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Pricey trim levels prove popular with Kicks buyers

Nissan has been surprised to see Kicks customers reaching for higher trims at a faster rate than the base model.

EV forecasts push engine parts makers to act

EVs make up a tiny share of U.S. sales, but the coming wave has engine part suppliers redeploying.

Never fear: Autonomy won't be ugly

Engineers are already adapting to accommodate the arrival of autonomous capabilities, contemplating how to package sensors and telecommunications gear in traditional vehicle types. But that's just a start. Looking ahead, they foresee more substantial overhauls that will change the relationship between people and vehicles.

UAW needs to get house in order before '19 talks

When GM announced plans to trim its work force by as many as 18,000 employees and "unallocate" future product at five North American plants, more than a few people saw it as saber rattling before upcoming UAW contract talks.

It is still all about the product

Auto designers today face a difficult task: designing products that are truly distinctive in the growing lineup of SUV's and pickups on the market.