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Autonomous Vehicles

Toyota Invests in Self-Driving Tech Startup

Pony.ai lands $462 million in latest funding round and expands tests programs in California

Business

Global Car Sales Forecasts Fall on Virus Fears

Clearer picture not likely for many weeks

Legal

Four Auto Companies Rank Among the World's Most Ethical

GM and Cooper Standard make the list for the first time, joining long-running honorees Aptiv and Cummins

Assembly

China's Auto Industry Still in "Park"

Auto production remains stalled by coronavirus epidemic

Interiors

Premium Interiors for Mid-Range Prices (Less Than $50,000)

The little things can add up to provide comfort, convenience and functionality

Propulsion

Hamlin Repeats as Daytona 500 Champ for Toyota

Newman in serious condition after crash on final lap

Economics

GM Exits Australia, N. Zealand; Sells Thai Plant

Further focusing on a handful of fruitful markets for manufacturing

Production

Mazda, Subaru, Hyundai Group Top IIHS Safety Ratings

Tougher headlight criteria reduce number of Top Safety Pick+ winners

Propulsion

Tesla’s China Plant Back in Business

EV maker resumes production in China.

Business

World’s Top Auto Brands Defend Their Rankings

Brands are forever jockeying for superiority over their rivals.

Production

Toyota Extends Plant Shutdowns in China

Carmakers are beginning to extend shutdowns across the country.

Sales

Ford Makes Major Changes at the Top

Farley and Thai-Tang rise. Hinrichs departs.

Propulsion

Some Lessons from the 2019 Sales Numbers

Looking back to look ahead: what 2019 sales could say about the market

Propulsion

A Tough Year for U.S. Carmakers

GM, Ford and Chrysler emerge from a tough year

Autonomous Vehicles

Boeing Joint Venture to Test Autonomous Air Taxis

New Zealand program promises to be a world first for tests involving consumers 

Business

U.S. Car Sales to Slip Below 17 Million

This year deliveries of cars and light-duty trucks in the U.S. will drop below 17 million units for the first time since 2014.

Business

Mazda Turns 100

Small carmaker continues to survive and thrive 

Business

Mercedes X-Class Pickup Gets Quick Retirement

Dismal sales doom niche model less than 3 years after its introduction

Materials & Lightweighting

Vehicular Lightweighting: Path. Strategy. Endgame.

The automaker with the best solution for reducing weight will be the one with the clearest vision of the endgame and the strategy to get there.

Mobility

Toyota Readies New Tech to Prevent Unintended Acceleration

Big data-based system to bow this year in Japan

Hybrid

Scoring the 2020 Super Bowl Car Ads

Jeep, Hyundai, Audi and Porsche hit the mark; Hummer EV fizzles

Propulsion

2020 Mazda6 Signature

Looks good. Drives well. Priced right. Now all you have to do is find a Mazda dealer to get a Mazda6.

Business

Bye-Bye Frankfurt Auto Show

German show leaves town after a 51-year run as attendance plunges.

Design

Engineering the 2020 Toyota Highlander

Now in its fourth generation, the Toyota Highlander just might be something that goes beyond continuous improvement