Automakers, NASCAR surprise Mandel in Autoweek
Longtime Autoweek publisher Dutch Mandel took his own personal checkered flag at the end of 2016. After 32 years at the magazine - owned by Crain Communications, publisher of Automotive News - six seven automakers and NASCAR didn't let Mandel leave Detroit without a proper send-off.
Toyota's Hollis: Don't count out midsize sedans yet
Midsize cars were among the biggest sales losers last year as customers flocked instead to crossovers and other light trucks. But good old competition may reinvigorate the segment as soon as next year, as when Japan's big three roll out redesigns of their flagship four-doors.
Sergio: Trump 'should like' a GM-FCA merger
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne says President-elect Donald Trump might support the idea of General Motors merging with his company - an idea Marchionne tried and failed to get GM to consider in 2015.
De Nysschen meets his Infiniti baby
Bolt? Tesla? The Woz gets both
Chrysler Portal holds promise, if it could get built
Mahindra tries 2-wheeled route
Apple apparently poaches Porsche racing tech guru
Jaguar Land Rover defends Defender
Though Jaguar Land Rover has had a tough time in China protecting its designs from knockoff manufacturers, the British automaker recently had better luck against a Canadian company, Bombardier Recreational Products, in defending the Defender name.
Talk about getting to them while they're young
The force is strong at GM tech center
Derek Lane-Waters, who works at the General Motors' Warren, Mich., technical center as a senior design engineer, has created three authentic-looking costumes - including a Stormtrooper suit and a Tusken Raider outfit - that he wears to raise money for charities.