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The latest numbers on the microchip shortage: 26,000 2021-10-25 00:00:01North American factories took another 26,000 vehicles out of their production schedules last week, significantly more than companies were cutting at t

Self-driving tech firms take R&D to the track 2021-10-25 00:00:01On Northern California's Thunderhill Raceway, self-driving competitors get a crack at trying out their advanced technologies in a real-world environm

Dealers' questions swirl as EV demand rises 2021-10-25 00:00:01While demand for electric vehicles is growing, it still seems outpaced by some automakers' ambitious plans for such products.

Progress on China tariffs slow but still ‘a 2021-10-25 00:00:01The prolonged reality means parts suppliers are once again evaluating their supply chains and strategizing ways to mitigate any impact.

Mercedes snips dealer margin to pay for EVs 2021-10-25 00:00:01The luxury brand told its U.S. retailers that it plans to cut their profit margin by half a percentage point, to 13 percent.

AutoNation's record Q3 earnings: Balancing inventory woes, growth 2021-10-25 00:00:01The retail giant boosted used-vehicle sales and revenue as new-vehicle sales slid amid the ongoing chip shortage.

Carmakers in Europe face raw-material bottleneck for EV 2021-10-25 00:00:01Experts warn that failure to obtain adequate supplies of lithium, nickel, manganese or cobalt could slow the shift to electric vehicles.

Japan gets its head into the EV game 2021-10-24 00:00:01To crack the code of building low-cost electric vehicles, Japan's automakers intend to leverage their skills at tried-and-true lean manufacturing and

Can automakers that lost U.S. share in chip 2021-10-24 00:00:01Are Toyota and Hyundai-Kia, with their high customer retention rates, likely to return the market share they gained during the chip shortage?

Wringing profit from water-based EV-battery recycling 2021-10-24 00:00:01Argonne National Lab, a DOE Research Center, is floating an idea for lower-cost recovery of cobalt, copper, nickel and other costly metals from spent

How this retail group uses sports to coach 2021-10-23 00:00:01Findlay Automotive Group has relied on an in-house sports-themed leadership training program to develop its own future leaders for positions across th

Can a hard crystal improve range of EVs? 2021-10-23 00:00:01Canada's GaN Systems is pitching its power-efficient transistors to help automakers extend battery range.

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Hopium and Saint-Gobain Sekurit team on glazing New! 2021-10-25 09:02:16French manufacturer, Hopium, is partnering with Saint-Gobain Sekurit to co-develop glazing for the Hopium Māchina, its hydrogen-powered sedan. Ho

Tesla Model 3 EU26 top seller in September New! 2021-10-25 08:43:55September was another significant month for Europe’s automotive industry, as new car registrations fell by 25% to just 964,800 units....Read Mor

Burro Introduces Collaborative Agricultural Robot for Automation New! 2021-10-25 08:24:23Concept: American startup Burro has developed collaborative robots specifically designed for agricultural applications. The collaborative robots platf

Singapore Deploys Public Compliance Robots New! 2021-10-25 08:06:20Concept: Singapore has begun testing two autonomous robots to patrol public spaces and prevent bad social behavior as part of...Read More... The post

Ericsson’s Cloud Connect Can Connect Cellular IoT Devices 2021-10-25 07:17:46Concept: Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company Ericsson introduced Cloud Connect service, an integrated component of the Eri

Ssangyong to rebound strongly under Edison Motors 2021-10-25 07:15:29Edison Motors Company, the company poised to take over Ssangyong Motor, said it expected to turn around the bankrupt South...Read More... The post Ssa

Minesight Introduces LoRa Technology for Optimal Ventilation Control 2021-10-25 06:57:16Concept: Chinese professional IoT company Milesight has unveiled LoRa technology to enhance ventilation control for smart underground mining. Based on

Taiwan’s Tatung developing EV powertrains, bus chassis 2021-10-25 06:34:53Taiwan’s Tatung Company announced plans to expand its operations in the electric vehicle (EV) sector, according to local reports citing...Read M

Zesty.ai Introduces Predictive Wildfire Risk Analytics Solution 2021-10-25 06:24:51Concept: American property insurance and climate risk analytics startup Zesty.ai has unveiled a predictive wildfire risk analytics solution, Z-FIRE a.

West Midlands Gigafactory unveils further plans for UK 2021-10-25 06:23:34West Midlands Gigafactory, a public private joint venture between Coventry City Council and Coventry Airport, has unveiled further plans to...Read Mor

EVs close running costs gap with ICE vehicles 2021-10-21 09:08:35LeasePlan has published its 2021 Car Cost Index, which reveals that compact and mid-size electric vehicles (EVs) are cost competitive...Read More... T

VW UK provides models for electric car subscription 2021-10-21 08:43:59Volkswagen UK says it is to fulfil its latest fleet order with electric car subscription service, Onto. A mix of...Read More... The post VW UK provide

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Bugatti Chiron production winding down, only 40 build New! 2021-10-25 14:00:00Bugatti Chiron production is winding down, the automaker confirmed Monday in a press release. After roughly four years of production, less than 40 of

