Kobe Steel admits it may have faked data on more productsOct. 11
The scandal engulfing Kobe Steel deepened as the steel maker said it may have falsified data about two more products, intensifying concern that compromised material found its way into cars, trains and aircraft.
Toyota, Nissan among automakers checking parts hit by metals scandalOct. 10
Porsche Cayenne gets lighter, faster for 2019Aug. 29
Rolls gets personal with new PhantomJuly 31
Novelis exec: Mixed materials are lightening loadsAug. 2
Aluminum pioneer takes steel pathJuly 24
Superior CEO looks to Asia after UniwheelsJuly 17
Ford supplier's boardroom drama zeros in on aluminum patentMay 7
Lentz: Aluminum panels could be in Toyota's futureMay 8
Toyota could be the next automaker to add lightweight aluminum body panels in a bid to improve fuel economy. Jim Lentz, Toyota's North American CEO, all but confirmed it at an event last week to christen the company's expanded r&d center.
AutoNews Now: Subaru's Ascent back into hot segmentApril 12
Range Rover aims high with VelarMarch 1
Jaguar Land Rover is giving Range Rover its first midsize SUV, the Velar. The new model will be positioned between the smaller Range Rover Evoque and the larger Range Rover Sport. It goes on sale in July.
Researchers map rough road to reducing vehicle weightDec. 27, 2016
Plastics have seen increased opportunities to get onto North American-made cars and trucks as automakers work to improve their fleets' fuel economy. But the real growth lies ahead, when the need to reduce mass from today's cars climbs to 15 percent and higher.