Indonesia says Tesla strikes $5 bln deal to buy nickel products – media

Indonesia says Tesla strikes  bln deal to buy nickel products – media

Tesla cars are seen parked at the construction site of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars in Gruenheide, Germany, March 20, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JAKARTA, Aug 8 (Reuters) – U.S. carmaker Tesla (TSLA.O) has signed contracts worth about $5 billion to buy materials for their … Read more

Automakers say U.S. Senate bill will jeopardize 2030 EV targets

Automakers say U.S. Senate bill will jeopardize 2030 EV targets

FILE PHOTO – Volkswagen employees stand next to Volkswagen electric cars during a ceremony at German carmaker Volkswagen’s first battery cell production plant ‘SalzGiga’ in Salzgitter, Germany, July 7, 2022. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 7 (Reuters) – A group representing General Motors (GM.N), Toyota Motor (7203.T), … Read more

Tesla shareholders broadly follow board recommendations at annual meeting

Tesla shareholders broadly follow board recommendations at annual meeting

Aug 4 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shareholders voted for board recommendations on most issues at the company’s annual meeting on Thursday, including re-electing directors, approving a stock split, while rejecting proposals focused on environment and governance. Votes on three of the 13 proposals did not follow board recommendations, according to preliminary tallies presented at … Read more

Shenzhen accelerates China’s driverless car dreams

Shenzhen accelerates China’s driverless car dreams

SHENZHEN, China, Aug 1 (Reuters) – On a busy downtown street three delivery bikes suddenly dart over the pedestrian crossing ahead of the car. On the car’s dashboard they look like small 3D blue blocks from a 1990s video game. The steering wheel turns itself a notch and the vehicle slows to a gentle halt, … Read more

Ford announces series of deals to accelerate EV push

Ford announces series of deals to accelerate EV push

Ford CEO Jim Farley attends the official launch of the all-new Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Michigan, U.S. April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DETROIT, July 21 (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Thursday announced … Read more

Hyundai Motor launches first electric sedan, taking on Tesla

Hyundai Motor launches first electric sedan, taking on Tesla

SEOUL, July 14 (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Co (005380.KS) on Thursday launched its first electric sedan, Ioniq 6, which the South Korean automaker is betting will help it grab a bigger share of the electric vehicle (EV) market dominated by Tesla Inc . The Ioniq 6 is one of more than 31 electric models that … Read more

Exclusive: After pressure from Toyota chief, Japan emphasized support for hybrids

Exclusive: After pressure from Toyota chief, Japan emphasized support for hybrids

TOKYO, June 24 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp’s (7203.T) chief lobbied the Japanese government to make clear it supported hybrid vehicles as much as battery electrics or face losing the auto industry’s support, a senior lawmaker told a ruling party meeting. The lobbying by Akio Toyoda, president of Toyota and chairman of the Japan Automobile … Read more

Toyota recalls first mass-produced EVs less than 2 months after launch

Toyota recalls first mass-produced EVs less than 2 months after launch

2023 Toyota bZ4X all-electric SUV is displayed during the 2021 LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November, 17, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 23 (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Thursday it would recall 2,700 of its first mass-produced electric vehicles (EVs) … Read more

Biden administration leans on Tesla for guidance in renewable fuel policy reform

Biden administration leans on Tesla for guidance in renewable fuel policy reform

June 23 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden rarely mentions electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) in public. But privately his administration has leaned on the company to help craft a new policy to allow electric vehicles (EVs) to benefit from the nation’s lucrative renewable fuel subsidies, according to emails reviewed by Reuters. The Biden … Read more

Tesla to charge more for cars in United States as inflation bites

Tesla to charge more for cars in United States as inflation bites

June 16 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) again raised prices for all its car models in the United States in response to persistent global supply-chain problems and soaring raw material costs. The electric carmaker increased its Model Y long-range price to $65,990 from $62,990, its website showed on Thursday, after delaying U.S. deliveries of some … Read more