Solar-powered cars speeding towards production
Solar-powered cars could be hitting American roads soon. Aptera, a California company, plans to start production later this year.
Tesla Cybertruck owners claim the cars are rusting
Some owners of Tesla Cybertrucks are complaining that their stainless steel vehicles are showing signs of discoloration and rust after just a few months.
Tesla workers brace for potential job cuts
Tesla staff are bracing for potential job cuts after managers were asked to affirm whether each of their employees' positions is critical, a potential prelude to the company issuing widespread cuts for redundant employees. Whether this i...
Paris votes to triple parking fees for SUVs
Paris voters backed a proposal from the capital's socialist mayor Anne Hidalgo to triple parking charges on hefty SUV-style cars, according to official results from city hall.
Pothole season makes early emergence in the U.S.
An early taste of pothole season has many areas scrambling to make road repairs after a series of deep freezes followed by early warm blasts have wrecked havoc on America's vast road infrastructure.
Judge voids Elon Musk's $55 billion pay package
Elon Musk's $55 billion pay package at Tesla was struck down by a Delaware judge after a shareholder challenged it as excessive.
Toyota recalls some 50,000 older vehicles
Toyota is recalling thousands of older model vehicles in the U.S. over a potentially deadly issue that can cause the airbags to explode. Toyota said in a statement "owners SHOULD NOT DRIVE these vehicles until the FREE safety recall repa...
Ford sees dwindling demand for F-150 Lightning
Ford Motor Co. said that it would reduce the number of workers making its F-150 Lightning truck as demand for electric vehicles continues to weaken.
Elon Musk vies for more control over Tesla
Elon Musk wants more voting control over Tesla's board. The request comes at an awkward time for the automaker, as the stock is down the largest amount in any year in the company's history.
Stellantis lays off hundreds of temporary workers
Ashley Wilmoth was one of 559 temporary auto workers laid off by Stellantis after the company said it needed to improve efficiency and market competitiveness. Wilmoth sees the move as a betrayal - but both the automaker and the United Au...
Tesla cuts prices again in China
Tesla Inc. shares dropped after the carmaker cut prices again in China and said its lone European factory will be disrupted by attacks in the Red Sea.
Tesla hikes pay for U.S. factory workers
Tesla Inc. will increase pay for all US production associates, material handlers, and quality inspectors across its US factories, in the latest bump by a nonunion automaker the United Auto Workers is trying to organize.
CES shows future of automobile technology
CES 2024 in Las Vegas features several companies demonstrating the future of automobile technology and transportation, including flying taxis, smart tire technology, electric trucks and more.
German EVs play catch-up in China
German carmakers are losing pace in China, the world's biggest auto market. Chinese EV manufacturers are far ahead. Can competitors catch up? If so, how?
Tesla recalls 1.6 million cars due to autopilot crash risk
Tesla is recalling 1.6 million cars sold in China due to issues with its Autopilot system. Regulators says there's a higher risk for crashes. Tesla is deploying a software fix.
Five steps to save money on auto repair
Driving is a major expense. From insurance to gas and repairs, AAA estimates owning a car costs around $12,000 a year. Worse, auto repair is getting more and more expensive, up almost 20% in the past year, according to the consumer price...
Electric rickshaws conquer Indian cities
Deliveries or three-wheeled cabs - India relies on electromobility. Rickshaws with batteries are now standard. More than half of all newly registered three-wheelers in 2022 were electric. India is beating the competition.
High interest rates making it hard to buy a car
Many consumers are struggling to keep up with the auto market these days. It's been especially hard with the Federal Reserve raising interest rates, which affects the rates charged by lenders to obtain a credit card or car loan.
United Auto Workers targets Tesla, 12 other carmakers
The United Auto Workers labor union is launching a huge drive to organize workers at more than a dozen automakers. Those include Tesla Inc., Toyota Motor Corp. and Volkswagen AG.
GM to hike dividend by 33%, buy back $10 billion of stock
General Motors Co. will boost its dividend by 33% and announced its biggest-ever buyback plan of $10 billion of shares Wednesday.
Gas prices falling across U.S
Drivers were treated to the lowest gas prices over Thanksgiving weekend in over three years, according to AAA. Right now, the U.S. average is $3.25 per gallon.
Old car tires drive sustainable battery production
A Chilean start-up is reinventing the wheel, almost literally, recycling used car tires into modern electric car batteries.
EV tax credit on the horizon in 2024
Maybe you love them, or maybe you hate them. The reality is that electric vehicles, EVs, and car charging stations are becoming more popular. One of the biggest deals involving EVs may be a tax policy change on the horizon for 2024.
Paris to vote on raising parking fees for SUVs
Paris is to hold a referendum in February on raising parking fees for SUVs as city officials look to deter the use of larger and higher-polluting vehicles. Bicycles and pedestrian friendly policies have steadily reduced the number of car...
UAW-Ford deal would increase worker pay by 25%
The UAW laid out Ford's tentative deal on Sunday before union members prepare to vote on the contract, which would increase workers pay up to 25% and expand profit sharing.
GM reaches tentative deal to end UAW strike
General Motors Co. reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers to end a six-week strike with similar terms to the deal signed earlier by Ford Motor Co., according to people familiar with the matter. Members still need to r...
Striking U.S autoworkers reach preliminary deal with Ford
The U.S autoworkers union announced a tentative agreement with Ford, a breakthrough in a 41-day stoppage on Detroit's "Big Three" car manufacturers. The deal, which rank-and-file workers must still approve in a vote, includes a 25 percen...
Thousands of GM workers in Texas join strike
For the second straight day, there was a major escalation in the strike against one of Detroit's Big Three automakers. On Tuesday, more than 5,000 workers at Arlington Assembly in Texas joined the strike, essentially shutting down Genera...
U.S auto strike ramps up, targeting Stellantis
The United Auto Workers union went on strike at Chrysler-parent Stellantis's largest assembly plant on Monday, hitting the automaker's profitable RAM 1500 pickup truck production in a major expansion of the more than month-old strike.