Selling Cars Just One Way GM Wants to Make Money

Selling Cars Just One Way GM Wants to Make Money

General Motors wants to switch entirely to electric vehicles by 2035 — but the automaker also is looking to expand the ways it makes money, exploring a range of new business opportunities that could deliver far greater returns than its traditional business model....
Industry Group Pushes Biden to Spend on Chip Production

Industry Group Pushes Biden to Spend on Chip Production

The chorus of voices calling for the Biden administration to assist with the ongoing semiconductor shortage got another member today. The Alliance for Automotive Innovation implored the U.S. Commerce Department to secure dedicated funding to expand U.S. semiconductor...
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...
Ford Using Technology in March Toward Zero Emission

Ford Using Technology in March Toward Zero Emission

Automakers have made use of recycled material for years and recycling has become one of the cornerstones the sustainability strategies being adopted across the industry to reduce its impact on the environment. Ford Motor Co., with the help from HP, brings recycling to...
Gas Prices Fall After Lengthy Run Up

Gas Prices Fall After Lengthy Run Up

After a lengthy run up, gas prices dipped — slightly — this week. The national average fell 2 cents per gallon compared with the week prior to $2.86 per gallon. The change hit most parts of the country as 45 states saw prices decline or stay flat compared to a week...
Subaru, Tesla Big Winners for Annual Brand Awards

Subaru, Tesla Big Winners for Annual Brand Awards

Anyone who’s been hunting for a new vehicle has gotten some form of advice about what brand they should buy because “it’s the best.” Well, Kelley Blue Book knows a least a little bit about cars, and the organization got a few suggestions: Subaru, Tesla and Toyota....
March New Vehicle Sales Jump Off the Charts

March New Vehicle Sales Jump Off the Charts

Double-digit and even triple-digit increases marked the sales reports for March and the first quarter of 2021 as the auto industry’s recovery from the pandemic lows of a year ago continued to gain momentum. Analysts were expecting strong results, but some of the makes...
UAW Reports Membership, Finances Remain Steady in 2020

UAW Reports Membership, Finances Remain Steady in 2020

Despite the pandemic and an economic downturn, the United Auto Workers reported its membership numbers remained steady and its finances remained stable in 2020. These positive results came despite the costs linked to the scandal, which has engulfed the union. In fact,...
GM Increasing Ad Spend in Black-Owned Media by 400%

GM Increasing Ad Spend in Black-Owned Media by 400%

Facing charges of “systemic racism,” General Motors Wednesday evening announced a 400% increase in ad spending in Black-owned media by 2023. The move comes just days after a group of seven Black-owned media officials took out an ad in the Sunday Detroit Free Press to...

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