GM hires former Tesla exec to head mergers and acquisitions

The automaker's newest vice president, Zach Kirkman, spent six years at Tesla and six years at Apple prior to that......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJan 31st, 2023

Sorry Tesla, the Volkswagen ID. 2all is the Affordable EV Everyone’s been Waiting For

If Tesla continues to hold back on the "affordable" EV segment, we just might see a new EV champion in the next few years. Electric Vehicles (EVs for short) have seen a significant rise in popularity over the past few years, due to a variet.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News19 hr. 36 min. ago

Subaru names longtime exec Troy Poston to top sales job

Troy Poston will take over as head of U.S. sales for Subaru of America effective April 1, succeeding Jeff Walters, who moves to the automaker's top U.S. job with the retirement of longtime CEO Tom Doll......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News21 hr. 37 min. ago

You aren’t ready for this Galaxy S23 vs. iPhone 14 Pro camera test

How does Samsung's $800 Galaxy S23 stack up to Apple's $1,000 iPhone 14 Pro? We put them head-to-head to find out, and you may be surprised......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 20th, 2023

This Steve Jobs autograph costs more than a Tesla Model S

An award plaque signed by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is up for sale, a rare item as Jobs didn't sign things often.Steve JobsMoments in Time buys and sells original letters and other documents that feature autographs, and they recently put a unique p.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 20th, 2023

Musk ran sweaty Tesla shop near Boston, fired manager says

Benjamen Simon reported unsafe working conditions from heat “reaching dangerous temperatures” on the Tesla shop floor in Peabody, Mass., several times in 2021. .....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Miss. governor signs bill putting new restrictions on how EV-only manufacturers can sell

The law grandfathers in an existing Tesla location, according to the Mississippi Automobile Dealers Association......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Tesla turns Twitter into $44 billion communications apparatus

Many Tesla shareholders have called for Musk to revive Tesla’s PR department; instead, the carmaker has been stepping up its activity on Twitter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Volkswagen shows EUR25,000 EV to compete where Tesla has left an opening

Volkswagen AG unveiled an affordable electric vehicle that's a couple years away from production, putting Europe's largest carmaker on a collision course with Tesla Inc......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Could AI-powered object recognition technology help solve wheat disease?

A new University of Illinois project is using advanced object recognition technology to keep toxin-contaminated wheat kernels out of the food supply and to help researchers make wheat more resistant to fusarium head blight, or scab disease, the crop'.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Tesla accused in consumer suit of monopolizing repairs, parts

Tesla owners have just one option: getting their cars serviced at the company or a network of Tesla-approved service centers using only Tesla parts, according to the lawsuit......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Tesla grabs early lead for 2023 U.S. luxury crown, January registrations show

Tesla had nearly 50,000 U.S. registrations in January, for a huge lead over No. 2 luxury brand BMW. Tesla benefited from price cuts and EV incentives to register more vehicles than Mercedes-Benz and Lexus combined......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

EV credits boost Tesla, GM, Ford, VW — as Hyundai suffers

EVs built in North America took the top eight spots for vehicle registrations in January, according to Experian data, displacing imported models from Hyundai and Kia......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

BYD, Tesla keep "positive relations" going

On March 14, both BYD and Tesla dismissed reports that the two companies were ending supply ties......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Only four midsize SUVs score good rating in IIHS rear-seat safety tests

IIHS crash-tested 13 midsize SUVs with a test dummy sitting in the back seat. Enlarge / The Tesla Model Y earned a good rating in IIHS' rear seat protection crash test. (credit: IIHS) Only four of 13 midsize SUVs earned.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

GM agrees to 10% hourly pay increase at Mexico truck plant

The increase, at GM's pickup plant in the central city of Silao, will go into effect for one year as of March 25 and tops last year's deal for 8.5 percent pay raises, the head of the local union said. GM said the agreement "will benefit our workers.".....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

Back seat safety: Ford, Subaru, Tesla score highest in IIHS crash test

The institute updated its moderate overlap front crash test, adding a rear passenger behind the driver to examine rear passenger protection......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

VW raises spending to $193B to boost EV, software efforts

More than two-thirds of the automaker's new investment budget is allocated toward EVs and software as the group, whose brands include Porsche, Audi, Bentley, VW and Skoda, seeks to catch up with Tesla......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

Tesla Autopilot doesn’t live up to its name, DOT"s Buttigieg says

Buttigieg: “I wouldn’t call something ‘Autopilot’ if the manual explicitly says that you have to have your hands on the wheel and the eyes on the road all the time.".....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

VW sets EUR180 billion spending plan to further new technology

Volkswagen AG raised its five-year investment plan to EUR 180 billion ($193 billion) as Europe's biggest carmaker intensifies a push to challenge Tesla Inc.'s leadership on electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

CATL’s EV battery dominance shouldn’t cause Xi undue worry

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. is truly the undisputed electric vehicle battery-making king. It supplies a roll call of carmakers — from Tesla Inc. to Ford Motor Co., Volkswagen AG to Hyundai Motor Co. and Stellantis NV — and co.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023