GM Secures Tax Abatement For Proposed $1.3B Orion Assembly Plant InvestmentOrion Township's board of trustees unanimously approved the automaker's tax abatement request on its proposed $1.3 billion assembly plant expansion.
General Motors Expanding Market For Hydrogen Fuel Cells Beyond VehiclesGM is finding new markets for its hydrogen fuel cell systems, saying it will work with another company to build mobile electricity generators, electric vehicle charging stations and power generators for military camps.
Ford Maverick, Bronco Win Truck, Utility Of The Year AwardsFor the second year in a row, vehicles from Ford Motor Co. took two of the three North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year awards.
Ford Plans To Nearly Double Production Of Electric F-150, Cites Big DemandThe company said Tuesday that it will be able to build at a rate of 150,000 pickups per year at its electric vehicle factory in Dearborn by the middle of next year.
GM's Cruise CEO Dan Ammann Leaving CompanyGM said Kyle Vogt, president and chief technical officer, would be Cruise's interim CEO.
Gaming While Driving: Tesla Allows It, Mercedes Does RecallA few days after reports surfaced that Tesla allows drivers to play video games on dashboard touch screens while vehicles are moving, Mercedes-Benz issued a U.S. recall for a similar issue.
Michigan Senate Approves Business Incentive BillsOn Thursday, Dec. 9, the Michigan Senate approved bills that would boost job-creation and expansion incentives offered to businesses, amid efforts to land unspecified major projects in the auto industry as it shifts to greener technology.
US Secretary Of Commerce Meets With MI Leaders To Discuss Global Chip Shortage Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer and US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo joined federal leaders to discuss the impact of the global chip shortage on Michigan and the urgent need for timely action to fund the CHIPS Act.
General Motors Exploring Electric Boats, Buys 25% Stake In Engine MakerOn Monday, the Detroit automaker said that it bought the stake in Pure Watercraft for a venture that it says will develop and commercialize battery electric watercraft.
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Ford Strikes Deal With GlobalFoundaries To Address Its Chip ShortageFord Motor Company is in talks with a computer chip maker to shore up its semiconductor supplies and avoid a repeat of this year's auto factory shutdowns caused by shortages.
Volkswagen Group Recalls Audis; Passenger Air Bags May Be DisabledThe recall covers certain 2017 through 2020 Audi A4, RS5, A5, S4 and S5 models.
Stellantis Recalls Heavy Duty Diesel Rams To Fix Fuel PumpsThe recall covers certain 2019 and 2020 heavy-duty pickups and chassis cab trucks equipped with 6.7-liter Cummins diesel engines.
US Regulators Investigate Tesla Driver's Complaint Of 'Full Self-Driving' Software Causing CrashU.S. auto safety regulators are looking into a complaint from a Tesla driver that the company’s “Full Self-Driving” software caused a crash.
Elon Musk Sells More Tesla Shares, Stock Continues To FallTesla CEO Elon Musk sold another chunk of his stock on Thursday after pledging on Twitter to liquidate 10% of his holdings in the electric car maker.