The Age of Ultium?

GM’s plans for an electric future don’t include a name change…yet
#Oldsmobile #Buick #Chevrolet


Amazon to Buy Zoox Robo-Car Startup

Focus is automated ride-hailing, package delivery services
#Volkswagen #Volvo #Amazon


The Girl Behind Germany's 120-Year-Old Luxury Automaker

A few hints, it’s not Gertie and it rhymes with ladies
#Google #racing #europe


Virus Crisis Hits Car Sales in U.S., Europe

A mess, but not as bad as in China
#europe #facilities #Chrysler

Fuel Cells

The New Nikola Corporation Announced

Here is a quick guide to what’s what with Nikola and VectoIQ
#GeneralMotors #Iveco #Morgan


UAW Touts Progress in Ford Contract Talks

The United Auto Workers union—now 18 days into a strike against General Motors Co. over a new labor contract—says negotiations with Ford Motor Co. are “progressing very well.”
#Morgan #Ford #GeneralMotors


GM, Ford Evaluate Possible Economic Slump

General Motors and Ford say they have bolstered their cash reserves in case the trade war between the U.S. and China triggers a global recession.
#Ford #GeneralMotors #Morgan


GM, VW Pivot from Hybrids to All-Electric Cars

General Motors and Volkswagen are phasing out work on future hybrid vehicles and going all-in on fully electric cars, says The Wall Street Journal.
#Morgan #Toyota #Volkswagen


Designs Through Time and the C8 Corvette

We get a top car designer on this edition of “Autoline After Hours”
#Dodge #Fiat #MINI

Ex-Ford Official to Lead Credit Suisse Auto Tech Unit

Credit Suisse Group AG has hired Joe Heyer, formerly head of business development at Ford Motor Co., to head the investment banking firm’s new automotive technology sector.
#Ford #Morgan #people


VW to List Traton Shares on Two Exchanges

Volkswagen AG says it aims to list shares in its Traton AG commercial truck unit on exchanges in Frankfurt and Stockholm.
#europe #Morgan #Volkswagen


Tesla Stock Continue to Slide on Investor Worries

Shares in Tesla Inc. have plunged 45% since mid-December, mainly because of investor concerns about the level of demand for its critically important Model 3 electric sedan.
#Tesla #Morgan


MTU Research to Boost Fuel Economy ~20%

Researchers are using V2X communications and other methods to provide vehicles with a significant increase in fuel economy.
#Chevrolet #Morgan #GeneralMotors


Report: Nio Blocked IPO Banks from Rival EV Makers

China-based electric-car developer Nio Inc. blocked the eight investment banks that handled its initial public offering from working with rival EV companies.
#asia #Morgan


Aston Martin Investor Buys Controlling Stake in Morgan Motor

Italian investment group Investindustrial has purchased a majority stake in British niche carmaker Morgan Motor Co.
#Carbon #AstonMartin #HP


Report: Ford Restructuring Could Cut 25,000 Jobs

Ford Motor Co.’s $11 billion restructuring plan could eliminate 25,000 jobs worldwide, many of them in Europe, according to a Morgan Stanley.
#Ford #GeneralMotors #Morgan

Morgan Plans New Flagship Model

British niche carmaker Morgan Motor Co. is developing an all-new flagship model that will be launched in the mid-2020s.


Uber IPO Estimated at $120 Billion

Uber Technologies Inc. has received proposals from banks for an initial public stock offering valued at $120 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports.
#Morgan #Toyota

Intelligence Expert Joins GM’s Board

General Motors Co. is adding Jami Miscik, a security and intelligence expert who heads New York-based geopolitical Kissinger Associates, to its board of directors.
#GeneralMotors #Morgan #people


Report: Lyft Hires IPO Advisor

Lyft Inc. has hired Class V Group to help plan for an initial public stock offering, sources tell Bloomberg News.
#Morgan #Toyota #GeneralMotors