Tag: Production

Tesla Memo Suggest Production Boost Incoming

<img data-attachment-id="1680852" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_489388897.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla" data-image-description=" Nadezda Murmakova/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_489388897-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_489388897-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1680852″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_489388897-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_489388897-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_489388897-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_489388897-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_489388897-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_489388897-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_489388897.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> After posting a stinker of a first quarter, Tesla entered into a training montage and managed record-setting production […]

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Toyota Building New SUV in Alabama, Not the Corolla

<img data-attachment-id="1671646" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s.jpg" data-orig-size="1920,1280" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="toyota rav4" data-image-description=" toyota ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1671646″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/20190410_01_57_s-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Toyota Motor Corp announced on Wednesday it would be building a new sport utility vehicle at its $1.6 billion joint […]

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Global Economic Growth Is Already Slowing. The U.S. Trade War Is Making It Worse.

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s trade war is chilling business investment, confidence and trade flows across the world, a development that foreign leaders and business executives say is worsening a global economic slowdown that was already underway. Recent softening in Europe, Australia and other parts of the world coincides with Mr. Trump’s intensified trade fight with […]

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GM’s First Self-driving Car May Keep Manual Controls

<img data-attachment-id="1646506" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563.png" data-orig-size="808,468" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Cruise AV General Motors" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-450×261.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1646506″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png” alt width=”610″ height=”353″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-610×353.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-75×43.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-450×261.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-768×445.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563-120×70.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Cruise-AV-General-Motors-e1543532480563.png 808w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> This time last year, we were under the impression that General Motors’ first attempt at an […]

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Forget Nevada? Tesla Looks to Fremont for Model Y Production

After claiming, via official channels, that its Nevada Gigafactory would likely become the site of Model Y production, Tesla seems to have changed its mind on where to build its upcoming crossover. During a weekend podcast, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said production of the vehicle will likely take place where all other Teslas are built. […]

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Trump’s Metals Tariffs Did Not Revive American Manufacturing

HOLMESTRAND, Norway — President Trump’s tariffs on imported steel and aluminum were supposed to revitalize American producers and handicap foreign competitors. What happened shows the perils of using trade policy to revive struggling industries. The tariffs, which took full effect a year ago, have spurred a handful of domestic investments and the reopening of a […]

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Inbound From Mexico: Volkswagen’s Tarek/Tharu Crossover Will Eventually Make It Here

Since supplies of Volkswagen’s held-over Tiguan Limited dried up last year, the brand hasn’t has a truly entry-level crossover with which to tempt cash-strapped Americans in need of both German heritage and cargo capacity. A new small CUV initially planned for just North American buyers quickly became a global effort, as VW couldn’t gamble its […]

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New Detroit Jeep Plant a Done Deal; Incentives to Flow

Detroit City Council wrapped up a lengthy day of voting and approvals Tuesday, paving the way for a $2.5 billion Fiat Chrysler investment in two east-side assembly plants. Part of the deal involves a complex series of land swaps benefitting both FCA and the land-rich Moroun family, plus a raft of tax incentives bound for […]

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