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  • The Stellantis sign outside the company’s North American office in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
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    DOE allocates $1.7B for auto factory conversions

    Eleven shuttered or at-risk facilities in eight states will be converted to support electric vehicle manufacturing.

    By July 12, 2024
  • The black steering wheel in a model year 2010 BMW 3-Series.
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    Courtesy of BMW Group AG
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    BMW recalls 394K vehicles for potentially dangerous airbags

    Over the past decade, Takata airbag recalls have expanded to affect around 67 million vehicles.

    By July 11, 2024
  • The black and white interior of the 2022 Ford Mustang equipped with the optional Ice White Appearance Package.
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    Ford recalls more than 30K Mustangs over steering issue

    The automaker has issued over 30 recalls in 2024 as CEO Jim Farley prioritizes improving vehicle quality.

    By July 10, 2024
  • 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.

    By July 8, 2024
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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.

    By Kalena Thomhave • July 8, 2024
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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.

    By Zachary Phillips • July 2, 2024
  • Tesla co-founder Elon Musk speaks at the Milken Institute's Global Conference May 6, 2024 in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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    Tesla heads back to court still hoping to pay CEO Elon Musk billions

    The EV maker is hoping that a second shareholder approval of Musk’s record compensation package will influence a Delaware court.

    By Justin Bachman • June 27, 2024
  • A white 2014 Ford F-150 truck comes off the assembly line at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan in June 2014.
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    Ford recalls over 550K F-150 pickups over transmission issue

    The 2014 model year trucks could suddenly downshift into first gear, regardless of speed.

    By June 26, 2024
  • White building with Lucid in big gray letters and dark windows next to it on a sunny day in the desert. Three green cacti are planted in front of the building.
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    Courtesy of Lucid Motors.

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    NLRB files for injunction against Lucid

    The agency claims the EV maker unlawfully discharged two employees during a UAW campaign.

    By June 25, 2024
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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.

    By Emma Penrod • June 25, 2024
  • 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.

    By June 25, 2024
  • The black colored interior of a 2002 Ram 1500 pickup showing the dashboard view from the rear seat.
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    Courtesy of Stellantis
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    Stellantis recalls over 1M vehicles to fix rearview camera fault

    The problem, which potentially impacts over 1 million vehicles, was determined using vehicle manufacturing records.

    By June 18, 2024
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    Canada border agent strike averted, for now

    The union representing border agents called off job action until further notice as mediated talks will continue until Wednesday.

    By Larry Avila • June 7, 2024
  • A Zoox robotaxi drives on a public road
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    Amazon’s Zoox expands robotaxi testing to Austin, Miami

    The company will use retrofitted Toyota Highlanders with safety drivers instead of its autonomous robotaxi to gather "valuable insights and feedback."

    By June 6, 2024
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    More young Americans would consider buying China-made cars: survey

    Plus, affordable EVs from brands based in China could likely avoid U.S. tariffs if the cars are built in North America.

    By Kalena Thomhave • June 6, 2024
  • Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellantis, is pictured speaking at the Geneva International Motor Show in 2017
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    Stellantis CEO on US tariffs: ‘You cannot stop the competition’

    Carlos Tavares believes the Biden administration is focusing on short-term issues instead of challenging China’s automakers in the electric vehicle market.

    By June 4, 2024
  • A newly built Polestar 3 SUV painted white at Geely's production facility in China.
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    Polestar ‘evaluating’ potential impact of expanded EV tariffs

    The brand, which is gearing up to launch a new U.S.-built electric crossover this year, sources key parts from China.

    By June 4, 2024
  • Charging port on the Volvo C40 recharge SUV.
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    Courtesy of Volvo Cars
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    $1.3B earmarked for EV charging network expansion in US

    The Biden-Harris Administration aims to accelerate public and private investment in clean transportation with the historic grant funding.

    By June 3, 2024
  • The interior and dashboard of the Tesla Model 3 with the white seat color option.
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    Tesla recalls 125K vehicles to fix seat belt warning issue

    It’s the EV maker’s fifth recall this year, following a Cybertruck accelerator pedal issue in April.

    By June 3, 2024
  • Volkswagen's factory in Puebla, Mexico
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    US trade authorities find labor rights denial at Volkswagen plant in Mexico

    Officials found evidence that workers’ freedom of association and collective bargaining rights were denied following a recent union election.

    By Updated May 30, 2024
  • Mercedes-Benz workers assemble the EQS SUV
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    UAW challenges outcome of Mercedes-Benz vote

    The union claims the automaker interfered with the election by discriminating against Alabama plant workers who supported unionization.

    By May 29, 2024
  • A autonomous Waymo Jaguar I-PACE SUV yields to a pedestrian at a crosswalk.
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    NHTSA probes Waymo, Zoox over ‘unexpected’ self-driving behavior

    The robotaxi companies are facing investigations after their autonomous vehicles behaved erratically, causing collisions.

    By May 20, 2024
  • The interior of the Tesla Model 3.
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    How 4 technology trends are shaping automotive design

    Some design trends are partly a reaction to design aesthetics that preceded them; others are responses to changes in technology, consumer preferences and government regulation, experts said.

    By May 15, 2024
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    Biden hikes tariffs on China-made EVs, batteries

    The action aims to protect the U.S. market from the rise in Chinese electric vehicle exports, which the U.S. says jumped 70% from 2022 to 2023.

    By Kate Magill , May 14, 2024
  • The first 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ on display at General Motors' Spring Hill production facility in Tennessee.
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    Automakers get more flexibility as US finalizes EV tax credit rules

    Electric vehicle makers have been racing to shift their supply chains to qualify for the credit. The latest changes give them more time.

    By May 8, 2024