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Tesla agrees to pay $1.5 million to settle claims over battery voltage reduction

Tesla agrees to pay $1.5 million to settle claims over battery voltage reduction

Owners of the vehicles will get $625 each, which is "many times the prorated value of the temporarily reduced maximum voltage," according to the proposed settlement.


Carl Levin, longtime ally of U.S. auto industry in the Senate, dies at 87

Carl Levin, longtime ally of U.S. auto industry in the Senate, dies at 87

As Detroit and Michigan reeled with the struggles of the big U.S. automakers, Levin made sure that help would be forthcoming from Congress. He backed the federal rescue of the auto industry during the 2008 recession.


Magna finds faster way to electrify trucks

Magna finds faster way to electrify trucks

Magna International's approach to getting pickup trucks and light commercial vehicles electrified is to drop in axle replacements.


Ford to reinstate mask mandate for workers in Kentucky

Ford to reinstate mask mandate for workers in Kentucky

The move comes two days after making a similar announcement for workers in Missouri and Florida. Kentucky is home to two Ford assembly plants.


Record Q2 for Group 1 as net income soars

Record Q2 for Group 1 as net income soars

Group 1 Automotive Inc.'s bottom line benefited from controlling costs, higher new- and used-vehicle sales and margins and improving service and U.K. businesses.


Biden seeking pledge for 40% of U.S. sales to be EVs by 2030

Biden seeking pledge for 40% of U.S. sales to be EVs by 2030

Talks with the industry and the Biden administration on an EV sales target are happening, but said there’s no agreement and the talks are still at an early stage, Bloomberg reported.


Fuel economy and ‘miles-to-empty

Fuel economy and ‘miles-to-empty' indicators not always accurate, AAA finds

The study found the fuel economy displays of the tested vehicles were off by "a relatively low" 2.3 percent when compared with fuel economy measurements reported by the dynamometer.


Sonic sets Q2 records, weighs options for booming EchoPark brand

Sonic sets Q2 records, weighs options for booming EchoPark brand

Sonic Automotive Inc. posted several all-time quarterly records in the second quarter and also said it is "considering a full range of potential alternatives" for its rapidly growing EchoPark brand.


Former Delphi Technologies CEO Richard Dauch to take helm at Workhorse

Former Delphi Technologies CEO Richard Dauch to take helm at Workhorse

He steps into the top role at Workhorse shortly after the company filed a legal challenge against the United States Postal Service over a major fleet contract award.


Mercedes teases EQE electric sedan

Mercedes teases EQE electric sedan

The EV, an electric version of the E-Class, uses Mercedes' EVA electric platform that also underpins the EQS, the electric version of the S-Class. The EQE will go on sale next year.