Hear the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06's flat-plane crank New! 2021-10-25 13:00:00If you're not already excited for the debut of the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, just listen to the wail of its flat-plane crank V-8. Two videos of th

Vazirani returns with electric speedster that's lighter than New! 2021-10-25 11:45:00After wowing crowds at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed with an extended-range electric supercar dubbed the Shul, India's Vazirani for its follow-

Pagani C10, BMW X1 spy shots, Mercedes-Benz EQC: New! 2021-10-25 11:00:00It's almost the end of the road for the Pagani Huayra, and company CEO and founder Horacio Pagani is dropping details on its replacement. Code-named

Satin paint protection film gives you matte look New! 2021-10-25 10:00:00Having a matte paint finish is one way to make your car stand out, but there are many drawbacks as maintaining the finish and keeping it clean takes a

Mercedes reportedly plans next EQC and electric C-Class New! 2021-10-25 08:45:00Mercedes-Benz in October told U.S. dealers that they'll get a redesigned EQC and an electric C-Class around 2025, Automotive News (subscription requi

2023 BMW X1 M35i spy shots and video: New! 2021-10-25 08:00:00BMW is working on a redesign for its X1 compact crossover and our latest spy shots and video show a prototype for a new performance flagship. The curr

Pagani C10: Huayra replacement debuts in 2022, already 2021-10-25 07:00:00Pagani is developing a replacement for its Huayra supercar, and CEO Horacio Pagani has revealed some key details in an in-depth interview with Italy'

Verstappen edges out Hamilton for 2021 F1 United 2021-10-25 06:00:00The Formula One United States Grand Prix made a return this past weekend after skipping 2020, and the race turned out to be one of the most thrilling

Ford patents retractable exhaust tips 2021-10-24 08:00:00Exhaust-system design usually focuses on sound and the integration of emissions equipment, but Ford is trying a different angle. The automaker recentl

Ineos unveils fuel-cell SUV prototype, announces hydrogen production 2021-10-24 06:00:00Ineos on Monday announced a $2.3 billion investment in what the British chemical company calls green hydrogen production, while also unveiling a proto

2022 Honda Civic Si, 2023 Chevy Corvette Z06, 2021-10-23 08:00:00Honda this week revealed its redesigned 2022 Civic Si. The new sports compact comes exclusively in the Civic's sedan body style, and combines 200 hp

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Hertz Buying 100,000 Tesla Vehicles for Rental Fleet, New! 2021-10-25 17:03:38After managing to avoid what appeared to be certain death, Hertz has decided to purchase 100,000 Tesla vehicles before the end of 2022. Considering th

Ford, GM Earnings Reports Will Tell the Chip New! 2021-10-25 15:07:18Ford and General Motors are both slated to show their third-quarter earnings reports on Thursday. Reports suggest that despite the negative impacts of

Tesla Removes Full Self Driving Beta Over ‘Issues’ New! 2021-10-25 14:00:02Tesla Inc. pulled its Full Self Driving (FSD) beta off the table over the weekend, with CEO Elon Musk stating that testers had been “seeing some

Opinion: These Are the Best Track Cars for New! 2021-10-25 12:00:18When I originally set out to write TTAC’s list of “best track cars”, I didn’t do so all that originally. That is to say, you p

Rare Rides: The 1987 Hyundai Stellar, Korean Midsize New! 2021-10-25 10:30:36The Rare Rides series has featured just two Hyundai offerings in past entries, the affordable Pony that Canadians loved, and a Mitsubishi Precis that

Junkyard Find: 1979 Fiat Brava Sedan New! 2021-10-25 09:00:32While an ever-increasing number Americans in the second half of the 1970s felt comfortable buying sporty German and Japanese sedans, the idea of relyi

Could Ford’s Electric Fleet Sales Be Slower Than 2021-10-22 17:30:05Despite most automakers proudly proclaiming their intention to shift toward EV-dominant portfolios, customers haven’t been sharing their enthusi

Don’t Be So Fast to Get Charged Up: 2021-10-22 16:47:27The same forum that told us to anticipate the order bank opening for the 2022 Ford Lightning next week is now saying “not so fast, my friend&rdq

Report: Rivian Van Names Leaked 2021-10-22 15:07:39A VIN decoder appears to have revealed the names of Rivian’s planned vans. The filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration se

Report: Apple Car Suffers Another Setback 2021-10-22 14:00:26Following several months of news that Apple Inc. was in talks with battery suppliers to set the company up with the necessary hardware and know-how to

Rare Rides Icons: The History of Imperial, More 2021-10-22 10:30:17Rare Rides Icons continues the history of Imperial today, after Part I left us neatly at what would become an unfortunate aerodynamic turning point. R

AutoNation Wildly Profitable While Car Prices Are Grotesquely 2021-10-21 16:03:10With automobile prices ballooning to egregiously high levels, one might assume that the industry would be in rough shape. But they’d be dead wro


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