Ford’s first quarter sales fall 17% as automaker battles chip shortage

An employee works on the 40 millionth Ford Motor Co. F-Series truck on the assembly line at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant on January 26, 2022 in Dearborn, Michigan. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images DETROIT – Ford Motor’s US sales of new vehicles declined 17% during the first quarter, including a 26% slide … Read more

Russia war could further escalate auto prices and shortages

An e-Golf electric car with the VW logo on a rim is pictured in the German car manufacturer Volkswagen Transparent Factory in Dresden, eastern Germany, April 28, 2017. Russia’s devastating war on Ukraine is bringing a whole set of new problems to the global auto industry. (Jens Meyer, Associated Press) Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes … Read more

Eaker, O’Keefe score perfect 10s to send Red Rocks to 46th straight nationals

The No. 4 Red Rocks celebrate after winning the Seattle regional final on Saturday, April 2, 2022. (Utah Athletics) Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Just seconds before her dismount on beam, Alexia Burch couldn’t sustain a balance check. The super senior came off the beam and recorded a 9.175 score, leaving … Read more

Tesla TSLA Q1 2022 Vehicle Production and Delivery Numbers

Customers experience new energy electric vehicles at a Tesla store in Shanghai, China, On December 4, 2021. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images Tesla just reported first-quarter vehicle production and delivery numbers for 2022. Here’s how they did. Electric vehicle deliveries (total): 310,048 Electric vehicle production (total): 305,407 Over the same period last … Read more

Biden’s plan to lower gas prices could take weeks. How to pay less now

Filling up at the pump comes with a hefty dose of sticker shock. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and global supply concerns have sent gas prices to record highs — hitting $6 in some parts of the country. To combat the spike in energy costs, the White House said it will release 1 million barrels of … Read more

Honda Is Now Doing Certified Pre-Owned Cars A Decade Old

Photo: Honda Honda wants to sell more cars, automakers are down with tougher fuel economy standards, and Faraday Future. All that and more in The Morning Shift for March 31, 2022. 1st Gear: CPO Honda said Thursday that it will sell certified pre-owned cars that are 10-years-old, with no mileage limitations, which you would be … Read more

Tesla Gets a Big Win That May Cost Legacy Carmakers Millions

You’re here (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc Report dominates the electric vehicle market, and its lead is likely to grow. That’s because the manufacturer of the Model 3 sedan and the Model Y SUV is one of the few automakers able to meet demand in the face of supply-chain disruptions and rising prices for raw … Read more

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he has Covid again

Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai, China, January 7, 2019. Ali Song | Reuters SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter on Monday that he has Covid. The announcement comes after Tesla’s factory in Shanghai faced regional Covid restrictions that reportedly require it to suspend production … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Honest Company and more

: The Honest Company founder and chief creative officer Jessica Alba and The Honest Company CEO Nick Vlahos ring the Nasdaq Stock Market opening bell to mark the company’s IPO at NASDAQ MarketSite on May 05, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Honest Company) Dimitrios Kambouris | Getty Images … Read more

Tesla CEO Elon Musk opens electric vehicle plant

SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks on as he visits the construction site of Tesla’s gigafactory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021. Michele Tantussi | Reuters Elon Musk will officially open Tesla’s first manufacturing facility in Europe on Tuesday as the company looks to take pressure off its other factories in … Read more