SALES

Number of Vehicles Per Person Rising. . .

Sort of. And what will the future hold?

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Design & Production

Do Auto Shows Have a Future?

Things are looking shaky for the international events
#Chevrolet

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”
#Cadillac #GeneralMotors #Tesla

Alfa Hits 110

Years, not miles per hour, for the venerable Italian brand that was actually founded by a guy from France
#AlfaRomeo

Addressing Autonomy: ZF Exec Explains the Tech

There is a lot of noise about autonomous driving. Here’s some straight information from a ZF exec about what’s going on.
#tech #sustainability #GMC

Peak Auto: What It Could Mean to You Mobility

With the age of car-sharing, battery-powered fleets, and self-driving cars quickly approaching, many automakers are trying to reinvent themselves into mobility companies.

Want The Basics?
START HERE
Propulsion

Eaton’s eMobility Unit Targets Fast Growth

Eaton Corp.’s year-old eMobility business aims to hike annual sales of electrification products from $350 million in 2019 to $2 billion-$4 billion by 2030, says Scott Adams, who heads the unit’s sales and product strategy.
#Eaton

Business

The Detroit Auto Show’s Summer Strategy

Next year’s auto show in Detroit will move from early January to mid-June and double in size with 1 million square feet of new outdoor “floorspace” devoted to hands-on activities.
#Eaton

Hybrid

Testing EV Systems for Leaks

Nobody wants water leaking into electric car battery packs. But keeping them dry can be a challenge, says Thomas Parker, North American automotive sales manager for Inficon Holding AG.
#Eaton

Virus Crisis Hits Car Sales in U.S., Europe

A mess, but not as bad as in China
#europe #facilities #Chrysler

Car Sales Vanish (Temporarily) in China

Digging out of a 92% sales drop will take time.
#asia

Ford Makes Major Changes at the Top

Farley and Thai-Tang rise. Hinrichs departs.
#Ford #Scion #Toyota

Cheap Gas, But Nowhere to Go

Oil glut promises cheap fuel all year

Coronavirus Roundup: March 27

More companies idle plants, look for cash
#asia #europe #people

Global Car Sales Forecast to Fall by 13.5 Million Units

U.S. sales likely to shrink by 3.1 million units in 2020
#asia #europe

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.
#Chevrolet #Chrysler #Fiat

2021 Cadillac Escalade: Big, Bold and Impressive

The design and engineering of a top-flight, full-size luxury SUV
#Cadillac

American Honda Shows Cars Still Matter

Yes, cars you may not readily think of showed sales strength in January. Yes, cars.
#Acura #Honda

UPDATE: Carmakers Brace for Impact As Coronavirus Spreads

Carmakers are on high alert about possible disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak that began in China two months ago.
#asia #europe #americas

2020 Mazda6 Signature

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

Happy Days at Tesla

Tesla flirts with sustainable profitability as sales soar
#Tesla