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Foam shortage looms over seating suppliers, auto production

Automaker purchasing teams are scrambling after the Texas winter storm that shut refineries and pinched supplies of needed byproducts. "This problem is bigger and closer than the semiconductor issue," one auto executive said.

Jeep Wagoneer, Grand Wagoneer to get Amazon Fire TV for Auto

The utility vehicles, tasked with pushing Jeep upstream, will be technological showcases for the adventure brand and function as rolling entrainment hubs with the inclusion of Fire TV for Auto.

GM to launch EV digital retail tool powered by Tekion

The platform is designed to facilitate dealers' EV sales as the 2022 Chevy Bolt EV and the larger Bolt EUV hit dealers' showrooms this summer.

FedEx plans all-electric fleet by 2040

The move is part of an effort to become carbon neutral that same year, with the company planning to plow $2 billion into the global effort.

GM mulling second U.S. battery plant, eyes Tenn., report says

GM is looking to build a second battery factory in the U.S. with South Korean joint venture partner LG Chem, Reuters reported.