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Diesel

Another Four Ex-Audi Officials Charged in Diesel Scandal

Continuing probes lengthen list of implicated executives

Business

Levandowski Sentenced for Stealing Robo-Car Data

The end of years of high and low drama

Regulations

What’s Next. A Year of Change in Automotive.

2020 is a year like no other. Unpredictable change in the automotive industry and a new direction for AutoBeat Magazine.

Marketing

GM Hires Outsider to Plot Innovation, Growth Strategies

Focus on connectivity, big data, customer relations and new business areas

Diesel

How to Build a Military Vehicle from a Pickup Truck

A real piece of military gear. A real pickup that you can get at a Chevy dealership. A really remarkable story.

Batteries

Mercedes Creates New “Drive Systems” Unit

Integrated operations for engines, transmissions, electric drives, batteries and related software

Where Would You Go After Working at Apple and Tesla?

Chris Porritt’s answer is perhaps surprising

Sales

Tesla Notches Another Quarterly Profit

Easily outperforms competitors amid the coronavirus pandemic

Sales

Volvo Gets Very Bullish

CEO declares the crisis over as sales rebound

Sales

What Segment Does Reid Bigland Think Is Hot?

Former FCA exec knows his way around cars and trucks, and has identified a segment that can help the bottom lines of OEMs in a way some other vehicles don’t

Sales

Questions, Answers and COVID-19

The industry will come back. But no one really knows when.

Mobility

Study: Some Drivers “Overwhelmed” After Lockdowns Lifted

Merging back into normal driving at your own pace

Diesel

Ex-VW Manager Will Finish U.S. Prison Term in Germany

Two more years to serve for role in diesel emission cheating scandal

Business

Tesla Busted in Germany Over Autopilot Claims

Another slap on the wrist for touting the autonomous capabilities of its cars

Batteries

What Do German Scientists Drive?

Well, maybe that’s “What Would German Scientists Like to Drive?”

Batteries

EV Startup Fisker Poised for $2.9 Billion Merger

Plan would fund launch of Ocean crossover model in 2022

Hybrid

How the 2021 Ford F-150 Was Developed

An inside view on how the new generation came to be from the man who heads all Ford product development, Hau Thai-Tang

Economics

Aston Martin Starts DBX Crossover Production

Product, management, funding align at just the right moment

Business

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

Prosecutors cite payment linked to father-and-son pair

Labor

Back to the Ramparts for GM, FCA on Racketeering Claim

Appeals court overturns order for CEOs resolve case in person

Mobility

Meet Michigan’s Chief Mobility Officer

Trevor Pawl is tasked with coordinating the state’s transportation efforts and transitioning to the future.

Economics

Mercedes Outlook: “Significantly Harsher Reality”

Severe pay cuts loom but may not be enough.

Mustang Mach 1: A Deep Dive

Everything you want to know about the latest pony in the Ford Performance stable

Economics

PSA Says COVID Makes FCA Merger More Critical

Tavares says promised savings and synergies gain value