Opinion

KEITH CRAIN

Don't talk the market into a recession

The economy may be delicate, but there's no reason strong automotive sales won't continue for the next few years.

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.

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.

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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.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR
GM is doing just what it should

General Motors is on the right track with its global strategy for research and development, writes one Automotive News reader.


COMMENTARY: Richard Oppmann
Are the Chinese really coming here?

To succeed in the U.S., Chinese brands must assimilate brand promise, market, dealer and sales differences, as well as business structures and management cultures and hierarchies.


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