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2020 PRESS RELEASES

* September 20, 2020 –  CNBC

What to expect from Tesla on ‘battery day’

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/20/what-to-expect-from-tesla-on-battery-day-.html

* September 15, 2020 –  The News Wheel

New Electric Crossover on the Horizon for Lincoln

https://thenewswheel.com/lincoln-electric-crossover-future-product-plans/

* September 13, 2020 –  Automotive News

Unifor wants to negotiate 3-year contract

https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/unifor-wants-negotiate-3-year-contract

* September 11, 2020 –  Automotive News Canada

Assembly-plant outlook is grim despite supplier optimism

https://canada.autonews.com/opinion/assembly-plant-outlook-grim-despite-supplier-optimism

* September 8, 2020 –  Automotive News

Ford picked as Canadian bargaining target by Unifor

https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/ford-picked-canadian-bargaining-target-unifor

 

* September 8, 2020 –  The News Wheel

Unifor Taps Ford to Lead Labor Talks

https://thenewswheel.com/unifor-ford-target-labor-talks-canada/

* September 8, 2020 –  Bloomberg

Ford Named Strike Target in Canadian Labor-Contract Negotiations

https://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/ford-named-strike-target-in-canadian-labor-contract-negotations

* September 3, 2020 –  Detroit Free Press

Jeep Grand Wagoneer concept shows FCA is ready to play with big SUVs

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/chrysler/2020/09/03/fiat-chrysler-jeep-grand-wagoneer-concept-full-size-suv/5668417002/

* September 3, 2020 –  Detroit News

GM, Honda form alliance in North America for product development 

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/general-motors/2020/09/03/general-motors-honda-alliance-north-america-product-development/5701042002/

* September 1, 2020 –  Detroit Free Press

Report: Ford to cut 1,000 U.S. jobs in 2020

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ford/2020/09/01/report-ford-cut-1000-jobs-north-america-restructuring-plan/3453113001/

* August 30, 2020 –  Automotive News

Pandemic delays U.S. debut of Porsche's electric wagon

https://www.autonews.com/mobility-report/pandemic-delays-us-debut-porsches-electric-wagon

* August 26, 2020 –  Automotive News

Porsche freshens Panamera with engine options, hybrid

https://europe.autonews.com/automakers/porsche-freshens-panamera-engine-options-plug-hybrid

* August 24, 2020 –  Automotive News

Ram battles Ford Raptor with 702-hp TRX pickup 

https://www.autonews.com/sales/ram-battles-ford-raptor-702-hp-trx-pickup

* August 24, 2020 –  The Truth About Cars

Report: Sun to Set on Mini Cooper Drop-top

https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/08/report-sun-to-set-on-mini-cooper-drop-top/

* August 23, 2020 –  Automotive News

Mini to drop convertible

https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/mini-drop-convertible

* August 20, 2020 –  Autoblog

Lincoln Nautilus, Ford Edge latest prediction: Production ends in July 2024

https://www.autoblog.com/2020/08/20/ford-edge-lincoln-nautilus-rumor-production-ends-2024/

 

* August 20, 2020 –  The News Wheel

Report: Lincoln Nautilus Production Ending July 2024

https://thenewswheel.com/rumor-lincoln-nautilus-production-ending-july-2024/

* August 19, 2020 –  Ford Authority

Lincoln Nautilus Production To End In July Of 2024

https://fordauthority.com/2020/08/lincoln-nautilus-production-to-end-in-july-of-2024/

 

* August 16, 2020 –  Automotive News

Unifor chief: Pandemic no ‘excuse’ in Canada talks

https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/unifor-chief-pandemic-no-excuse-canada-talks

* August 13, 2020 –  InsideEVs.com

Morgan Stanley Realizes The End Of The ‘ICE Age’ Is Really Coming

https://insideevs.com/news/438906/morgan-stanley-internal-combustion-engine-era-ending/

* August 12, 2020 –  Automotive News

Unifor has ‘hands full’ as Detroit 3 talks begin

https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/unifor-has-hands-full-detroit-3-talks-begin

* August 12, 2020 –  CBC News

Unifor president says Big 3 automaker negotiations ‘about working class people’ amid COVID-19 concerns

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/unifor-union-big-three-automakers-negotiations-1.5683078

* August 8, 2020 –  Automotive News

The king of off-road goes electric, reaches upscale, thinks bigger

https://www.autonews.com/sales/king-road-goes-electric-reaches-upscale-thinks-bigger

* August 4, 2020 –  Automotive News

Unifor has ‘huge problems’ as Detroit 3 contract talks loom

https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/unifor-has-huge-problems-detroit-3-contract-talks-loom

* July 30, 2020 –  Detroit Free Press

Ford’s surprise: $1.9 billion earnings loss is good news

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ford/2020/07/30/ford-earnings-second-quarter-2020-argo-volkswagen-profit-loss-billion-bronco-150/5543344002/

