Biden Administration Targets 50% Of Entire Auto Fleet To Be Electric By 2030

Biden Administration Targets 50% Of Entire Auto Fleet To Be Electric By 2030

In continuing one of the largest government subsidized shifts to the auto industry ever forced upon manufacturers and customers, the Biden administration is now reportedly targeting 2030 to have 50% of the auto fleet on the road electric. On Thursday...
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Infrastructure Bill Mandates Drunk-Driver Detectors For New Cars

Infrastructure Bill Mandates Drunk-Driver Detectors For New Cars

The $1 trillion infrastructure bill – a bipartisan 2,702-page bill that has been locked in negotiations for months between Democrats and Republicans will mandate all new vehicles must have the technology to detect drunk drivers and alert systems to ch...
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Tata Motors Q1 results: Consolidated net loss narrows to ₹4,451 cr

Tata Motors Q1 results: Consolidated net loss narrows to ₹4,451 cr

Auto major Tata Motors’ consolidated net loss for the quarter ended 30 June, 2021 narrowed to ₹4,450.92 crore as compared to net loss of ₹8,437.99 crore in the year-ago period. The automaker’s total revenue came at ₹66,406.05 crore during ...
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False Rumor: KIA Reportedly Prepping Apple Car In U.S.

False Rumor: KIA Reportedly Prepping Apple Car In U.S.

KIA is apparently preparing to build an Apple car in the United States. The legacy automaker has reportedly “approached potential partners about a plan to assemble Apple Inc.’s long-awaited electric car in Georgia,” according to Dow Jones. T...
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Daimler said to be considering a 2021 stock listing of truck division

Daimler said to be considering a 2021 stock listing of truck division

aimler AG is planning an initial public offering (IPO) of Daimler Trucks in late 2021, the German newspaper Handelsblatt reported Tuesday. Stuttgart-based Daimler AG is the parent company of Daimler Trucks and Mercedes-Benz autos. The newspaper said Daimler wa...
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Volkswagen’s Traton ups bid for Navistar to $3.6 billion

Volkswagen’s Traton ups bid for Navistar to $3.6 billion

Traton SE announced that it increased its offer for the acquisition of all outstanding shares of truck manufacturer Navistar International Corp. to $43 a share in cash from $35 a share. Volkswagen AG-subsidiary Traton already holds 16.8% of Illinois-based Navi...
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General Motors takes $2 billion stake in waporware company Nikola

General Motors takes $2 billion stake in waporware company Nikola

Nikola and General Motors today announced a strategic partnership. Through the deal, GM gets 11% ownership in startup Nikola, and will, in turn, produce Nikola’s wild fuel cell pickup truck by the end of 2022. Both companies’ shares jumped on...
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Ford Is Closing 6 Factories In Europe And Slashing 10,000 Positions

Ford Is Closing 6 Factories In Europe And Slashing 10,000 Positions

The auto industry continues to grapple with one of the worst recessions ever for the notoriously capital intensive sector. Ford, which feels like it has been in the midst of a yearslong “restructuring” that has never fully panned out or ended (...
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2023 Cadillac Lyriq Revealed

2023 Cadillac Lyriq Revealed

It won’t go into production for two more years but will be the first use of GM’s modular EV platform and Ultium battery technology. Cadillac wants you to know that the Lyriq may just be a “show car” at this stage,...
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Toyota’s Q1 profit nearly wiped out

Toyota’s Q1 profit nearly wiped out

Toyota’s profit plunged 74% in the last quarter as the coronavirus pandemic sank vehicle sales to about half of what the top Japanese automaker sold the previous year. Toyota Motor Corp. reported on Thursday a profit of 158.8 billion yen...
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Ford unveils new Bronco for under $30,000

Ford unveils new Bronco for under $30,000

Ford unveiled its new “family” of Bronco SUVs Monday night, including two- and four-door Bronco SUVs as well as a smaller Bronco Sport SUV. The Bronco models are clearly positioned against Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep brand. Ford Motor is taking a run...
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Daimler CEO Kallenius Warns of Drastic Pay Cuts

Daimler CEO Kallenius Warns of Drastic Pay Cuts

Daimler AG CEO Ola Kallenius said the maker of Mercedes-Benz cars and the industry as a whole face painful cutbacks to overcome the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus outbreak will force manufacturers to do more significant restructuring...
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Mercedes-Benz Will Have Autonomous Capability

Mercedes-Benz Will Have Autonomous Capability

Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia are going to build a new software-defined computing architecture for automated vehicles based on the Nvidia DRIVE platform that will be installed across the fleet of next-generation Mercedes-Benz vehicles, starting in 2024. “It&#...
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Volkswagen Management In Turmoil

Volkswagen Management In Turmoil

As if Volkswagen didn’t have enough problems as it attempts to extricate itself from the coronavirus morass, the issue of its unsatisfactory system governance is rearing up again. CEO Herbert Diess lost his other job as head of VW brand...
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SUV Sales Exceed 40% Of Global Car Sales

SUV Sales Exceed 40% Of Global Car Sales

SUV Sales Exceed 40% Of Global Car Sales For The First Time. Sales of SUVs have been continuously rising not only in America but also around the world, to the point of exceeding 40 percent of all new car sales...
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