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A six-week United Auto Workers strike at Ford cut sales by about 100,000 vehicles for the year and cost the company $1.7 billion in lost profits, the automaker said Nov. 30.December 1, 2023
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The departments of Treasury and Energy proposed new rules Dec. 1 that could make it harder for electric vehicles to qualify for a full $7,500 federal tax credit.
After years of development delays and manufacturing snags, Tesla Inc. finally handed over its first Blade Runner-esque Cybertrucks to customers.
Electric vehicles have proved far less reliable, on average, than gasoline-powered cars, trucks and SUVs, according to the latest survey by Consumer Reports.
Crews have installed what’s billed as the nation’s first wireless-charging public roadway for electric vehicles beneath a street just west of downtown Detroit.
The United Auto Workers union is launching simultaneous, public organizing campaigns at more than a dozen automakers including Toyota Motor Corp., Volkswagen AG and Tesla Inc.
Output at Mack Trucks’ production facilities reached full capacity in recent days after employees returned to work following a six-week strike.
When Tesla starts Cybertruck deliveries on Nov. 30, color wraps — decorative films applied to the truck's exterior — could soften the edges of a truck seen as too harsh for mainstream buyers.