Business, Technology, Autonomous

Waymo Via to Focus on Ride-Hailing Over Autonomous Trucking

Waymo, the self-driving unit owned by Alphabet Inc., is slowing the development of autonomous trucking that’s being done by its Via subsidiary.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
July 26, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Union Workers Question Safety at GM’s Ultium Battery Plant

While the United Auto Workers union hammers out a new deal with GM and battery manufacturer Ultium Cells, workers are pointing to safety hazards as a key issue in the negotiations.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
July 7, 2023
Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Projected to Remain No. 1 EV Seller Through 2026

Tesla Inc. is poised to remain the top seller of electric vehicles in the U.S. through at least 2026, according to a new report.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
June 21, 2023
Business, Technology, Fuel

More Charging Companies Plan to Be Compatible With Tesla

Tesla Inc.’s charging technology won more backers as a handful of players in the electric vehicle power industry said they would offer compatible equipment.  

David Welch | Bloomberg News
June 12, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Tesla Eyes $3 Billion Boost From Chargers at Rivals’ Expense

Tesla Inc. may earn as much as $3 billion by 2030 thanks to deals with Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Co. for their electric vehicles to use its charging network, according to one analyst.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
June 9, 2023
Business, Technology, Fuel

Foxconn’s Dispute With Lordstown Shows Souring EV Sentiment

Foxconn hasn’t made good on its pledge to acquire enough Lordstown shares to build an 18.3% stake in the company, and now a dispute threatens to sink the electric vehicle startup.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
May 26, 2023
Business, Technology

GM Rolls Out Electric Silverado Pickup Truck

General Motors Co. is finally pushing into the heart of the electric pickup market with its Chevrolet Silverado work truck starting production this month.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
May 22, 2023
Business, Technology, Autonomous

GM’s Cruise to Expand Robotaxi Service to Dallas and Houston

Cruise, the self-driving vehicle unit majority owned by General Motors Co., plans to expand its robotaxi service to Houston and Dallas.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
May 10, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Nikola Could Score $1 Million a Day in Hydrogen Incentives

If electric vehicle company Nikola can get its hydrogen fuel cell trucks and filling station network operable, the company could pull in hundreds of millions a year from federal incentives.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
March 29, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment

General Motors Digs Into Mining Business to Lead Race for EV Metals

General Motors is trying to speed ahead in the race for metals underpinning the industry’s shift to electric cars.

David Welch | Bloomberg News
February 17, 2023