GM, Isuzu Build Diesel Engine Component Plant in Ohio
November 22, 2019
General Motors and Isuzu Diesel Services of America plan to invest $175 million through their DMAX joint venture to build an engine components plant in Brookville, Ohio, and meet heavy-duty pickup... READ MORE
Senators Cite Fatal Uber Crash in Push for Mandatory Self-Driving Rules
November 22, 2019
Washington — Democrats on a U.S. Senate committee that oversees transportation issues pressed Trump administration officials to reverse course on their stance that the federal... READ MORE
Nikola, Anheuser-Busch Make First ‘Zero-Emission’ Delivery
November 22, 2019
Anheuser-Busch, in partnership with Nikola Motor Company and BYD Motors, completed Thursday a zero-emission beer delivery in the brewer’s hometown of St. Louis. Nikola’s hydrogen-electric... READ MORE
FCC Chairman Pai Backs Public Auction to Free Up Spectrum in C-Band for 5G
November 21, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: MEMA is concerned that the FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced plans for the Commission to vote on a proposal allowing other wireless uses on the 5.9 GHz spectrum... READ MORE
Trump Says China isn’t ‘Stepping Up,’ and Trade Talks Show Signs of Languishing
November 21, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: Regarding trade negotiations with China, MEMA calls for an agreement that will allow U.S. companies to remain competitive in a global marketplace while... READ MORE
BMW, Daimler, VW Fined Nearly $111 Million in Germany for Steel Purchasing
November 21, 2019
BERLIN -- Germany's cartel authority said it was fining BMW Group, Volkswagen Group and Daimler a total of 100 million euros ($110.7 million) for unlawful actions in relation to steel purchases... READ MORE
Aston Martin Unveils Its First-Ever SUV
November 21, 2019
Aston Martin just unveiled its first-ever SUV. This all-new vehicle, the DBX, enters an increasingly crowded field of ultra-luxurious six-figure sport utility vehicles that includes the ... READ MORE
EU Car Sales Hit Decade High
November 21, 2019
New car sales in the European Union reached a decade high for the month of October in 2019, with most of the bloc’s major markets recording strong gains. New car registrations--a reflection... READ MORE
U.S. Groups Urge Automakers to Adopt Common Names for Driver Assistance Technology
November 21, 2019
(Reuters) - A group of stakeholders in the U.S. auto industry urged automakers to adopt standarized names for Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) technology from a list they released on... READ MORE
Karma Automotive Unveils 1,100-Horsepower EV Concept Car that Goes From 0 to 60 in 1.9 Seconds
November 21, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Southern California-based startup Karma Automotive on Tuesday unveiled a sleek new all-electric concept vehicle with hinge winged doors and eye-popping performance. The SC2,... READ MORE
GM Bails on 2020 CES, & May Have Electric Hummer in the Works
November 21, 2019
CNET Road Show reports that General Motors has cancelled its planned appearance at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show. As cars become more like computers on wheels, CES has become almost as... READ MORE
Webasto Announces Modular Battery System for Commercial EV Applications
November 21, 2019
MEMA Industry News Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Heavy Duty Trucking’s website, Truckinginfo.com. Used with permission, https://truckinginfo.com/345053/webasto-... READ MORE
Two of the Same Ultra-Rare Cars in the Same Town? Almost Impossible
November 21, 2019
Nathan Swanson, 61, a staff assistant at Duke University’s Population Research Institute, and Rex Crews, 60, a lecturing fellow in Duke’s classical studies department, on their 1951 Frazer... READ MORE
California to Stop Buying GM, Fiat Chrysler Vehicles Over MPG Fight
November 20, 2019
Washington — The state of California will stop buying cars made by General Motors Co., Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and other automakers that have sided with President Donald Trump in a... READ MORE
University of the Aftermarket Foundation Launches New Website
November 20, 2019
The University of the Aftermarket Foundation (UAF) has launched a new website for both students and donors, with the goal of paving paths to success for future automotive aftermarket industry... READ MORE
Fire Danger Causes Nissan to Recall More than 450,000 Vehicles
November 20, 2019
DETROIT (AP) - Nissan is recalling over 450,000 vehicles worldwide because a brake fluid leak could cause them to catch fire. Because of the fire risk, the company is urging owners... READ MORE
Mitsubishi Picks Site Near Nissan in Tenn. for New N.A. HQ
November 20, 2019
Mitsubishi plans to lease 40,000 square feet of office space in the Cool Springs district of Franklin, Tenn., for its new North American headquarters -- just across I-65 from alliance partner... READ MORE
Self-Driving Shuttle Debuts in Montgomery Co.
November 20, 2019
A self-driving electric shuttle is now on the roads of Montgomery County — the first time Maryland’s Department of Transportation has granted permission for an autonomous vehicle to operate in the... READ MORE
2020 Projected to be ‘a Tough Year’ for Trucking
November 20, 2019
Business conditions in 2019 have been more challenging for carriers than 2018 – a year that held two of the best quarters of revenue in the history of trucking. Tax cuts in 2017 boosted... READ MORE