Automakers And Suppliers

Ford, India's Mahindra to develop SUVs, electric vehicle

Ford and India's Mahindra & Mahindra said they have signed an agreement to develop midsize and compact SUVs and an electric vehicle.

UPDATED: 3/22/18 10:23 am ET - adds details
UPDATED: 3/22/18 - 9:55 am ET - adds details
U.S. prepares tariffs, restrictions on China investments

Analysts say U.S. companies such as Tesla, as well as deals which require Chinese approval, could become caught in the crossfire should a trade war break out as President Trump prepares to introduce tariffs and crack down on intellectual property abuse by China.

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My life with Kirobo the robot

Toyota says its Kirobo Mini conversation partner, a robot it's selling in Japan, is a first step toward talking cars, but its conversations highlight the gulf that remains in achieving that goal and the challenges automakers face when delving into tomorrow's world of high technology.

Services will make the next winner

Jason Stein’s column (“Everybody’s going in the same direction — nowhere fast,” Jan. 15) is spot on if you live in the real world.

Electric motors just make sense

Electric motors make so much sense, due to their quiet operation, torque, lack of vibration, fantastic rpm range, no maintenance requirement and long-term reliability.

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