Tag: pickup truck

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GM to restart pickup output; downtime added at crossover, sedan plants

July 28, 2021

Via: Automotive News

General Motors will resume full-size pickup production Monday, as planned, after cutting output this week due to the global microchip shortage, the automaker said Wednesday. But six other North American plants will take additional downtime, including Fairfax Assembly, which has […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Ford Cutting F-150 Pickup Production Due to Chip Shortage

February 4, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

A global semiconductor shortage is expected to slash Ford Motor Co.’s vehicle output by up to 20% in the first quarter of this year, illustrating how deeply the fallout from the computer-chip crunch has hit the car business. Ford said […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nikola shares rise after company reconfirms strategy following founder Trevor Milton’s resignation

September 30, 2020


Nikola shares jumped by about 5% in morning trading after the embattled electric truck start-up reconfirmed its business plans and production targets following founder and former Executive Chairman Trevor Milton’s resignation last week. The company said it “remains committed to […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Geely, GM’s JV both wade into pickup truck competition

September 1, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group as well as General Motors’ Chinese venture are planning to launch their first pickup truck models, intensifying competition in a segment dominated by Great Wall Motor. Geely showed off its first pickup truck model last week […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk Says He’s ‘Dying’ To Challenge Detroit With Full-Size Pickup

December 27, 2017

Via: Forbes

Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk on Tuesday used Twitter the day after Christmas to tease fans with the thought of an electric pickup truck. Musk, who has been disrupting the auto industry with the company’s EVs and plans for more, […]