ECONOMICS

Sheryl Connelly Looks Toward the Future

While no one knows what the future will bring, as Sheryl Connelly explains, it is better to anticipate what might happen than to be blindsided if you don’t.

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group

The End of the Continental & The Trouble with Cars

Not even Matthew McConaughey could say “Alright, alright, alright” about its numbers
#Ford #Rivian #Ferrari

Q2 Sales and the Path Forward

Yes, there are signs of improvement. But that may be a relative thing.
#Chevrolet #GeneralMotors

Addressing Automation for Commercial Applications

Self-driving ride-hailed vehicles may seem cool, but autonomous commercial vehicles may actually be a better deployment of the technology
#tech #Waymo #Cadillac

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
#people #Ford

November 5, 9am CST

AutoBeat Live is a monthly 30-minute show featuring conversations with leading observers of and people in the auto industry. Each episode will include insights about what’s happening—things that may affect suppliers to the industry. 

Economics

A Skeptical View of Tesla

Montana Skeptic appears on this edition of “Autoline After Hours” to throw cold water on Tesla, but unlike the Wicked Witch of the West, it doesn’t melt
#Ford #Tesla #Audi

Economics

Building Hondas and Acuras Is a Family Affair

First-hand insights into building NSXes, Accords and much more
#AutolineAfterHours #Ford #Tesla

Design

Design Pro Talks Quadrobots, Teslas & More

John Manoogian II is part of the design fabric of the auto industry. He shares insights on this edition of “Autoline After Hours”
#Tesla #Audi #AutolineAfterHours

Tesla Posts 3Q Profit, Affirms 2020 Sales Target

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

New VW Bid Cinches Deal to Acquire Navistar

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

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

Report: Uber Wants BMW-Daimler Ride-Hailing Service

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

Tesla Posts 3Q Profit, Affirms 2020 Sales Target

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

New VW Bid Cinches Deal to Acquire Navistar

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

LMC Sees Auto Sales Recovery by 2022

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

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

Considering Reshoring: The Pros and Cons

Politically it may be popular. But logistically and economically it may not necessarily be advantageous
#Toyota #BMW #Honda

New Ford CEO Farley Begins to Assemble His Team

Wall Street looks for fast action, faster results
#people #Ford

Manley’s Role after FCA-PSA Merger Remains Unclear

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO awaits an assignment in new company
#Fiat #Chrysler #europe

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion EV Plan for China Rolls On

Company underscores its determination to lead the electric-car market worldwide
#asia #Volkswagen #europe