Day: September 8, 2019

Germany ready to back another electric car battery consortium in Europe

Filed under: Green,Europe,Germany,Electric European states are discussing the creation of a second European battery cell production consortium, the German economy ministry said on Friday, as carmakers prepare to launch a raft of new electric cars at the Frankfurt Auto Show next week. Europe’s auto industry is promoting zero-emissions cars as a way to comply with clean air rules, a strategy s... »

Uber’s next business idea: Lending money to drivers

Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Green,Transportation Alternatives,Technology Continue reading Uber’s next business idea: Lending money to drivers Uber’s next business idea: Lending money to drivers originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 7 Sep 2019 11:31:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments »

What happens when you train like an F1 driver for a month?

Filed under: Motorsports,Racing Continue reading What happens when you train like an F1 driver for a month? What happens when you train like an F1 driver for a month? originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 7 Sep 2019 12:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments »

GM CEO Mary Barra may go with Trump to Ohio

Filed under: Government/Legal,Plants/Manufacturing,GM General Motors Co chief executive Mary Barra may go to Ohio with President Donald Trump to attend a meeting in the state where the largest U.S. automaker has ended production at a car assembly plant, an aide to Trump said Friday. Barra, who met with Trump on Thursday, has come under harsh criticism from the president for announcing plans to clo... »

Trump challenges California’s power to regulate vehicle emissions

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Emissions,Fuel Efficiency The Trump administration on Friday launched an all-out assault on California over automotive mileage rules, telling state officials that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy. The assault began with the Justice Department opening an antitrust investigation into a deal between Cal... »