Snow Day: Nissan in Chicago

- February 12, 2016 at 5:00 AM

To venture into the territory of a really bad pun, it would be to say that the concepts that Nissan has developed for display at the Chicago Auto Show, which opens tomorrow at McCormick Place, are cool.

GM: The Drive to Profitability, Part 2

- February 09, 2016 at 5:12 AM

In a previous post we looked at some of the reasons behind the 2015 GM record $10.8-billion earnings before interest and tax (EBIT). It is worth noting that the company is fairly confident that 2016 will be good as well, reaffirming its expectation that its earnings per share-adjusted will be “between $5.25 and $5.75.” It probably isn’t wishful thinking.

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SPECIAL GUEST: John Hwang, the Honda Civic Development Leader. Up for discussion: In-depth look at award-winning Honda Civic; why Honda still scores with the coupe; the Super Bowl ad tally: Automaker winners & losers.

Feature ERP Advances

February 12, 2016 - Lawrence S. Gould

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) features, functions and purview continue to advance within and beyond an enterprise's physical walls. And some of these are automotive-specific. Here are some recent ERP enhancements.


Renault’s Net Income Jumps 48%

Renault SA reports its revenue in 2015 rose 10% to €45.3 billion ($51.3 billion), and net income grew to nearly €3 billion ($3.3 billion) from €2 billion in 2014.