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Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Form Joint Venture for Lithium-Ion Battery Production in North America

Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Form Joint Venture for Lithium-Ion Battery Production in North America

Stellantis N.V. and Samsung SDI today announced that their companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for North America. Targeted to start in 2025, the plant aims to have an initial annual production capacity of 23 gigawatt hours, with the abil ... Continue reading

Genesis Ranks Highest Overall for JD Power Tech Innovation; Hyundai is Highest-Ranking Mass Market Brand

Genesis Ranks Highest Overall for JD Power Tech Innovation; Hyundai is Highest-Ranking Mass Market Brand

While new-vehicle technology is a leading reason why buyers choose one vehicle over another, many new vehicles are equipped with some features that they want no part of, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Tech Experience Index (TXI) Study,SM released today. This ends up being costly to automakers and buyers alike. ... Continue reading

FCA Reports Third-quarter 2021 U.S. Sales

FCA Reports Third-quarter 2021 U.S. Sales

Jeep® Grand Cherokee total sales up 45% year-over-year; retail sales up 47% Best third quarter ever for Jeep Gladiator; total sales up 2%, retail sales up 3% Ram ProMaster Van total sales up 26%; best third quarter ever for retail sales Dodge Durango best calendar year-to-date retail sales since 2005 Alfa Romeo total ... Continue reading

China Economic Boss's Vow To Reduce Number Of Domestic EV Manufacturers

China Economic Boss's Vow To Reduce Number Of Domestic EV Manufacturers

Beijing September 13, 2021 -- Bloomberg reports that China's Communist Leaders have vowed to consolidate the country’s electric vehicle industry after a decade-long nurturing of the sector led to the emergence of too many players, some of which are barely viable. “Looking forward, EV companies should grow bigger an ... Continue reading

Nutson Weekly Auto News Wrap-up August 8-14, 2021

Nutson Weekly Auto News Wrap-up August 8-14, 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 nuggets. ... Continue reading

EV Fires: A Disaster for Automakers

EV Fires: A Disaster for Automakers

EV Fires: A Disaster for Automakers, But an Opportunity for Material Suppliers, Reveals IDTechExGM's first recall of the Bolt in 2020 was a significant milestone in the electric vehicle (EV) industry. Approximately 69,000 cars produced between 2017-2019 were recalled for potential battery fires. ... Continue reading

Unpaid-For Editorial Brand Exposure - Published Auto Brands News, Reviews and Opinions 1995-2021

Unpaid-For Editorial Brand Exposure - Published Auto Brands News, Reviews and Opinions 1995-2021

When comparing the public relations budget to the marketing budget the PR budget is not "chump change", but Foresight Research calls it a marketing "best buy" Foresight Research has been measuring marketing communications for much more than a decade. Of all the communications channel levers that an auto manufacturer ca ... Continue reading

EV Motoring Scorecard

EV Motoring Scorecard

In the second quarter, total new-vehicle sales jumped by 49.5%, growing notably from the small base of Q2 2020 Pandemic Edition, but electrified vehicle growth was 201.1%, reaching beyond 375,000 combined EVs and hybrids. As we’ve said before, that’s a lot of batteries. <img loading= ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap Up - July 18, 2021

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap Up - July 18, 2021

The Auto Channel Journalist Larry Nutson "The Chicago Car Guy" Take On Last Weeks Important Auto News, Published Here In Readable Nuggets ... Continue reading

The Volkswagen-Owned Electrify America Plans Expansion Of Charging Network

The Volkswagen-Owned Electrify America Plans Expansion Of Charging Network

“Boost Plan” to more than double its current electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the United States and Canada by late 2025, the company reports. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap Up July 4-10, 2021

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap Up July 4-10, 2021

Journalist Larry Nutson's Take On Last Weeks Important Auto News, Published Here In Readable Nuggets. ... Continue reading

Stellantis Reveals Electric Motoring Strategy

Stellantis Reveals Electric Motoring Strategy

A comprehensive electrification strategy that delivers exciting, class-leading vehicles for the company’s iconic brands, while leveraging in-house expertise, partnerships and joint ventures to deliver advanced technology at affordable prices. This strategy will allow the company to target sustainable, double-digit ad ... Continue reading

FCA US Reports Q2 2021 U.S. Sales

FCA US Reports Q2 2021 U.S. Sales

Total sales up 32% Retail sales up 27% Strong sales results for Jeep®, Ram, Dodge, Chrysler and Alfa Romeo brands Jeep delivers second best ever Q2 U.S. retail sales Jeep Wrangler – Best quarter ever for U.S. retail sales Jeep Wrangler 4xe – No. 1 best-selling plug-in hybrid Jeep Gladiator – Best quarter ever fo ... Continue reading

"Hold Everything! Be Right Back (Charger Etiquette), I Gotta Move My Car"; Inconvenience of Long Recharging Times Just One Cause Of Slow EV Sales

"Hold Everything! Be Right Back (Charger Etiquette), I Gotta Move My Car"; Inconvenience of Long Recharging Times Just One Cause Of Slow EV Sales

Problem is, most public charging stations now fill cars much too slowly, requiring hours — not minutes — to provide enough electricity for an extended trip. ... Continue reading

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