Opinion

KEITH CRAIN

Get trade issues resolved

The midterm elections are over, the attorney general has been removed, and we are settling in for two years in Washington that promise to be filled with intrigue and accusations.

RICHARD TRUETT

Let product chief focus on product

Mark Reuss' duties at General Motors are so voluminous, they don't even fit into one paragraph.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Cabin story raises more questions

A UAW retiree raises more questions about the construction of a lakefront cabin for a retired UAW president amid a corruption scandal.

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Cabin story raises more questions

A UAW retiree raises more questions about the construction of a lakefront cabin for a retired UAW president amid a corruption scandal.


COMMENTARY: Hannah Lutz
Preparing for a used-vehicle future

The direction of automotive retailing is up for debate, but considering recent moves by lenders and dealerships, industry leaders are placing their bets on the used-vehicle space.


COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
Get trade issues resolved

The midterm elections are over, the attorney general has been removed, and we are settling in for two years in Washington that promise to be filled with intrigue and accusations.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Hydrogen highway will need big spending

Fuel cells must play catch-up to battery-electrics and both need to address fuel availability concerns before they will complete with gasoline.


COMMENTARY: Chandrasekar Iyer
Disrupters must trust the 'nonconsumer'

The primary target for companies looking to establish a disruptive foothold in a market should be people who aren't yet customers of a product or service.


BLOG: Richard Truett
Time to re-engineer the job of product development chief

With automakers facing financial pressure on many fronts -- Wall Street, trade and tariff issues, slowing sales, intense competition -- the product development chief's job has never been more important. And that's why it is time for the role to be re-examined at General Motors, Ford and maybe elsewhere.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Hyundai needs to find its way back

Hyundai needs to refocus on the things it did well during its success of 1999-2011, according to one Automotive News reader.


COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
GM's latest plea for federal help is a mistake

It seems fairly transparent that GM favors a zero-emission mandate to help promote the electric vehicles that it manufactures and sells, whether the public wants them or not.


BLOG: Graham Kozak
Will BMW's new 3 series spawn an M3 wagon?

The fact that BMW has never sold an M3 wagon is baffling, but that could be changing soon, according to a report by Autocar. The magazine's BMW insider source suggests the company is combining a wagon body with M3 go-fast bits -- and that it is seriously considering taking the vehicle to production.


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