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As ICE age ends, demand for EV engineers heats up

The industry has been hungry for more engineers for at least two decades. But now it's getting worse......»»

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Toyota dealers line up for digital tools SmartPath, Lexus Monogram

About 100 dealers are waiting to have the Toyota SmartPath or Lexus Monogram suite of digital retailing software installed......»»

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Rivals take on Tesla with Plug & Charge system for EVs

The Plug & Charge system is designed to emulate the ease of use Tesla's Supercharger network provides EV owners......»»

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Car dealership employees can see the doctor — at work

Switching from traditional health insurance with a big-name provider has saved Lakeland Automall hundreds of thousands of dollars and helped retain employees......»»

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Stellantis" Free2move grows as other short-term rentals close

Stellantis' unit is growing at a time when GM, BMW and Daimler have moved away from car sharing......»»

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6 cool features on the Cadillac Lyriq EV

The first modern EV for GM's luxury brand is filled with Easter eggs and unique features aimed at winning over rivals' customers who are ready to go electric......»»

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EV tax credit restrictions could reshape automakers" supply chains, battery strategies

EV manufacturers now must decide whether they'll chase all, some or none of the revamped tax credit. Depending on their strategies, it could mean reshaping their supply chains sooner than anticipated......»»

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Handheld cellphone bans may correlate with lower distracted-driving fatalities, report says

While states that ban the use of handheld devices while driving typically have lower traffic fatality rates, researchers say other factors might influence the data......»»

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Steven Cliff leaving NHTSA to become California Air Resources Board executive officer

Cliff was confirmed by the Senate in May as NHTSA's 16th administrator. The agency had been without a permanent leader since 2017, when Mark Rosekind resigned as the Trump administration took over......»»

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LMP closer to dissolution with pending sale of 6 dealerships

The pending sale and liquidation plan would be a dramatic collapse for LMP Automotive Holdings Inc., which bought its first franchised dealerships in early 2021 and said then that it hoped to acquire 80 to 100 dealerships by the end of 2022......»»

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Rivian plans 2nd shift after falling behind on production target

Rivian is betting on supply-chain improvements to increase production with a second shift at its Normal, Ill., plant......»»

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U.S. vehicle inventory falls to 1.02 million

U.S. inventory vehicle levels ticked down in July to 1.02 million, despite a slowing sales rate, as automakers continue to struggle with production and supply issues......»»

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Mazda, stung by China"s COVID lockdowns, seeks parts elsewhere

The automaker's plans underscore the vulnerability of sprawling supply chains that have been tested by the pandemic and geopolitical tensions, casting uncertainty over businesses......»»

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Audi, Nissan, Ford and Stellantis dealerships acquired in Q2 and Q3 transactions

Three dealership groups expanded, while a new group bought a pair of dealerships, in acquisitions that closed in the second and third quarters involving stores in Missouri, Arkansas, Texas and Vermont......»»

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NHTSA opens probe into 1.7 million Ford, Lincoln vehicles for alleged front brake defect

NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation said it has received 50 complaints alleging those failures on Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles from the 2013-18 model years and is aware of one crash allegedly related to the issue......»»

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Hyundai, Kia vehicles probed by NHTSA over exploding seat belt pretensioners linked to 3 injuries

U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating certain Hyundai and Kia vehicles from the 2020-22 model years after allegations of exploding seat belt pretensioners......»»

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Rivian"s net loss grows

Rivian reported second-quarter revenue tallied $364 million while the EV maker's net loss widened to $1.71 billion from $580 million a year earlier......»»

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GM"s RICO lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler rejected by appeals court

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a 2020 ruling that tossed out a racketeering lawsuit GM filed against rival Fiat Chrysler, now part of Stellantis......»»

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EV maker Rivian"s net loss widens

Rivian reported second-quarter revenue tallied $364 million while the EV maker's net loss widened to $1.71 billion, from $580 million a year earlier......»»

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How the CHIPS Act could help the auto industry

The CHIPS Act offers automakers hope that the semiconductor industry will move ahead to catch up with demand......»»

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