 

* July 30, 2020 –  Ford Authority

Will The Canadian Government Step In To Save The Ford Oakville Plant?

https://fordauthority.com/2020/07/will-the-canadian-government-step-in-to-save-the-ford-oakville-plant/

* July 29, 2020 –  Carscoops

GM Might Have To Build Some Of Its Upcoming EVs In Mexico

https://www.carscoops.com/2020/07/gm-could-reportedly-build-some-of-its-upcoming-evs-in-mexico/

* July 28, 2020 –  GM Authority

GM May Produce EVs at Ramos Arizpe Plant In Mexico By 2023

https://gmauthority.com/blog/2020/07/gm-may-produce-evs-at-ramos-arizpe-plant-in-mexico-by-2023/

 

* July 27, 2020 –  Automotive News Canada

Is the threat to Ford's Oakville, Ont., assembly plant real?

https://canada.autonews.com/automakers/threat-fords-oakville-ont-assembly-plant-real

* July 27, 2020 –  Carscoops

Mercedes-Benz Axing A Host Of Models In the U.S.

https://www.carscoops.com/2020/07/mercedes-benz-axing-a-host-of-models-in-the-u-s/

* July 27, 2020 –  Automotive News

GM ramps up for EVs despite recession

https://www.autonews.com/mobility-report/gm-ramps-evs-despite-recession

* July 27, 2020 –  The News Wheel

Lincoln Nautilus Production Could End After 2023: Report

https://thenewswheel.com/rumor-lincoln-nautilus-production-to-end-2023/

* July 26, 2020 –  Automotive News

Cars on the chopping block at Mercedes 

https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/cars-chopping-block-mercedes

* July 18, 2020 –  Automotive News

Mercedes A-Class is booted back to Germany

https://www.autonews.com/sales/mercedes-class-booted-back-germany

* July 13, 2020 –  Car and Driver

Why the 2021 Ford Bronco is Kind of a Big Deal

https://www.caranddriver.com/features/a33286981/ford-bronco-kind-of-a-big-deal/

* July 13, 2020 –  Detroit News

Jeep shares concept V-8 Wrangler ahead of Bronco reveal

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/chrysler/2020/07/13/jeep-shares-concept-v-8-wrangler-ahead-bronco-reveal/5427984002/

* July 12, 2020 –  Automotive News

Minivan competition intensifies as segment keeps shrinking

https://www.autonews.com/sales/minivan-competition-intensifies-segment-keeps-shrinking

* July 10, 2020 –  Detroit Free Press

New Ram TRX pickup will take on Ford Raptor – and it’s coming soon 

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/chrysler/2020/07/10/ram-trx-fca-ford-raptor-release/5399683002/

* July 6, 2020 –  The Drive

Ford Has Big Plans for the Bronco Brand, and It Might Include a Pickup

https://www.thedrive.com/news/34595/ford-has-big-plans-for-the-bronco-brand-and-it-might-include-a-pickup

* July 1, 2020 – Roadshow by C/Net

Bestselling cars, trucks and SUVs for every automaker

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/2019-best-selling-cars/

* June 30, 2020 – Reuters

Slumping fleet sales weigh on U.S. auto market

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-autos-fleet-sales-analysis/slumping-fleet-sales-weigh-on-u-s-auto-market-idUSKBN2411NH

* June 30, 2020 – The Press Stories

Rental motor vehicle, business enterprise journey slump hit vehicle income tough

https://presstories.com/2020/06/30/rental-motor-vehicle-business-enterprise-journey-slump-hit-vehicle-income-tough/

* June 26, 2020 – Detroit Free Press

Autoworkers refuse to fight over scraps during wage talks in Canada, union leader warns

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/2020/06/26/wage-contracts-unifor-ford-gm-fiat-chrysler-covid-19-canada/3251240001/

* June 25, 2020 – World Socialist Web Site

Canada: Media report says Ford may target Oakville assembly plant for closure

https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/06/25/ford-j25.html

* June 21, 2020 – Autoblog

Ford to cut the Edge and Lincoln Nautilus by 2023? A look at some theories

https://www.autoblog.com/2020/06/21/ford-edge-lincoln-nautilus-rumors/

* June 20, 2020 – Automotive News 

New Rogue barrels forth, sans hybrid

https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/new-rogue-barrels-forth-sans-hybrid

* June 19, 2020 – Just-Auto

Welcome back, dieselgate – the week

https://www.just-auto.com/comment/welcome-back-dieselgate-the-week_id196190.aspx

* June 19, 2020 – Driving.ca

Motor Mouth: The future of the Ford Edge

https://driving.ca/ford/edge/features/feature-story/motor-mouth-the-future-of-the-ford-edge

