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Will NASCAR go electric?

NASCAR, a powerful marketing platform, could help automakers sell mainstream America on the electric vehicle. But getting the NASCAR fan base to accept whirring electric motors in place of roaring engines will take time.

Henrik Fisker's comeback powered by new battery

Automotive design maven Henrik Fisker's new venture might be less about the automobile than the technology that will power it.

Ford welcomes workers back with re-entry program

Ford last fall launched the Career Re-Entry Program, which offers six-month assignments in product development, information technology and manufacturing jobs.

How a year with IndyCar shaped Ford's Hau Thai-Tang

Early in his engineering career at Ford, product development and purchasing boss Hau Thai-Tang was embedded with Newman/Haas Racing for the 1993 IndyCar season. Here's what he learned.

Crosstrek drives sales for Subaru

The Crosstrek, which began life as a lifted Impreza hatchback in 2012, has turned into a sales workhorse for Subaru of America.