Longtime Autoline host John McElroy writes about industry news and trends.
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Genesis' boss describes what may take to make the brand competitive in the luxury market.

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Income is sliding, but Toyota's future plans may surprise you.

Akio Toyoda stated: "I believe that making ever-better cars starts with compact cars."

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Ford's luxury division should start a service business and turn its brand identity into an exclusive club.

Lincoln already offers luxury service unrelated to its cars. It should do more of that.

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Let's do some basic math on cars, and let's admit it: We love to drive.

It's just horse sense: We'll still enjoy driving. In fact, ask any horse.

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But there's still money to be made by tech companies in the automotive world.

Tech companies are getting realistic about the automotive segment.

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It's not the way we drive cars that could change, it's how we build and sell them that's ready to be disrupted.

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John McElroy discusses how Chinese automotive design is coming into its own.

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Honda now has a supercar production facility in rural Ohio that would be the envy of any Formula One team.

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Autoline's John McElroy suggests how to fix fuel-economy and emissions issues in the United States.

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No Germany, this is not economic warfare. Why Volkswagen's leader are doing a poor job of fixing the diesel scandal.

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At a time when car companies are putting more emphasis on the interior craftsmanship of their cars, several of the supplier companies which dominate the interiors business are running for the exits, or are getting ready to.

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The US auto market is on pace for record sales this year. But the percentage of the population buying new cars is declining. Why? Stagnant wages.

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Last year Porsche sold 47,000 vehicles in the US market, with seven different models. Corvette sold 35,000 cars with one. Imagine what Corvette could do as a standalone brand with more models in its lineup.

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Scion introduced the new iA, its first four-door sedan, to the hordes of journalists at the Javits Center. And yes, the grille really is that questionable.

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The recent history of AMG is turning out amped-up versions of Mercedes-Benz offerings that would hardly ever be mistaken for their sedate counterparts. Sure, you'd need to pay attention to pick a G-Class from the G63 AMG, but dual side-pipes are a quick giveaway. The Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG is not only a new era in Affalterbach's attention on smaller cars, it is probably also the most subtle transformation we can think of in the line-up.

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Honda has indeed been promoting its new Earth Dreams family of fuel efficient engines, and with good reason. The next generation of the Japanese automaker's powerplants are said to deliver more power with less consumption. You can't go wrong there.

The cinema world has lost one of its greats, as director Tony Scott was found dead yesterday in an apparent suicide. The 68-year-old director left notes in his car and office before jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge, which is located in San Pedro, CA. The bridge, which connects San Pedro to Terminal Island, spans Los Angeles Harbor and is 365 feet at its highest point, while State Route 47 is roughly 185 feet above water. Authorities have said evidence points to no other explanation than sui

If you weren't aware already, the Woodward Dream Cruise is set to rumble through Detroit this Saturday. Our friends from Autoline have already made their way over to the famed stretch of road, and are bringing their Autoline After Hours show to you live from the street.

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A Quick Spin In A Chinese EV Raises Eyebrows And Expectations

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