* June 17, 2020 – Gizmodo

Report: Ford Might Drop the Edge

https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2020/06/report-ford-might-drop-the-edge/

* June 17, 2020 – Automotive News Canada

Second shutdown not an option if second wave of COVID-19 arrives

https://canada.autonews.com/coronavirus/second-shutdown-not-option-if-second-wave-covid-19-arrives

* June 17, 2020 – Collision Repair Mag 

Fiorani’s Prophecies: Rumours suggest Ford may scrap Edge SUV, concerns raised on Oakville plant’s fate

https://www.collisionrepairmag.com/fioranis-prophecies-rumours-suggest-ford-may-scrap-edge-suv-concerns-raised-on-oakville-plants-fate/

* June 17, 2020 – CarsDirect

Ford Edge Crossover Could Be Discontinued

https://www.carsdirect.com/automotive-news/ford-edge-crossover-could-be-discontinued?src=20&lnk=je6NUbpObpQ-rocT8X2Bcx1qBHdgXCjFvw

* June 16, 2020 – Detroit Free Press

Future uncertain for new Ford Edge as company heads into labor talks in Canada

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/ford/2020/06/16/ford-edge-future-unifor-oakville-canada/3191943001/

* June 16, 2020 – Road & Track

Ford May Cancel the Next-Generation Edge

https://www.roadandtrack.com/new-cars/future-cars/a32879226/ford-edge-possibly-cancelled/

* June 16, 2020 – Bloomberg

Ford May Scrap Edge SUV, Putting Canada Plant at Risk

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-15/ford-may-scrap-edge-suv-put-last-canadian-vehicle-plant-at-risk

* June 16, 2020 – CBC News

Union concerned about Oakville Ford plant’s future after report suggests automaker may scrap Edge SUV

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/ford-oakville-edge-unifor-1.5612757

* June 16, 2020 – Reuters

SUVs more deadly to pedestrians than cars: U.S. insurance study

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-safety-insurance/suvs-more-deadly-to-pedestrians-than-cars-u-s-insurance-study-idUSKBN23N297?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews

* June 16, 2020 – Oakville Beaver

WATCH VIDEO: Industry forecaster says Oakville Ford Assembly Plant at risk of closing

https://www.insidehalton.com/news-story/10034399-watch-video-industry-forecaster-says-oakville-ford-assembly-plant-at-risk-of-closing/

* June 16, 2020 – Detroit News

Future of Ford Edge, and Canadian plant where it’s built, in question 

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/ford/2020/06/16/future-ford-edge-and-canadian-plant-where-its-built-question/3202636001/

* June 16, 2020 – auto123

It’s Starting to Rain SUVs at Ford, But It Appears Ford is Ready to Flush the Edge

https://www.auto123.com/en/news/ford-edge-generation-cancelled-oakville-plant/67132/

* June 16, 2020 – Automotive News Canada

Canada Made FCA Minivan Carries Day AV Research Partnership 

https://canada.autonews.com/mobility/canada-made-fca-minivan-carries-day-av-research-partnership

* June 11, 2020 – Investopedia

Electric Truck Wars Heat Up

https://www.investopedia.com/electric-truck-wars-heat-up-4869821

* June 11, 2020 – AutoBeat Online

Back to “Normal”? Not So Fast

https://www.autobeatonline.com/news/back-to-normal-not-so-fast

* June 9, 2020 – Argus Media

AK Steel to restart Dearborn mill in July

https://www.argusmedia.com/en/news/2112793-ak-steel-to-restart-dearborn-mill-in-july

* June 8, 2020 – Automotive News

Nissan ready to concede on vans

https://www.autonews.com/sales/nissan-ready-concede-vans
 

* June 8, 2020 – Roadshow by C/Net

Chevy Malibu will depart in 2022, report says

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/chevy-malibu-midsize-sedan-discontinued/

* June 4, 2020 – Reuters

Exclusive: GM plans electric van for business users in bid to pre-empt Tesla

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-electric-vans-exclusive/exclusive-gm-plans-electric-van-for-business-users-in-bid-to-pre-empt-tesla-idUSKBN23B1G1

* May 25, 2020 – Automotive News Canada

New GMC Hummer EV: reveal of reborn SUV postponed

https://canada.autonews.com/retail/minivan-sales-are-levelling-analysts-say

* May 25, 2020 – Automotive News

New GMC Hummer EV: reveal of reborn SUV postponed

https://www.autonews.com/sales/7-ev-pickup-brands-forge-ahead-despite-uncertain-demand

* May 17, 2020 – Automotive News

New GMC Hummer EV: reveal of reborn SUV postponed

https://www.autonews.com/sales/polestars-plans-us-keep-pulsing?fbclid=IwAR1XpsGbnFsRe5L7d3DlNvu1-ZBBeuY5HCQ3SsLYwH-NKlqvKEwSFx4CXSM

