#NISSAN

JLR Taps Ousted Renault Boss Bollore as New CEO

Speth to stay on as non-executive vice chairman

Sales

Mitsubishi Motors Calls It Quits in Europe

New strategy focuses on southeast Asia

Propulsion

Mitsubishi Updates Lineup, Adds Tech

Next-gen Outlander leads the way

Autonomous Vehicles

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech

Hybrid

Nissan Looks to the Future with Ariya EV

New look, more tech. The first in a wave of new models. 

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport V6 SEL Premium R-Line 4Motion

The most striking thing about the Atlas Cross Sport is how big it is.

Business

Tab for Ghosn’s Escape? At Least $862,500

Prosecutors cite payment linked to father-and-son pair

Economics

PSA Says COVID Makes FCA Merger More Critical

Tavares says promised savings and synergies gain value

Business

Volvo, Waymo to Partner on Robo-Taxis

AV collaborations abound to jumpstart commercialization efforts

Quality

This Year’s Best Interiors: Quality at Any Price

WardsAuto’s annual list had plenty of variety

Interiors & Electronics

VW Arteon Advances

VW does an upgrade for its halo vehicle

Interiors & Electronics

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year

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.

Business

EU Opens Antitrust Probe into FCA-PSA Merger

Focus will be on small commercial vans, and maybe more

Connectivity

New Rogue Gets Upgraded Safety and Autonomous Vehicle Tech Too

ProPilot system improves road monitoring and stop-and-go capabilities  

Business

UPDATE: Is Ghosn Correct about Nissan Plot to Oust Him?

Report says executives fretted over would-be merger with Renault

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

Sales

Study: New Model Cavalcade Threatens Profitability

Too Much of a Good Thing? Crossover segment becoming saturated

Production

Honda Rebounds from Cyber Attack

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

Business

Antitrust Issue Raised Over Fiat Chrysler-PSA Merger

Partner must address van market share worries this week

Business

Honda on Alert Against Cyber Attack

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

Economics

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: June 5

More plants open, but others are targeted for closure