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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

The Automotive Industry and Electric Vehicles

December 3, 2020

Via: Industry Today

The automobile industry is undergoing a massive transition process in the past few years. And in recent days, it has gotten even faster and the future seems to be so good. Now, to be honest, this change must have been […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford’s November sales down 21% due to F-150 pickup supply and production

December 2, 2020

Via: CNBC

Tight inventory levels of Ford Motor’s F-150 pickup due to pandemic-related plant shutdowns earlier this year and production starting for a redesigned model led to a 20.9% decrease in the automaker’s sales in November, the company said Wednesday. The Detroit […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nikola founder Trevor Milton can sell his 91.6 million shares starting Tuesday as insider lockup period expires

December 1, 2020

Via: CNBC

Ousted Nikola founder and Chairman Trevor Milton is the company’s largest shareholder with more than a fourth of the start-up’s shares, and he can sell all of them beginning Tuesday. Milton, who disappeared from the public eye and deleted all […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Ford picks German plant to build new EV, reports say

November 30, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Ford Motor Co. has chosen its factory in Cologne, Germany, to build a mass-market electric car based on Volkswagen Group’s MEB electric architecture, local media reports said. The automaker will invest 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) into the factory for […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Hits $500 Billion Mark; Musk Overtakes Gates

November 24, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. is smashing through records as its impending addition to the S&P 500 Index has sparked a buying frenzy among investors, pushing the company’s market valuation over the $500 billion mark for the first time on Nov. 24. Shares […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

JLR seeks to block U.S. imports of Porsche, Audi, Lamborghini and VW crossovers

November 20, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Jaguar Land Rover filed a complaint on Thursday to block U.S. imports of Porsche, Lamborghini, Audi and VW crossovers it says are using its patented Terrain Response technology without permission. JLR, owned by India’s Tata Motors, said in its filing […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

UK electric vehicle maker Arrival is going public via SPAC at a $5.4 billion valuation

November 18, 2020

Via: CNBC

British electric vehicle start-up Arrival announced Wednesday that it will go public through a merger with a U.S. blank-check company. This year has seen a flurry of SPACs, or special purpose acquisition companies, come to market as businesses have shunned […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Hyundai-Aptiv Venture Wins Driverless Test Approval in Nevada

November 17, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv Plc’s $4 billion self-driving venture received permission from the state of Nevada to test autonomous vehicles on public roads without a safety driver, the company said. The joint venture, dubbed Motional, got the approval from […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

VW Boosts Tech Spending Within $177 Billion Investment Plan

November 13, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Volkswagen AG will reserve a bigger slice of its 150 billion euro ($177 billion) budget for investment in electric cars and software in the next five years, stepping up technology spending to navigate a tectonic industry shift even as the […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

What a Biden White House could mean for Tesla

November 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

President-elect Joe Biden presents a mixed bag for Tesla and other electric car-makers. On the pro side, Biden’s stated goals for clean energy and manufacturing could mean new government incentives for American manufacturers, especially electric vehicle makers. But stronger enforcement […]