BUSINESS

Sales

Talking Acura TLX

The folks in charge of developing and manufacturing the fifth-generation TLX talk on “Autoline After Hours.”
#AutolineAfterHours #people #Acura

Business

Lambo Sets September Sales Record (Ford Does Well, Too)

Things are still not good but getting better. At least we can smile every now and then.
#Lamborghini #Lincoln #Ford

Design

NACTOY Announces 2021 Semifinalists

Eight cars, 15 utilities and four trucks have made the semifinalist cut according to the NACTOY jury

November 5, 9am CST

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Mobility

What You Need to Know about MBS 2020

Interactive. Fast-paced. Insightful. Convenient.

Design

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

Machining

LIFT: Advancing Lightweighting Tech

Next-generation manufacturing and talent development programs

Hybrid

Mercedes Plans Electric Sports Cars

Daimler continues to dribble out details about its electrification plans.
#Daimler #europe #chassis

Assembly

Tesla Posts 3Q Profit, Affirms 2020 Sales Target

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

Propulsion

Tesla to Supply EVs to Europe from China

A quick way to quickly tap Europe's booming EV market
#Tesla #asia #europe

Hybrid

Mercedes Plans Electric Sports Cars

Daimler continues to dribble out details about its electrification plans.
#europe #Daimler #chassis

Business

Conti Studies Sale of Its Turbocharger Unit

Report says company thinks unit is no longer "strategically important"
#tech #europe

Marketing

Report: Uber Wants BMW-Daimler Ride-Hailing Service

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

Business

New VW Bid Cinches Deal to Acquire Navistar

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

Business

LMC Sees Auto Sales Recovery by 2022

Slower rebound ahead as "real" economic conditions emerge
#europe #asia

Hybrid

Why EV Charging the Other Way Might Be Profitable

ABB is providing a French company with the ability to put EV electricity back into the grid
#ABB

Business

Car Sales Soar in China

Rebound in wholesale and retail volumes shows hope for other auto markets
#asia

Business

GM Posts First Sales Gain in China in 2 Years

Volumes are up in all the most profitable segments
#asia