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Hyundai made in Alabama Named Car of the Year

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra has been named the North American Car of the Year by the North American Car, Utility and Truck of the...

Honda Passport shines in Q4 and annual sales

Honda wrapped up 2020 with a 4.2% December gain for trucks, a new record for electrified vehicles and a double record for Passport. “While 2020...

General Motors sales up for Q4

General Motors Co. sold 771,323 vehicles in its fourth quarter of 2020, a 5% increase over last year’s Q4 and its best fourth quarter...

Volkswagen Q4 sales up 11%

Volkswagen of America had its best fourth quarter sales since 2014, up 11% with SUV sales, including the Atlas family of vehicles, its strongest...

Toyota sales up in December, down for 2020

Toyota Motor North America reported December 2020 sales of 249,601 vehicles, an increase of 20.4% in comparison to December 2019. However, for the calendar...

Hyundai Motor reports sales for Q4 and 2020

Hyundai Motor America has reported a 2% increase in sales for December 2020 in comparison to December 2019, but a 10% decline for total...

Radar-on-chip startup raises C series funding

Uhnder Inc., an Austin, Texas-based startup developing digital radar technology, recently has raised $45 million in series C funding. The company, co-founded by Chief Executive...

Hyundai Elantra a North American Car of the Year finalist

The 2021 Hyundai Elantra has been named a finalist in the 2021 North American Car of the Year awards. The seventh-generation Elantra also took home...

The next evolution in charging?

Charging infrastructure is a key component to expanding electric mobility around the world, but how do you make charging easier in areas where space...

Nissan production and sales decline in 2020

Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.’s production, sales and exports all declined in 2020, impacted heavily by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a release from Nissan...

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