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Production

Tesla, Panasonic May Hike Battery Output

Plan would restore original capacity targets as EV production rises

Assembly

China’s Carmakers Ease Social Distancing Rules

Masks, temperature checks, disinfection practices continue

Propulsion

A Look at What Could Have Been: Dyson’s Canceled EV

Tesla Model X fighter proved to be too costly of a risk

Business

Tesla Plant-Opening Drama Ends

Officials grant an already-reopened plant permission to open...next week

Legal

Musk Rants about COVID Restrictions

Threats to move headquarters, California factory make no sense

Hybrid

Lotus Aims to Revamp EV Ownership Models

Partnership with British utility promises new charging infrastructure and smart grid tech

Legal

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup

Sales perk up in China as production nosedives in Brazil, Mexico

Assembly

Tesla Rushes to Reopen Plants

Supply issues, equipment problems, COVID-19 rules blur plans

Batteries

Elon Musk Sounds Off

Artificial intelligence, Mars, baby names, “unconstitutional” lockdowns and what’s next for Tesla

Propulsion

China EV Maker Takes Norwegian Route to Europe

New BYD SUV will be followed by several light commercial trucks

Regulations

Musk Says Tesla Shares Cost Too Much. Wall Street Agrees.

Company sheds $14 billion in market value in two days

Business

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 1

Factory relaunch schedules stretch out amid uncertainties

Mobility

Tesla Touts New Auto-Stop Tech

Teaching Autopilot to cope with intersections

Business

Honda Furloughs U.S. Salaried Staff

Driven by lack of sales demand, Honda employees will experience two payless weeks off before production resumes

Sales

March Car Sales in China Drop (Only) 43%

Output forecast to match 2019 in second half

Sales

Shakeout for China’s EV Market

Funding dries up as market demand swoons

Propulsion

Rivian Delays EV Launches Until 2021

Coronavirus pushes plans back for Rivian’s electric pickup and SUV

Assembly

Carmakers Cut Pay for Furloughed U.S. Staffs

Employees invited to apply for local unemployment benefits

Economics

A Skeptical View of Tesla

Montana Skeptic appears on this edition of “Autoline After Hours” to throw cold water on Tesla, but unlike the Wicked Witch of the West, it doesn’t melt

Tesla Fumbles Ventilator Gift

These devices are not what the doctor ordered

Business

What the Golden State Says About the Market

It has the landscape of several states, the population of several more and a demand for vehicles that may become more of the national norm.

Batteries

Karma Aims to Join EV Platform-Sharing Club

Autonomous utility van and high-powered supercar among 22 possible variants

Autonomous Vehicles

Three Distinct, Emerging Automaker Business Models

MaaS and robo-taxis, in conjunction with advancing automotive technology, could drastically change what it means to drive in the not-too-distant future.