Auto manufacturers used the Frankfurt show to make clear that EV product availability is only one factor, and customers must now complete the environmental equation by switching to the new technology.
Buick is trying to shake its old image, using HBO, social media, streaming and other devices to attract a younger audience.
Acquiring its inventory directly from consumers ready to get rid of their cars is all part of Carvana's strategy of "collapsing more of the system." It still has a way to go.
Mixing materials requires added manufacturing processes and additional investment in joining techniques.
To build one of the most game-changing models of its lineup, Porsche first had to figure out how to fit a factory into a cramped old German neighborhood.