AP Auto Writer
More from Tom Krisher
How to Ease the Pain of Physical Inventory Counts
While physical inventory counts are a necessary evil, they don't need to be such a significant burden.
Apr 5th, 2021
GM Eases Stance on Emission Regulations
The shift brings GM closer to the 2019 California deal signed onto by five other automakers.
Jun 10th, 2021
Slow Charging Times a Threat to EV Sales
Automakers are trying to cut charging times to something close to the five or 10 minutes of a conventional gasoline fill-up.
Jun 8th, 2021
Safety Ratings Yanked on 2 Tesla Models
Tesla made some changes that caused Consumer Reports and IIHS to make the abrupt decision.
May 28th, 2021
Ford: EVs to be 40% of Global Sales by 2030
Through April, only 1.2% of Ford's 2021 sales in the U.S. have come from electric vehicles.
May 26th, 2021
Ford CEO: Automated Driving Systems Need Regulation
He suggested that legislators and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration were moving too slowly.
May 24th, 2021
New Ford Venture Building Two EV Battery Plants
The deal with battery maker SK Innovation of Korea sets up a potential confrontation between the companies and the UAW.
May 21st, 2021
Ford's Big Bet: Fans of F-150 Will Embrace Electric
The F-Series generates $42 billion in annual U.S. revenue for Ford, more than McDonald's, Nike or Netflix.
May 20th, 2021
Calif. to Review Tesla's 'Full Self-Driving'
Tesla advertises a $10,000 “Full Self-Driving” option, but also says the vehicles cannot drive themselves.
May 18th, 2021
GM Profit Surges on Truck Sales
First-quarter net income surged to $2.98B as U.S. consumer demand and higher prices offset a global shortage of computer chips.
May 5th, 2021
Laws & Regulations
Senator Pushes for More Forceful Auto Regulations
He says the administration must be more aggressive with the auto sector to achieve President Biden’s plan of slashing emissions.
Apr 30th, 2021
Ford: Chip Shortage May Cut Production 50%
The company expects to lose factory output of 1.1 million vehicles for the year.
Apr 29th, 2021