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GM, LG Chem to build $2.3 billion electric vehicle battery plant in Ohio

06 Dec 2019

WARREN, Mich. General Motors Co and South Korea's LG Chem said on Thursday they will invest $2.3 billion to build an electric vehicle battery cell joint venture plant in Ohio, creating one of the world's largest battery facilities. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-GM, LG Chem set $2.3 bln electric vehicle battery venture in Ohio

05 Dec 2019

WARREN, Michigan, Dec 5 General Motors Co .and South Korea's LG Chem said on Thursday they will invest $2.3 billion to set up an electric vehicle battery cell joint venture plant in Ohio, creating one of the world's largest battery facilities.

Lincoln electric SUV to use Ford-backed startup's 'skateboard' chassis - sources

26 Nov 2019

DETROIT A battery-powered Lincoln SUV, due in mid-2022, will be the first Ford Motor Co vehicle built on a custom electrified chassis that resembles a skateboard, which was developed by Ford-backed startup Rivian, according to several people familiar with the program.

Eight electric pickup truck manufacturers to load up U.S. market by 2021

25 Nov 2019

DETROIT Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his spacy Cybertruck have ignited a frenzy over electric pickups, and at least seven other U.S. automakers expect to build new battery-powered trucks by 2021.

PSA could help Fiat Chrysler modernize its vehicle platforms

30 Oct 2019

A proposed merger between France's Groupe PSA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would give FCA access to Peugeot’s more modern and flexible vehicle architectures, potentially enabling the combined companies to achieve lower costs through higher production volumes, a global auto analyst said on Wednesday.

PSA could help Fiat Chrysler modernize its vehicle platforms

30 Oct 2019

A proposed merger between France's Groupe PSA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would give FCA access to Peugeot’s more modern and flexible vehicle architectures, potentially enabling the combined companies to achieve lower costs through higher production volumes, a global auto analyst said on Wednesday.

PSA could help Fiat Chrysler modernize its vehicle platforms

30 Oct 2019

Oct 30 A proposed merger between France's Groupe PSA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would give FCA access to Peugeot’s more modern and flexible vehicle architectures, potentially enabling the combined companies to achieve lower costs through higher production volumes, a global auto analyst said on Wednesday.

Ford cuts full-year profit outlook as third-quarter profit dips

23 Oct 2019

DEARBORN, Mich. Ford Motor Co on Wednesday cut its forecast for operating profit for the year after a disappointing third quarter that Chief Executive Jim Hackett blamed on higher warranty costs, bigger discounts and weaker than expected performance in China.

Exclusive: Electric Hummer could be part of GM's move into EV trucks, SUVs - sources

19 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON/DETROIT General Motors Co plans to build a new family of premium electric pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant beginning in late 2021, possibly reviving the imposing Hummer brand on some of them, several people familiar with the plans said.

UAW will keep GM strike going while members vote on new contract

17 Oct 2019

DETROIT/WASHINGTON The United Auto Workers union said on Thursday workers at General Motors Co will stay off the job while they vote on a proposed contract that delivers higher pay for full-time workers and better terms for temporary workers, but allows the automaker to close three U.S. plants.

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