Stories tagged: "auto manufacturer"


A front view of the 2024 Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray 3LZ convertible in Silver Flare with Electric Blue stripe package driving on a road between trees. (Courtesy/General Motors)
Fastest Corvette Ever is All-Wheel-Drive Gas-Electric Hybrid

The fastest Corvette ever made comes out later this year, and it’s not powered solely by a howling V8.

General Motors, Pilot Travel Centers and EVgo also have plans to build 2,000 charging stalls at “up to” 500 Pilot Flying J sites across the nation. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
GM Joint Venture Gets $2.5B Loan to Build Battery Plants in Michigan

The US Department of Energy today announced the closing of a $2.5 billion loan to help finance the construction of three new lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing facilities—including a factory in Lansing that'll employ an estimated 1,700 people and lead to more than 2,000 new construction jobs.

A Buick Wildcat EV concept is shown during the media previews for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
A Less-Glitzy Detroit Auto Show Returns After 3-Year Absence—With President Joe Biden

Michigan automakers have figured out that new models can make a bigger splash when they're unveiled to a digital audience on a day where they don't have to share the spotlight with their rivals. Not to mention that making a debut at an auto show can be hugely expensive.

The Dodge Charger Daytona SRT concept is unveiled, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, in Pontiac. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Automakers to Phase Out Gas-Powered Muscle Cars on Road to Electric Future

Thundering gas-powered muscle cars, for decades a fixture of both American and Michigan culture, will be closing in on their final Saturday-night cruises in the coming years as automakers begin replacing them with super-fast cars that run on batteries.

The CHIPS Act will give $52 billion in subsidies in hopes of incentivizing manufacturers to move or expand their production in the U.S. (Getty Images)
Explainer: What is the Chips Act? What Will it do for Michigan?

Michigan’s automotive industry may get a big boost after the US House voted on Thursday to pass the Chips and Science Act.

Chip Shortage Keeps Driving Up Auto Prices and Cutting Sales

DETROIT (AP) — US new vehicle sales tumbled more than 21% in the second quarter compared with a year ago as the global semiconductor shortage continued to cause production problems for the industry.Yet demand still outstripped supply from April through June, even with $5 per gallon gasoline, high inflation and rising interest rates. The low...

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Michigan’s Manufacturing Hot Streak Continues With 1,200 New Jobs at Battery Facility

“Michigan was a natural choice to our commitment of building an impactful global business because of its rich pool of talent, being close to the geographic epicenter of the automotive industry and its strong support."