Tesla Cybertruck survives hit-and-run sideswipe collision with zero scratches

One of the jokes that car enthusiasts typically tell each other is that damages from a crash — no matter how serious — could probably get “buffed out.” In the case of a Tesla Cybertruck that was sideswiped by a Ford Mustang, this turned out to be quite true. In fact, the Cybertruck didn’t even […]

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BYD and CATL aim to launch new EV batteries with 6C charge rate

BYD and CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd) reportedly aim to launch a new electric vehicle (EV) battery with a 6C charge rate.  A battery’s C rating measures the current at which it is charged or discharged. Car News China explains that a charge rate informs people how many times a battery can fully charge […]

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Hyundai officially files for ~$3 billion IPO in India

On June 16, 2024, Hyundai Motor Company confirmed that it officially filed for an initial pubic offering (IPO) in India estimated to raise nearly $3 billion.  The South Korean automaker has already submitted the “Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) to India securities market. The DRHP is a preliminary document for Hyundai’s IPO in India. It […]

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Stellantis executive departures have dealers concerned

Following the departure of four high-profile executives at Stellantis North America, some dealers are growing concerned about the company’s direction. Recent departures include those of Jeep North America Head Jim Morrison, who retired earlier this month, and Dodge Ram CEO and 32-year company veteran Tim Kuniskis, who also retired in May. Additionally, Jason Stoicevich left […]

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UAW President under investigation for retaliation tactics with other leaders

An independent federal monitor has opened an investigation into United Automotive Workers (UAW) President Shawn Fain, citing allegations of retaliation against other leaders at the union. In a filing dated June 10, federal court-appointed monitor Neil Barofsky said he opened an investigation into Fain in February, after the union’s secretary-treasurer alleged that the UAW President […]

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Rivian announces its latest round of salaried worker layoffs

Rivian has announced an additional round of layoffs for some salaried roles, after the company let go of a number of workers earlier this year. On Thursday, the electric vehicle (EV) maker said it would be getting rid of a “small number” of salary roles at the company, as reported by Central Illinois Proud. Rivian […]

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Lucid leads Tesla in EV tech by ‘a number of years,’ according to CEO

The lead executive from luxury electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Lucid Motors says that his company is “a number of years ahead” of Tesla in terms of its technology, as stated during a recent interview. Lucid CEO Peter Rawlinson was interviewed in a video segment of Fox Business on Thursday, during which he said that Tesla […]

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Elon Musk has dropped his lawsuit against OpenAI and Sam Altman

Elon Musk has dropped his recently filed lawsuit against OpenAI and CEO Sam Altman, which claimed that the company had abandoned its not-for-profit and open-source origins. According to a filing with the San Francisco Superior Court last week, Musk and his attorneys requested that the court dismiss the lawsuit without prejudice, leaving room for him […]

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Tesla Cybertruck police cruiser goes live in Dubai

A Tesla Cybertruck police cruiser has been unveiled in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), coming as the company’s latest electric vehicle (EV) to be re-purposed for law enforcement use. On Sunday, the Dubai Police General Command posted photos of the Tesla Cybertruck patrol car on X, sporting a green and white wrap to match the […]

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