hybrid technology

Couple Convicted of Stealing Hybrid Car Trade Secrets from GM

A former General Motors engineer and her husband were found guilty on Friday of conspiring to steal hybrid technology trade secrets for possible use by Chinese carmaker Chery Automobile. Shanshan Du and her husband, Yu Qin, will be sentenced in February.

Mazda CEO Says Ford Partnership Will Continue

Addressing recent reports that Ford is looking to pull out of its partnership with Mazda, the head of the Japanese carmaker said Wednesday that the alliance remains intact. "We have an agreement with Ford," Mazda CEO Takashi Yamanouchi said. "We are not considering alliances with others at all."