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Business

COVID-19 Anxiety Easing, But Financial Concerns Linger

Americans delaying big purchases, plan to keep vehicles longer

Moers Moving to Aston Martin from Mercedes-AMG

Struggling U.K. automaker is trying to get some of the AMG magic

Business

Clarios Taps Mark Wallace as New CEO

Former Dana exec to help position battery maker for electrified future

Economics

Existential Cost-Cutting at Uber

CEO tells employees it’s time for company to “stand on our own two feet”

Batteries

Cruise Trims Autonomous Vehicle Staff

The GM affiliate still has a huge cash reserve. But the outlook for robo-taxis is uncertain.

Business

Ex-UAW Chief Arraigned on Embezzlement Charges

Guilty plea expected next month as federal probe targets second ex-UAW president

Production

Tesla Plant-Opening Drama Ends

Officials grant an already-reopened plant permission to open...next week

Production

Musk Rants about COVID Restrictions

Threats to move headquarters, California factory make no sense

Production

Going Back to Work—Safely, Honestly

Companies like Ford have created solid protocols to get things back up and running. But it depends on the honesty of everyone to work as intended.

Business

Toyota, GM Recognized for Diversity

Leadership involvement and new programs help Toyota move up annual list

Business

Elon Musk Sounds Off

Artificial intelligence, Mars, baby names, “unconstitutional” lockdowns and what’s next for Tesla

Autonomous Vehicles

Cars Without Coffee: When A Vehicle Isn’t Driving Him, John Krafcik Takes the Porsche

Eleventh in a series. Yes, he knows about autonomous driving. But Waymo’s Krafcik loves cars you drive. And he’s also important in another way.

Cotter on Cars (Old Ones, That Is)

The legendary Barn Find Hunter talks about how he finds those vehicles

Regulations

Musk Says Tesla Shares Cost Too Much. Wall Street Agrees.

Company sheds $14 billion in market value in two days

Marketing

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 1

Factory relaunch schedules stretch out amid uncertainties

Design

Designer of Original Mustang Dies at 87

Gale Halderman’s 1962 sketch won a Ford design contest that led to the original Mustang 

Economics

Mark Fields on the State of the U.S. Auto Industry

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields talks about what is happening now and where it will be going forward

Design

Design Chief Luc Donckerwolke Departs Hyundai

Luxury car guru has crafted the styling of many memorable Audi, Bentley, Lambo and Genesis models

Propulsion

American Center for Mobility Lands New CEO

Former DOE official and EV expert tasked with jumpstarting business for Michigan autonomous testing complex

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Tom Kearns’ Work-in-Process

Not only is the Porsche in the garage of the chief designer of Kia Design Center America cool, it is also rare. And in-process.

Production

Mary Barra and Bill Ford on the Importance of Manufacturing During COVID-19

GM and Ford’s response to the pandemic and how they’re preparing for the future are highlighted on 60 Minutes

Hybrid

All About EV Batteries

A deep dive into battery tech by a man who was instrumental in helping it get on the road

Business

The Girl Behind Germany's 120-Year-Old Luxury Automaker

A few hints, it’s not Gertie and it rhymes with ladies

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Inside Kevin Hunter’s Garage

Tenth in a series. Yes, he’s a designer. But he also likes the visceral enjoyment of driving (good-looking vehicles).