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U.S. probes nearly 1.9 million Toyota RAV4s for fire risks

<!--><!--> <!--><!--> WASHINGTON -- U.S. auto safety regulators said Monday they were opening a probe into nearly 1.9 million Toyota RAV4 vehicles for fire risks. The National...

Volvo to be electric-only brand by 2030

<!--><!--> <!--><!--> Volvo's first full-electric vehicle, the XC40 Recharge (shown), will be joined by a new compact-sized EV this year. Volvo Cars has made official on Tuesday...

Major hydrogen fuel cell factory coming to suburban Chicago

<!--><!--> <!--><!--> A New York-based company that develops hydrogen-powered commercial trucks is going to begin producing fuel cells near Chicago later this year. Hyzon Motors said it...

Auto industry groups back legislation to incentivize clean-energy manufacturing

<!--><!--> <!--><!--> BLOOMBERG Groups representing the auto industry are supporting legislation unveiled Monday by two Democratic senators that would incentivize manufacturers to retool, expand or build facilities...

Five Star Automotive buys 5 Ind. stores, expands into Midwest

<!--><!--> <!--><!--> COMPANY WEBSITE Five Star Ford Stone Mountain near Atlanta. An Atlanta-based dealership group has expanded northward with its first purchase in the Midwest, last month acquiring...

Need for mines to power EVs could create political quandary for Biden

<!--><!--> <!--><!--> BLOOMBERG Lithium concentrate at a Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile mine on the Atacama salt flat in the Atacama Desert, Chile. Last September, in the...

Ghosn’s accused rescuers sent to Japan

<!--><!--> <!--><!--> BLOOMBERG Ex-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn speaks last year with journalists in Lebanon, where he fled to in late 2019. Two Americans accused of smuggling former Nissan...

CDK completes sale of international unit

<!--><!--> <!--><!--> CDK Global Inc. has completed the sale of its international business to private equity firm Francisco Partners.The deal, valued at $1.45 billion, closed Monday,...

COVID-19 vaccines reaching auto plants, but challenges remain

<!--><!--> <!--><!--> Belvidere Assembly Manager Mark Kreusel receives his vaccine shot at the Illinois plant’s nearby clinic for employees. There appears to be light at the end...

The latest numbers on auto production affected by the microchip shortage

The Americas accounted for the bulk of vehicle output affected by the microchip shortage in the latest update from AutoForecast Solutions. The production of...