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Search is on for better lidar

Though lidar technology solves many problems of current sensor technology, it still hasn't met the requirements for mass production for vehicles #8212; even after decades of development.

Ford transforms design leadership

Ford Motor Co. has overhauled its design team amid new CEO Jim Hackett's quest to transform the automaker into a leaner, quicker-thinking organization.

Consumer group raises alarm about rollback of mpg targets

The Consumer Federation of America released data it says show that the value of fuel savings from higher mpg outweighs the added cost of vehicles with fuel-saving technology.

Former Chrysler CEO Nardelli named chairman of power storage company

Former Chrysler chief Bob Nardelli was named chairman of Ioxus, a company that develops transportation power storage technologies and alternative energy.

Former GM exec Bo Andersson to lead Yazaki Europe

Former GM purchasing chief Bo Andersson has returned to the auto industry to lead European operations for Japanese auto supplier Yazaki.