Subaru Outback
Subaru Shutting Japanese Plants in July Due to Semiconductor Shortage

The semiconductor shortage continues to take a toll, with Subaru announcing it is temporarily shutting down plants in Japan in July.

Volvo Cars manufacturing plant in Daqing, China
Volvo First Automaker to Pursue Fossil-Free Steel

Volvo is working with Swedish steel maker SSAB in an effort to move to fossil-free steel for automotive production.

Volkswagen Passat - Image by Goran Horvat
Data Breach Impacts 3.3 Million VW Customers in North America

Volkswagen has disclosed a data breach with one of its vendors, impacting some 3.3 million North American customers and prospective buyers.

GM OnStar Guardian
GM OnStar Guardian Available for Non-GM Vehicles

General Motors has made its OnStar Guardian software available for non-GM vehicles.

Nissan Navara - Image by Tordinator
Nissan, Suzuki and Mitsubishi the Latest Automakers Impacted by Semiconductor Shortage

Nissan, Suzuki and Mitsubishi the Latest Automakers Impacted by Semiconductor Shortage

Tesla Roadster
California DMV Reviewing Tesla Over Self-Driving Claims

Tesla is currently “under review” by California’s DMV to determine if the company’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) technology claims were misleading.

Tesla Model Y
Tesla Raises Prices on Model 3 and Model Y

Tesla has raised prices on some of its electric vehicles, thanks to a global semiconductor shortage.

GM CEO Mary Barra
GM CEO Wants Personal Autonomous Vehicles by 2030

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is has expressed her desire to have personal autonomous vehicles by 2030.

Mustang Mach-E
20% of California EV Owners Revert to Gas Vehicles

Electric vehicle (EV) adoption has a problem keeping people long-term, as 20% of California EV owners switch back as a result of inconvenience.

Ford F-150
Ford, BMW and Honda’s Production Impacted by Semiconductor Crisis

Ford, BMW and Honda are all experiencing major production issues as a result of the global semiconductor shortage.