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  • The 2025 Honda, CR-V eFCEV parking at a hydrogen refilling station with tress in the background.
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    Honda incentivizes new fuel cell CR-V

    The automaker is offering up to $30,000 in hydrogen credits to lease the vehicle, which is the first to use a new fuel cell module co-developed with GM.

  • Mamatha Chamarthi delivers a closing keynote at a media event in Nov. 2018.
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    Courtesy of ZF Group
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    Stellantis’ chief software business officer departs

    The move is the latest in a number of high-profile executive exits from the automaker this year.

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    Most US drivers open to anti-speeding technology in vehicles

    About 70% of IIHS survey respondents said they’d want intelligence speed assistance technology in their next vehicle if it helped reduce insurance costs.

  • A person carrying a helmet walks toward a motorcycle. The motorcycle has the word "Honda" on it.
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    Courtesy of Honda Motor Co.
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    Honda aims to streamline container shipping process

    The automaker’s motorcycle and power products operations divisions are tapping FourKites and BuyCo for greater transport visibility.

  • The infotainment screen of the 2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport SUV showing nearby vehicles with adaptive cruise control engaged.
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    Courtesy of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
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    VW recalls 84K Golf, Atlas models for faulty back-up camera

    A software issue may lead to a delay in showing the camera feed or a black screen when shifting into reverse.

  • Two Employees at the Warren Assembly Plant install the wire harness in the all-new Wagoneer on the assembly line.
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    Courtesy of Stellantis
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    Stellantis temporarily cuts production at 2 plants amid sales woes

    The automaker is temporarily laying off 1,600 workers in Michigan as vehicle inventories grow.

  • New cars parked at a dealership.
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    CDK eyes service restoration for all car dealers by Fourth of July

     A systemwide outage following a cyberattack has impacted more than 15,000 car dealers since June 19.

  • Chevrolet Traverse SUVs on the assembly line at GM's Lansing Delta Township assembly plant.
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    Courtesy of General Motors
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    GM increases supply chain visibility with Optilogic

    The Cosmic Frog software enables GM to analyze and solve issues related to suppliers, individual parts and more.

  • The exterior of BMW of North America's headquarters in Woodcliff Lake, NJ.
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    BMW of North America names new CFO

    Andreas Kindler is replacing Raymond Wittmann, who is relocating to Munich to lead the automaker’s corporate strategy division.

  • workers toil on a hot construction site with the orange sun in the background
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    OSHA proposes rule to protect workers from extreme heat

    The standard would require employers to provide water and rest breaks when high heat creates a hazardous work environment.

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    Cybersecurity ranks atop auto industry concerns: report

    Automotive leaders fear exposure to threats will worsen as the sector invests more in technology to drive efficiencies, Rockwell Automation found.

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    Manufacturing is ‘stuck’: June PMI

    Caution continues to run through the industry as manufacturers hesitate to spend on labor and production with interest rates still high.

  • Close up of EV charger with cars parked in background
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    Grid, utility limits are biggest barrier to commercial EV charger deployment: Xendee survey

    A majority of EV charger developers and operators say they've run into roadblocks when trying to access power from the grid.

    EVs
  • Vehicles for sale at an AutoNation car dealership.
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    CDK restores service for small group of car dealers

    The software vendor said it will restore critical services in phases, but warned some integrations with third-party vendors might be delayed.

  • Long Beach mayor Rex Richardson and Ford Motor executives Doug Field and Alan Clark announcing the new EV development center at a media event..
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    Courtesy of City of Long Beach, California.
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    Ford to develop EVs at new California facility

    The Long Beach campus will open next year and house the automaker’s recently built skunkworks team.

  • Three 2022 Rivian R1T electric pickups driving.
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    Volkswagen invests $1B in Rivian with plans for a joint venture

    The new, equally-controlled business will focus on developing a next-generation electrical/electronic architecture for EVs.

  • Stellantis signage with Ram trucks in the background
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    Stellantis looks to new leaders for North American comeback

    Jeep, Dodge and Ram have new leaders after a series of high-profile departures from the automaker.

  • A working parent, surrounded by children, sits tiredly at a laptop
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    Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels

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    Have employers ‘hit a wall’ on reducing worker burnout?

    Employees continue to cite workloads and a lack of flexibility as the driving factors behind burnout, Eagle Hill Consulting’s CEO said.

  • A white 20204 Toyota Grand Highlander SUV parked outdoors with the sun setting in the background.
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    Courtesy of Toyota Motor North America
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    Toyota recalls 145,000 SUVs for airbag fault

    The driver's side-curtain airbag of 2024 Grand Highlander and Lexus TX SUVs may not deploy as intended.

  • The 17-inch infotainment screen of the 20204 Chevy Silverado EV showing icons on the home screen.
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    Courtesy of General Motors
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    Most EV owners use their car brand’s mobile app: JD Power

    Over 90% of such motorists use their car brand's mobile software, and the tech affects buyers' purchasing decisions, a survey found.

    EVs
  • An aerial view of Toyota's manufacturing campus in San Antonio, Texas.
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    Toyota plans new drivetrain parts facility in Texas

    The automaker is investing $531 million to add a 500,000-square-foot plant to its San Antonio campus.

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    CDK cyberattack stalls industry as car dealers disclose widespread impacts

    The car dealership software vendor discovered a cyberattack June 19 and has told customers it will restore systems within days.

  • The entertainment screen of the Kia EV3 showing icons of streaming apps for Netflix, YouTube and others.
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    Courtesy of Kia America, Inc.
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    LG launches suite of products for software-defined vehicles

    AlphaWare can integrate with existing OEM vehicle systems and help automakers create immersive experiences for drivers and passengers.

  • Autoworkers assemble a battery pack for an electric vehicle at the Volkswagen Group's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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    Courtesy of Volkswagen Group
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    7 stats that show how inflation, AI are reshaping employee expectations

    2024’s talent trends will likely drive “seismic change” in the world of work, ADP research says.

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    Tracking US auto sales by month

    June sales were down for the vast majority of automakers in the wake of the CDK cyberattack.

    Updated July 10, 2024