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Level 4 Autonomous Vehicles Expected to Take Hold in 2024

January 6, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Autonomous vehicles on the higher end of the technological scale may only be a couple of years away from greater adoption, panelists said at a CES 2022 session Jan. 5. Vehicles with autonomous capabilities typically are organized in classes, with […]


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Tesla Could Rise 30% Next Year on China Demand

December 28, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. is in a strong position heading into 2022, with catalysts including robust Chinese demand and new factory openings in the U.S. and Germany, according to Wedbush. Shares in the electric vehicle maker could gain nearly 30% over the […]


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Tesla Loses All the Gains From 35% Rally Stoked by Hertz Electric Vehicle Deal

December 20, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc.’s stock went on a tear after an October deal with Hertz Global Holdings Inc. signaled broader mainstream adoption of its electric cars. But that 35% rally is gone now. Tesla slid 4.2% on Dec. 20, getting as low […]


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Elon Musk Named FT’s Person of the Year for Transforming Car Industry

December 15, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Financial Times followed Time magazine in naming Elon Musk “Person of the Year,” with the British newspaper lauding the world’s richest man’s role in shifting the automotive industry toward an all-electric future. “Even if Tesla were somehow to collapse […]


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Automakers to Battle Chip Crisis for Years, Consultancy Says

December 15, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Carmakers including Volkswagen AG and General Motors Co. should brace for the global semiconductor shortage to last beyond next year and redesign cars so they need fewer of the high-tech components, consultancy Roland Berger said. Severe bottlenecks will persist through […]


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Michigan Gov. Whitmer signs executive directive to ready state for electric vehicles

December 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive directive Monday requiring the state departments and agencies to collaborate with the legislature to prepare the state to build up the electric vehicle infrastructure. In anticipation of receiving billions in federal funds over […]


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Ford Sales Tops Again; Poised to Outsell GM’s EVs

December 3, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Ford Motor Co. claimed it was the best-selling automaker in the U.S. for the third consecutive month in November, a streak it hasn’t achieved since 1974, as it reported a 5.9% year-over-year sales boost for the month. The Dearborn, Mich., […]


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Florida Trucking Association, FleetForce Join on Training Program

November 30, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Florida Trucking Association and FleetForce Truck Driving School on Nov. 29 announced a joint initiative to put more truck drivers on the road. Several companies that are FTA members will offer fully paid tuition to potential drivers looking to obtain […]


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State DOTs Explore Roadway Charging to Support Electric-Powered Vehicles

November 30, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Magnetic concrete that charges electric vehicles as they drive over it could be coming to an Indiana roadway in the next few years. In a project specifically aimed at helping the trucking industry transition to electric vehicles, the Indiana Department […]


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Electric Vehicles Rank Low in Consumer Reports Reliability Study

November 18, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

When it comes to reliable cars, the newest and latest aren’t always best. Electric vehicles fare poorly in the latest reliability study from Consumer Reports, with Tesla Inc. and its battery-powered lineup finishing second to last for the second straight […]