Automation

Jaguar Redo, Part IV

Jaguar is about to undergo its fourth reinvention in five decades as owner Tata Group takes a second crack at shaking up a brand whose glorious past has rarely translated into a profitable present or sustainable future.Read More

Best not to use your Tesla like an F-150

While Ford was encouraging dealerships in Texas to loan out F-150s with built-in generators during recent power outages, some Tesla owners learned that using the battery in a similar fashion could result in an unexpected repair bill.Read More

OBITURARY: Lee Vincolese

The former auto dealer died Jan. 30 at age 90.Read More

Former AN staffers to join journalism hall of fame

Edward Lapham spent 36 years at Automotive News in a variety of positions, including editor. Marjorie Sorge was the paper's first labor editor.Read More

Is your dealership a great place to work?

For the 10th time, Automotive News is partnering with Best Companies Group to identify dealerships that have excelled in creating quality workplaces.Read More

Startup plan takes hold at Ind. plant

The old Hummer plant in Mishawaka, Ind., has seen ventures come and go. It now has a well-financed startup on-site.Read More

The latest numbers on auto production affected by the microchip shortage

Here is the latest tally measuring the impact of the global microchip shortage on vehicle production, as provided by AutoForecast Solutions.Read More

Bobby Hitt witnesses the transformation of S. Carolina

Hitt has played a part in making the state's emergence as a key location for the auto industry happen.Read More

Step one: Find weak links in U.S. supply chains

President Joe Biden's directive to identify risks in the nation's critical lines is part of an effort to boost domestic manufacturing and address the global semiconductor chip shortage.Read More

COVID-19 vaccines reaching auto plants, but challenges remain

Stellantis became the first automaker in the U.S. to begin vaccinating its hourly workers from COVID-19. But automakers have to deal with different rules in each state and help make sure workers even want the vaccine when it's availableRead More

Automakers optimize manufacturing, customize products through digitization

Keeping communications flowing between the factory and the vehicle throughout a product's life cycle is one of the benefits of digitized manufacturing, sometimes called the Industrial Internet of Things.Read More

The industry is racing to modernize the way in which EVs are built

Much like the industry is racing toward a future of electric vehicles, it is also racing to modernize the way in which EVs are built.Read More

Factories embrace Industry 4.0

The Fourth Industrial Revolution. Industry 4.0. No matter what you call it, digital technology has upended the way automakers and suppliers do business.Read More

Other industries combine for more bot orders than automakers, suppliers

In 2020, orders for nonautomotive robots surpassed those for automotive robots in North America.Read More

How incentives revived Ontario

New multibillion dollar investment plans by the Detroit 3, combined with government incentives, show that Canada's global profile in the auto industry is on the rise.Read More

AutoNews Now: Nissan 'breakthrough' could lower emissions

Nissan 'breakthrough' could lower emissions | Toyota to sell fuel cell module | Nikola cuts output target | Huawei's EV play? | Tough, but fair Al Maroone | Heading to the hall of fameRead More

First Shift: Tesla output in Calif. resumes after 2-day shutdown

Tesla output in Calif. resumes after 2-day shutdown | Fisker eyes battery cell facility | Nikola probe: Founder made misstatements | Carvana's net loss widens | Unease about AVsRead More

Ford extends production cuts in Europe on chip shortages

The global semiconductor shortage will halt production at the automaker’s factory in Saarlouis, Germany, where it builds the Focus compact car, for five weeks.Read More

Chevrolet Bolt EUV

The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV is about six inches longer than the standard Bolt, with more rear legroom and an available sunroof.STAGE:Chevrolet Bolt EUVRead More

AutoNews Now: Most buyers still undecided on EVs, J.D. Power finds

Most buyers still undecided on EVs, study finds | GM's new sustainability boss | Granholm confirmed as energy secretary | Benz doubles electric-only range on PHEV | Infineon's chip pushRead More