ECONOMICS

Economics

U.K. Auto Industry Faces $74 Billion Brexit Hit

Year-end deadline to avoid crippling tariffs.
#europe #sustainability #facilities

Regulations

GM Drops Support for Trump Lawsuit Against California

A glimmer of hope emerges for a single set of U.S. emission and fuel economy standards for all states.
#emissions #legal

Economics

Biden Calls for Unity in Meeting with Barra, Unions

President-elect says controlling virus is key to revived economy.

Autonomous Vehicles

Bridgestone America’s Approach to Mobility

The role that tires can play in autonomous fleets, the electrification of the OEMs’ products, micromobility and more on this “Autoline After Hours”
#Ford #PSAPeugeotCitroen #GeneralMotors

Marketing

VW Board Okays Navistar Purchase

Deal gives Traton unit access to huge N. American truck market.
#europe #Navistar

Sales

State of Sales According to Cox Automotive

Things are surprisingly strong in the U.S. market, and Charlie Chesbrough explains why.
#Cadillac #autolineafterhours

Marketing

Report: Uber Wants BMW-Daimler Ride-Hailing Service

Ready to pay $1.2 billion to bolster market share in Europe, South America.
#europe #Daimler

Economics

Tesla Posts 3Q Profit, Affirms 2020 Sales Target

Company sheds startup status, moves into full-fledged carmaking
#asia #europe #facilities

Economics

New VW Bid Cinches Deal to Acquire Navistar

Last-minute bid will give Traton unit access to N. America
#europe #Navistar #americas

Economics

Outlook for North American Tooling Firms: Not Good

Harbour Results sees bumpy times ahead for North American producers of things like molds and dies
#people #Tesla