Nissan recalls more than 300,000 SUVs in U.S. for sudden hood opening

A Nissan badge is attached to the grill of a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder on December 3, 2012 in Niles, Illinois. Nissan Motor Co is recalling more than 300,000 SUVs in the United States over an issue in which the hood suddenly opens, obstructing the driver’s view and increasing the risk of a crash. Scott Olson … Read more

Electric vehicle prices rise at Tesla, Rivian, GM and other carmakers

Tesla’s Model 3 at the Tesla store in Washington, DC Salwan Georges | The Washington Post | Getty Images Automakers from Tesla to Rivian to Cadillac are hiking prices on their electric vehicles amid changing market conditions and rising commodity costs, specifically for key materials needed for EV batteries. Battery prices have been declining for … Read more

Biden administration holds EV industry meeting with Musk, Barra

Founder and CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk speaks during a media tour of the Tesla Gigafactory, which will produce batteries for the electric carmaker, in Sparks, Nevada. James Glover II | Reuters The Biden administration said senior officials held a meeting Wednesday with major automotive leaders including Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk and General … Read more

Toyota, major chip supplier to cut production due to Japan earthquake

A car dealership’s window is broken following a strong earthquake in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on March 17, 2022. Kyodo | via Reuters DETROIT – A major earthquake this week in Japan is causing additional problems for the already constrained global automotive supply chain, which continues to manage through … Read more

The end of 3G networks is a problem for millions of car owners

The planned shutdown of outdated 3G networks will affect the connected systems of dozens of vehicle models that hit the market anytime from 2010 to as recently as 2021, in some cases. Dusan Petkovic | iStock | Getty Images Millions of vehicles in the US, including Teslas, Audis, Hondas and Nissans, will lose some emergency … Read more

EVs dominated Super Bowl ads, but only 9% of passenger car sales

Visitors wearing face masks check a China-made Tesla Model Y sport utility vehicle (SUV) at the electric vehicle maker’s showroom in Beijing, China January 5, 2021. Tingshu Wang | Reuters Six of the seven car brands who ran an ad during the Super Bowl featured electric vehicles, according to analysis published Monday by the online … Read more

Why Nissan is moving from the internal combustion engine in Europe

The chief operating officer of Nissan has spoken to CNBC about why his company has decided to move away from the development of new internal combustion engines in Europe once a tougher set of emissions standards, known as Euro 7, come into force. During an interview with “Squawk Box Europe” on Tuesday morning, Ashwani Gupta … Read more