Special Reports

Coverage and special reports produced by Automotive News and Automotive News Europe.

FUTURE PRODUCTS
FUTURE PRODUCTS Tracking changes to tomorrow's cars
-- Sep 17, 2014
TRAVERSE CITY '14
TRAVERSE CITY '14 Video, digital editions and coverage from this year's conference
-- Aug 8, 2014
40 UNDER 40
40 UNDER 40 Our list of up-and-comers at auto dealerships
-- Jul 16, 2014
BEST DEALERSHIPS
BEST DEALERSHIPS The 2014 Best Dealerships To Work For in North America have been named.
-- Jul 8, 2014
GONE IN 60 MINUTES
GONE IN 60 MINUTES Adopting 60 minutes as the standard for new-car transactions is not easy.
-- Jul 1, 2014
DODGE'S 100TH
DODGE'S 100TH After 100 years, Dodge's identity still tough to pin down
-- Jun 17, 2014
EXECUTIVE PAY
EXECUTIVE PAY CEO pay, like the industry, is rising
-- Jun 6, 2014
3 IS THE NEW 4
3 IS THE NEW 4 Can 3-cylinder engines overcome their wimpy reputation?
-- May 27, 2014
LEADERS SPEAK
LEADERS SPEAK Latest in an occasional series of interviews with industry leaders.
-- May 19, 2014
HUNGRY MARKET
HUNGRY MARKET Conditions are ripe for a big buy-sell year
-- May 15, 2014
NEW MESSAGE
NEW MESSAGE Will Chevy's ad breakthrough lead to more spots targeting LGBT consumers?
-- May 15, 2014
FIAT CHRYSLER PLAN
FIAT CHRYSLER PLAN Automaker unveils plans and targets through 2018
-- May 12, 2014
BEIJING HIGHLIGHTS
BEIJING HIGHLIGHTS Coverage and photo galleries from the China auto show
-- Apr 18, 2014
NEW YORK STYLE
NEW YORK STYLE North America's 2nd largest show doesn't lack for glitz
-- Apr 18, 2014
MUSTANG ANNIVERSARY
MUSTANG ANNIVERSARY Ford celebrates the Mustang's 50th birthday
-- Apr 15, 2014
OEM UP-AND-COMERS
OEM UP-AND-COMERS Saluting the next generation of leaders
-- Apr 7, 2014
INNOVATORS
INNOVATORS Automotive News PACE Awards honors suppliers who have driven innovation.
-- Apr 7, 2014
THE GM RECALL
THE GM RECALL Ongoing coverage of the GM ignition switch recall
-- Mar 11, 2014
SWISS STYLE
SWISS STYLE Supercars and everything else in Geneva
-- Mar 6, 2014
VW VOTE
VW VOTE The UAW must regroup after workers at Volkswagen's Tennessee plant rejected the union
-- Feb 19, 2014
WINDY CITY HIGHLIGHTS
WINDY CITY HIGHLIGHTS Trucks get their mojo back Chicago; Chevy unveils a Transit Connect fighter
-- Feb 10, 2014
NADA 2014
NADA 2014 Growth, and CFPB concern, highlighted in New Orleans
-- Jan 28, 2014
SUPER ADS
SUPER ADS The game in New Jersey isn't the only game in town
-- Jan 22, 2014
ALUMINUM F-150
ALUMINUM F-150 Why Ford took the plunge on the aluminum F-150
-- Jan 21, 2014
NO BORING CARS
NO BORING CARS How Toyota's Calty design studio raced the clock to create the FT-1 sports car
-- Jan 21, 2014
SHOWTIME IN DETROIT
SHOWTIME IN DETROIT From the aluminum F-150 to the new Chrysler 200 to the Toyota FT-1 concept, vehicles unveiled in January
-- Jan 21, 2014
WORLD CONGRESS
WORLD CONGRESS What lies ahead? Industry leaders gather to remember the past, look to the future
-- Jan 20, 2014
TESLA'S NEXT STEP
TESLA'S NEXT STEP Audacious growth plans will stretch automaker beyond its comfort zone
-- Jan 16, 2014
NAIAS AT 25
NAIAS AT 25 At look back at 25 years of Detroit's international gala
-- Jan 10, 2014
THE YEAR IN LISTS
THE YEAR IN LISTS What really happened in 2013? Read our lists
-- Dec 30, 2013
THE YEAR IN PHOTOS
THE YEAR IN PHOTOS Our look back at 2013 in images
-- Dec 23, 2013
2015 FORD MUSTANG
2015 FORD MUSTANG The redesigned pony car is lower, wider and sleeker than its predecessor.
-- Dec 12, 2013
GM'S NEW CHIEF
GM'S NEW CHIEF Mary Barra will be the first female CEO of a global automaker.
