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Volvo Recalling All EX30 EVs to Repair Software Glitch

Volvo Recalling All EX30 EVs to Repair Software Glitch

Volvo is recalling nearly 72,000 EX30 SUVs because of a software problem that can glitch the EV’s speedometer. It’s the second software problem that has plagued the new battery-electric vehicle. But motorists may not even know there’s a problem unless they read the mandatory recall notice sent under federal guidelines.

Trump Loads Campaign Appearance With False EV Claims

Trump Loads Campaign Appearance With False EV Claims

In years past, Donald Trump has declared he is “all for” EVs, but you’d have a hard time believing it based on the claims made during a weekend campaign rally. Declaring battery power a “hoax,” the presumptive GOP nominee for president insisted there are “no chargers,” and that EVs are so heavy they’d destroy every bridge in the country. He also warned during a stop in Las Vegas that electric boats can’t float, among other problems.

Musk Faces Growing Opposition to $56B Pay Deal Ahead of 6/13 Vote

Musk Faces Growing Opposition to $56B Pay Deal Ahead of 6/13 Vote

A growing number of investors have announced they will vote against the $56 billion pay package Tesla’s board of directors wants to give CEO Elon Musk – though the South African-born executive insists he has lined up enough support for the proposals approval during a shareholder’s meeting this week. What happens if the plan is rejected? Musk already has fired a warning shot.

No EV Slowdown for GM, May Brought “Best Month Ever,” Says CEO Barra

No EV Slowdown for GM, May Brought “Best Month Ever,” Says CEO Barra

The growth of the U.S. EV market may be slowing for the auto industry overall, General Motors sales were charged up, according to CEO Mary Barra, who said the automaker had its “best month ever” in May. But the automaker is still ready to adjust its electrification plans.

From Ruin Porn to Automotive Technology  Hub: Michigan Central Station Reborn

From Ruin Porn to Automotive Technology  Hub: Michigan Central Station Reborn

It didn’t take long for the old depot to fall into ruin after the last Amtrak train departed on January 6, 1988, becoming the iconic symbol of Detroit’s decline. But later today, a sold-out ceremony will mark its rebirth as part of a nearly $1 billion project launched by Ford Motor Co. Michigan Central Station has become the centerpiece of a new campus focused on the development of advanced automotive technologies.

First Drive: 2025 Toyota Crown Signia – Wagon, SUV or Something Entirely New?

First Drive: 2025 Toyota Crown Signia – Wagon, SUV or Something Entirely New?

Station wagon or SUV? The 2025 Toyota Crown Signia is a bit of both. Offered only in hybrid, all-wheel-drive form, it’s the second model to wear the Crown badge as part of a new Toyota sub-brand. The Signia is just rolling into U.S. showrooms and Headlight.News offers this first drive review.

Virginia Quits “Misguided” California EV Mandate

Virginia Quits “Misguided” California EV Mandate

Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced Wednesday that Virginia is walking away from the California electric vehicle mandate which he termed “misguided” and “fundamentally wrong.” Seventeen states and the District of Columbia have adopted the rules which set strict targets for the adoption of zero-emission vehicles, primarily EVs. The move by Youngkin, a Republican, faces legal challenges, however.

Shift to Plug-in Hybrids and Range-Extenders Accelerates

Shift to Plug-in Hybrids and Range-Extenders Accelerates

While growth in the battery-electric vehicle segment has slowed sharply this year, sales are rising fast for hybrids – and automakers like Toyota, General Motors, Hyundai Motor Group and others are forecasting demand could grow at a near exponential rate for plug-in hybrids and range-extenders – driven in part by revised federal emissions standards.