Chip shortage puts a brake on auto industry

Unfinished vehicles parked outdoors the Volkswagen Navarra manufacturing unit in Pamplona, Spain, earlier this yr because of the lack of laptop chips. Initially downplayed by auto {industry} bosses, the worldwide scarcity of laptop chips has worsened and severely hampered carmakers, in keeping with their newest outcomes. Stellantis and Volkswagen on Thursday every reported manufacturing shortfalls […]

Auto sector shifts gear towards recycling parts, batteries

Electrical automobiles is likely to be cleaner than their fossil gasoline forebears, however recycling their batteries is seen as key to maintaining them inexperienced. From ageing electrical batteries to outdated engines to rearview mirrors, the auto trade is revving up its recycling efforts because it faces strain to scale back its colossal carbon footprint. The […]

At least 13 auto safety rules are years overdue

On this Oct. 12, 2021, photograph, David and Wendy Mills, mother and father of Kailee Mills who was killed 4 years in the past in an vehicle accident when using within the again seat with no seat belt, with a photograph of their daughter at their residence in Spring, Texas. {The teenager} was using within […]

Troubled German IAA auto show opens under climate, COVID cloud

Germany’s IAA auto present is reinventing itself as a “mobility truthful” with a highlight on electrical automobiles, scooters and even bicycles. Germany’s revamped IAA auto present, one of many world’s largest, opens in Munich on Tuesday for a celebration of all issues car-related, however local weather issues and pandemic woes threaten to spoil the social […]

New York Auto Show Officially Canceled for 2021

The New York auto present, beforehand rescheduled for August, has now been canceled. The present stated that it is on account of an increase in COVID-19 Delta variant circumstances and stricter public-health measures put in place in New York Metropolis. Debuts that have been scheduled for the auto present embody the Nissan 400Z, Subaru WRX, […]