Industry Outlook

Road Surface Solar Panels First Used in U.S. in Georgia

The first road surface-powered solar panels to be activated in the United States are now powering a solar-powered EV charging station outside of city...

Worker Proficiency: Starting Over

In late spring of this year, automakers in the United States began ramping up production after a nearly two-month shutdown to contain COVID-19. By...

General Motors Aims to Accelerate EV Adoption

General Motors is teaming with EVgo to triple the size of the nation’s largest public fast charging network by adding 2,700 fast chargers over...

Volkswagen Opens Up Its Industrial Cloud

Volkswagen has teamed with Amazon Web Services and Siemens to open up the company's Industrial Cloud to other manufacturing and technology partners, creating one...

Vehicles and Traffic Signals Networked for Emergencies

Autotalks and Applied Information Inc. have teamed up to deploy the world’s first real world test sites for technology connecting vehicles with traffic control...

Register Now for Automotive Industry’s Guide to the USMCA

Do you import or export products across the U.S. border? If so, a webinar on the recently passed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement can provide the...

Hyundai Makes Major Sales Comeback in May

After two months of plunging sales brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, Hyundai made a significant comeback in May, according to a June 25...

GM Won’t Be Able to Fulfill All 2020 Corvette Orders

GM, like most auto plants in the nation, is just getting started ramping up production in their facilities due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and...

Industry Outlook: US-Canada-Mexico trade agreement unlikely to be approved by Congress this year

The ratification of the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) treaty, the new NAFTA, is a done deal in Mexico, well on its way in Canada, but in...

Industry Outlook: The EV charge

David L. Greene says his wife calls his car “hyperdrive, like from the Star Wars movie.” “Hyperdrive,” for non-Star Wars fans, allowed starships to travel...

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Upskilling Auto Workers

Volkswagen is preparing for building its all-electric ID.4 in Chattanooga by adding new courses on EV technology to its vocational training program. Founded in 2010,...

GameAbove Mobility invests in Local Motors and its autonoumous vehicle

Local Motors, a designer, manufacturer and deployer of autonomous vehicles, has received an investment from GameAbove Mobility, a division of CapStone Holdings Inc. The investment...

PACCAR Parts breaks ground in Kentucky

PACCAR Parts, a distributor of aftermarket parts for heavy- and medium-duty trucks, trailers, buses and engines, broke ground on a $52.2 million parts distribution...

Ford, BMW invest in Solid Power

Ford Motor Co. and the BMW Group have invested in Solid Power, a producer of all-solid-state batteries for electric vehicles, based in Colorado. This is...

MBUSA Delivers Sprinter Van to Jacksonville Non-profit

Mercedes-Benz USA’s Southern Region Office in Jacksonville, Florida, and a local dealership, Mercedes-Benz of Jacksonville, delivered a Sprinter passenger van to Kim’s Open Door,...