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  • The charging port on a red Kia EV6 GT.
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    Courtesy of Kia America, Inc.
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    Ionna EV charging venture picks global HQ, executive team

    Seven major automakers, including Honda and BMW, established the joint initiative in 2023 with plans to install 30,000 chargers in North America by 2030.

  • A vessel docked at a water port in Georgia.
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    Retrieved from Georgia Ports Authority on June 18, 2024
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    Hyundai EV campus fuels Georgia ports volume growth

    The automaker’s more than $5 billion manufacturing campus is already driving growth in the state, despite production slated to start in Q4.

  • The exterior of the Ultium Cells battery factory in Ohio.
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    Courtesy of Ultium Cells LLC
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    Ultium Cells workers ratify UAW contract

    The General Motors supplier will pay workers $35 an hour by October 2027 under the ratified deal.

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  • A row of Ford F-150 Lighting pickups parked inside the automaker's Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Michigan.
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    Courtesy of Ford Motor Co.
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    Ford ends Model e EV program for dealers

    The automaker faced pushback over the program’s significant upfront investment costs.

  • The black colored interior of a 2002 Ram 1500 pickup showing the dashboard view from the rear seat.
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    Courtesy of Stellantis
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    Stellantis recalls over 1M vehicles to fix rearview camera fault

    The problem, which potentially impacts over 1 million vehicles, was determined using vehicle manufacturing records.

  • Four 2023 Fisker Ocean models parked.
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    Courtesy of Fisker Inc.
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    Fisker files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    The EV startup says it’s in advanced discussions with financial stakeholders regarding the sale of its assets.

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  • A autonomous Waymo Jaguar I-PACE SUV yields to a pedestrian at a crosswalk.
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    Courtesy of Waymo
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    Waymo recalls 672 vehicles for software error

    The robotaxi company said its automated driving system could fail to avoid poles.

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    Scott Olson / Staff via Getty Images
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    Worker location factors into pay decisions at roughly half of employers, Payscale report shows

    Among the strategies, nearly a quarter of survey respondents told Payscale they use geographic differentials or pay zones to manage pay by location.

  • The STLA SmartCockpit infotainment screen of a Stellantis vehicle.
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    Courtesy of Stellantis
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    Stellantis shares software vision and new products for retail customers

    The next-generation vehicle features are being developed in-house with strategic partners and will be customized for each of the automaker’s brands.

  • A worker assembles Volkswagen's ID.3 electric car at a factory in Germany.
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    Jens Schlueter via Getty Images
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    Trump could roll back Inflation Reduction Act tax credits if reelected

    Volkswagen and Samsung SDI leaders expressed concerns at a conference last week about the stability of the IRA should the administration change.

  • Elon Musk speaks at a conference
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    Apu Gomes via Getty Images
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    Tesla shareholders back Elon Musk $56B pay package

    “Hot damn, I love you guys,” the CEO said on stage during the company’s annual meeting in Austin, Texas.

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  • In an aerial view, the Juno Horizon, a Japanese bulk vessel, sails though the cleared Fort McHenry Channel in the Patapsco River on June 11 in Baltimore, Maryland. The federal shipping channel has fully reopened more than two months after the cargo ship Dali hit the Francis Scott Key Bridge, causing it to collapse and cutting off vessel access to the port.
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    Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images via Getty Images
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    Deep Dive

    The Port of Baltimore is reopened from the bridge collapse. How much cargo will return?

    With wreckage from the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse removed, leaders are bullish on the port’s ability to retain customers.

  • Light through the Pride flag turns the street many colors.
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    Justin Sullivan via Getty Images
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    LGBTQ+ workers face a substantial pay gap, Glassdoor says

    Unadjusted, the gap is similar to the pay gap between men and women, though LGBTQ+ workers are disproportionately represented in some industries. 

  • The lineup of Tesla vehicles parked at a Supercharger with tress in the background in a media photo.
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    Courtesy of Tesla Inc.
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    EV adoption falls to its lowest point since 2021: JD Power

    Meanwhile, electric vehicles are more available than they’ve ever been.

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    Former Honda SVP named CEO of Piston Group

    Mamadou Diallo will help manage the company’s overall performance, including financial management, planning and reporting.

  • Toyota Alabama manufacturing facility employees
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    Courtesy of Toyota
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    Toyota adds production lines with $282M Alabama expansion

    The Huntsville manufacturing facility will add 350 jobs as a part of the investment.

  • CPKC car rail yard vancouver
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    Provided by CPKC

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    CPKC’s next distribution center to aid automotive growth

    The railroad expects the 30-acre facility will help it move finished vehicles more efficiently.

  • The new Chevrolet Blazer EV, Chevrolet Equinox EV and Chevrolet Silverado EV RST placed together for a media photo.
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    Courtesy of General Motors
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    GM board approves $6B stock buyback

    It’s the automaker’s second major buyback following a $10 billion accelerated share repurchase announced in November.

  • Ultium Cells manufacturing facility in Warren, Ohio.
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    Courtesy of Ultium Cells.

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    UAW reaches tentative agreement with Ultium Cells’ Ohio facility

    The deal includes increased wages for Lordstown workers, which most will see immediately upon ratification.

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  • Canada border crossing highway sign
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    RiverNorthPhotography via Getty Images
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    Border agents reach tentative deal with Canadian government

    The union had threatened to strike on Friday if negotiations continued to stall.

  • The interior of a 2023 Kia Telluride SUV as viewed from the passenger side showing the seat layout.
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    Courtesy of Kia America, Inc.
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    Kia recalls up to 463K Telluride SUVs for seat motor fire risk

    The automaker’s safety engineers discovered a micro switch misalignment was causing continuous motor operation on some vehicles.

  • A red 2024 Jeep Wagoneer SUV driving on a highway with a body of water in the background.
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    Courtesy of Stellantis
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    Some large SUVs fall short on safety: IIHS

    The 2023-2024 Jeep Wagoneer was the only model to earn a Top Safety Pick award, outperforming GM and Ford SUVs.

  • GlobalFoundries employees stand in a clean room inside a fabrication plant.
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    Courtesy of GlobalFoundries
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    Chip manufacturers feel the crunch as automakers reassess EV plans

    Amkor and GlobalFoundries were among the semiconductor companies that saw a dip in automotive chip orders in Q1.

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  • A picture of a Nvidia H100 tensor core graphic processing unit.
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    Courtesy of Nvidia
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    Musk redirected Tesla’s Nvidia chip shipment to X, xAI

    Tesla may face months of delays for a $500 million order of data center GPUs used to train its autonomous driving systems.

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  • A Zoox robotaxi drives on a public road
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    Courtesy of Zoox
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    Amazon’s Zoox expands robotaxi testing to Austin, Miami

    The company will use retrofitted Toyota Highlanders with safety drivers instead of its autonomous robotaxi to gather "valuable insights and feedback."