KIA’s New EV Is Faster Than a Corvette

KIA’s New EV Is Faster Than a Corvette

KIA unveiled the muscular version of its already fairly powerful EV6 electric car on Friday during Monterey Car Week, the largest auto show in the US The EV6 was already available with 320 horsepower in the GT-Line AWD, but the...
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Stellantis Sentenced for Cheating Diesel Emissions in Jeeps and Rams

Stellantis Sentenced for Cheating Diesel Emissions in Jeeps and Rams

The company will pay $300 million in criminal charges, in addition to an earlier $500 million in civil penalties and class-action owner compensation. On Monday, the American arm of the company — what used to be FCA US — was...
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Tesla’s April Sales In China Implode, Fall 98% Sequentially,

Tesla’s April Sales In China Implode, Fall 98% Sequentially,

TSLA’s market share in China’s domestic EV market has been on a steady decline since peaking at 16.8% in 1Q20 (it came in at 10.2% in 1Q22, down -660bps from the peak). Stated differently, it is our opinion for TSLA...
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BMW, VW, Skoda Suspend Manufacturing

BMW, VW, Skoda Suspend Manufacturing

European automobile manufacturers are suspending the operation of a number of plants due to a shortage of parts delivered from Ukraine. “The problem with wire harnesses is that they are fundamental,” Alexandre Marian, a managing director at consult...
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Ford’s market cap tops $100 billion for first time ever

Ford’s market cap tops $100 billion for first time ever

  Ford’s market value topped $100 billion for the first time ever, as the automaker’s stock hit a new 52-week high Thursday. The gains have been fueled by Ford’s plans to increase production of electric vehicles, including the Mustang Mach-E crosso...
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2022 Mazda CX-50 debuts

2022 Mazda CX-50 debuts

Mazda just unveiled the newest member of its growing family of SUVs. Meet the new 2022 Mazda CX-50, with a focus on off-road performance. The CX-50 is visually and, presumably, physically taller than the CX-5 — Mazda hasn’t released detailed spec...
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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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