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Ford extends downtime amid chip shortage

The automaker announced additional downtime at the Chicago, Flat Rock, Kansas City and Kentucky Truck assembly plants this month and next, in addition to limited production at its Ohio plant.

Experts seek to address connected-, autonomous-vehicle energy consumption

A variety of factors influence a vehicle's energy consumption, panelists said.

GM to announce second U.S. battery plant, in Tenn., with LG Chem, report says

The plant will use a different, more cost-effective battery chemistry than the one the companies will offer from the joint-venture plant they are building in Ohio, Reuters reported.

Audi attacks EV mass market with Q4 e-tron

The Q4 e-tron, which comes in two versions, adds an entry-level EV to the brand’s expanding lineup of battery-powered cars.

Battery recycling startup plans new U.S. plant to feed EV boom

The center, to be located near Phoenix, will be capable of processing up to 10,000 metric tons of end-of-life batteries and battery-manufacturing scrap per year. That’s equal to about 20,000 EVs.