Category: Motorized Vehicle

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nikola Falls After Paring Output Goals for Debut Electric Trucks

February 26, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Nikola Corp. shares slipped after the company cut projected output of its first commercial zero-emission vehicles and said it may seek to raise more capital to invest in facilities such as a planned hydrogen-fueling network. The startup now expects to […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Apple Car news keeps coming – here’s what’s been reported so far

February 25, 2021


The past six years of speculation around the so-called Apple Car have been a roller coaster. First Apple was reportedly building a car. Then the company wasn’t building a car, just the guts of a vehicle. Most recently, sources told […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Foxconn to Build Cars for Electric-Vehicle Startup Fisker

February 24, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Foxconn Technology Group , the world’s biggest electronics contract manufacturer, has agreed to assemble cars for electric-vehicle startup Fisker Inc., the latest deal for the Apple iPhone assembler in its eager expansion into the automotive sector over the past year. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nikola announces hydrogen fuel cell vehicle lineup

February 23, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Nikola Corp. on Tuesday disclosed details on its hydrogen fuel cell-powered product lineup that will include vehicles with a driving range of up to 900 miles. The lineup for North America includes the Nikola Two FCEV Sleeper, a long-haul freight […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

JD Power says Lexus is most dependable auto brand, ranks Tesla 30th out of 33

February 18, 2021


The three most dependable auto brands in the U.S. are now Lexus, Porsche and Kia, according to a new J.D. Power study. The three least dependable are Jaguar, Alfa Romeo and Land Rover. Tesla, which was profiled for the first […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford invests $1 billion in German plant, targets move to ‘all-electric’ passenger vehicles in Europe by 2030

February 17, 2021


Ford is investing $1 billion in an electric vehicle production facility in Cologne, Germany, with the European arm of the automotive giant committing to go “all-in” on electric vehicles in the years ahead. In plans announced Wednesday morning, Ford said […]

Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

VW blames module suppliers for interrupted car production

February 16, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Reuters quotes a company executive saying: “We have communicated our demand early on. We have passed on our forecasts which have confirmed that demand. If suppliers do not trust our numbers and consult their own forecasts, we should have been […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Mooresville Auto Repair Center Two Fingers Automotive Prepares for a Busy 2021

February 15, 2021

Via: PR Newswire

Shawn Goodrich, the owner and founder of the Mooresville, North Carolina auto repair center Two Fingers Automotive, is pleased to announce that he expects 2021 will be a very busy year for his company. As Goodrich noted, he and his […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Hyundai is working on a driverless car that can also turn into a ‘walking machine’

February 12, 2021


The Hyundai Motor Group has released details of a concept vehicle designed to function as both a four-wheel-drive car and a “four-legged walking machine,” in the latest example of how ideas on mobility and logistics are changing. According to a […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal sells $25 million worth of Tesla shares

February 11, 2021


Kimbal Musk, brother of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, sold 30,000 shares of the electric car maker this month for roughly $25.6 million, according to a securities filing. The younger Musk is a member of the board at the pioneering automaker. […]