ECONOMICS

The End of the Continental & The Trouble with Cars

Not even Matthew McConaughey could say “Alright, alright, alright” about its numbers

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

Q2 Sales and the Path Forward

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

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
#Waymo #Cadillac #tech

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
#Ford #people

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
#Chevrolet #Tesla #Audi

On-Demand Webinars

Check out recordings of past live webinars on trending automotive topics. 

Production

Building Hondas and Acuras Is a Family Affair

First-hand insights into building NSXes, Accords and much more
#Hyundai #Acura #Honda

Economics

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”
#Hyundai #Acura #Honda

Autonomous Vehicles

Michigan's PlanetM Mobility Outreach

Michigan is promoting mobility development through its PlanetM initiative. Trevor Pawl, who heads business development for the initiative, explains.
#Honda #Hyundai #Mazda

CAR MBS: Manufacturing Ops Need Better Tech, Experts Say

Equipment needs updating—as do the personnel in the industry
#Tesla #Chrysler

Lordstown Motors Plans IPO

Reverse merger strategy for year-end offering
#HP #Fisker #Tesla

Cylinder Deactivation Can Benefit Diesels Too

In this case, it’s mostly about reducing emissions—but fuel economy gains still add up. 
#Chevrolet #GeneralMotors #Delphi

U.S. Tariff on Canadian Aluminum Rattles USMCA Deal

New trade war looms weeks after new trade pact began
#Ford #americas

CAR MBS: Auto Rebound On Track, But…

Uncertainty casts plenty of doubt about pace and timiing

Lordstown Motors Plans IPO

Reverse merger strategy for year-end offering
#facilities #HP #Tesla

A Tough Week for Carmakers

Lousy financial results but considerable optimism that the worst is over.
#europe #Chevrolet #GeneralMotors

Financial Review May Affect Details of FCA-PSA Merger

COVID-19 impact assessment due by year-end
#Chrysler #Fiat #FiatChryslerAutomobiles

Aston Martin Starts DBX Crossover Production

Product, management, funding align at just the right moment
#HP #AstonMartin #europe

Mercedes Outlook: “Significantly Harsher Reality”

Severe pay cuts loom but may not be enough.
#europe #Daimler #MercedesBenz

PSA Says COVID Makes FCA Merger More Critical

Tavares says promised savings and synergies gain value
#Fiat #people #europe

LMC Auto & the Industry Right Now: “Shock to the System”

The head of global forecasting for LMC Automotive talks about where the auto industry is at the start of the recovery and how long it might take to get to a state of recovery
#Tesla #GeneralMotors #Ford