Automobiles and Auto Parts (TRBC)

Ford plans $11 billion investment, 40 electrified vehicles by 2022

Ford plans $11 billion investment, 40 electrified vehicles by 2022

Published 15/01/2018

Bill Ford, executive chairman of the Ford Motor Company and Jim Hackett (R), President and CEO, present the 2019 Ford Ranger during the Ford press [more…]

No pedal to the metal in GM’s planned self-driving Cruise AV car

No pedal to the metal in GM’s planned self-driving Cruise AV car

Published 12/01/2018

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) is seeking U.S. government approval for a fully autonomous car - one without a steering wheel, brake pedal [more…]

Russian man rams armored personnel carrier into shop, steals wine

Russian man rams armored personnel carrier into shop, steals wine

Published 10/01/2018

A view shows the scene of an incident involving an armoured personnel carrier which was rammed by a man into a shop window before climbing [more…]

Tesla says solar roof production has started in Buffalo

Tesla says solar roof production has started in Buffalo

Published 09/01/2018

FILE PHOTO - Tesla's electric car, Powerwall and solar roof are shown by Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk, unveiling new energy products aimed [more…]

Bracing for EV shift, NGK Spark Plug ignites all solid-state battery q

Bracing for EV shift, NGK Spark Plug ignites all solid-state battery q

Published 22/12/2017

Hideaki Hikosaka, a member of NGK Spark Plug's solid-state battery R&D team, shows a prototype of its all solid-state battery under development during an interview [more…]

Robot growing pains: Two U.S. factories show tensions of going digital

Robot growing pains: Two U.S. factories show tensions of going digital

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A job seeker departs the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. career fair held by the New York State department of Labor in New [more…]

Fiat Chrysler recalls 10,355 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs in Russia

Fiat Chrysler recalls 10,355 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs in Russia

Published 18/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - LED lights are shown on a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee during the first media preview day at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show [more…]

Republican governors meet with Pence over NAFTA concerns

Republican governors meet with Pence over NAFTA concerns

Published 14/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives before U.S. President Donald Trump and Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speak at a joint [more…]

Samsung Heavy names new CEO after forecasting losses

Samsung Heavy names new CEO after forecasting losses

Published 11/12/2017

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (010140.KS) named Joonou Nam as its new chief executive officer on Monday after Park Dae-young resigned to [more…]

Kobe Steel loses JIS certifications, faces lawsuits in Canada

Kobe Steel loses JIS certifications, faces lawsuits in Canada

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Kobe Steel (Kobelco) is seen at the company headquarters in Kobe, western Japan October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White/File PhotoTOKYO (Reuters) [more…]