With my own eyes, I saw a large lynx cross the road ahead of us as we rounded a corner, with a sizable hare in its mouth destined to become the cat’s next meal. The lynx was massive, perhaps 40 pounds, and sleek in its ticked white winter coat. Read more at www.headlight.news.
Aston Martin is following the lead of manufacturers including Ford, General Motors and Volkswagen, responding to slowing growth in the EV market by delaying the launch of its first all-electric model by at least a year. Find out more at Headlight.News.
When it opened 110 years ago, the Michigan Central depot was the tallest train station in the world and a showpiece for a city at its peak. Since it shut down in 1988, however, it’s been a symbol of urban decay and the decline of Detroit, in particular. Now, after a...
UAW President Shawn Fain clapped back at Ford CEO Jim Farley after the automaker’s chief expressed disappointment in the union’s decision to strike Ford and concern about how it may change the relationship between the two. Fain suggested it may be time for the automaker to get a different CEO, among other things. Find out more at Headlight.News.
Julie Ramsay had no idea what to expect when husband Chris Ramsey bought his first Nissan Leaf a decade ago — but the two quickly fell in love with EVs and, since then, have headed out on a series of adventures to test the limits of the technology and disprove many of the myths about battery technology. They first drove entirely around England, then took a 10,000-mile adventure to Mongolia. Their latest adventure set a new record, driving 22,000 miles over 10 months from the North to South poles. In an exclusive interview, Headlight.News spoke with the Ramseys about their pole-to-pole adventure – and what might be next.
General Motors is staying the course, it would seem, when it comes to its all-electric future. The company announced it has hired a former Tesla executive to oversee its battery development and operations. Find out more at Headlight.News.
Elon Musk created a fair share of controversy several years ago when he appeared to smoke a joint during an appearance with podcaster Joe Rogan. A new report is kicking up even more dust, the Wall Street Journal alleging money and drugs have improperly tied the Tesla CEO to the same board of directors that previously approved a $55 billion pay package for Musk.
Calling the deal “unfathomable,” a Delaware court has blocked the $565 billion pay plan awarded Tesla CEO Elon Musk in 2018. The move could spell trouble for Musk’s current demand for 25% control of the EV maker while also raising concerns about his floundering social media site, X, which relied on loans backed by Tesla stock. More from Headlight.News.
UAW President Shawn Fain’s gone South, as part of his ambitious plan to expand the union’s ranks. Now is the time to strike, er make a move, as the union just won a massive contract with the Detroit automakers. The elements are slowing his pace, but progress is being made. Check out the story at Headlight.News.
Tesla has become the latest automaker to raise wages for its U.S. workers, a move that industry-watchers see as an effort to stall an organizing drive by the United Auto Workers Union. The Texas-based EV manufacturer is seen as particularly vulnerable, especially at its California assembly plant which has faced numerous complaints about racial and sexual harassment and unsafe working conditions.
Since announcing plans to enter the U.S. market, Vietnamese automaker VinFast has faced a series of problems and responded with a series of management shakeups. The latest sees its CEO “transition” to a new job, while founder Pham Nhat Vuong takes over her post. The automaker also said Saturday that it has replaced its chief financial officer.
Automotive journalists combined forces with automakers and with dog rescue operations in the Midwest to bring 12 adoptable dogs westward to find permanent homes. The doglift balances the supply and demand and delivers new pets in time for Christmas. Read the whole heartwarming story at Headlight.News.