US House committee chair ‘concerned’ by Tesla deals in China | Automotive Industry News

The leader of a United States congressional committee on China has expressed concern about electric carmaker Tesla’s dependency on China, a day after the company revealed plans to open a Megapack battery factory in Shanghai. Tesla announced the factory in a tweet on Sunday, and Chinese state media said it would initially produce 10,000 Megapack […]

Man Steals Car Parts From Automotive Repair Business In Putnam County: Police | Putnam Daily Voice

The burglary happened in Putnam County on the night of Monday, March 27 at a business located on Route 9 in Philipstown and was reported to police by an employee the next morning, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. An investigation into the incident by the Sheriff’s deputies determined that a building attached to […]

Leasing a Nissan Leaf just got cheaper

Nissan was an early proponent of local sourcing for the Leaf, when it constructed a dedicated battery plant next to its Smyrna vehicle assembly that produced its own battery cells. Japanese supplier Envision AESC now operates that battery production center on the Smyrna site. But now, to qualify for the full $7,500 federal tax credit, […]

$200 million GM EV parts plant slated for Auburn Hills, Mich.

GM plans to begin making the Chevy Silverado EV and GMC Sierra EV at its Factory Zero in Detroit this year before adding the Orion plant as a second assembly site in 2024. Together, the two plants will give GM the ability to make 600,000 electric pickups a year. “General Motors has identified the former […]

VW battery plant gets up to $13B in federal money

Still, the size of the incentives is striking. The production support alone is expected to range from $8 billion to $13 billion over 10 years, depending on how much the plant produces and what happens with US policy. The contract is written so that Canada’s production subsidies will stay in place only as long as […]

JLR’s new identities: Range Rover, Discovery, Defender, Jaguar

JLR announced Wednesday that Jaguar’s first car under its new strategy will be a four-door electric GT priced at more than £100,000 ($124,200) with a range of up to 700 kilometers (435 miles). The absence of the Land Rover name in the rebrand created controversy on social media within the UK, with some commentators assuming […]

What Happens if ADAS Calibration Isn’t Done?

Automotive design and technology are constantly evolving; each year, vehicles become increasingly advanced and reliable on electronic and computerized features to deliver better safety, performance, and comfort. Windshields are no exception. Although the windshields of newer vehicles may look like they’re just a piece of glass, most of them contain sensors, cameras, and other advanced […]

Seaport Res Ptn Comments on Asbury Automotive Group, Inc.’s Q2 2023 Earnings (NYSE:ABG)

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:ABG – Get Rating) – Analysts at Seaport Res Ptn decreased their Q2 2023 EPS estimates for Asbury Automotive Group in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, April 25th. Seaport Res Ptn analyst G. Chin now expects that the company will post earnings of $7.93 per share for the […]