GM Expects Big 2021 Profit, Says It's Managing Chip ShortageGeneral Motors’ first-quarter net income surged to $2.98 billion as strong U.S. consumer demand and higher prices offset production cuts brought on by a global shortage of computer chips.
Ford Posts Profit, Says Chip Shortage May Cut Production 50%Ford Motor Co. posted a surprising $3.26 billion first-quarter net profit on Wednesday, but the company said a worsening global computer chip shortage could cut its production in half during the current quarter.
Ford Plans To Develop, Produce Electric Vehicle BatteriesSaying that it wants to control the key technology for electric vehicles, Ford plans to open a battery development center near Detroit by the end of next year.
Stellantis Worker in Sterling Heights Died on the Job WednesdayA Stellantis worker at its Sterling Heights Stamping Plant has died while on the job.
Chip Shortage Forces More Production Cuts By GM, FordThe global shortage of semiconductors has forced General Motors and Ford to further cut production at their North American factories as chip supplies seem to be growing tighter.
GM Recalling 10,000 Chevy And GMC Vans Due To Fire RiskGeneral Motors is recalling more than 10,000 vans due to a fire risk. Here's everything to know.
Ram Recalls Heavy-Duty Trucks For Fire RiskThe company says the 2021 pickup and chassis cab trucks have heater electrical relays that can short, overheat and in rare cases cause fires.
Chip Shortage Forces Ford To Build Trucks Without ComputersThe company says the pickups will be held at factories for “a number of weeks,” then shipped to dealers once computers are available and quality checks are done.
Will Work From Home Outlast Virus? Ford’s Move Suggests YesIt’s a question occupying the minds of millions of employees who have worked from home the past year: Will they still be allowed to work remotely — at least some days — once the pandemic has faded?
Tesla On Autopilot Drives Into Michigan Trooper’s Patrol CarThe crash occurred as the trooper was investigating a collision between a car and a deer.
UAW Officials Report Ford Backs Out on Vow to Add New Model at Ohio PlantFord Motor Co. has backed out on a contract promise to invest $900 million at an assembly plant outside Cleveland for an unnamed product line that instead will be produced in Mexico, United Auto Workers officials said.
Feds Investigate Last Thursday’s Accident In Detroit Involving A Tesla and a Semi-truckThe Federal government is launching an investigation after last Thursday’s crash in Detroit's southwest side involving a Tesla and a semi-truck.
Nissan Recalling 854K Sentra Cars To Fix Brake Light ProblemNissan is recalling more than 854,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because the brake lights might not come on when the driver presses on the pedal.
GM, Toyota, Target, and Others Say They Will Still Enforce Mask-Wearing In TexasTexas is lifting its covid mask mandate, but many companies are not jumping on board right away.
Volvo Announces All-Electric Lineup by 2030Swedish automaker Volvo is the latest moving to an all-electric lineup, with plans to be fully electric by 2030.