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Toyota Motor North America Announces Executive Changes

Toyota Motor North America Announces Executive Changes

Effective Monday, April 12, Doug Murtha, who most recently served as group vice president, Corporate Strategy and Planning, TMNA, has transitioned to group vice president, chief business information officer, Information Technology (IT) Division, TMNA. ... Continue reading

Hankook Enters Trailer Tire Market

Hankook Enters Trailer Tire Market

in heavy duty conditions. - Launch of Vantra Trailer in line with Hankook's strategic expansion of its product offerings. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 29-April 3, 2021

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 29-April 3, 2021

Below are the past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy to digest news nugget ... Continue reading

Biden Commits USA To Obvious But Wrong Future Automotive Fuel

Biden Commits USA To Obvious But Wrong Future Automotive Fuel

$2 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal would include $174 billion to "win" the global electric vehicle race against China and Europe, reflecting a growing symbiosis between Democratic policy goals and the bottom lines of Detroit automakers. ... Continue reading

Has The Wuhan Virus Caused 2021 To Become The Year That JIT Auto Manufacturing Died?

Has The Wuhan Virus Caused 2021 To Become The Year That JIT Auto Manufacturing Died?

Reuters reported that after a year of getting hammered by the pandemic, a semiconductor shortage and storms that snarled Dana Inc’s global supply chain, the auto parts maker is reaching for a new playbook. Newly manufactured Ford Motor Co. ... Continue reading

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss +VIDEO

Fast & Comfortable But Is It Worth The Price? ... Continue reading

Diono Child Seat Recall

Diono Child Seat Recall

Diono is recalling certain Cambria 2 Booster Seats model numbers 31200-US-01, 31201-US-01, and 31202-US-01. ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALL FIRE RISK - DO NOT DRIVE - 2020-21 GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express Park Outside

NHTSA RECALL FIRE RISK - DO NOT DRIVE - 2020-21 GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express Park Outside

Owners of select GM and Chevrolet vehicles listed below should park their vehicles outside and away from homes, structures, and other flammable materials such as vegetation, until their vehicles have been repaired, due to a new recall for the risk of fire. Positive battery cable short circuit GM issued a safety recall ... Continue reading

EV's Dirty Secret: The Daily Mail Exposes Cobalt Mining - The Human Tragedy Behind Lithium Battery Production

EV's Dirty Secret: The Daily Mail Exposes Cobalt Mining - The Human Tragedy Behind Lithium Battery Production

Without Cobalt There Are No Lithium-Ion Batteries. Early this morning London time, England's Daily Mail news outlet updated a story they previously published in August, titled "Child miners aged four living a hell on Earth so YOU can drive an electric car." The story details the unspeakably atrocious conditions of "min ... Continue reading

Chinese Electric Vehicle Makers Need Lithium So Badly They're Willing to Buy it in the Ground

Chinese Electric Vehicle Makers Need Lithium So Badly They're Willing to Buy it in the Ground

It seems that the increase in demand for lithium has Chinese manufacturers of electric vehicles (EVs) digging deep to secure the future supply of the metal. Apparently they are so concerned about producers' abilities to fill downline supply that Chinese EV companies are now willing to buy lithium that's yet to be mined ... Continue reading

Honda Announced Agreement Reached to Standardize Swappable Batteries for Electric Motorcycles

Honda Announced Agreement Reached to Standardize Swappable Batteries for Electric Motorcycles

allowing battery sharing and paving the way for increased adoption of electric motorcycles in Japan. The Consortium was established by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Suzuki Motor Corporation and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. ... Continue reading

Honda Announced Agreement Reached to Standardize Swappable Batteries for Electric Motorcycles

Honda Announced Agreement Reached to Standardize Swappable Batteries for Electric Motorcycles

agreement to standardize swappable batteries and replacement systems, allowing battery sharing and paving the way for increased adoption of electric motorcycles in Japan. The Consortium was established by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., Suzuki Motor Corporation and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. ... Continue reading

CarParts.com Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Precise Fuel Pumps from Premium Guard

CarParts.com Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Precise Fuel Pumps from Premium Guard

(“Precise”) inventory from Premium Guard, a leading global automotive aftermarket supplier. With this acquisition, CarParts.com and Precise will help more drivers get back on the road quickly. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 21-27 2021

Nutson's Auto News Weekly Wrap Up - March 21-27 2021

* California Senators Alex Padilla and Dianne Feinstein urged President Biden to set a date for phasing out sales of internal combustion vehicles nationwide. California last fall said it wants sales of new ICE vehicles to end by 2035. ... Continue reading

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