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Trump's tariff on steel imports could have a cost impact on automakers -- but in a better-case scenario, it could spur investment in hot specialty steels.
Putting tariffs on imported steel and aluminum reveals a stark new reality: The U.S. auto industry's plunge into aluminum content is reliant on Canada.
Auto mirrors will change in the future -- but which technology to bet on? Gentex is ready to go either way.
At the upcoming NADA convention in Las Vegas, you can expect to find the Trumpchi GS8 nestled in a corner of the North convention hall, just past the booth for Two Hats Ranch. Don't be fooled by its modest surroundings.
After years of teases and promises, China's Guangzhou Automotive Group announced firm plans to enter the United States market. It plans to recruit dealers at the upcoming NADA convention.
Valeo's Smart Cocoon reduces energy demands by 30 to 55 percent.
Interiors suppliers are ready for the new demands coming from self-driving cars.
CES showcases a lot of wild and crazy products every year, but many will never make it to consumers. Still, some of the coolest tech we saw at the show were features you might see in cars in the next few years
Avis will experiment with a fleet of 5,000 keyless cars this year in Kansas City, Mo., to see if key fobs can be rendered obsolete.
Tech supplier Aptiv, which is ferrying CES visitors and participants up and down the Strip in a fleet of driverless vehicles, plans to continue beta-testing the vehicles and their ride-hailing software after the show ends.
Panasonic is upgrading its next-generation infotainment system so that Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant will respond to voice commands even when the vehicle loses its cloud connection.
Bosch and Continental plan to acquire 5 percent stakes in digital mapping company Here to gain more expertise in driver-assistance and other data-based technologies. Here is jointly controlled by BMW, Daimler and Audi.
CEO Matt Simoncini is leaving Lear in a healthy position -- flush with money to make acquisition deals if necessary, but for the moment, not needing to.
Bill Ford's investment company just took a stake in lidar supplier Ouster as industry interest heats up for the technology.
Boardroom unease over ongoing acquisitions just brought down ZF's CEO. But the parts giant knows it must press on to be a true global autonomous vehicle competitor.
In 2030, expect automakers to be trying to manage uneasy alliances of suppliers, huge ride-hailing fleets, mega-dealers and Internet giants — all with their own agendas.
The bright future of autonomous vehicles and smart transportation grids is still a bundle of unanswered questions. But one thing is for sure: getting there is triggering a massive industry restructuring.
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