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Bosch’s Electric Axle

Robert Bosch GmbH, which has been helping make piston engines more efficient for decades, has introduced an electric axle that can turn such cars into hybrids.

Generation Selfie (driving) symposium

This 90-minute panel discussion cuts through the hype about autonomous vehicles. It offers a fast-paced clarification of what self-driving vehicles are, what they can (and can't) do and when we can expect them to become available to the public.

Michigan Brainpower

Creating modern automobiles is a blend of inspiration, design, technology and production know-how.

Brose's Training Programs

The U.S. auto industry is coping with a shortage of candidates to fill skilled trades and white collar jobs.

Demand for Crossovers

Crossover/SUVs already claim close to 40% of the American car market, and future sales will be "significant," says Jeff Schuster, senior vice president of forecasting for LMC Automotive.

Freeing Up Capital

How can auto suppliers free up capital to help expand?

The Case for Steel

Carmakers are considering a wide range of materials to help them make vehicles lighter and more fuel efficient.

Investing Where It Counts Most

One of the big long-term challenges auto suppliers face today is deciding where they will fit into the ever-advancing technology in cars.

The Intel-QNX Partnership

As cars become more connected, their capabilities are expanding dramatically.

Connected-Car Task Force

Michigan's Oakland County is home to offices of 48 of the top 50 automotive suppliers.

Interior Trends at JCI

Auto interiors giant Johnson Controls Inc. is focused on vehicle interior trends in three areas, says Han Hendriks, vice president of sales and innovation.

Managing Innovation at Cooper-Standard Automotive

Cooper-Standard Automotive uses a new system to filter ideas, quickly identify ones that look promising technically and commercially and rapidly turn them into new products.

Connected-Car Testing in Michigan

Two years of testing with nearly 3,000 vehicles in Ann Arbor, Mich., showed that enabling vehicles to communicate directly with each other can reduce traffic accidents.