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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Electric-Vehicle Sales Growth Outpaces Broader Auto Industry

July 23, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

The auto industry’s push into electric vehicles has gained traction this year with sales of these models growing at a faster clip than the broader U.S. car business. While still a sliver of the overall market, sales of plug-in vehicles […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Tesla seeks to overcome recruitment problems at German plant with increased training

July 7, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. is increasing the training of skilled workers for its new European factory after it was reported that the EVectric-car maker is struggling to find employees. The company plans to train around 150 apprentices in approximately 10 industrial and […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford plans to launch technology for over-the-air upgrades to millions of cars — just like Tesla

May 13, 2021

Via: CNBC

DETROIT – Ford Motor said Thursday it has launched the technology to make significant remote upgrades to its cars and trucks, and it plans to roll it out to 33 million vehicles by 2028. The new technology would create a […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Engineer Says Musk Overstated Tesla Autopilot Capability

May 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

One of Tesla Inc.’s engineers told California authorities that CEO Elon Musk overstated the capability of Autopilot, the company’s driver-assistance system, early this year. The clarification was described in a series of records the California Department of Motor Vehicles released […]


News, Regulations

Tesla Told to Provide Documents Involving Musk Compensation

May 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A Delaware judge on May 3 ordered lawyers representing Tesla Inc. directors to turn over certain communications that CEO Elon Musk may have shared with the company’s top in-house attorneys before the board approved a compensation plan in 2018 that […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Electric-Vehicle Startup XPeng Bets on the Tech That Tesla Rejects

April 15, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

GUANGZHOU—Once a Tesla Inc. fan who owned four of its vehicles, He Xiaopeng, co-founder of Chinese electric-vehicle startup XPeng Inc., now wants to overtake the car company that originally inspired him. While acknowledging Tesla as an inspiration, Mr. He said […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Huawei to Invest $1 Billion on Car Tech It Says Surpasses Tesla

April 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Huawei Technologies Co. will invest $1 billion on researching self-driving and electric-car technologies, accelerating plans to compete with Tesla Inc. and Xiaomi Corp. in the world’s biggest vehicle arena. Huawei’s autonomous-driving technology already has surpassed Tesla’s in some spheres, for […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

TESLA: Deliveries climb from Q4

April 2, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. delivered 184,800 cars worldwide in the first quarter of 2021, up from 180,570 in the fourth quarter, the maker of electric vehicles said in a statement Friday. “We are encouraged by the strong reception of the Model Y […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford, GM and Volkswagen Shares Are Hot. Thank Electric-Vehicle Mania.

March 18, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

BERLIN—Investors are piling into a long-neglected sector: old-school car makers that are reinventing themselves as electric-vehicle producers. After years lamenting that their shares were undervalued, Ford Motor Co. , General Motors Co., Volkswagen AG and other blue-chip car manufacturers are […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Shares Bounce Back Following Steep Five-Day Decline

March 9, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. shares rebounded March 9 after a five-day losing streak wiped out about $149 billion from the company’s valuation. A steady stream of positive news — including an upgrade from a Wall Street analyst, a rally in the cryptocurrency […]