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Daimler to Recall 298,000 Mercedes-Benz Cars

February 14, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Daimler AG is recalling almost 300,000 of its Mercedes-Benz cars because of fire hazards. Some E-Class and CLS diesel vehicles built between 2015 and 2019 are being brought back to the repair shop over concerns that moisture seeping into the […]


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Daimler Q4 Profits Tumble; Revenue Inches Higher

February 11, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Daimler AG reported a net loss and a 1% increase in revenue in the fourth quarter as sales of cars and vans increased, while truck sales globally fell 16%. The mounting costs of shifting to electric vehicles and a large […]


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Hyundai Halts South Korea Output as Coronavirus Causes Parts Shortage

February 4, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Hyundai Motor Co. is halting production in South Korea this week because of a component shortage caused by the coronavirus, the first global automaker to suspend output outside China because of the outbreak. The carmaker has been hit by a […]


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Tesla Exceeds Expectations in Blowout Quarter

January 30, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. delivered a second straight quarter of blowout earnings and speedy execution, extending an unprecedented surge for its heavily shorted stock. The record revenue Tesla reported Jan. 29 beat estimates and carried the company to its fourth profit in […]


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GM Confirms Detroit Plant Going All-Electric Next Year

January 27, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

General Motors Co. affirmed plans to build electric pickups and SUVs at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant and scheduled the start of production for late next year. Output of electric Cruise Origin driverless vehicles will follow soon after the initial pickups roll […]


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VW’s Herbert Diess Confident He Can Catch Tesla in Electric Car Race

January 24, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Volkswagen AG CEO Herbert Diess is preparing to muscle Elon Musk out of the electric-car lead. While Tesla Inc. is paving the way in sustainable mobility, the world’s biggest automaker is buying software companies and ramping up investments in electric […]


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Moody’s Lowers Toyota Credit Outlook on Industry Challenges

January 23, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Toyota Motor Corp. had its credit outlook lowered by Moody’s Investors Service, showing even the world’s most valuable carmaker isn’t safe from turmoil in the industry. The outlook was changed to negative from stable, Moody’s said Jan. 23 in a […]


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Auto Sales Rebound May Shift Global Growth Focus

January 9, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Investors should watch out for an impending recovery in global auto sales that will steal the limelight from the semiconductor industry and give some comfort to those expecting the global economy to kick up in 2020. That’s an observation from […]


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Tesla sold more cars in 2019 than in the previous two years combined

January 3, 2020

Via: The Verge

Tesla sold 367,500 cars in 2019, a new record for the company, according to figures published to its website early on Friday morning. While that’s on the low end of the 360,000 to 400,000 vehicle estimate the company offered up […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

California DMV OKs Light-Duty Autonomous Delivery Vehicles

January 2, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

California has authorized the testing and commercial use of light-duty autonomous delivery vehicles on public roads. The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced Dec. 17 that, with an approved permit from the department, companies can operate autonomous delivery vehicles weighing […]