Automakers Ford & General Motors are Allowing Rival Tesla to Lead U.S. EV Production Until at Least 2026, Data IndicatesMar 26, 2020 3:15 PM WST
U.S. automakers Ford Motor Co and General Motors plan to collectively build 325,000 electric vehicles per year by 2026, according to their executives and suppliers familiar with the plans. Although its an ambitious goal for the two legacy carmakers, the number of new EVs may not be nearly enough to gain any ground on segment leader Tesla.
Mar 24, 2020 10:00 AM WST
Toyota Motor Corp and its subsidiary Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino) have announced the joint development of a new heavy-duty fuel cell truck powered by hydrogen. In addition to the development of a fuel cell truck, the two partners will also study the practical use of fuel cell trucks in the shipping industry.
Electric Automaker Tesla is Forced to Reduce its Workforce By 75% at its Fremont, California FactoryMar 19, 2020 2:15 PM WST
As the San Francisco Bay Area remains under a multi-county shelter-in-place order to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, local businesses are being forced to temporarily close and keep their employees at home, including electric automaker Tesla. The company is idling around 7,500 employees at its Fremont, California factory.
Mar 18, 2020 4:00 AM WST
After Alphabet subsidiary Waymo announced it was cancelling its autonomous vehicles testing using drivers on Tuesday, other notable Bay Area companies, including Uber, Cruise and Pony.ai have followed suit and suspended their operations that normally rely on safety drivers behind the wheel to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.
Mar 16, 2020 2:30 PM WST
Electric vehicle maker Tesla has started deliveries of its fourth vehicle, the Model Y crossover, which might become the most popular vehicle Tesla has ever built.
U.S. Automakers General Motors & Ford Instruct Employees to Work From Home Beginning Next Week Due to the CoronavirusMar 13, 2020 3:00 PM WST
On Friday, U.S. automakers General Motors and Ford Motor Co said they will have most of their white-collar workforce working remotely as of Monday to protect against the spread of the Coronavirus, which is disrupting the U.S. economy.
Mar 12, 2020 6:25 PM WST
German automaker Volkswagen is exploring new ways to use its electric vehicle batteries as a power storage device when the cars are not in use, a business currently dominated by utilities and energy companies, the company's chief strategist Michael Jost said on Thursday.
The Coronavirus is Disrupting Auto Manufacturing in Mexico and Europe as Parts Shipments From China SlowMar 11, 2020 11:55 AM WST
The shuttering of manufacturing facilities the furlough of employees due to the Coronavirus is having a ripple effect in the global auto industry. The shutdown in China is disrupting the supply chains of automakers in the U.S., Mexico and Europe that rely upon a steady shipment of auto parts from Chinese suppliers.
Mar 10, 2020 3:50 PM WST
Electric automaker Tesla has reached a major milestone this week by building its one millionth vehicle. Tesla Chief Executive made the announcement in a Twitter post on Monday night.
Mar 09, 2020 3:55 PM WST
German automaker BMW has decided not to sell the electric iX3 model in the U.S. The electric SUV was supposed to reach U.S. dealer showrooms sometime this year.