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Motor Bella, the first outdoor Detroit Auto Show, was weird but cool

PONTIAC, Mich. — Last year was supposed to be the first year for the Detroit Auto Show, also known as the North American International Auto Show, to move to its new summer date. Then the

AP Fact Check: Biden overstates UAW support for electric cars

DETROIT — President Joe Biden glossed over important details and oversimplified the facts in a boast about support from the United Auto Workers union for his effort to dramatically increase sales of electric vehicles by

Stellantis moves to set up its own lending unit

Stellantis is buying Houston-based auto lender First Investors Financial Services Group to set up its own finance arm in the U.S., a move that should support sales and eventually boost profit. The only major traditional

2022 Ram 1500, HD lineup and ProMaster all updated with Uconnect 5 infotainment

Uconnect 5 is making its way through the Stellantis portfolio, and today it’s Ram’s turn to get the redesigned infotainment system. It’s coming to all 2022 Ram products, including the Ram 1500, Ram HD lineup

U.S. may reinstate boost in automaker fines for not meeting emissions rules

WASHINGTON — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Wednesday it may impose higher penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements in recent years, a decision that could cost the industry hundreds

U.S. automakers expected to target 50% EV sales by 2030

WASHINGTON – Detroit’s Big Three automakers plan to announce on Thursday that they aspire to have 40% to 50% of new vehicle sales by 2030 be electric models as they call for billions in U.S.

White House sends letter to Taiwan about chip shortage

TAIPEI — Taiwan Economy Minister Wang Mei-hua said on Saturday she had received a letter from the White House on the global shortage of auto chips and Taiwanese semiconductor firms are “doing what they should”

Stellantis axed the SRT engineer team, but performance isn’t going away

Stellantis has broken up the Street & Racing Technology (SRT) engineering team that created over a dozen high-performance vehicles, including the Dodge Charger Hellcat, but the situation isn’t as dire as it sounds. The newly-formed

Who will build the Apple car? Five manufacturers to watch

Apple’s work on a car has brought to the fore several potential manufacturing partners capable of building an electric self-driving vehicle for the technology giant. The secret project has gained momentum in recent months, adding

GM extends vehicle production cuts into mid-March due to global chip shortage

DETROIT — General Motors said on Tuesday it was extending production cuts at three North American plants until at least mid-March due to the global semiconductor chip shortage, while vehicles at two other factories would