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Change bearing down on rearview mirrors

IHS Markit predicts a surge in global production of panoramic rearview display cameras -- even though safety regulators are still undecided about them.

Battery suppliers face capacity crunch

Concerns are growing that battery suppliers such as LG Chem and Samsung won't be able to keep up as automakers promise dozens of new electric vehicles in the coming years.


Toyota, Honda, Mazda say hoods containing Kobe aluminum are safe

Toyota, Honda and Mazda said hoods and other parts with aluminum supplied by Kobe Steel are safe, allaying some concerns that Kobe's falsified quality data had compromised safety.

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UPDATED: 10/16/17 2:01 pm ET - adds GM statement
Unifor ratifies contract at GM's Equinox plant in Canada; 86% of workers approve

Union workers at a GM plant in Ingersoll, Ont., have ratified a new contract, ending a four-week strike that threatened to pinch sales of the Chevrolet Equinox. A total of 86 percent of members who cast ballots favored the four-year deal, sending employees back to work at 7 p.m. ET Monday for early startup, according to the Unifor union.

Industry resigned to life without NAFTA

Automakers and suppliers are starting to envision a world without the North American Free Trade Agreement. Signs are growing that the Trump administration is determined to gut the 23-year-old deal.

PACE Awards announces 33 finalists

Thirty-three innovations from 27 component and technology suppliers around the world have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Automotive News PACE Awards.

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