Volkswagen Pulls Ad, Apologizes Over Cries of Racism

Volkswagen Pulls Ad, Apologizes Over Cries of Racism

Volkswagen has come under fire for a short-lived social media ad for its new Golf hatchback that, critics contend, was racist. Company officials said they were “horrified” after seeing the 10-second spot which ran on both Instagram and Twitter and are promising an...
GM Moving to Reopen Plants in Mexico

GM Moving to Reopen Plants in Mexico

General Motors of México began re-opening its plants Thursday after taking what it says are steps to ensure the safety of employees amid the pandemic created by COVID-19. “The well-being and safety of our collaborators have been and will be our highest priority,...
GM Charging Toward Million-Mile EV Battery

GM Charging Toward Million-Mile EV Battery

The race to be the first to produce a “million-mile” electric vehicle battery seemingly has come down to two players: General Motors Co. and Tesla Inc. A top GM executive noted the company is “almost there” during an online conference Tuesday. Doug Parks, GM’s...
Nissan Donates EV Ambulance to Tokyo Fire Department

Nissan Donates EV Ambulance to Tokyo Fire Department

Nissan Motor Co. has donated an electric-powered ambulance to the Tokyo Fire Department. The EV being added to the Tokyo Fire Department is based on a 3.5-ton Nissan NV 400 with seating for seven and zero emissions. Plans call for it to serve with other ambulances...