Innovations

Daimler tests self-driving truck, sets goal of production by 2025

12:50 pm U.S. ET | July 3, 2014
Daimler is working to introduce trucks that steer, brake and accelerate independently as early as 2025 as the world's commercial-vehicle industry leader seeks to keep an innovative edge....
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BMW, Mercedes and Porsche lead 2014 European Supplier Choice Survey

June 5, 2014 17:45 CET
BMW, Mercedes and Porsche were named the top three automakers in terms of openness to supplier innovation, according to the 2014 European Supplier Choice Survey conducted on behalf of Automotive News Europe....
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Audi seeks edge in global sales race with non-blinding high beams

Dec. 7, 2013 06:15 CET
Audi aims to gain an edge over premium rivals with computer-controlled headlamp beams that recognize other road users and avoid blinding them....
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EDITORIAL

Open-minded automakers score with suppliers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2013
There are encouraging developments in a new Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu survey of suppliers ranking the purchasing operations of 14 North American automakers....
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Torchbearers help guide innovations

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 7, 2013
Auto suppliers have until Aug. 30 to apply for the 2014 Automotive News PACE Awards. The awards, in their 20th year, recognize innovation....
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Register by Aug. 30 for PACE Awards

11:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2013
Auto suppliers have until Aug. 30 to apply for the 2014 Automotive News PACE Awards. The awards, now in their 20th year, recognize innovation. J Ferron, director of judging for the PACE Awards, says companies should create a culture that listens for ideas from anyone in the organization. And good ideas, once identified, should be put on a fast track....
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Innovators' success blends people, ideas

10:17 am U.S. ET | Aug. 5, 2013
Auto suppliers have until Aug. 30 to apply for the 2014 Automotive News PACE Awards. The awards, now in their 20th year, recognize game-changing innovation....
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