* May 15, 2020 – Collision Repair Mag

New GMC Hummer EV: reveal of reborn SUV postponed

https://www.collisionrepairmag.com/plan-for-a-u-prepare-for-a-w-apma-discusses-industry-restart/

* May 7, 2020 – Detroit Free Press

New GMC Hummer EV: reveal of reborn SUV postponed

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/chrysler/2020/05/07/fiat-chrysler-trademark-dakota-pickup/5178123002/

* May 6, 2020 – Detroit Free Press

New GMC Hummer EV: reveal of reborn SUV postponed

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/2020/05/06/coronavirus-shutdown-pickup-inventory/5171710002/
 

* April 30, 2020 – Autocar

New GMC Hummer EV: reveal of reborn SUV postponed

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/industry/new-gmc-hummer-ev-reveal-reborn-suv-postponed

* April 27, 2020 – Automotive News

Nissan alters U.S. factory plans to gain efficiencies

https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/nissan-alters-us-factory-plans-gain-efficiencies

* April 27, 2020 – Automotive News

Porsche preps 2wd Taycan

https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/porsche-preps-2wd-taycan?fbclid=IwAR1J_EcHqSqbkV0VG5TNsiR318BGhaQLyTE3GuQtw-Ypywd5R2zdK1ttq9g

* April 20, 2020 – Automotive News

BMW expected to increase crossover lineup with X8

https://europe.autonews.com/automakers/bmw-expected-increase-crossover-lineup-x8

* April 20, 2020 – Automotive News Canada

Michigan Governor Extends State Shutdown Through April

https://canada.autonews.com/coronavirus/brands-push-forward-new-ev-rollouts

* April 13, 2020 – Detroit Free Press

Michigan Governor Extends State Shutdown Through April

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/2020/04/13/borgwarner-tornado-security-guard-coronavirus/2984561001/

* April 13, 2020 – Automotive News

Michigan Governor Extends State Shutdown Through April

https://www.autonews.com/sales/crisis-erases-strong-start-year-luxury-sales

* April 9, 2020 – Reuters

Michigan Governor Extends State Shutdown Through April

https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/04/09/us/09reuters-health-coronavirus-michigan-shutdown.html

* April 9, 2020 – The Truth About Cars

Global Pandemic May Hit Luxury Brands the Hardest

https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/04/global-pandemic-may-hit-luxury-brands-the-hardest/

* April 8, 2020 – Sunday Times Live

Car makers set dates to restart plants as coronavirus outbreak plateaus

https://www.timeslive.co.za/motoring/news/2020-04-08-car-makers-set-dates-to-restart-plants-as-coronavirus-outbreak-plateaus/

* April 8, 2020 – Automotive News

Mercedes grabs lead in U.S. luxury race as crisis hammers sales

https://www.autonews.com/sales/mercedes-grabs-lead-us-luxury-race-crisis-hammers-sales

* March 28, 2020 – Automotive News

COVID-19 is ruining the timing for eagerly awaited new models

https://www.autonews.com/sales/covid-19-ruining-timing-eagerly-awaited-new-models?fbclid=IwAR3eOUyup7o-ZoXfbqJ-7_h1CsUdTlmH7xFZkGk3i-_R7vQKz8I13wQf75k

* March 27, 2020 – The Truth About Cars

Why Is Everyone So Surprised Detroit Isn’t Prioritizing EVs?

https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/why-is-everyone-so-surprised-detroit-isnt-prioritizing-evs/

* March 26, 2020 – Detroit News

GM cuts paychecks of salaried workforce, executives

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/general-motors/2020/03/26/general-motors-cuts-paychecks-salaried-workforce-executives/2920834001/

* March 26, 2020 – Fox News

Ford and GM won't be selling many electric vehicles soon, report says
https://www.foxnews.com/auto/ford-gm-electric-vehicles-sales

* March 26, 2020 – Electrek

Made-in-China cars for Chinese market will be majority of GM EVs by mid-2020s

https://electrek.co/2020/03/26/made-in-china-evs-for-chinese-market-will-be-majority-of-gm-evs-by-mid-2020s/

* March 26, 2020 – Electrek

GM and Ford plan to make 320K EVs in 2026, less than Tesla’s output in 2019

https://electrek.co/2020/03/26/gm-and-ford-plan-to-make-320k-evs-in-2026-less-than-teslas-output-in-2019/

* March 26, 2020 – Reuters

Exclusive: Electric Hummer could be part of GM's move into EV trucks, SUVs - sources

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-autos-labor-evs-exclusive/exclusive-electric-hummer-could-be-part-of-gms-move-into-ev-trucks-suvs-sources-idUSKBN1WX2HZ

