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Sales of fully electric vehicles nearly doubled in 2022. Which carmakers came out on top?
EVs account for about 5% of car purchases, according to automotive website Edmunds. Rivals to Tesla are making inroads.
Southern car plants are humming, but worker vaccinations have stalled
Auto makers are trying to figure out the best way to encourage more workers to get vaccinated.
How auto industry towns are faring a decade after the bailout
We take a look at four cities whose fates are linked to Chrysler and GM.
Amazon wants tax incentives, Texas knows the drill
As Amazon considers locations for its second headquarters, incentives are on the table.
Kobe Steel falsified data about the strength of its metals used in planes and cars
Copper and aluminum from the Tokyo-based company went into products at about 200 companies.
Toyota and Mazda team up to open U.S. plant
Toyota and Mazda are planning to build a $1.6 billion plant in the U.S. in the next few years. Toyota’s worth about 20 times what Mazda is, so it’s unclear what Toyota is getting from the partnership, but the new plant is rumored to produce electric vehicles. Click the audio player above to hear the […]
A sales slump for cars can mean deals for buyers
Car sales in the U.S. are down, compared to last year, for the fourth straight month. That’s largely across the board. Ford, GM, Fiat-Chrysler and Toyota all reported lower sales. That means the bonanza that the auto industry has been enjoying for the past several years may be cooling off. That means dealership lots are […]
Are foreign automakers feeling pressured by Trump?
Toyota is investing $1.3 billion to upgrade 30-year-old equipment at its manufacturing plant in Georgetown, Kentucky. The factory is going to start producing a new Camry in June. The automaker says this investment has been in the works for years and was not driven by the border tax floated by President Trump. But that doesn’t […]
Trump’s Toyota Twitter feud: does it matter?
Toyota is the latest company whose stock took a hit after the president-elect threatened to punish the carmaker for its plans to build Corollas in Mexico. Toyota’s planning to move production out of Canada, not the U.S. In any case, that makes Toyota his first foreign target for a tweet about tariffs. Michelle Krebs, a […]
Will a national charging-station network boost electric vehicle sales?
Low EV sales has sparked action from the White House.