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Nissan to Shareholders: We Know You’re Livid but Here’s an Electric Crossover
Nissan hopes its electric Ariya crossover, set to debut July 15, will mark the beginning of a turnaround.
Ford Already Hits Speed Bump After Reopening
Critical assembly lines in Chicago and Dearborn hit pause on Wednesday over virus concerns.
How the American Auto Industry Is ‘Reopening’ Today
Masks, partitions, fewer shifts, temperature checks—and a lot of nervous workers.
Why Tesla’s ‘Million-Mile Battery’ Could Be a Game-Changer
Tesla’s Battery Day announcement has been delayed for obvious reasons. But it could be Tesla’s biggest announcement yet.
Mazda’s Premium Transformation Gets ‘Torpedoed’ for Now
2020 started strong for Mazda, but lockdowns have derailed its early successes.
Tesla Working on Deal With County, But it Already Made 200 Cars Over the Weekend
Elon Musk did not get hauled off in handcuffs last night.
Elon Musk Sues California County, Vows to Move Tesla to Texas
Will the Tesla CEO make good on this threat?
Tesla Aims to Restart California Production Today
Michigan’s governor authorized factories to restart Monday.
After a promising Q1 report despite a global pandemic, Elon Musk may have shot himself in the foot. Again.
Elon Musk Goes Full ‘Reopen America’ Truther Ahead of Crucial Tesla Q1 Earnings Call
Ahead of what might be a $750 million payday, Musk paints himself as a defender of American freedom.
The Auto Industry Wants to Restart in May. It’s a Lot More Complicated Than That
Also today on Speed Lines: GM suspends stock buybacks, and electric scooters could be the next big thing.
AutoNation Got Three Times More Money in ‘Small Business’ Relief Loans Than Any Other Company
The Fortune 500 auto retail giant gave back its Paycheck Protection Program money after reporters started asking questions.
We’re in the ‘Crazy Future Predictions’ Phase of the Pandemic
Today on Speed Lines: Cocoon-like car interiors and a decline in public transit? Who knows.
More And More People Can’t Pay Their Car Loans Right Now
Also today on Speed Lines: Negative oil prices.
Widespread Testing Will Be the New Normal as Automakers Get Back to Work
Also today on Speed Lines: Crude oil’s headed for a bad day.
Why Germany’s Car Industry Can Show Early Signs of Life Again
Also today on Speed Lines: A tough few years ahead for airlines.
Tesla’s Elon Musk, GM’s Mary Barra Join Trump’s Economic Restart Task Force
Also today on Speed Lines: Speeding is way up and oil is way down.
GM Starts Ventilator Production This Week. Here’s How It Will Work
Also today on Speed Lines: America’s new car stockpile is pretty fine, if you want one.
Pandemic May Force Car Dealers Into the 21st Century
Also today on Speed Lines: Nissan faces a future as a much smaller car company.
Lots of Testing, Lots of Masks: How Car Companies Hope to Restart Production
Today on Speed Lines: Unemployment soars in the auto sector.
Outbreak Threatens to Torpedo 2020’s Most Important New Car Debuts
Today on Speed Lines: Automakers were pinning their hopes on new models that may not get bought.
The Detroit Auto Show’s Move to June May Have Prevented a Bigger Coronavirus Disaster
Also today on Speed Lines: The forever car loans are here.
‘I Don’t Know How They Did It’: Tesla Sets Q1 Delivery Record Despite Coronavirus Disaster
Also today on Speed Lines: The “gig economy” poses new challenges for America’s unemployment system.
The Coronavirus Outbreak Is Devastating New Car Sales and April Will Be Far Worse
Today on Speed Lines: At least for now, truck sales prop up the U.S. automakers.
The Coronavirus New Car Sales Apocalypse Is Beginning
Today on Speed Lines: Every sector of the economy is suffering, including and especially new vehicle sales.