* March 25, 2020 – Detroit News

2,000 contract workers let go at Fiat Chrysler as automakers hunker down

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/chrysler/2020/03/25/almost-2000-contract-employees-out-work-after-fiat-chrysler-suspends-projects/5077720002/

* March 23, 2020 – Automotive News

For its next-generation 7 Series, BMW adds full-electric version

https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/next-gen-7-series-bmw-adds-all-electric-version

* March 17, 2020 – Detroit News

Automakers to partially shut down plants amid coronavirus fears

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/2020/03/17/uaw-detroit-three-ford-gm-fca-coroanvirus-production-halt-europe/5068532002/

* March 16, 2020 – The Truth About Cars

Study: Ram No. 1 on Young Truck Shoppers’ Lists

https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/study-ram-no-1-on-young-truck-shoppers-lists/

* March 16, 2020 – Automotive News

Ram truck captures youth vote

https://www.autonews.com/sales/ram-truck-captures-youth-vote

* March 10, 2020 – Electrive

BMW halts plans for the iX3 in the USA

https://www.electrive.com/2020/03/10/bmw-will-not-be-selling-the-ix3-in-the-usa/

* March 10, 2020 – Electrek

Who killed the electric BMW iX3? US dealers wanting longer range

https://electrek.co/2020/03/10/who-killed-the-electric-bmw-ix3-us-dealers-wanting-longer-range/

* March 10, 2020 – PaulTan.org

BMW iX3 “not suited” for the US, may not make it there

https://paultan.org/2020/03/10/bmw-ix3-not-suited-for-the-us-may-not-make-it-there/

* March 9, 2020 – CleanTechnica.com

BMW Opts To Keep iX3 Off American Market For Now

https://cleantechnica.com/2020/03/09/bmw-opts-to-keep-ix3-off-american-market-for-now/

* March 9, 2020 – Automotive News

Finicky American demand changes path for BMW's crossover EV

https://www.autonews.com/sales/finicky-american-demand-changes-path-bmws-crossover-ev

* March 8, 2020 – Fortune

Does the Hummer EV make sense? Culturally, no. Economically, absolutely

https://fortune.com/2020/03/08/gmc-hummer-ev-electric-suv/

* March 4, 2020 – Detroit News

Head of Ram, Fiat Chrysler sales exits after his whistleblower lawsuit

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/chrysler/2020/03/04/reid-bigland-ram-fiat-chrysler-sales-exit-company-after-whistleblower-lawsuit/4951048002/

* March 3, 2020 – Reuters

Ford bets more businesses want carbon-free delivery vans

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ford-motor-evs-transit/ford-bets-more-businesses-want-carbon-free-delivery-vans-idUSKBN20Q33M

* March 2, 2020 – Automobile Magazine

Report: Volvo Adding Hyper-Luxe XC100 SUV to Its Lineup

https://www.automobilemag.com/news/report-volvo-adding-xc100-full-size-c40-ev-suvs-to-lineup/

* March 2, 2020 – Automotive News

New flagship, small coupe-style crossover coming, Volvo dealers say

https://www.autonews.com/future-product/new-flagship-small-coupe-style-crossover-coming-volvo-dealers-say

* February 17, 2020 – Marketplace

How electric cars sparked GM’s exodus from Australia, New Zealand and Thailand

https://www.marketplace.org/2020/02/17/how-electric-cars-sparked-gms-exodus-from-australia-new-zealand-and-thailand/

* February 10, 2020 – Automotive News

Gladiator’s tough opponent: Price

https://www.autonews.com/sales/gladiators-tough-opponent-price

* February 9, 2020 – CBC News

What the updated Chrysler Pacifica means for the automotive industry

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/windsor/updated-chrysler-pacifica-automotive-industry-1.5457020

* February 3, 2020 – Detroit News

Coronavirus deepens challenges for Detroit Three in China

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/2020/02/03/coronavirus-deepens-detroit-three-automakers-china/2855244001/

* January 31, 2020 – Reuters

Exclusive: Japan's Nidec bets on electric cars and acquisitions to treble sales: sources

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-electric-nidec-exclusive/exclusive-japans-nidec-bets-on-electric-cars-and-acquisitions-to-treble-sales-sources-idUSKBN1ZU224

* January 30, 2020 – Automotive News

GM to show (part of) Hummer pickup in Super Bowl ad

https://www.autonews.com/marketing/gm-show-part-hummer-pickup-super-bowl-ad

* January 30, 2020 – Autocar

GMC Hummer EV confirmed as reborn electric-only SUV

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/industry/gmc-hummer-ev-confirmed-reborn-electric-only-suv

