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Lincoln is the automaker to watch

Lincoln Motor Co.'s consecutive yearly U.S. sales streak was snapped at three in 2017, but the luxury brand deserves some credit.

Seeing isn't believing. It's time to rethink the auto show

For the typical consumer driving a nearly 12-year-old vehicle, car bodies on turntables cannot begin to convey what makes today's cars exceptional or how much they have changed in those dozen years.


Near death of EV tax credit is a lesson on government

The broader impact of the tax overhaul passed last month may take years to become clear. But given the precarious state of the EV market, it could have been a big setback for the industry had earlier proposals to wipe out the EV tax credit made it into law.

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Musk must ask for help — before it's too late

As great as Musk and his team at Tesla are at developing products, their performance thus far at building them at a scale to meet demand is embarrassingly bad, no matter how much money they seem to be throwing into the effort.

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Future belongs to leaders with vision

The industry is on the verge of a spectacular realignment, and whether it follows Bob Lutz's vision or not, never has it been more important to have a vision.

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Let's talk about sexism

Industry leaders can't expect to bring enough women into the work force if they don't act now to address the small, draining problems that affect women every day.

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