Editorials

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.

Before talks, new UAW leadership needs to wash up

The UAW has new leadership, but an old problem to clean up before negotiations begin next year on new labor agreements with the Detroit 3.


Trump tariff threat: Abuse of power, invitation to chaos

The Trump administration's national security investigation into the effect of auto imports is perhaps the most mind-boggling in a series of disorienting moves on global trade.

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Expect big targets, little specifics from FCA 5-year plan

Later this week, hundreds of stock analysts and journalists from across the globe will gather in Balocco, Italy, to hear retiring Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne and his top lieutenants lay out the automaker's next five-year business plan — a plan that will be the first executed without Marchionne at the helm.


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How not to run purchasing

Automaker-supplier relations have dipped, according to the latest North American Automotive OEM-Supplier Working Relations Index. But why?


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Octane opportunity: Don't blow it

The prospect of reaching a consensus on setting a new national octane standard -- with benefits for the environment, fuel economy and vehicle performance -- is tantalizing indeed.


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