-- Dec 12, 2013
2013 ALL STARS
2013 ALL STARS Our annual All-Stars, who led the industry in a year of continued recovery.
-- Dec 3, 2013
2013 TOKYO SHOW
2013 TOKYO SHOW Japanese brands embrace the small, the sporty and the futuristic
-- Nov 22, 2013
L.A. GLITZ
L.A. GLITZ Luxury draws the spotlight in L.A.
-- Nov 22, 2013
5 YEARS LATER
5 YEARS LATER In early November 2008, the unthinkable became a screaming headline.
-- Nov 4, 2013
TOTAL RECALL
TOTAL RECALL Quality is up, but costly safety issues continue to dog automakers
-- Oct 29, 2013
KING'S FINAL BATTLE
KING'S FINAL BATTLE UAW uses multifront push to organize imports
-- Oct 23, 2013
IS THAILAND NEXT?
IS THAILAND NEXT? First U.S.-bound vehicle exports highlight country's growth as production site
-- Oct 16, 2013
OPEC AT 40
OPEC AT 40 The Arab oil embargo of 1973 changed the North American auto industry.
-- Oct 14, 2013
'SHE'S A FORCE'
'SHE'S A FORCE' GM gives fast-rising Boler-Davis a wide mandate
-- Oct 7, 2013
NIFTY WAY TO 50
NIFTY WAY TO 50 How the Honda Accord's innovative hybrid system works
-- Sep 30, 2013
AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN
AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN What happens to the look, feel and function of the inside of cars that drive themselves?
-- Sep 24, 2013
AD EXECUTIVES
AD EXECUTIVES Marketing chiefs of Ford, Chevrolet, Subaru, Mazda and Volvo speak
-- Sep 20, 2013
FUTURE EXOTICS
FUTURE EXOTICS Exotic brands are finding new ways to express their heritage
-- Sep 16, 2013
FUTURE VW GROUP
FUTURE VW GROUP Volkswagen AG stable will all expand their SUV lineups
-- Sep 11, 2013
SIZING UP FRANKFURT
SIZING UP FRANKFURT Fast, efficient supercars compete with striking design concepts
-- Sep 11, 2013
FUTURE CHRYSLER
FUTURE CHRYSLER The next three years at Chrysler Group can be summed up simply: more Fiat and more miles per gallon.
-- Sep 4, 2013
EXEC GUIDE
EXEC GUIDE Latest rundown of executives in North America
-- Aug 6, 2013
STATE OF SUPPLIERS
STATE OF SUPPLIERS Suppliers snap up smaller robots to boost productivity, reduce worker strain
-- Aug 5, 2013
CHATTANOOGA
CHATTANOOGA GM plays musical chairs, roils Tennessee market
-- Jun 28, 2013
TARGET: TEXAS
TARGET: TEXAS As the pickup war heats up, GM barnstorms top truck market with redone models in push to regain lost share
-- Jun 28, 2013
EUROPE CONGRESS
EUROPE CONGRESS Europe needs tougher emissions regulation to give it a technology lead
-- Jun 14, 2013
EUROPE LEADERS
EUROPE LEADERS Congratulations to the 2013 Rising Stars
-- Jun 4, 2013
STAR POWER
STAR POWER Not satisfied with OnStar's steady profits, GM wants to create a global 4G powerhouse
-- Jun 3, 2013
UNPLUGGED
UNPLUGGED EVs lose charge; price war begins
-- Jun 3, 2013
SHANGHAI SHOW
SHANGHAI SHOW The 2013 stars in China weren't largely Chinese
-- Apr 26, 2013
CHANGING INDUSTRY
CHANGING INDUSTRY Transplants keep rolling in N. America
-- Apr 24, 2013
THE PETEY AWARDS
THE PETEY AWARDS As retirement approaches, Publisher Peter Brown honors automotive adventurers
-- Apr 24, 2013
JAPAN JUGGERNAUT?
