#TESLA

Labor

CAR MBS: Manufacturing Ops Need Better Tech, Experts Say

Equipment needs updating—as do the personnel in the industry
#Tesla #Chrysler

Sales

Cheap Chinese EVs Coming to Texas

Geely affiliate to launch U.S. sales this year
#Pontiac #MINI #Nikola

Regulations

What’s Next. A Year of Change in Automotive.

2020 is a year like no other.
#chassis #Ford #body

Production

Lordstown Motors Plans IPO

Reverse merger strategy for year-end offering
#facilities #Ford #Fisker

Infrastructure

GM and EVgo Make Massive EV Infrastructure Investment

Not only is GM increasing its electric vehicle portfolio, it is working with EVgo to build out charging infrastructure
#Chevrolet #Cadillac #GeneralMotors

Autonomous Vehicles

Foretellix Aims to Fortify Autonomous Testing

Much more testing is needed, but it’s the quality not quantity that will make the difference
#tech #Volkswagen #Volvo

Batteries

Panasonic: Tesla Batteries Getting a Boost

Take your pick: extended driving ranges and/or improved packaging
#LG #Tesla

Fuel Cells

Chinese EV Maker Plans U.S. IPO Worth $950 Million

Li Auto hopes to tap current stock market mania for EVs
#asia #Fisker #Nikola

Batteries

Lucid Unveils Lidar ADAS Tech for Its First EV

Level 2 automation, with Level 3 upgrade to come
#Continental #LucidMotors #Tesla

Diesel

How to Build a Military Vehicle from a Pickup Truck

A real piece of military gear. A real pickup that you can get at a Chevy dealership. A really remarkable story.
#GeneralMotors #racing #Daimler

Lidar Supplier Luminar Adds Auto Veterans as Production Nears

Team will support 2022 launch with Volvo Cars
#Aptiv #TRW #Lear

Where Would You Go After Working at Apple and Tesla?

Chris Porritt’s answer is perhaps surprising
#Hyundai #AutomobiliPininfarina #RimacAutomobili

Sales

Tesla Picks Texas for New Plant Site, Files Lawsuit Against Rivian

There’s never a dull moment for the EV giant  
#legal #Amazon #Rowe

Sales

Tesla Notches Another Quarterly Profit

Easily outperforms competitors amid the coronavirus pandemic
#people #Tesla #facilities

Quality

J.D. Power APEAL: What Do Customers Like?

If the Initial Quality Study (IQS) is about issues customers have after three months of ownership, the Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study is about what they like. Really like
#Dodge #BMW #Apple

Batteries

Daimler Claims Range-Record for EV Sedan

Upcoming EQS claims 435 miles per charge
#europe #Daimler #Tesla

Propulsion

Trevor Pawl Plans to Make Michigan a Leader in Mobility and Electrification

Sure, lots of states would like to achieve leadership in those areas, but Michigan’s governor has appointed Pawl the state’s first Chief Mobility Officer, and this guy knows how to—and who can help—get it done
#Tesla

Business

Tesla Busted in Germany Over Autopilot Claims

Another slap on the wrist for touting the autonomous capabilities of its cars
#legal #Tesla #europe

Sales

How the 2021 Ford F-150 Was Developed

An inside view on how the new generation came to be from the man who heads all Ford product development, Hau Thai-Tang
#Ford #Bollinger #engineer

Batteries

Tesla Cuts Price of Model Y by $3,000

EV maker slashed prices of other models in late May.
#Tesla #Toyota