Hyundai and LG Energy Solution say they will invest $4.3 billion to produce electric vehicle batteries in Georgia. In the first direct partnership of its kind between two competing electric vehicle makers, Ford EVs will get access to Tesla’s superchargers. Plus, a look at what employee referrals for staff openings say about a dealership’s service department.
GM CEO Mary Barra makes her first visit to China since the pandemic as the U.S. auto giant loses ground to electric rivals in that market. Stellantis invests in a startup making lithium-sulfur EV batteries. Plus, a conversation with Redwood Materials' Jackson Switzer about the larger scope of the recycling company's business in 2023.
A look at how retail tech startup Tekion decided to buy its own dealerships to test its services, and won. GM and Samsung win tax breaks for a $3.5 billion battery plant in Indiana. And experts say an indictment against a former Apple autonomous car engineer could signal bigger security risks for the industry.
The redesigned Toyota Tacoma is the latest model to enter the midsize pickup cage match that keeps intensifying, as the Detroit 3 looks to cut into Toyota’s dominance in the segment. UAW workers smack down a tentative agreement with Clarios in Ohio. And Ford sees internal combustion vehicle sales and profits rising through at least 2025.