Ford and UAW reached a tentative local agreement at Kentucky plant

The United Automotive Workers (UAW) have come to a tentative local agreement at a Ford factory in Kentucky, after the union threatened to put the site’s almost 9,000 workers on strike last week if a deal wasn’t reached. Earlier this month, the UAW threatened to launch a strike at Ford’s most profitable manufacturing facility, the […]

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SEC removes emissions requirements from climate rules draft

Ahead of plans to adopt the updated regulations, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has edited out some of its stricter emissions requirements from corporate climate risk rules. The SEC has removed a requirement for companies listed in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to disclose their Scope 3 emissions, according to people who […]

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Renault 5 €25,000 small EV unveiled at Geneva Auto Show

Renault unveiled the Renault 5 city car at an automotive show in Switzerland this week, with its latest electric vehicle (EV) being a small, affordable option for European markets. As expected, the Renault 5 EV was unveiled at the Geneva International Auto Show on Monday, and it can now be seen on the automaker’s website. […]

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BYD executive says Tesla is a ‘partner’ in electrification

An executive from Chinese automaker BYD has called Tesla a “partner” in electrifying the transportation sector, noting the U.S. company’s role in helping popularize and educate the public about electric vehicles (EVs). In an interview between Yahoo Finance and BYD Executive Vice President Stella Li on Monday, Li told the publication she thought the global […]

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Tesla executive hopes to have Cybertruck on sale in Canada soon

Tesla has already started selling early Cybertruck units in the U.S., and one executive says he hopes the vehicle will enter Canada soon, too. Rohan Patel, Tesla’s Vice President of Public Policy and Business Development, said in a post on X on Saturday that there’s “no doubt” the Cybertruck will be sold in Canada, adding […]

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GM to factor in EVs, software and Cruise in worker bonus talks

General Motors (GM) is looking to specific business areas to help determine worker bonuses for the year, as the automaker attempts to right the ship at self-driving unit Cruise and launch additional electric vehicles (EVs). According to a report from Automotive News last week, GM plans to consider company performance in areas like EV sales, […]

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Tesla built over 500 free, public chargers in its Giga Berlin parking lot

Tesla has built several charging posts into a parking lot at its Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, and the company says they’re free and open to the public. The company’s manufacturing account shared the news on X on Friday morning, noting that the over 500 chargers are free and open to employees, visitors and guests. The post also […]

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Tesla Giga Mexico construction to begin next week: Governor

Construction on Tesla’s upcoming Gigafactory in Mexico has been delayed in recent weeks, but the northern state’s Governor has now announced a new groundbreaking date. Although some preliminary construction has already begun around the area, the site’s official groundbreaking date was recently pushed back due to some environmental permitting concerns. In a statement on Friday, […]

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Dodge adding a simulated engine rumble to an upcoming EV

Electric vehicles (EVs) don’t make nearly as much noise as vehicles with gas engines, though one automaker is looking to simulate the sound of a gas vehicle in one of its upcoming EVs. Dodge’s parent company, Stellantis, is set to add gas engine-like noise and vibrations to its upcoming Charger Daytona EV, expected to make […]

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Tesla shares more footage of Optimus walking improvements

Tesla has shared its latest clip of the Optimus humanoid robot, once again showing off how smoothly the bot is able to walk around. On Saturday, Tesla’s Optimus account on X shared footage of the humanoid robot walking around one of its testing facilities, featuring the caption “Getting my daily steps in.” The robot appears […]

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