Automotive Dive - Latest News news for industry leaders. Covering electric vehicles, autonomous vehicles, manufacturing, tech, supply chain, regulations & safety, labor, and more.en-usWed, 22 Nov 2023 11:45:53 -0500Ford eases dealer requirements to sell EVs after pushback<p>Dealers complained about the financial commitment of the automaker&rsquo;s Model e EV program, which could be as high as $1.2 million.</p>Eric WalzWed, 22 Nov 2023 11:45:53 -0500 to source recycled EV battery materials from Redwood Materials<p>The automaker will use recycled materials to produce batteries at its forthcoming North Carolina EV battery manufacturing plant.</p>Eric WalzWed, 22 Nov 2023 10:02:56 -0500 resumes Michigan EV battery plant construction — but scaled down<p>The slow adoption of EVs made the automaker reevaluate its investments, a Ford spokesperson said.</p>Sara SamoraTue, 21 Nov 2023 15:47:00 -0500 tightens control over EV delivery startup BrightDrop<p>The move brings all of GM&rsquo;s commercial digital solutions, including BrightDrop Core, into its commercial product and business services unit GM Envolve.</p>Eric WalzTue, 21 Nov 2023 09:03:00 -0500 raising wages 10% for 9,000 US production workers<p>Honda, Hyundai, Subaru and Toyota have also promised to increase pay for nonunion workers since the United Auto Workers struck deals with the Big Three.</p>Eric WalzTue, 21 Nov 2023 08:48:00 -0500’s financial arm to pay $60M for illegal lending, credit reporting misconduct<p>The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said&nbsp;Toyota Motor Credit Corporation withheld refunds, refunded incorrect amounts and provided false data to consumer reporting companies.</p>Michael BradyMon, 20 Nov 2023 13:55:00 -0500 Energy Solution to lay off 170 in Michigan<p>The company said slower-than-expected EV demand contributed to the cuts.</p>Kate MagillMon, 20 Nov 2023 12:49:00 -0500 CEO resigns amid safety probes into company’s robotaxis<p>The company&rsquo;s robotaxi fleet remains grounded in California after one of the vehicles struck a pedestrian in downtown San Francisco in early October.</p>Eric WalzMon, 20 Nov 2023 10:37:00 -0500 to raise wages after similar moves by nonunionized automakers<p>The decision impacts Subaru&rsquo;s sole U.S. assembly plant in Lafayette, Indiana, which employs over 5,600 workers and currently builds the Ascent, Crosstrek, Legacy and Outback models.</p>Eric WalzMon, 20 Nov 2023 09:05:00 -0500, AWS design training, certification program for critical cloud skills<p>The third-largest carmaker will migrate on-premise applications and leverage jointly designed tech training programs.&nbsp;</p>Lindsey WilkinsonFri, 17 Nov 2023 12:05:00 -0500