Automotive News Columnists and Bloggers Feed http://www.autonews.com News, blogs and commentary from the leader in North American automotive news en-us Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:00:00 EST Lots of buzz in New York http://www.autonews.com/article/20140421/OEM06/304219974/lots-of-buzz-in-new-york Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST As always, we all caught our breath after the Detroit auto show. Cars become computers on wheels http://www.autonews.com/article/20140421/OEM06/304219993/cars-become-computers-on-wheels Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Here's yet more evidence that the auto industry's center of gravity, at least for cool new technology, is shifting from Detroit to Silicon Valley. China is key to Winterkorn's new strategy for VW http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140420/BLOG15/304209978/china-is-key-to-winterkorns-new-strategy-for-vw Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST China looms large in Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn's thoughts as he prepares his new "Future Tracks" strategy for the automaker. Ohio man's collection of '36 Fords going to auction http://www.autonews.com/article/20140419/BLOG06/140419766/ohio-mans-collection-of-36-fords-going-to-auction Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST As a young man, Emery Ward Jr. fell in love in 1936 -- with a Ford. He never got over the attraction. In fact, the older he got, the more it intensified. PSA needs the Citroen DS 6WR in Europe http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140419/BLOG15/304199998/psa-needs-the-citroen-ds-6wr-in-europe Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST PSA/Peugeot-Citroen's decision not to sell the DS 6WR compact crossover in Europe is strange. CEO media scrums are as ineffective as they are dangerous http://www.autonews.com/article/20140418/BLOG06/140419773/ceo-media-scrums-are-as-ineffective-as-they-are-dangerous Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:22:24 EST Journalists chasing a meaty story can act like a pack of wild dogs sometimes. French automakers are poised to grab market share in China http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140418/BLOG15/304189976/french-automakers-are-poised-to-grab-market-share-in-china Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and Renault will soon become forces to be reckoned with in China. PSA is racing to introduce new products while Renault prepares to start local production. Renault uses Formula One to win Chinese buyers http://www.autonews.comhttp://europe.autonews.com/article/20140418/BLOG15/304199999/renault-uses-formula-one-to-win-chinese-buyers Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Renault is using Formula One to promote its brand in China ahead of the French automaker opening its first car factory in the world's biggest auto market. Why GM should put wireless connections in its trucks http://www.autonews.com/article/20140417/BLOG06/140419777/why-gm-should-put-wireless-connections-in-its-trucks Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:17:44 EST At an exhibit on the auto show floor here, I sat inside a Cadillac XTS sedan equipped with General Motors' new 4G LTE wireless connection. But I couldn't help but think: GM should have put the 4G demo unit in a Chevy Silverado or GMC Sierra pickup. A rare misfire for Subaru with new Levorg wagon? http://www.autonews.com/article/20140417/BLOG06/140419804/a-rare-misfire-for-subaru-with-new-levorg-wagon Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:39:55 EST Subaru, one of the hottest brands in the United States, may have chalked up a rare misfire with its newest nameplate -- a small wagon dubbed the Levorg.