Appeals Court Nixes GM-FCA CEO Pow-Wow

Appeals Court Nixes GM-FCA CEO Pow-Wow

General Motors Co. appears to have won a small victory in its legal battle with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. as the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals accepted GM’s petition to set aside a judge’s order mandating GM CEO Mary Barra and FCA CEO Mike Manley meet face...
Automotive Subscription Plans in a State of Flux

Automotive Subscription Plans in a State of Flux

While Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac may have scrapped their subscription services, these low-commitment options are still being offered by at least nine other manufacturers – as well as several third-party vendors. These services, which offer flat-rate, all-inclusive...
GM EV Program Charging Ahead Despite Pandemic

GM EV Program Charging Ahead Despite Pandemic

The auto industry has taken a hard hit from the coronavirus pandemic, sales plunging to recession levels, production disrupted and as many as a third of the products originally scheduled to debut this year pushed back, some into 2021. The Cadillac Lyriq, the luxury...
Tesla Beats Second Quarter Production Expectations

Tesla Beats Second Quarter Production Expectations

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is becoming well known for his end-of-quarter emails trying to rally employees to meet production goals, while the final numbers may vary, the company produced more than 80,000 vehicles and delivered over 90K during the second quarter. He also sent...
GM, FCA, Nissan Suffer Big Drop in Second-Quarter Sales

GM, FCA, Nissan Suffer Big Drop in Second-Quarter Sales

Car sales plunged across the board during June, capping off the auto industry’s worst quarter in decades as the economic shutdown brought on by the pandemic battered sales of new vehicles in the U.S. General Motors said its sales dropped 34% in the second quarter...