Monday 20 May 2024
Tesla suffers crippling effect from charging team layoff before FSD comes to its rescue
After Tesla reported weaker-than-expected sales in the first quarter of 2024, CEO Elon Musk has taken several measures to maintain the company's leadership in the EV sector. However,...
Thursday 16 May 2024
Could massive US tariffs on Chinese EVs harm the US automobile industry instead?
According to a report from Bloomberg, after nearly two years of evaluation, the Biden administration is preparing to target Chinese EVs.
Tuesday 23 April 2024
SK On reportedly retooling Ford-dedicated battery production line for Hyundai
Hyundai Motor has reportedly tied up with battery maker SK On in the US. Before the pair establishes a joint venture, SK On will retool a battery production line dedicated to Ford...
Wednesday 27 March 2024
US EV manufacturers watch BYD's birdie
BYD's new Seagull has caught the attention of US automakers.
Friday 1 March 2024
Apple's titanic EV tragedy explained
Apple recently woke up from its EV pipe dream.
Tuesday 12 December 2023
Ford slashes electric F-150 plans in ominous sign for EV market
Ford Motor Co. is cutting 2024 production goals in half for its F-150 Lightning plug-in pickup truck — its signature electric vehicle — due to slowing demand for battery-powered...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Ford takes stake in Indonesia nickel project
Ford Motor Co. will take a direct stake in a battery-nickel plant under construction in Indonesia, deepening its role in the supply chain as carmakers try to secure materials for...
Monday 4 December 2023
US' China-targeted battery rules likely to slow EV adoption
The US government released guidance on EV batteries and materials sourcing, mainly targeting China. Starting in 2024 and 2025, EVs will not be eligible for tax credits provided by...
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Hyundai will suspend Asan plant to prepare for Ioniq 7 mass production
Hyundai Motor is gearing up for the mass production of Ioniq 7 to scale its EV business. The company plans to suspend operations at its Asan plant in South Korea for two months to...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Ford moves forward Michigan battery project with over 40% capacity cut
After a two-month pause on its battery project in Michigan, Ford said it has scaled back the plan and is ready to proceed. The battery factory, which will license CATL's technology,...
Monday 13 November 2023
Ford, Koc, LGES scrap plan to build joint battery plant in Turkey
Slower EV adoption growth has terminated a joint battery investment of Ford, Koc Holding, and LG Energy Solution in Turkey. Ford and SK On will also delay their joint battery plant...
Friday 27 October 2023
Ford reports US$1.3 billion strike costs, delaying EV investment
Ford reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers (UAW) and saw the strike end on October 25. The carmaker said on Thursday that the walkout cost the firm US$1.3 billion...
Thursday 5 October 2023
Ford electric F-150 pickup sales drop 46% as deliveries delayed
Ford Motor Co. reported sales of its F-150 Lightning plug-in pickup fell 46% in the third quarter as the automaker shut its factory for expansion and delayed delivery of trucks for...
Thursday 28 September 2023
Will strike at Detroit Big Three reshuffle automotive orders?
The strike initiated by the United Auto Workers (UAW) at General Motors, Ford and Stellantis plants has lasted for two weeks. Automotive suppliers said that the Big Three's orders,...
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Ford pauses construction of battery plant licensing CATL technology
Ford said on September 25 that it had halted construction of its battery plant in Michigan amid the ongoing strikes initiated by the United Auto Workers (UAW). The carmaker had planned...