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Auto Industry Gets Serious About Lighter Materials

What sounds like a science experiment could be your next car.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

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Detroit Automakers Worry About UAW Money Struggles

Detroit’s three automakers — Ford, Chrysler and General Motors — are increasingly anxious about the 78-year-old union’s future. For them, it’s a “devil you know” situation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2014

The touch-screen control panel of the new Tesla Model S .(Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey: Car Quality Dinged By Tech Glitches

Just when automakers had reached their highest-ever levels of quality, technology glitches are dragging their scores down.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

A General Motors employee works on the assembly line at Flint Engine Operations Friday, May 13, 2011. (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)

PwC Study Finds Automakers Taking Design Ideas From Social Media

They’re calling it “co-creation” — automakers using the information gathered from customer engagement through social media to design their next generation of products.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

The hydrogen logo is displayed on the side panel of a car at the NAIAS. (Getty Images/Bryan Mitchell)

Ford Joins Effort To Speed Development Of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

Many automakers have been testing the hydrogen fuel cell vehicles for years, but so far haven’t been able to bring costs down enough to sell the vehicles in mass markets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

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Quality Improvement Boosts Customer Satisfaction for Automakers

Customer satisfaction at the national level is exactly where it stood at the start of 2012, and as far back as two years ago, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2012

2012 Ford Focus (credit: Consumer Reports)

Domestic Brands Stumble In Consumer Reports Survey

Consumer Reports subscribers put Toyota’s youth-oriented Scion brand number one, with 24 Japanese models earning the highest ratings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2011

The atrium fountain at Compuware headquarters in downtown Detroit. Photo courtesy Maia Cowan.

Compuware: Automakers Missing Mobile Opportunity Due To Poor Site Performance

Compuware Corp. Tuesday announced the launch a new United States Automotive Mobile Site Performance Index — and the state of the automaker mobile site art is abysmal..

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2011

Japanese Car Companies Bounce Back After Disaster

Japanese car companies appear to be bouncing back from the devastation of last March’s earthquake and tsunami.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2011

Event Notices From June 29

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2011

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