New GM CFO Dhivya Suryadevara embodies change

GM’s pick for its next CFO is a 39-year-old native of India who has been in the thick of change at the automaker.

Moving too fast carries human cost

Keith Crain’s thoughtful commentary ‘We need to slow way down’ (May 28) really struck a chord with me.

Moving too fast carries human cost

Keith Crain’s thoughtful commentary ‘We need to slow way down’ (May 28) really struck a chord with me.

Lincoln’s next-gen MKC to be called Corsair

Dealers were shown the Lincoln Corsair, along with the next-generation Ford Escape, Explorer, Mach 1 battery-electric crossover, a small off-road SUV and a Lincoln Continental with suicide doors late last month at a meeting in Orlando, according to…

Honda homes in on target market for 2019 Insight hybrid

Honda must find a patch of real estate in the marketplace where the Insight doesn’t cannibalize Honda’s Accord Hybrid or Clarity plug-in hybrid, and where it can compete effectively against the Prius and challengers from Hyundai and Kia.

GM deal with Liebherr gets fuel cells ready for takeoff

GM has entered an exclusive deal with Liebherr-Aerospace to develop a hydrogen fuel cell-powered auxiliary power unit for aircraft applications.

Ford introduces honeybees to habitat near its headquarters

There’s a buzz around Ford headquarters lately that has nothing to do with last week’s high-profile purchase of the Michigan Central Station.

EPA’s Scott Pruitt should go

A serious industry deserves a serious regulator, a person of good faith and proven integrity who embodies the responsibilities of public service and lives by at least a baseline standard of propriety.

Detroit train station purchase builds on Ford’s Irish roots

Ford’s purchase of a blighted former train station in Detroit as the centerpiece of an urban technology campus carries symbolism that factored into the decision to undertake such an ambitious rehabilitation project.

Dealership service departments have potential for better word of mouth advertising

In a survey, 85 percent of respondents said they expect to go to the dealership for service after their warranty expires, mainly because ‘they know my vehicle.’

Dealer anniversaries

The dealers featured this week is John Klein, president, and Jason Klein, vice president of Klein Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram in Clintonville, Wis.

China EV startup Byton readies sedan, eyes U.S. launch

Byton, the Chinese EV startup that wants to start selling cars stateside from 2020, previewed its first sedan in a futuristic concept car.

Car dealer George Girjel explains why employee satisfaction is more important than profits

In this wide-ranging QandA, dealer George Girjel talks about turning around underperforming dealerships and why automakers should favor individuals as store buyers.

Cadillac House caught in campaign crossfire

Cadillac and General Motors are catching some flak in a tabloid-fueled feud between New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Marc Molinaro.