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Will Volkswagen’s new CEO hamstring its EV push?

Volkswagen dropped a bombshell announcement late last week: Herbert Diess was out as CEO. As a manager, Diess was controversial, with a style that chafed both executives and labor leaders […]










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Daily Crunch: Truth Social says federal grand jury probe could block its planned SPAC merger

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Why LFP batteries are poised to bring down entry-level EV prices

An older, cheaper and safer battery technology already dominating China’s electric vehicle industry is now poised to reshape battery manufacturing worldwide and boost EV sales in the United States — […]




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Tesla sued by former workers for allegedly violating federal law during ‘mass layoffs’

Two former Tesla employees filed a lawsuit against the EV maker Sunday alleging that the company did not provide the 60 days of advance notice required by federal law during […]




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The Station: EV SPACs face new regulatory speed bump, more on Rivian’s reorg and VW weighs direct sales for Scout brand

Welcome back to The Station, your weekly guide to everything going on in the world of transportation. Many readers of this weekly newsletter are likely enjoying a three-day weekend thanks […]




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Cadillac begins production of Lyriq crossovers, the GM luxury brand’s first EV

Cadillac began production on Monday of its first-ever electric vehicle, the $60,000 Lyriq crossover. General Motors’ luxury brand has high hopes for the SUV as the first model in the […]




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Musk reveals plan to scale Tesla to ‘extreme size’

Elon Musk signaled plans to scale Tesla to the “extreme” while teasing the release of Tesla’s “Master Plan Part 3” on Twitter one day before opening the automaker’s first European […]