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Ford signs a deal with partners for a $4.5 billion EV battery material plant in Asia. Kia stores have become a hot ticket for retail M&A. Polestar sees its leasing business growing, thanks to U.S. tax credits. Jeep rolls out its Easter Safari concepts. Plus, a conversation about the UAW’s new president and its bargaining convention.
Jose Munoz joins the board of directors of Hyundai Motor Co. Operating losses widen at Shift Technologies, even as the company reports a net profit. Half of U.S. new-vehicle shoppers will have a viable EV option this year. Kia unveils its three-row EV9. Plus, how a dealer manages complex operations in Manhattan.
New UAW President Shawn Fain has to ready itself for “war” with big companies. U.S. auto sales look like they’re losing momentum in part because of rising prices, which Toyota said could top $50,000 on average before long. Plus, the tension between convenience and safety in the world of micro-mobility.
Shawn Fain was sworn in as president of the UAW over the weekend before the quadrennial special bargaining convention started on Monday. U.S. dealership count rose last year even as sales skidded. Plus, independent auto dealer Amanda Gordon shares insights on the still-tight used-vehicle market.