Stellantis, Samsung Plan Indiana Electric Car Battery Plantjoint venture between Stellantis and Samsung plans to build an electric vehicle battery factory in Indiana that will employ up to 1,400 workers and become the company’s second such factory in North America.
Michigan Matters: It's Show Time in the Motor City!Major events tied to automotive, robotics and the electric future are about to kick in to high gear as leaders from Automate 2022, the 2022 EV Exchange Conference and the 2022 North American International Detroit Auto Show appear to preview them on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters.”
More Than $3 Billion In Auto Insurance Refunds Issued To Michigan Drivers -- What To Do If You Didn't Get YoursMichigan officials announced Wednesday that more than $3 billion has been distributed to Michigan drivers in auto insurance refunds.
Ford, GM, Stellantis Reinstate Masks At Facilities In Areas With 'High' COVID RiskDetroit's Big Three automakers -- Ford, General Motors and Stellantis -- are reinstating their company mask mandates in counties where there is a high COVID level.
Tesla, Twitter Shares Drop As Elon Musk's Legal Issues GrowShares of Tesla and Twitter have tumbled this week as investors deal with the fallout and potential legal issues surrounding Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his $44 billion bid to buy the social media platform.
Hyundai Recalls 215K Sonatas Due To Faulty Fuel HosesHyundai is recalling more than 215,000 midsize cars in the U.S. — most for a second time — because fuel hoses can leak in the engine compartment and cause fires.
Dakkota Integrated Systems Officially Opens This Week At Detroit's Former Kettering High School SiteThe site of a former Detroit high school is now home to the new Dakkota Integrated Systems facility.
Energy Chief Jennifer Granholm Touts $3B Plan To Boost EV BatteriesContinuing its push to dramatically boost sales of electric vehicles, the Biden administration on Monday announced $3.1 billion in funding to U.S. companies that make and recycle lithium-ion batteries.
Ford Launches F-150 Lightning EV, Built At Rouge Electric Vehicle Center In DearbornFord Launches its first pickup EV, the F-150 Lightning will be produced at the new Rouge Electric vehicle center in Dearborn on the grounds of the Ford Rouge Plant.
Tesla First Quarter Earnings 7 Times More Than Year Ago On Strong SalesTesla reported Wednesday that its first-quarter net earnings were over seven times greater than a year ago, powered by strong sales despite global supply chain kinks and pandemic-related production cuts in China.
Ford Recalls Over 650K Trucks For Windshield Wipers That Can FailThe recall covers certain F-150 pickups, and Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs from the 2020 and 2021 model years. Also included are F-250, 350, 450 and 550 trucks from 2020 through 2022.
Michigan Matters: Going One-On-One with Gov. Whitmer, Detroit Grand Prix to Take to the StreetsGov. Gretchen Whitmer talked about her plans to fix the state’s ailing roads, the pandemic and politics on “Michigan Matters” airing 8am Sunday on CBS 62.
'It's Time': Ford Teases Launch Date Of F-150 LightningFord Motor Company announced on Wednesday the F-150 Lightning will launch on April 26.
Toyota Unveils First Electric Vehicle Since RAV4 EV In 2014The bZ4X, which will be sold globally, adds to the 38 electric vehicle models now on sale in the U.S., with more than 120 expected by 2025.
General Motors Announces Multi-Year Cobalt Supply Agreement For EVsOfficials say Switzerland-based company Glencore will supply cobalt, which is used in the production of EV batteries. It will be processed and used in GM's Ultium battery cathodes that power vehicles including the Chevy Silverado EV, GMC Hummer EV and Cadillac Lyriq.