Editorials

Great Recession proved to be auto retailing's innovation lab

No category of entrepreneur in American business was better equipped than auto retailers for the tangled mess of the Great Recession ten years ago, which proved to be an innovation lab.


It seems alive and well

Automotive News Editor-In-Chief Keith Crain points to Detroit's Dream Cruise and other auto shows as evidence America's love affair with cars hasn't died.

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Keep dealers in subscription loop

Dealers don't want to miss out on what could be a sizable new revenue stream, one that also might take away from the traditional sales and leases that they do handle.


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Tesla's production milestone is no badge of honor

What are we to make of reports that Tesla scrambled to reassemble mothballed factory equipment, overworked its staff, took out 300 welds and stopped a standard brake test as it raced to meet its goal?


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GM's strides in C-suite diversity

Dhivya Suryadevara, at 39, is the same age as former GM CEO Rick Wagoner when he was named CFO in 1992. Her appointment blazes a few new trails.


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It's time for Scott Pruitt to go

A serious industry deserves a serious regulator, a person of good faith and proven integrity who embodies the responsibilities of public service and lives by at least a baseline standard of propriety.