Nissan to launch 8 electrified vehicles in Japan by 2022

Nissan aims to stoke sales in Japan by launching eight electrified vehicles and overhauling its dealer network over the next five years.

UPDATED: 4/20/18 9:21 am ET - adds details

GM Korea, union fail to reach wage deal

GM's South Korean unit and its labor union failed to reach a wage deal after another round of talks that sought to avert a bankruptcy filing for the unprofitable operation. Talks will continue over the weekend.

UPDATED: 4/20/18 9:21 am ET - adds details
UPDATED: 4/20/18 7:15 am ET - adds details
Porsche's head of powertrain development arrested

German police arrested the head of powertrain development at Porsche in connection with parent Volkswagen Group's sweeping diesel emissions violations.

7 Northeast states team up to boost demand for ZEVs

Seven Northeast states agreed to help automakers boost consumer demand for electric vehicles, which has remained at ultra-low levels in the region despite government-mandated sales quotas designed to improve air quality.

China draws up plans to promote EV standardization

China said it will work to improve levels of standardization in its electric vehicle industry -- a sector it is aggressively promoting to help combat smog and to position the country as a leading car-making giant in the future.

Tesla suspended Model 3 production in late February

Tesla temporarily suspended production of the Model 3 electric sedan at its lone auto plant for a week in late February, a planned breather that ultimately may help increase output of the closely watched vehicle.


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