What JCI sale isn't: Prelude to a leap into EV batteries

JCI's big battery unit just sold for billions -- and believe it or not, electric vehicles are not where the future action is.

GM on pickup mpg: 'Don't look at the label'

GM argues that EPA fuel economy ratings for its 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine don't tell the whole story.


Honda manager tackles new terrain

In a rare move, Honda chose someone from its powersports division to lead manufacturing for a car, the third-generation Insight.

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Ford aims to simplify -- again

Reducing the number of side-mirror configurations on the Explorer is a small change but a telling example of how Ford let itself fall back out of shape after tiptoeing around bankruptcy -- and the sort of bloat CEO Jim Hackett sees as a threat to Ford's "fitness."

Ford's baby Bronco pictures

Photos leaked from Ford's annual dealer meeting last month in Las Vegas provide the first public look at the so-called baby Bronco, an upcoming off-road compact crossover.

Tuxpan: Overflow facility in Mexico

Tuxpan, a small port on the Gulf of Mexico originally envisioned for container business, is becoming an auto relief valve for the crowded Port of Veracruz.

Brunswick: Cross-country service planned from Ga.

Brunswick is the rare port with lots of available land for expansion, and the Georgia Ports Authority is taking advantage of it with an aggressive growth plan aimed at winning new customers and capturing greater market share.


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