South Korean EV Battery Makers Settle U.S. Squabble

South Korean EV Battery Makers Settle U.S. Squabble

South Korean battery makers LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation finally settled a two-year old dispute about intellectual property that had the potential to undermine efforts by Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG to put electric vehicles on the road. The agreement came...
Lexus Gears Up 2022 LS 500h with New Autonomous Tech

Lexus Gears Up 2022 LS 500h with New Autonomous Tech

The LS has served as the flagship of Lexus fleet since Toyota Motor Corp. first launched the luxury brand back in 1989 to challenge German luxury brands such as BMW and Mercedes-Benz. The next generation model, the LS 500h, will come with advanced driver assistance...
Ford Adds Three New Options to Explorer Portfolio

Ford Adds Three New Options to Explorer Portfolio

The Explorer has been one of the anchors of the Ford Motor Co. product portfolio for three decades. Now the automaker is making a bid to stretch the nameplate’s broad appeal a bit further by adding three new versions of the ute. First is a performance-oriented model,...
Jeep Launches 2022 Compass — in Europe

Jeep Launches 2022 Compass — in Europe

Jeep has always been an authentically American brand with its design, engineering and even manufacturing firmly rooted in the American Midwest. However, with the steadily rising popularity and the auto industry rapidly changing, Jeep has stepped into the future with a...
A Week With: 2021 Cadillac XT4 Sport AWD

A Week With: 2021 Cadillac XT4 Sport AWD

Long known as America’s top luxury brand, Cadillac’s helped redefine luxury, especially in today’s modern age with crossovers and sport-utilities dominating the landscape. The Escalade introduced a massive shift in what people thought of when the words “luxury...
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...
Tesla Sets Another Quarterly Delivery Record

Tesla Sets Another Quarterly Delivery Record

Tesla Inc. says it set a record by delivering 184,800 cars worldwide in the first quarter of 2021, up from 180,570 in the fourth quarter. The strong results were on par with the vast majority of automakers, some of which saw triple-digit increases in their U.S. sales...
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...
Daimler Shareholders Push for Diesel Scandal Answers

Daimler Shareholders Push for Diesel Scandal Answers

A poorly received April Fools’ Day joke by Volkswagen about changing the company’s name blew up in VW’s face this week and wound up serving as a reminder of the “Dieselgate” scandal the German automaker would like everyone to forget. Another German automaker, Daimler...
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,...

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