Karma Automotive Files Suit Against Lordstown Motors

Karma Automotive Files Suit Against Lordstown Motors

Karma Automotive filed a federal lawsuit against Lordstown Motors Inc., charging the Ohio company with theft of intellectual property, breach of contract and poaching employees involved in the development of an infotainment system that originated with Karma. Jeff...
Lexus Updates Flagship LS for 2021 Model Year

Lexus Updates Flagship LS for 2021 Model Year

The debut of the original LS 400 more than 30 years ago instantly made the Lexus name synonymous with automotive luxury and three decades later the LS continues as the flagship of the Japanese luxury brand in the U.S. For the 2021 model year, the LS 500 and LS 500h...
CARB Boss on Short List to Head Biden’s EPA

CARB Boss on Short List to Head Biden’s EPA

The long fight over fuel economy standards for cars and trucks about to enter a new phase as President-elect Joe Biden readies to take office and the State of California is likely to play a role in shaping the new administration’s policy on the environment and...
A Week With: 2020 Volkswagen Atlas SE

A Week With: 2020 Volkswagen Atlas SE

Volkswagen AG seemed to be one of the last companies to crowd into the highly competitive midsize sport-utility vehicle segment. But they also entered with an impressive vehicle, the Volkswagen Atlas, which combines American packaging and accommodations with subtle...
Hyundai Set to Unleash Product Offensive, Munoz Says

Hyundai Set to Unleash Product Offensive, Munoz Says

Hyundai has an ambitious product plan going forward that includes not only SUVs and performance vehicles but also battery-electric vehicles and hybrids, according to Jose Munoz, Hyundai Motor America’s chief executive officer. Munoz, who joined Hyundai last year after...
Unifor Members Ratify New Contract with GM

Unifor Members Ratify New Contract with GM

Members of Unifor, the union representing Canadian auto workers, ratified a new three-year labor agreement with General Motors that will bring truck production back to the GM manufacturing complex in Oshawa, Ontario, just outside Toronto. Unifor said in a statement...
GM Agrees to Reopen Oshawa Plant in Deal with Union

GM Agrees to Reopen Oshawa Plant in Deal with Union

(This story has been updated with additional information from GM CEO Mary Barra.) General Motors will begin building heavy-duty pickup trucks at the shuttered assembly plant in Oshawa, Ontario, under the terms of the tentative agreement with Unifor, the union...