* January 29, 2020 – Marketplace

How Tesla made a U-turn

https://www.marketplace.org/2020/01/29/how-tesla-made-a-u-turn/


* January 27, 2020 – Automotive News

With 5th-gen Uconnect, FCA aims to stay in front

https://www.autonews.com/technology/5th-gen-uconnect-fca-aims-stay-front

* January 27, 2020 – Automotive News

Mercedes-Benz E class boasts new engines, interior upgrade

https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/mercedes-benz-e-class-boasts-new-engines-interior-upgrade


* January 27, 2020 – Automotive News

GM to make Origin at D-Ham after pickup

https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/gm-make-origin-d-ham-after-pickup


* January 24, 2020 – Automotive News

GM to build Cruise AV ride-hailing shuttle at Detroit-Hamtramck in 2022

https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/gm-build-cruise-av-ride-hailing-shuttle-detroit-hamtramck-2022


* January 21, 2020 – Detroit News

Fiat Chrysler files trademark for 'My Freedom' subscription service

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/chrysler/2020/01/21/fiat-chrysler-fca-trademark-my-freedom-subscription-service/4529694002/


* January 17, 2020 – Roadshow by C/Net

Nissan Z’s future penciled in with retro design cues, up to 500 HP

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/nissan-z-future-next-gen-retro-horsepower/


* January 16, 2020 – Bloomberg

Detroit Braces for Year of Slower Sales by Idling Auto Plants

https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2020-01-16/detroit-braces-for-year-of-slower-sales-by-idling-auto-plants


* January 13, 2020 – Automotive News

FCA trims output at 4 plants after backlog

https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/fca-trims-output-4-plants-after-backlog


* January 13, 2020 – The Detroit Bureau

Return of the Hummer? Electric Pickup Could Debut During Super Bowl LIV

https://www.thedetroitbureau.com/2020/01/return-of-the-hummer-electric-pickup-could-debut-during-super-bowl-liv/


* January 10, 2020 – Roadshow by C/Net

Electric Hummer pickup will debut in Super Bowl 54 ad, report says

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/electric-hummer-pickup-debut-super-bowl-features-price/


* January 10, 2020 – Daily Mail

The Hummer is back... as an ELECTRIC pick-up: General Motors will revive the name of the gas-guzzler it phased out a decade ago and promote new vehicle in Super Bowl ad starring LeBron James

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7874671/GM-revive-Hummer-electric-pickups-SUVs-sources.html


* January 8, 2020 – Detroit News

AutoX to launch robotaxi service with Chrysler Pacifica minivans

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/chrysler/2020/01/08/autox-partners-fiat-chrysler-robotaxi-china/2843956001/


* January 7, 2020 – Financial Post

First all-Canadian zero-emissions concept vehicle a response to PM's innovation call

https://business.financialpost.com/transportation/autos/first-all-canadian-zero-emissions-concept-vehicle-a-response-to-pms-innovation-call

2019 PRESS RELEASES

* 2019/12/27 – Tesla’s China factory could be a model for U.S. automakers

https://www.marketplace.org/2019/12/27/teslas-china-factory-could-be-a-model-for-u-s-automakers/

* 2019/12/22 - The unclear path forward for Canada's auto sector as the electric age approaches
https://beta-ctvnews-ca.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/beta.ctvnews.ca/national/autos/2019/12/22/1_4740696.html

* 2019/12/17 - First Shift: FCA, PSA directors meet to finalize merger agreement, report says

https://www.autonews.com/video/first-shift-fca-psa-directors-meet-finalize-merger-agreement-report-says

 

* 2019/12/16 - New Mercedes GLA still sleek but adds space  

https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/new-mercedes-gla-still-sleek-adds-space

* 2019/12/11 - Mercedes packs next-gen GLA with more room, beefiexr engine

https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/mercedes-packs-next-gen-gla-more-room-beefier-engine

* 2019/12/03 - Canada production a back-burner priority in FCA-PSA merger

https://canada.autonews.com/automakers/canada-production-back-burner-priority-fca-psa-merger

* 2019/12/03 - Mercedes exits New York show 

https://europe.autonews.com/automakers/mercedes-exits-new-york-show

* 2019/12/02 - Mercedes exits New York auto show 

https://www.autonews.com/new-york-auto-show/mercedes-exits-new-york-auto-show-2020

* 2019/11/11 - Ford to make some electric motors at its Van Dyke plant

https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/ford-make-some-electric-motors-its-van-dyke-plant

* 2019/11/01 - It appears Alfa Romeo has cut the reborn 8C, GTV sports cars

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/alfa-romeo-8c-gtv-sports-cars/
 

* 2019/10/30 - PSA could help Fiat Chrysler modernize its vehicle platforms
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-fiat-chrysler-m-a-psa-products/psa-could-help-fiat-chrysler-modernize-its-vehicle-platforms-idUSKBN1X92LK

* 2019/10/25 - Senator Chuck Schumer proposes plan to electrify nation's vehicle fleet
https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/senator-schumer-proposes-ev-plan/

