SALES

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

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

2020 Honda CR-V Touring

Really good gets even better. Imagine that.
#Honda #HP #reviews

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 #Audi #Honda

Number of Vehicles Per Person Rising. . .

Sort of. And what will the future hold?

Do Auto Shows Have a Future?

Things are looking shaky for the international events
#Chevrolet

Peak Auto: What It Could Mean to You Batteries

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.

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Propulsion

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

Connectivity

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.
#Cadillac #GeneralMotors #Tesla

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.
#Cadillac #GeneralMotors #Tesla

Car Buyers Want a No-Touch Experience

Online tools and video chats challenge the new-car showroom
#dealers

U.S. Car Sales in April Drop to 30-Year Low

Upturn likely to begin in May, but consumer confidence will define the pace
#dealers #Audi #Ford

Europe Outsells China on EVs

But the long-term winner is up for grabs
#europe #tech #Volkswagen

On Your Left: Bicyclists in the Passing Lane

Sales of two-wheelers are off to the races amid the coronavirus pandemic

EU Readies $22 Billion to Stimulate Auto Market

The biggest question is which models will qualify?
#europe

Car Sales Crash in Europe

78% drop in April as countries, carmakers post double-digit declines
#europe #Chrysler #Daimler

Car Sales Plunge 52% Across Europe

Coronavirus lockdowns keep buyers away.
#europe #Audi #Ford

Global Car Sales Fell 38% in March

Impacted by stay-at-home orders, car sales in March plunged to an 11 year low. While parts of the world are starting to reopen economies, the trend in car sales is expected to get worse before it gets better.

EVs and COVID-19: Low Energy Sales

2020 will not be a good year for global EV sales, research firm predicts
#Ford #Volkswagen #GeneralMotors

March Car Sales in China Drop (Only) 43%

Output forecast to match 2019 in second half
#asia #facilities #Tesla

Shakeout for China’s EV Market

Funding dries up as market demand swoons
#Chrysler #Daimler #Fiat

New Auto Industry Startup Target for U.S., Canada: Early May

Safety, supply chain, and sales are the big question marks for carmarkers as they consider production startup
#facilities #Chrysler #Fiat