Today's SUV is as fuel-efficient as yesterday's small sedan, but you'd never know it by reading conventional business narratives.
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- Startup nuTonomy thinks that the island nation is the place to make autonomous vehicles — in the form of driverless taxis — a reality.
- A new survey examines trends in R&D spending.
- Why we shouldn’t expect the price of air travel to fall just because jet fuel is cheaper.
- A celebrated proprietor of R&D ateliers explains how companies can cultivate the rare people who create miracles.
- Management guru Rosabeth Moss Kanter urges the private sector to invest in the U.S. transportation system.
- Honda’s practice of learning from errors had to change when failure became deadly.
- Before industrial companies sell assets, they must understand the motivations of the full array of potential buyers, especially those emerging in the East.
- The top-ranked executive coach recommends four books that will make you a better leader.
- In a new biography of the brothers who invented the airplane, David McCullough describes the frustrations and triumphs involved in getting aviation off the ground.
- Five ways automakers can design for safety and profitability.
- Emerging economies are poised to attract tourism’s most lucrative niche market.
- In this turbulent energy environment, only a few companies will be focused enough to win.
- The benefits of the glut are being distributed unevenly.
- As more products and their parts can be made locally, the need to ship them to market will be reduced.
- Chinese and foreign automakers are preparing to compete in the low-end car market.
- At the Japanese auto giant, unplanned, agenda-free meetings are ubiquitous and indispensable.
- Companies must find a balance between the luxuries customers will pay for and the necessities they expect.
- Automakers are far more confident about diesel’s popularity in the U.S. than they are about hybrids or electric cars. Here's a look at the real value of diesel.
- If defense companies are to survive and grow in the current downturn, they must focus on building capabilities while cutting costs.