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Startup plan takes hold at Ind. plant 2021-03-01 00:00:01The old Hummer plant in Mishawaka, Ind., has seen ventures come and go. It now has a well-financed startup on-site.

The latest numbers on auto production affected by 2021-03-01 00:00:01Here is the latest tally measuring the impact of the global microchip shortage on vehicle production, as provided by AutoForecast Solutions.

Carvana to add prep centers to turn cars 2021-03-01 00:00:01Customer demand is outstripping its ability to prepare vehicles for sale fast enough. The used-vehicle retailer plans to add 10 inspection and re

Step one: Find weak links in U.S. supply 2021-03-01 00:00:01President Joe Biden's directive to identify risks in the nation's critical lines is part of an effort to boost domestic manufacturing and addre

COVID-19 vaccines reaching auto plants, but challenges remain 2021-03-01 00:00:01Stellantis became the first automaker in the U.S. to begin vaccinating its hourly workers from COVID-19. But automakers have to deal with differe

New-school solution for recruiting auto techs 2021-03-01 00:00:01While other dealerships struggle to find technicians, Magic Toyota in Edmonds, Wash., is training its own techs in-house, hiring a full-time professor

Bidirectional EVs could lend a hand in power 2021-03-01 00:00:01Using two-way power, electric vehicles actually may help during a power crisis such as the one the one that afflicted Texas.

Polestar expands to mid-America 2021-03-01 00:00:01By the end of 2022, the electric vehicle maker hopes to have 35 stores in the U.S.

Nissan's Saikawa praises ex-boss Ghosn during trial 2021-03-01 00:00:01In the trial of former Nissan executive Greg Kelly, ex-CEO Hiroto Saikawa said he thought Carlos Ghosn deserved his generous retirement packages.

Dealer profits surge 48% to record in a 2021-03-01 00:00:01The 2020 figure blew by the industry's previous profit record for the average store, recorded in 2015.

Aurora's latest acquisition would bolster capability to build 2021-02-26 15:36:55Self-driving tech firm Aurora said it agreed to purchase OURS Technology -- a lidar firm that will help Aurora manufacture large quantities of sensors

Jaguar Land Rover will shed a quarter of 2021-02-26 14:37:01The British carmaker will take a non-cash charge of about $1.4 billion in the quarter ending in March related to higher previous spending and projects

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More XPeng EVs head to Norway 2021-02-04 11:12:00XPeng has shipped a second batch of over 200 G3 smart electric SUVs to Norway. This follows an earlier initial batch of 100 in December 2020.

Ford terminates EV plans with Zotye 2021-02-04 09:45:00Ford has decided to terminate plans to launch electric vehicle joint ventures with China's Zotye Auto.

UK CV sales off to a good start 2021-02-04 08:53:00The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market enjoyed growth in the first month of 2021, according to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers

Constellium planning a recycling investment in Europe 2021-02-04 08:09:00Constellium on Thursday announced it was in the advanced planning stages of an investment to increase its recycling capacity in Europe.

Scania to test self-driving trucks on motorways 2021-02-04 06:18:00Scania has been granted permission by the Swedish Transport Agency to test self-driving trucks on the E4 motorway between Södertälje and J&o

Perodua targets record sales and output in 2021 2021-02-04 06:04:00Perodua, Malaysia's second national car company, said it aimed to increase sales by 9% to 240,000 vehicles in 2021 from 220,163 units in 2020.

UK car market down 39.5% in January 2021-02-04 06:00:00New car sales in the UK were down almost 40% in January as showroom closures due to population lockdowns stifled demand.

GM Korea to cut output due to chip 2021-02-04 05:33:00GM Korea said it would cut production by 50% at one of its three plants from next week due to the global shortage of semiconductors.

Valeo commits to carbon neutrality by 2050 2021-02-04 03:39:00Valeo says it is committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050 and will have reached 45% of its objective by 2030.

Chips shortage hits four GM plants 2021-02-03 12:34:00General Motors has become the latest automaker hit by the global shortage of semiconductor chips as it said on Wednesday it would take down production

Kia to sign EV deal with Apple - 2021-02-03 12:24:00Kia reportedly will sign a KRW4 trillion (US$3.59bn) deal with Apple to build electric vehicles.

Daimler to split into two 2021-02-03 10:52:00Daimler announced on Wednesday it plans separation into two "pure-play" companies and a majority listing of Daimler Truck to "accelerate into a zer

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