The prized $1.6 billion car factory awarded to Alabama by Toyota Motor and Mazda Motor could be an even bigger win than expected, as the site’s size leaves plenty of room for future expansions. 489 more words
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With a National Zero Emissions Vehicle Strategy expected to be released in Canada in early 2018, two reports released in December decry Canada’s slow progress to date, and make policy recommendations to speed up electric vehicle adoption. 282 more words
18 May 2017 (AFR) - World's carmakers hit pothole as sales fall in key markets - Carmakers are getting that 2009 breakdown feeling
(18 May 2017, AFR, p12, by David Fickling)
‘The world’s auto industry just hit a pothole. Car sales in Western Europe fell 6.8 per cent in April, their biggest drop since 2013, as a late Easter and the effects of tax changes sapped demand in the UK, the region’s second-biggest market. 55 more words
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk took many risks with the technology in his company’s cars on the way to surpassing Ford Motor’s market value.
Now Musk is pushing boundaries in the factory that makes them. 846 more words
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Having grown up in Alabama prior to the auto plants arrival, I can see how being 3rd world status would attract certain industries to the area.