Uber Loses Key Labor Battle in Britain

Uber Loses Key Labor Battle in Britain

Uber’s long battle to avoid labor regulations suffered a major setback as the Great Britain’s Supreme Court ruled that drivers working for ride-hailing companies should be classified as employees rather than independent contractors. The status of the ride-hailing...
GM Charging Ahead on EV Plans Despite Weather Issues

GM Charging Ahead on EV Plans Despite Weather Issues

Despite some bad weather across the country, General Motors is putting iron and concrete behind its promise to bring on an entire family of electric vehicles at sites in Ohio and Tennessee. GM marked a milestone in Lordstown, Ohio when ironworkers put the final beam...
Automakers Reeling Due to Crippling Winter Weather

Automakers Reeling Due to Crippling Winter Weather

With new storms again threatening Texas and other parts of the country, the auto industry continues to reel from the adverse winter weather that limits production. Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Nissan and Volkswagen all reported shutting down some of their assembly...
Honda Reportedly on Verge of Changing CEOs

Honda Reportedly on Verge of Changing CEOs

Word out of Japan is that Honda Motor Co. will name a new chief executive officer as early as this week, despite official denials from the automaker. Toshihiro Mibe, head of its research and development arm, is now expected to take over from Takahiro Hachigo, who has...
Daimler Boosts Earnings Despite Pandemic

Daimler Boosts Earnings Despite Pandemic

Daimler AG reported profits increased 48% to $4.8 billion during 2020 in a challenging environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The company’s total unit sales of passenger cars and commercial vehicles decreased by 15%, to 2.84 million units while revenue dropped 11...
GM Opens New Test Center for Advanced Vehicles in Canada

GM Opens New Test Center for Advanced Vehicles in Canada

General Motors announced its new test center for advanced vehicles outside Toronto is up and running. The McLaughlin Advanced Technology Track, or MATT, at the Canadian Technical Center is now open for testing vehicle software and technologies supporting GM goal of a...
A Week With: 2021 Nissan Sentra SV

A Week With: 2021 Nissan Sentra SV

The Sentra has been a mainstay of the Nissan line-up going all the way back to the time when the Japanese automaker decided to sell it in the early 1980s. The Sentra was one the very first cars sold with the Nissan brand name after Datsun was dropped. It has been...
A Week With: 2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Crew Cab

A Week With: 2021 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Crew Cab

Midsized pickup trucks have always attracted buyers, though various manufacturers seemed to lose sight of their intrinsic appeal for a time. But ever since the Chevrolet Colorado first appeared in the middle of the last decade, it has sold steadily, gaining a legion...
GM Invests $100 Million Pickup Truck Production

GM Invests $100 Million Pickup Truck Production

General Motors talks about its all-electric future, but it is also paying attention to the present. The company is bolstering production of full-size pickup trucks essential to the company’s profitability with a new $100 million investment in added capacity for...

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