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Category: Motorized Vehicle


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nissan may abolish chairman role as it rebuilds, director says

January 17, 2019

Via: Automotive News

TOKYO — Two months after the arrest of its chairman stunned Nissan Motor Co. and the entire global automotive industry, the carmaker is weighing abolishing the role altogether as it steps up reforms to rebuild its governance. Carlos Ghosn’s downfall, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Volkswagen to invest $800 million, build new electric vehicle in U.S.

January 14, 2019

Via: Reuters

The German automaker, in an announcement at the Detroit Auto Show, said it is adding 1,000 new jobs and that electric vehicle production in Tennessee will begin in 2022. German automakers have been under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Lexus may get back in convertible game with LC droptop

January 11, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Lexus will show a much-anticipated concept droptop version of its recently introduced LC luxury coupe at next week’s Detroit auto show. The Lexus LC convertible concept shares most of the properties of the LC coupe that went on sale in […]


Design &Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Ford Europe to cut thousands of jobs in turnaround plan

January 10, 2019

Via: Automotive News

Ford will shed thousands of jobs at its European operations in a bid to return the business to profitability in a broad restructuring that may include shutting down production plants. Ford has struggled with an aging model lineup and a […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Rolls Royce smashes previous record sales figures in 2018

January 10, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

Rolls Royce has revealed its record global results for 2018. The company has achieved the highest annual sales in its history, with 4,107 cars delivered in over 50 countries around the world, where it continues to generate a positive contribution […]


Design &Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Ford plans new wireless tech for cars starting 2022

January 7, 2019

Via: Reuters

Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Monday it plans to roll out a wireless technology for its new vehicle models in the United States, starting 2022, that will allow direct communication between connected devices. The new technology called C-V2X, or […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Innogy to put electric vehicle business into separate company

December 27, 2018

Via: Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German utility Innogy is putting its business serving the electric car industry into a standalone company, separate from its main business as an energy supplier. “This pooling of our eMobility business is our response to the current […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk says Tesla to pay customers for missed tax credits

December 26, 2018

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk said the electric car company will reimburse customers if delays to car deliveries cause them to miss out on a significant tax credit. Under a major tax overhaul passed by the Republican-controlled U.S. Congress late […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk says Tesla to pay customers for missed tax credits

December 24, 2018

Via: Reuters

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) chief executive Elon Musk said the electric car company will reimburse customers if delays to car deliveries cause them to miss out on a significant tax credit. Under a major tax overhaul passed by the Republican-controlled U.S. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Plastic’s Growing Role in EV Expansion and Reversing Climate Change

December 21, 2018

Via: Industry Week

“Someday you and I will see the day when auto bodies will be grown down on the farm,” Henry Ford said all the way back in 1934. He was referring to a soy milk-based plastic that his namesake company was […]