Auto Sector

EVs overtake conventional car sales in September 2020 across Europe

EVs overtake conventional car sales in September 2020 across Europe

Demand for petrol and diesel-powered cars suffered double-digit percentage drop in September 2020, allowing environment-friendly EVs to overtake the conventional cars across Europe, fresh data publ

Expansion of charging infrastructure isn’t keeping pace with rising demand for EVs: ACEA

Expansion of charging infrastructure isn’t keeping pace with rising demand for EVs: ACEA

The pace of expansion of charging infrastructure in Europe is much slower than the pace of growth of electric vehicle (EV) sales, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) pointed o

Tesla admits problem with Model 3 EVs leading to loss of rear body panel in puddles of water

Tesla admits problem with Model 3 EVs leading to loss of rear body panel in puddles of water

A flaw in the design of the Model 3 is leading to the EVs to lose the body panel on their rear bumper when driving through water, the widely-popular model’s manufacturer Tesla Motors admitted.

Arrival Limited to set up e-vehicles "microfactory" in South Carolina

Arrival Limited to set up e-vehicles "microfactory" in South Carolina

London-headquartered startup Arrival Limited has confirmed its selection of a site in Southeastern US state of South Carolina to set up a “microfactory” to build electric buses.

Ford’s investment in Ohio engine facility expected to boost local economy

New jobs at Ford's Lima Engine Plant will provide a major boost to the community, Vice President of the United Auto Workers (UAW) Jimmy Settles said.

Automobile giant Ford on Friday announced its plans to spend $500 million to upgrade its Ohio-based Lima engine manufacturing facility to enable to produce the new 2.7-liter 6-cylinder EcoBoost engine. The planned investment will generate nearly 300 new jobs at the plant, which already employs nearly 800 people.

Ford to invest $500M to make new engine at Ohio plant

American automobile giant Ford Motor Co on Friday announced its decision to spend $500 million to upgrade its Ohio-based engine plant to enable it to produce the new 2.7-liter six-cylinder EcoBoost engine.

The Lima Engine Plant, which currently makes 3.5-liter and 3.7-liter V6 engines for a range of Ford models including the Edge, will make the EcoBoost V6 engines that are turbocharged and make use of gasoline direct-injection to deliver the power of larger engines. The new engines will be used to the company's F-150 pickup trucks.

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