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GM excels, Ford falls short in J.D. Power vehicle dependability study

As Ford's CEO Jim Farley has often stated, the carmaker must increase quality, and the new 2023 J.D. Power U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study, which...

To fill labor gaps, carmakers seek robotics and automation solutions

Amid a tight labor market and increasing compensation costs, North American companies are turning to robotics and automation as ways to keep up with...

Carmakers say pending climate action bill presents more barriers than opportunities

Carmakers, including Ford, General Motors, and Toyota, are unhappy with the new pending clean energy bill since it might disqualify many of their vehicles and...

Ford and GlobalFoundries partnership aims to cut into chip shortage

On Thursday, Nov 18, Ford Motor Company and GlobalFoundries announced an initiative to boost the supply of much-needed semiconductor microchips for US manufacturing. The...

What’s next for the auto industry after the subscription model?

The art of follow-up and upsell is best practice in the era of on-demand services. No longer is it enough for companies to merely...
vehicle supply

A new model coming for vehicle supply, AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson...

The COVID-19 pandemic could be a watershed for carmakers who have typically kept hundreds of thousands of new vehicles at any given time. AutoNation...
Q2 profit

Carmakers exceed expectations for Q2 profit in the US

As anticipated, the first few days in August have second-quarter financial reports rolling in from carmakers. In large part, Q2 2021 has been one...

Rivian factory in UK possible as carmaker reportedly in talks with...

Rivian Automotive has been in discussions with UK ministers about building the first factory outside of the United States to produce their all-electric vehicles....

General Motors mostly agrees to emissions standards

On Wednesday, General Motors CEO Mary Barra penned a letter to Michael Regan, the chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, stating that the automaker...

Which major automakers performed the best in May 2021?

With automotive factories crippled by the chip shortage and closed showrooms, it would make sense to see passenger car and SUV sales dive, but...