushes plans back for Rivian’s electric pickup and SUV

Sales

What the Golden State Says About the Market

It has the landscape of several states, the population of several more and a demand for vehicles that may become more of the national norm.

Business

Structural Fatigue Worsens for Renault-Nissan Alliance

Distractions keep piling up as partnership flounders

Assembly

China's Auto Industry Still in "Park"

Auto production remains stalled by coronavirus epidemic

Marketing

Porsche Jumps to Top of CR Best-Car Ratings

Another year of surprising ups and downs

Economics

China Calls the Shots on Car Sales

China continues to magnify the ups and downs of global sales totals.

Production

Mazda, Subaru, Hyundai Group Top IIHS Safety Ratings

Tougher headlight criteria reduce number of Top Safety Pick+ winners

Legal

Ghosn Goes Hollywood

Ghosn hires a big-time Hollywood agent to shop his story.

Sales

Time for Stock Sales at Nissan and Renault?

Nissan may push for stock sales that would loosen the glue that binds its alliance with Renault.

Production

Rivian Confirms Platform for Ford EV

Electric-truck startup Rivian Automotive confirms it will supply the “skateboard” chassis to carry a premium-level electric vehicle developed by Ford.

Economics

Nissan Braces for a Break with Renault

A team of high-level executives at Nissan is stepping up what-if plans to go it alone should the company’s 20-year-old alliance with Renault fall apart.

Legal

How Ghosn Got from Tokyo to Beirut

Carlos Ghosn’s dash to Lebanon last weekend to avoid prosecution in Japan has all the trappings of a “Mission Impossible” movie.

Economics

EV Startup Rivian Gets $1.3 Billion in New Funding

Electric car startups are still attracting major funding from hopeful investors. The latest example: $1.3 billion landed by Michigan-based Rivian Automotive.