Land Rover Defender Rolls into U.S. Showrooms

Land Rover Defender Rolls into U.S. Showrooms

It’s been a full 23 years since the last Land Rover Defender rolled into U.S. showrooms, so you might understand why plenty of folks have been getting anxious since hearing confirmation last year that the all-new version finally would make the jump across the...
Volkswagen Making $2B Wager on China’s EV Market

Volkswagen Making $2B Wager on China’s EV Market

Volkswagen AG is betting big – more than $2 billion – that the Chinese electric vehicle market – the largest in the world – will rebound, leading to growth for its burgeoning line-up of electric vehicles and ultimately to more profits. The German automaker announced...
Tesla Files Suit to Reopen California Plant Now

Tesla Files Suit to Reopen California Plant Now

Tesla Inc. filed for an injunction against Alameda County, after it told the EV maker it couldn’t resume operations despite California Gov. Gavin Newsome permitting the resumption of manufacturing activities on a limited basis. “I’m not messing around. Absurd &...
Waymo Restarting Autonomous Vehicle Testing in Phoenix

Waymo Restarting Autonomous Vehicle Testing in Phoenix

Courtesy of the ongoing pandemic, Waymo is going back to the future with its Waymo one autonomous ride service. The company is going to resume sending the vehicles back out on the roads around Phoenix, but with drivers only — no passengers. The company suspended...
Hyundai, Kia Reopen US Plants

Hyundai, Kia Reopen US Plants

Korean carmakers Hyundai and Kia have reopened their U.S. manufacturing plants, albeit on a single shift. The two Korean siblings closed the two plants in March, about the same time most of their competitors shuttered their North American operations due to the...