As the company that owns what used to be troubled Takata, the safety supplier is determined to start anew.
The plan is not so much to take on the pickup market. Think of that cargo bed as a crossover feature.
It was Charles Kettering who killed the EV. And he did it with an electric motor.
The VW ID6 unveiled at the Shanghai auto show will go on sale in China first, but it is likely to be eventually added to the automaker's U.S. lineup and built on its new EV line in Chattanooga.
Mark and Lloyd discussed the legacy of the Impact concept and its production version, the EV1, for Automotive News. Here are edited excerpts of their conversation.