GM Adds More EVs to Factory Zero

GM Adds More EVs to Factory Zero

General Motors revealed today it plans to double the number of battery-electric vehicles produced at Factory Zero, the assembly plant anchoring its transition to all-electric products. The 35-year-old facility, which straddles Detroit’s border with the suburb of...
Krafcik Leaves Waymo After Five Years as CEO

Krafcik Leaves Waymo After Five Years as CEO

Add “former” to the title of Waymo CEO John Krafcik, who announced today he’s left the company. The former Hyundai Motor America chief spent five years heading up the autonomous vehicle subsidiary of Google, which, according to his farewell on LinkedIn, “was called...
Mercedes-Benz Building Electric Sprinter Vans in U.S.

Mercedes-Benz Building Electric Sprinter Vans in U.S.

As part of its plans to electrify its fleet, Mercedes-Benz announced Tuesday it is finalizing plans to build the next generation of its eSprinter van at its plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, as well as its manufacturing facilities in Düsseldorf and...
Angry Shareholders Sue Lordstown Motors

Angry Shareholders Sue Lordstown Motors

Angry shareholders filed at least three lawsuits against Lordstown Motors for fraud in U.S. District Court, demanding compensation from the cash reserves the company says it is planning to use to launch its battery-electric pickup truck this fall. The startup company,...
Lordstown Motors in Fight for its Life

Lordstown Motors in Fight for its Life

Lordstown Motors officials went on the offensive Wednesday afternoon, aiming to dispel mounting doubts about the EV startup’s future in light of a damning research report questioning whether it has received any real orders – while suggesting its founder and CEO is a...
UAW Accusing Ford of Reneging on Ohio Plant Commitments

UAW Accusing Ford of Reneging on Ohio Plant Commitments

The United Auto Workers and Ford Motor Co. appear headed for a showdown over an old issue — moving jobs from the United States to Mexico. In a letter to 1,500 UAW members employed at Ford’s Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, Ohio, a top union official said Ford reneged...

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