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Tesla Keeps Raising Prices for U.S. But Not China

Credits: www.thetruthaboutcars.com This year has already seen price increases across the board, thanks largely to the supply crisis created in the wake of our response to the pandemic. As it turns out, shutting down the global economy wasn’t ideal for maintaining business as usual and nobody in charge seems all that interested in returning things […]

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The Electric F-150 and the Lifestyle-Truck Virus

Credits: usa.streetsblog.org Would subsidizing the purchase of new pickup trucks enhance or diminish the welfare of our communities? If you think putting more trucks on the road is a bad idea, your position is at odds with parts of federal government policy. Starting next year, Ford will be selling an electric variant of America’s most-popular vehicle, the […]

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General Motors (GM) Slashes Truck Production Amid Chip Dearth

Credits: finance.yahoo.com General Motors GM recently announced the decision to abort the production of most of its full-size pickup trucks in North America amid the ongoing global semiconductor supply crisis plaguing vehicle production. The auto giant noted that its Flint Assembly plant in Michigan that develops the Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD pickups will […]

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GM confirms third electric pickup truck ahead of Hummer production

Credits: www.cnbc.com GM on Monday confirmed it will offer an electric GMC full-size pickup truck, its third such vehicle under a $35 billion investment in EVs and autonomous vehicles. It follows the GMC Hummer EV, which is expected to begin deliveries later this year, and confirmation in April of an electric Chevrolet Silverado. Automakers are […]

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Dodge challenges: Can the automaker bring muscle into the electric future?

Credits: techcrunch.com The term muscle car has always been a euphemism for concessions. Want the most power for the money? Forget about a sports car from Porsche or Lotus. Buy a muscle car and just take corners a bit slower. Today Dodge announced it’s making an electric muscle car and it will be available in 2024. The […]

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Stellantis to invest €30 billion in e-mobility

Credits: www.electrive.com Stellantis has presented its new electrification strategy. The multi-brand group wants to achieve 70 per cent of its sales in Europe and 40 per cent in the USA with “low emission vehicles” by 2030. In Europe, Opel is to become an electric brand by 2028. By 2025, Stellantis wants to invest more than […]

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US authorities increase scrutiny of autonomous car tests on public roads

Credits: www.caradvice.com.au The top road safety watchdog in the US wants to know about every crash involving an autonomous car during testing on public roads. US road safety authorities have issued an order requiring car makers to report all crashes involving autonomous vehicles being tested on public roads. To date, 30 of the 50 US states permit real-world […]

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GM Crushes Ford in Truck Wars but Loses Q2 Sales Crown to Toyota

Credits: www.fool.com The global semiconductor shortage has weighed on auto production this year, constraining U.S. sales despite strong demand. However, while the shortage is widespread, it hasn’t hit all automakers equally. That led to some big changes in the usually pecking order within the auto industry last quarter. Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) became the top-selling automaker in the U.S. […]

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Tesla TSLA Q2 2021 vehicle production and delivery numbers

Credits: us.newschant.com Tesla delivered 201,250 automobiles within the second quarter of 2021, the company reported. The quarter’s deliveries fell wanting expectations. Analysts had been anticipating Tesla to ship round 207,000 vehicles throughout this era, in line with estimates compiled by FactSet as of July 1. Estimates ranged from 195,000 to 231,000 deliveries. Tesla shares had […]

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States vie for carmaker: Gujarat offers Tesla 1,000 acres in Mundra

Credits: indianexpress.com On January 8, the electric vehicle manufacturer set up its India office by registering Tesla India Motors and Energy Private Limited in Bengaluru. TO GET TESLA, the world’s premium electric carmaker, set up its manufacturing unit in their state, Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashtra are keen to roll out the red carpet. Gujarat is […]