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Daniel Howes

Howes: Tesla troubles mount for Musk, bullish investors

Howes: Tesla troubles mount for Musk, bullish investorsYou can hear sirens all the way from Detroit: from outside looking in, electric-car maker Tesla is a company in turmoil
  • Daniel Howes
  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
Mobility

Tesla defections mount as Musk reworks management

Tesla defections mount as Musk reworks managementElon Musk announced a “thorough reorganization” in a memo to Tesla employees Monday.
  • Mobility
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Autos

Driverless vehicles may reshape future of warfare

Driverless vehicles may reshape future of warfareThe Army’s TARDEC research center in Warren is working on self-driving infantry vehicles and tanks to protect troops
  • Autos
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Mobility

Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck stopped at red light

Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck stopped at red lightA Tesla sedan with the semi-autonomous feature has rear-ended a fire department truck on a Utah roadway at 60 mph
  • Mobility
  • 1 week ago
Mobility

Elon Musk says LA-area test tunnel almost complete

Elon Musk says LA-area test tunnel almost completeMusk’s LA-area tunnel will test a transportation system that would scoot commuters underground on electric sleds.
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Ford

Ford advancing talks for train depot amid speculation

Ford advancing talks for train depot amid speculationNo deal is done, no announcement is planned in connection with Thursday’s annual shareholders meeting, source says
  • Ford
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Ford

Ford turns to start-up teams to develop new businesses

Ford turns to start-up teams to develop new businessesGoRide, a medical transportation service with Beaumont, is latest Ford venture into new ways of moving people and things
  • Ford
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Mobility

Lyft, Aptiv gamble on self-driving cars in Las Vegas

Lyft, Aptiv gamble on self-driving cars in Las VegasLyft is partnering with Aptiv to deploy a fleet of 30 self-driving cars to the streets of Las Vegas this summer.
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks ago
Autos

Tesla’s Musk defends comments made in conference call

Tesla’s Musk defends comments made in conference callElon Musk takes to Twitter, saying the people he shut down during conference call were ‘sell-side analysts’
  • Autos
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: A glimpse of GM’s future – Amazon junk in trunk

Howes: Amazon’s ‘junk in the trunk’ just a beginning for GMAutomakers produce the metal that integrates the technology, transportation and paying customer in one neat package.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Mobility

Musk’s behavior causes Wall Street angst

Musk’s behavior causes Wall Street angstOn a conference call the Tesla CEO cut off two analysts who sought details he didn’t want to give
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Mobility

Toyota building self-drive test track in Ottawa Lake

Toyota building self-drive test track in Ottawa LakeToyota leases 60 acres at Michigan Technical Resource Park to build closed-course testbed for robotic cars
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
GM

GM builds driverless, electric future at Orion plant

GM builds driverless, electric future at Orion plantGM has placed its all-electric and autonomous vehicles in the hands of American auto workers at Orion Assembly plant
  • GM
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Mobility

Tesla sets another record quarter for losses

Tesla sets another record quarter for lossesDespite losing $709.6M in Q1, CEO Musk says Tesla will turn a profit later in year if it can double Model 3 production
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Mobility

Tesla sued for $2B over semi-truck patents

Tesla sued for $2B over semi-truck patentsHydrogen electric-truck company Nikola Motor says Tesla stole its technology to develop electric semi-truck
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Mobility

Some driverless carmakers reluctant to reveal failings

Some driverless carmakers reluctant to reveal failingsLack of transparency could shape public perception of the nascent industry, a professor says
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Mobility

After diesel scandal, Denmark may offer EV subsidies

After diesel scandal, Denmark may offer EV subsidiesIn the wake of the Volkswagen diesel scandal, Denmark is now debating which vehicle types to promote
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Mobility

Tesla’s Musk to face grilling over Q1 financials

Tesla’s Musk to face grilling over Q1 financialsMusk will be forced to explain why bankruptcy isn’t a serious possibility
  • Mobility
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Mobility

UM-Dearborn students building own self-driving shuttle

UM-Dearborn students building own self-driving shuttleUsing a bare-bones vehicle from Polaris, students at UM-Dearborn are developing an autonomous vehicle for campus
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Mobility

China firms speed fundraising for advanced car tech
China has vowed to build a world-leading manufacturing sector with its Made in China 2025 plan

China firms speed fundraising for advanced car techChina has vowed to build a world-leading manufacturing sector with its Made in China 2025 plan
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Mobility

Target, Walmart to add hundreds of EV charging stations

Target, Walmart to add hundreds of EV charging stationsThe new stations will all be the super-fast variety that more quickly replenish a battery’s charge
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Mobility

Snyder looks to partner with U.K. for auto technology

Snyder looks to partner with U.K. for autos, mobilityGov. Rick Snyder signed a memorandum of understanding with the United Kingdom on Monday to boost automotive research
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Mobility

Self-driving bill faces unclear path in Senate

Self-driving bill faces unclear path in SenateHigh profile crashes involving self-driving cars in Arizona and California may jeopardize push to boost sales
  • Mobility
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Detroit Auto Show

China auto show highlights industry’s electric ambition

China auto show highlights industry’s electric ambitionThe biggest global auto show of the year showcases China’s ambitions to become a leader in electric cars
  • Detroit Auto Show
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Daniel Howes

Howes: Complacency amps stress in Tesla Model 3 launch

Howes: Complacency amps stress in Tesla Model 3 launchBuilding cars well, on time and with the quality expected by demanding market is not easy. It’s hard. It’s complicated.
  • Daniel Howes
  • 1 month ago
Mobility

Robotic cars give hope to blind but tech issues remain

Robotic cars give hope to blind but tech issues remainBlind people are worried the auto industry is not factoring their needs into the design of driverless technology
  • Mobility
  • 1 month ago
Mobility

Tesla moves to 24/7 Model 3 production to hit goal

Tesla moves to 24/7 Model 3 production to hit goalThe electric-car maker will try to build 6,000 of the sedans a week by the end of June, Musk wrote in an email Tuesday
  • Mobility
  • 1 month ago
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