Keith Crain


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Katayama was quite a rebel
12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2
Yutaka Katayama, the long-retired head of Datsun and Nissan in the U.S., became a legend. ...

Now everyone wants to build cars
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23
Much like Preston Tucker, John DeLorean and Malcolm Bricklin, there are lots of people with lots of money interested in becoming automakers. ...

Everyone wants to be a dealer
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16
No one is clamoring for the stocks of global automakers -- with the exception of Wall Street darling Tesla. Nor is anyone driving up supplier stocks. Automobile dealershi ...

When do we see price reductions?
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9
Right now, the U.S. has the hottest currency in the world and one of the hottest automotive markets as well. With a much stronger U.S. ...

This is right out of '1984'
12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2
According to a Wall Street Journal report, the U.S. Justice Department is tracking millions of cars and knows just where they are. ...

Time to rethink auto safety
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 26
Keith Crain is looking forward to seeing how new Administrator Mark Rosekind reshapes the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. ...

Week 1 down; now for Week 2
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19
The opening days of the North American International Auto Show last week in Detroit were a spectacular success. And I am pleased to say that the 39th Automotive News Worl ...

Everyone is in Detroit this week
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12
It was just over 25 years ago that the Detroit auto show changed from a sleepy local event into the substantial international motor show that it is today. ...

Changes big and small ahead
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5
Every year seems to bring changes big and small to the auto industry, and 2015 will be no different. ...

Even the holidays are busy
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29
Auto industry executives have gone home. Except for a few plants running overtime, the offices are dark. Most executives probably think the industry is sleeping. That cou ...

Takata just doesn't get it
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 8
Takata has become the poster child for how to mishandle recalls and customers. Company executives seem to be stonewalling their automaker customers, then stonewalling fed ...

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