* 2019/10/21 - First Shift: GM halts Mexico line, restarts Canada plant 

https://www.autonews.com/video/first-shift-gm-halts-mexico-line-restarts-canada-plant?utm_source=antv-first-shift&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20191021&utm_content=hero-image

* 2019/10/18 - Exclusive: Electric Hummer could be part of GM's move into EV trucks, SUVs - sources

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-autos-labor-evs-exclusive/exclusive-electric-hummer-could-be-part-of-gms-move-into-ev-trucks-suvs-sources-idUSKBN1WX2HZ

* 2019/09/20 - Canada's auto industry continues to wait on China

https://canada.autonews.com/automakers/canadas-auto-industry-continues-wait-china

 

* 2019/09/11 - For Chrysler Voyager, a tricky trip awaits

https://canada.autonews.com/automakers/chrysler-voyager-tricky-trip-awaits

* 2019/09/10 - Electric vehicle startup Rivian gets a jolt from big Amazon.com van order https://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-environment-rivian/electric-vehicle-startup-rivian-gets-a-jolt-from-big-amazon-com-van-order-idUSKBN1W42JA

* 2019/08/16 - Infiniti peels off a BMW X4 fighter
https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/infiniti-peels-bmw-x4-fighter

* 2019/08/15 - FCA extends 3rd shift at Canada plant until end of year
https://europe.autonews.com/automakers/fca-extends-3rd-shift-canada-plant-until-end-year

* 2019/08/13 - Porsche adds hybrid option to Cayenne Coupe for 2020
https://canada.autonews.com/automakers/porsche-adds-hybrid-option-cayenne-coupe-2020 

* 2019/08/12 - Nissan retreats on pickup strategy

https://www.autonews.com/sales/nissan-retreats-pickup-strategy

* 2019/08/08 - Mercedes, BMW top-of-the-line premium sedans face EV, crossover threat
https://europe.autonews.com/sales-segment/mercedes-bmw-top-line-premium-sedans-face-ev-crossover-threat 

* 2019/08/01 - Nissan/Infiniti: A big drag from weaker car volume
https://www.autonews.com/sales/nissaninfiniti-big-drag-weaker-car-volume?CSAuthResp=1%3A%3A190152%3A31869%3A24%3Asuccess%3A48CB91371D6BE4B92B4723E178A084CF

* 2019/08/01 - HYUNDAI/KIA: Crossover momentum continues
https://www.autonews.com/sales/hyundaikia-crossover-momentum-continues 

* 2019/07/28 - Nissan plans to cut at least 10% of its global lineup by spring 2022

https://www.autonews.com/automakers-suppliers/nissan-plans-cut-least-10-its-global-lineup-spring-2022
 

* 2019/07/25 - Grand Caravan production coming to an end is good news?
https://blackburnnews.com/windsor/windsor-news/2019/07/25/grand-caravan-production-coming-end-good-news/

* 2019/07/22 - Dodge Grand Caravan production to end in May 2020, forecasting company says
https://canada.autonews.com/automakers/dodge-grand-caravan-production-end-may-2020-forecasting-company-says
 

* 2019/07/18 - Ford plans Bronco-based pickup, forecast firm says
https://www.autonews.com/future-product/ford-plans-bronco-based-pickup-forecast-firm-says
 

* 2019/07/16 - Bronco Pickup be in the Works
http://www.thedetroitbureau.com/2019/07/bronco-pickup-be-in-the-works/

* 2019/07/15 - EXCLUSIVE: Ford Bronco Coming to Battle Jeep Gladiator!

https://www.automobilemag.com/news/exclusive-ford-bronco-pickup-coming-battle-jeep-gladiator/

* 2019/07/09 - Mini goes electric with Cooper SE, offering range of 114 miles

https://www.autonews.com/cars-concepts/mini-goes-electric-cooper-se-offering-range-114-miles?CSAuthResp=1%3A%3A190152%3A31869%3A24%3Asuccess%3A48CB91371D6BE4B92B4723E178A084CF

 

* 2019/06/24 - Windsor plant’s future depends on FCA’s minivan strategy

https://www.autonews.com/manufacturing/windsor-plants-future-depends-fcas-minivan-strategy

 

* 2019/06/18 - BMW expands 8-series lineup with Gran Coupe 

https://www.autonews.com/future-product/bmw-expands-8-series-lineup-gran-coupe

* 2019/06/13 - Ontario, California likely spots for N.A. production of Chinese cars, expert says

https://canada.autonews.com/automakers/ontario-california-likely-spots-na-production-chinese-cars-expert-says

* 2019/06/03 - Renault and FCA didn’t say so, but Nissan could shine 

https://www.autonews.com/automakers-suppliers/renault-and-fca-didnt-say-so-nissan-could-shine