JAPAN JUGGERNAUT? The Japanese auto export machine that once appeared ready to decimate U.S. auto manufacturing is in decline
-- Apr 8, 2013
TONS OF CREDITS
TONS OF CREDITS As Obama's CO2 regulations get tough, automakers -- especially Japanese -- have already earned a big cushion
-- Apr 8, 2013
BUILDING COMMUNITIES
BUILDING COMMUNITIES Most car dealers are well known in their communities for the support they give.
-- Feb 6, 2013
REMEMBERING JACK
REMEMBERING JACK Jack Teahen Jr. -- friend, mentor, 'numbers nut,' cornerstone -- dies at 87
-- Jan 10, 2013
L.A. HIGHLIGHTS
L.A. HIGHLIGHTS Unveiled in California: A refreshend Honda Civic; Acura's flagship sedan; a new Toyota RAV-4
-- Nov 30, 2012
THE INSIDE STORY
THE INSIDE STORY The man who helped revive Chrysler interiors after the Germans left
-- Nov 28, 2012
DAMAGED
DAMAGED Hyundai, Kia undercut main selling point with overstated mpg
-- Nov 16, 2012
CRASH & LEARN
CRASH & LEARN Scott Painter says a rebuilt TrueCar has survived brush with disaster
-- Oct 19, 2012
ELEMENTS OF STYLE
ELEMENTS OF STYLE Designing for 2016: Fashion follows function
-- Sep 24, 2012
VIRTUAL REALITIES
VIRTUAL REALITIES Computers have companies turning to virtual vehicles for sales, marketing
-- Sep 17, 2012
UNVEILINGS IN EUROPE
UNVEILINGS IN EUROPE Automotive News Europe and Automotive News cover the continent's fall showcase
-- Sep 17, 2012
CROSSING OVER
CROSSING OVER To hit U.S. sales of 1 million, VW needs crossover success
-- Sep 10, 2012
LORDS OF THE RING
LORDS OF THE RING Germany's Nurburgring: Automakers tout hot laps to win credibility
-- Aug 20, 2012
VW GOAL
VW GOAL To reach it's U.S. sales target, product, production, dealers and quality must change.
-- Aug 15, 2012
THE YOUNG FRONTIER
THE YOUNG FRONTIER Marketing to millennials: Make it online, fast, easy
-- Aug 6, 2012
FUSION COUNTDOWN
FUSION COUNTDOWN Social media marketing for the 2013 Fusion launch offers possibilities, problems
-- Jul 23, 2012
PICKUP GAME
PICKUP GAME As trucks square off, this time mpg comes into play
-- Jul 2, 2012
BATTLEGROUND GOOGLE
BATTLEGROUND GOOGLE Store A buys store B's name as a search term. Poaching or just good business?
-- Jul 2, 2012
FACE VALUE
FACE VALUE Carmakers love Facebook -- but how many of those clickers are just tire kickers?
-- Jul 1, 2012
GOLDEN GATE GAMBIT
GOLDEN GATE GAMBIT How Roger Penske revived a 7-story downtown jewel
-- Jun 18, 2012
CRISIS IN EUROPE
CRISIS IN EUROPE Overcapacity, debt dilemma imperil automakers
-- Jun 18, 2012
CHANGING CAR
CHANGING CAR Buyers embrace fuel-efficient designs -- but supplies are short. Special Section
-- Jun 11, 2012
NET WORTH
NET WORTH GM's pullback highlights a question for marketers: Can Facebook sell cars?
-- Jun 4, 2012
SPLIT OVER PLUG-INS
SPLIT OVER PLUG-INS White House wants more vehicles on the road; industry shifts to traditional tech
-- Jun 4, 2012
BUICK'S POTHOLE
BUICK'S POTHOLE Sales for GM's entry-luxury brand are down, and young shoppers remain skeptical
-- Jun 4, 2012
EYE ON F&I
EYE ON F&I Video helps training and thwarts ID thieves, lawsuits. Why don't more dealers do it?
