Automotive industry

Toyota Sales Are Going From Bad to Worse

Toyota Sales Are Going From Bad to Worse

Photo: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP (fake images) Toyota is seeing how its sales go from bad to worse As supply chain woes take hold, electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors saw its first profit, and Boeing workers at three US plants agreed to a new contract. All that and more in the morning shift for August 4, 2022. …

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Stellantis Sentenced for Cheating Diesel Emissions in Jeeps and Rams

Stellantis Sentenced for Cheating Diesel Emissions in Jeeps and Rams

Image: Stellantis Toyota and Stellantis’ commercial truck business are under fire for cheating on emissions checks like it’s 2015 again, Ferrari’s order books are breaking records, and Renault will follow his heart, with or without its so-called “Alliance” partners. All that and more in the morning shift for Tuesday, August 2, 2022. 1st Gear: officially …

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Musk’s antics turn Tesla owners, new buyers against it

Musk’s antics turn Tesla owners, new buyers against it

Dennis Levitt got his first Tesla, a blue Model S, in 2013 and he loved it. “It was so much better than any car he’s ever driven,” says the 73-year-old self-storage company executive. He bought the brand just as Elon Musk, the charismatic CEO of Tesla Inc., bought another Model S the following year and …

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