Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Category: Automotive

Subaru braces for first back-to-back U.S. sales declines since 1990s

A decline in 2021 would mark the first time since 1995 that Subaru has notched back-to-back years of sliding sales in U.S. Since 1996, the brand’s annual sales have declined only three times, in...

Ford Europe adds V-6 diesel to redesigned Ranger

The equipment upgrades and higher quality materials reflect the fact that many customers in Europe buy high-spec versions. “The majority of our business is really high end,” Hans Schep, Ford of Europe’s head...

CEO Herbert Diess’s future with Volkswagen said to be on ‘a knife-edge’

BERLIN — Volkswagen Group’s top committee did not make a decision on the future of CEO Herbert Diess at a meeting on Tuesday, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, with...

CEO Herberg Diess’s future with Volkswagen said to be on ‘a knife-edge’

BERLIN — Volkswagen Group’s top committee did not make a decision on the future of CEO Herbert Diess at a meeting on Tuesday, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, with...

Amazon- and Ford-backed Rivian delays deliveries of R1S SUVs, reports say

Rivian Aujtomotive Inc., the EV producer backed by Amazon Inc., Ford Motor Co. and others, has started notifying customers who have reserved the R1S SUV of delivery delays, media outlets reported on Wednesday. Shares...

Hellcat era set to burn out at Dodge

The Hellcat models are the centerpiece of Dodge’s rebirth as a performance brand. Dodge has jettisoned minivans, pickups and front-wheel-drive cars in recent years in favor of two rear-wheel-drive cars — the Challenger and...

Hellcat set to burn out at Dodge

The Hellcat era at Dodge is coming to a screeching end. Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis told Motor Authority that the supercharged models are in their last days. Redesigned versions of the Charger and Challenger...

Nikola founder Trevor Milton unloads $284 million of stock since criminal indictment

Nikola Corp.’s founder sold his biggest batch of shares since the U.S. charged him with securities fraud, bringing the total he’s unloaded since August to $284 million. Trevor Milton offloaded 11.7 million shares worth...

How the chip shortage is hitting Mexican auto workers

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico — The global semiconductor shortage is hitting Mexico’s auto workers hard as employers slash output, reduce shift work and cut jobs due to supply-chain breakdowns. The pain is acute in the central...

Tesla works council could be top heavy with management, German union says

BERLIN — A works council being set up by Tesla Inc. staff at the company’s new Gruenheide plant near Berlin risks being unrepresentative as most of the employees hired so far are middle or...