-- Jun 4, 2012
CARROLL SHELBY
CARROLL SHELBY Father of the Cobra, architect of Ford Mustang performance vehicles, passes away at 89
-- May 14, 2012
GOING 3D
GOING 3D Technology is helping auto brands lure younger buyers
-- May 14, 2012
BULLSEYE?
BULLSEYE? Dodge Dart, the first test of synergy, shows Chrysler, Fiat can listen, collaborate
-- May 14, 2012
SCION GETS NORMAL
SCION GETS NORMAL Toyota's quirky youth brand moves to regular cars, regular ads
-- May 1, 2012
SOUTHERN STRATEGY
SOUTHERN STRATEGY Public, private sectors unite, lure auto plants with a recruiting juggernaut
-- Apr 27, 2012
VANISHING ACT
VANISHING ACT Suzuki cuts costs; dealers bail -- brand's presence shrinks in U.S.
-- Apr 17, 2012
TSUNAMI AFTERMATH
TSUNAMI AFTERMATH One year later, Asia Editor Hans Greimel reports from Japan
-- Mar 12, 2012
NY GLITZ
NY GLITZ Carmakers are spending huge for fancy stores along 11th Avenue in Manhattan
-- Mar 12, 2012
GM/PSA PROMISE
GM/PSA PROMISE Plants might be shared; joint platforms by 2016
-- Mar 6, 2012
ELECTRICAL STORM
ELECTRICAL STORM Fisker battles problems with cash flow, suppliers, media critics and skeptics as the $103,000 Karma lurches toward launch
-- Jan 23, 2012
INNOVATIVE DEALERS
INNOVATIVE DEALERS How dealers use cunning, common sense to boost profits
-- Dec 12, 2011
HOT STUFF!
HOT STUFF! The Kia Soul, Chevrolet Cruze and Jeep Wrangler are among America's 25 hottest brands.
-- Dec 2, 2011
SPEND BIG OR GET OUT
SPEND BIG OR GET OUT How factory facility regulations are driving dealers away
-- Nov 17, 2011
GO-GO AKIO
GO-GO AKIO Toyota's president occasionally likes to trade his business suit for racing togs.
-- Oct 31, 2011
CHEVY 100
CHEVY 100 A century of Chevrolet -- the stories that shaped an icon
-- Oct 31, 2011
A FRESH PATH
A FRESH PATH Former Wall Streeter Steve Girsky brings an outsider's perspective to GM
-- Sep 23, 2011
GM'S SONIC BOOM?
GM'S SONIC BOOM? How a small car is helping rewrite labor costs in a U.S. plant
-- Aug 15, 2011
ELECTRIFYING 100
ELECTRIFYING 100 key players driving vehicle electrification
-- Jun 13, 2011
LEADING WOMEN
LEADING WOMEN We celebrate 100 Leading Women from all areas of the automobile business
-- Sep 13, 2010
AMERICAN JOURNEY
AMERICAN JOURNEY In 50 years, Honda has grown from obscure motorcycle maker to automotive giant
-- Jun 8, 2009
CHANGING THE WORLD
CHANGING THE WORLD How General Motors Changed the World
-- Sep 14, 2008
NISSAN'S 50 YEARS IN AMERICA
NISSAN'S 50 YEARS IN AMERICA Parts made it run, but people made it hum
-- May 19, 2008
BREAKING THE 'GLASS CEILING'
BREAKING THE 'GLASS CEILING' 25 Leading Women in the European Automotive Industry
-- May 12, 2008
TURNING POINTS
TURNING POINTS 25 Pivotal Decisions in Toyota's 50 Years in America
-- Oct 29, 2007
THE HEAT IS ON
THE HEAT IS ON How global warming is closing in on the U.S. auto industry
-- Feb 5, 2007
THE FRANCHISE SYSTEM
THE FRANCHISE SYSTEM It is the franchise system that sets the United States apart from other markets
-- Sep 25, 2006
ANE 10TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE
ANE 10TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE Minivans, mergers and powerful men characterized the last decade in Europe
-- Feb 20, 2006
FORD 100
FORD 100 The 100-year history of the Ford Motor Co.
-- Jun 16, 2003
75TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE
75TH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE The origin of Automotive News is not cut and dried
-- Aug 28, 2000
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