* 2019/06/02 - Proposed FCA-Renault merger could be suppliers' feast, famine

https://www.crainsdetroit.com/auto-suppliers/proposed-fca-renault-merger-could-be-suppliers-feast-famine

* 2019/05/29 - Report: Renault to Decide on Fiat Chrysler Merger Plan Next Week

https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2019/05/report-renault-to-decide-on-fiat-chrysler-merger-plan-next-week/

 

* 2019/05/28 - Windsor minivan production should be secure in Renault merger, expert says

https://windsorstar.com/news/local-news/windsor-minivan-production-should-be-secure-in-renault-merger-expert-says

* 2019/05/28 - How Renault, Fiat Chrysler could save through sharing

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-renault-m-a-fiat-chrysler-products/how-renault-fiat-chrysler-could-save-through-sharing-idUSKCN1SY2A8

* 2019/05/27 - Fiat Chrysler and Renault might be headed toward a merger

https://www.marketplace.org/2019/05/27/fiat-chrysler-and-renault-might-be-headed-toward-a-merger/

* 2019/05/11 - Reviving Dodge Dakota could fill midsize truck hole for FCA  

https://www.freep.com/story/money/cars/chrysler/2019/05/11/ram-dakota-fca-dodge/1151441001/?utm_source=freep-Auto%20Headlines&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=baseline&utm_term=list_article_thumb

 

* 2019/03/06 – FCA eyes all-wheel drive Pacifica minivan

https://www.autonews.com/automakers-suppliers/fca-eyes-all-wheel-drive-pacifica-minivan 
 

* 2019/03/04 – Auto industry analysts brace for headwinds in 2019 and beyond

https://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20190304/NEWS/190305468/auto-industry-analysts-brace-for-headwinds-in-2019-and-beyond

* 2019/03/02 – FCA, Cassino Plant says goodbye to Alfa GTV: US analysis

https://www.thestartupper.it/fca-cassino-plant-dice-addio-ad-alfa-gtv-le-analisi-usa-2944.html

* 2019/02/28 – FCA invests big in Michigan as analysts question future of Brampton plant

https://business.financialpost.com/pmn/transportation-business-pmn/autos-transportation-business-pmn/fca-invests-big-in-michigan-as-analysts-question-future-of-brampton-plant

* 2019/02/26 – Porsche Macan to go all-electric

https://www.autonews.com/future-product/porsche-macan-go-all-electric

* 2019/02/20 – The Outlook for Auto Tariffs, Affordability and EVs isn’t So Rosy

https://www.forbes.com/sites/edgarsten/2019/02/20/outlook-for-auto-tariffs-affordability-and-evs-isnt-so-rosy/#3dd83d65163c

* 2019/02/18 – A look at which automakers in Canada meet USMCA’s 75% content rule

https://canada.autonews.com/trade-and-tariffs/look-which-automakers-canada-meet-usmcas-75-content-rule

* 2019/02/11 – Tracking GM’s manufacturing move to Mexico

https://canada.autonews.com/automakers/tracking-gms-manufacturing-move-mexico

* 2019/02/07 – Kia Sportage nip, tuck adds driver-assist gear, larger touch screen

https://www.autonews.com/chicago-auto-show/kia-sportage-nip-tuck-adds-driver-assist-gear-larger-touch-screen

* 2019/02/05 – Nissan adds outdoor package to 2019 Pathfinder lineup

https://www.autonews.com/chicago-auto-show/nissan-adds-outdoor-package-2019-pathfinder-lineup?CSAuthResp=1%3A%3A190152%3A31869%3A24%3Asuccess%3A48CB91371D6BE4B92B4723E178A084CF

* 2019/01/28 – EV race heats up with Leaf E Plus

https://www.autonews.com/retail/ev-race-heats-leaf-e-plus

* 2019/01/25 – Canada union calls for boycott of GM Mexico-made vehicles

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-gm-restructuring-unions-canada/canada-union-calls-for-boycott-of-gm-mexico-made-vehicles-idUSKCN1PJ1UB

* 2019/01/24 – Nissan dealers ‘happy’ to stay in the sedan business

https://www.autonews.com/dealers/nissan-dealers-happy-stay-sedan-business

* 2019/01/16 – BMW adds plug-in hybrid to 2020 7-Series lineup

https://www.autonews.com/future-product/bmw-adds-plug-hybrid-2020-7-series-lineup

* 2019/01/08 – Mercedes retools CLA with beefier engine for 2020

https://www.autonews.com/ces/mercedes-retools-cla-beefier-engine-2020

* 2019/01/07 – Analysis: The state of Canadian auto assembly

https://canada.autonews.com/automakers/analysis-state-canadian-auto-assembly

* 2019/01/01 – Canada’s auto sector still has a few miles left, experts say

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-canadas-auto-industry-is-not-dying-but-its-moving-into-late-middle/

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