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    Gracenote’s new data platform lets automakers customize infotainment offerings

    Vehicle makers will have access to the company’s entertainment datasets for radio, streaming music, movies, podcasts, sports and more.

    By Dec. 6, 2023
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    Continental to spin off user experience unit

    The plans are part of the auto supplier’s strategy to reduce costs of its automotive business by 400 million euros a year starting in 2025.

    By Dec. 5, 2023
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    New IRA guidance limits battery components made in China

    The long-awaited proposed guidelines clarify how the law’s “foreign entity of concern” requirements will impact automakers’ ability to qualify for EV tax credits.

    By Kate Magill • Dec. 1, 2023
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    Auto industry eyes air freight to trim backlogs post-UAW strike

    Suppliers and OEMs are prioritizing shipping speed and reliability to aid their supply chain recovery, industry experts say.

    By Kelly Stroh • Nov. 30, 2023
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    Toyota to sell $4.7B stake in Denso by year-end: Reuters

    The sale would help free up funds for the automaker to further invest in electric vehicle development.

    By Nov. 29, 2023
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    UAW strikes: What’s next for auto supply chains after labor deals?

    As automakers ramp up production efforts, labor challenges and geopolitical risks may continue to plague operations, according to industry experts.

    By Kelly Stroh • Nov. 28, 2023
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    Northvolt develops an advanced sodium-ion battery

    The battery, which does not contain rare earth materials, was validated to have an energy density of over 160 watt-hours per kilogram.

    By Nov. 27, 2023
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    Courtesy of ZF Group.

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    BMW supplier plans $500M South Carolina facility expansion

    ZF Group's investment will upgrade the transmission plant's equipment to keep pace with automakers' EV plans.

    By Sara Samora • Nov. 27, 2023
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    Toyota to source recycled EV battery materials from Redwood Materials

    The automaker will use recycled materials to produce batteries at its forthcoming North Carolina EV battery manufacturing plant.

    By Nov. 22, 2023
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    Courtesy of Ford.

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    Ford resumes Michigan EV battery plant construction — but scaled down

    The slow adoption of EVs made the automaker reevaluate its investments, a Ford spokesperson said.

    By Sara Samora • Nov. 21, 2023
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    LG Energy Solution to lay off 170 in Michigan

    The company said slower-than-expected EV demand contributed to the cuts.

    By Kate Magill • Nov. 20, 2023
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    Cruise CEO resigns amid safety probes into company’s robotaxis

    The company’s robotaxi fleet remains grounded in California after one of the vehicles struck a pedestrian in downtown San Francisco in early October.

    By Nov. 20, 2023
  • United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain at the Stellantis Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Michigan.
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    UAW ratifies labor agreements with Ford, Stellantis

    The United Auto Workers union says 64% of voting members across General Motors, Ford and Stellantis approved the landmark labor agreements.

    By Updated Nov. 20, 2023
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    Goodyear CEO to retire as tiremaker overhauls corporate strategy

    The company’s transformation plan includes exploring strategic alternatives for its Dunlop brand and chemical and off-road tire businesses, which it hopes will raise over $2 billion in gross proceeds.

    By Nov. 17, 2023
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    EG Group buys Tesla hardware for European charging network

    This is the second time Tesla has sold its ultra-fast EV chargers to the convenience store industry. The automaker struck a deal with BP in October.

    By Jessica Loder • Nov. 17, 2023
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    Michelin to lay off 1,400 employees, end tire production in Oklahoma

    The site couldn’t keep up with the evolving automotive market and is set to wind down operations starting next year.

    By Sara Samora • Nov. 16, 2023
  • United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain speaks to auto workers.
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    UAW members vote to approve GM labor deal despite opposition

    Nearly 55% of autoworkers represented by the United Auto Workers at General Motors voted “yes” to approve the deal, but 13 facilities rejected it.

    By Nov. 16, 2023
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    Volvo acquires Proterra’s EV battery business

    The automaker purchased the electric bus maker's battery segment three months after the startup declared bankruptcy.

    By Joelle Anselmo • Nov. 15, 2023
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    Courtesy of Continental AG
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    Continental to lay off thousands of automotive employees in restructure

    The supplier plans to cut automotive spending by over $400 million annually as it restructures its business amid the transition to electric vehicles.

    By Nov. 13, 2023
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    GM, Stellantis VC arms invest in rare earth-free magnet company

    Niron Magnetics’ technology is more environmentally friendly and could reduce automakers’ dependence on China.

    By Nov. 10, 2023
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    Redwood Materials to recycle 4.6 MWh first-generation battery system from Hawaii substation

    The successful decommissioning could serve as an industry model for future, gigawatt-scale projects, according to the company.

    By Kavya Balaraman • Nov. 8, 2023
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    Courtesy of Hyundai Motor Group.

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    Hyundai’s EV manufacturing campus draws 3 more suppliers to Georgia

    The latest auto parts manufacturing investments will help supply the automaker with armrests, headrests, chassis and body parts, and seat frames for electric vehicles.

    By Sara Samora • Nov. 7, 2023
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    GM to invest another $2B in EVs under UAW deal

    The additional funds are part of the automaker’s plans to invest more than $13 billion in electric and internal combustion vehicle production in the U.S.

    By Nov. 6, 2023
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    Epsilon Advanced Materials to build $650M graphite anode facility in North Carolina

    The plant will start producing high-capacity anode materials in 2026 and use green technologies to make enough materials to power 1.10 million electric vehicles by 2030.

    By Joelle Anselmo • Nov. 3, 2023
  • Two silver batteries lying horizontally on the left, with five silver batteries standing up vertically. All have neon blue-green line on them with the red LG Energy Solution logo on them.
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    Courtesy of LG Energy Solution.

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    LG Energy Solution plans to make Arizona a hub for cylindrical battery production

    The company is pivoting its manufacturing strategy in a bid to match U.S. demand.

    By Kate Magill • Nov. 1, 2023