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Chevy Volt's electric range hits 53-mile EPA rating for 2016

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The 2016 Chevrolet Volt will have an EPA-rated electric range of 53 miles when it goes on sale this fall, a 39 percent boost from the outgoing model.

From hotel basement to global stage

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2015
The Management Briefings Seminars launched 50 years ago in the basement of the Park Place Hotel in downtown Traverse City.

 
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N.A. output will hit new records to meet sales, export demands, forecaster says

2:33 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
North American vehicle output will continue rising to new records over the next two years as non-Detroit 3 automakers localize more production, a...

Storm hits automated driving car; human grabs the wheel

5:07 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Many people drove their cars to the CAR Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, but few traveled in the same style as Ibro Muharemovic, head...

New steels, execs say, save weight

5:42 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Audi and BMW officials detailed a mixed-materials approach to lightweighting automobile bodies Monday at the seminars, saying they will use a...

JCI exec says seating and interiors business is healthy

12:05 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
The executive who is orchestrating the spin-off of Johnson Controls' $22 billion seats-and-interiors unit has a straightforward message for...

BMW, Audi and Daimler open to other investors in map consortium, report says

11:12 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
BMW, Audi and Daimler plan to invite other investors to join the mapping consortium they have forged to compete with Google, Bloomberg reported.

Storm blitzes Traverse City, disrupts Management Briefing Seminars

3:14 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
A violent summer storm blitzed through Traverse City on Sunday, knocking out power to more than 10,000 homes and numerous businesses including the...

ALLIANCE BREAKDOWN

How the VW-Suzuki alliance went wrong

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
The Volkswagen-Suzuki alliance started with high hopes in 2009 but now awaits likely dissolution by an international arbitration court.

Ford, Ram adopt low-tech solution for tough IIHS test

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
After releasing a split decision on the crash worthiness of the Ford F-150, the IIHS is continuing to crash test multiple versions of other...

How BMW slimmed down its redesigned 2016 7 series

5:28 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
BMW's redesigned 2016 7-series sedan required a long list of weight-saving techniques to drop 290 pounds from its previous-generation weight.

For GM, Clemson creates a party car

9:47 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
The Deep Orange 5 concept, shown here Sunday night as industry managers gathered for the 50th annual CAR Management Briefing Seminars, is one part...

Luxury titans: A case of too much variety?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Automakers are rapidly widening their lineups to fill in every possible niche, with German luxury-makers BMW and Mercedes-Benz leading the way.

Subaru's non-automotive engine a big hit at CAR's event

1:33 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
It wasn’t a turbo. And it didn’t sport the company’s trademark “boxer” opposed engine.

NHTSA uses FCA order to clean up industry

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's July 24 consent decree with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles seeks to punish and remedy the automaker's...

Q&A

Plastic Omnium: Stiffer emissions rules will fuel gains

11:15 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Laurent Burelle, CEO of Plastic Omnium, is a high-energy executive who at 65cq says he plans to retire “sometime in the next 50 years.

A designer boss may be just what Acura needs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
The unexpected appointment of Jon Ikeda to head Acura could be exactly the shot in the arm Acura needs, both for its product portfolio and its...

Hyundai may be ready to add small pickup

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Hyundai appears close to adding a compact pickup to its U.S. lineup.

Lotus won't bring Elise back to U.S. before '20

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Lotus will reintroduce the two-seat Elise sports car in the U.S.

A V-series version of Cadillac's coming crossover? Don't count on it

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2015
Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen isn't interested in affixing a V badge to a crossover any time soon.

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