Tony Roma Set to Lead Corvette Following Tadge Juechter’s Departure

General Motors announced on Friday that Tony Roma will take over as the executive chief engineer of the Corvette program starting in July

General Motors announced on Friday that Tony Roma will take over as the executive chief engineer of the Corvette program starting in July, succeeding Tadge Juechter who is retiring. Roma, who previously worked on the…

GR Yaris Rally Test Ends in Flip for Toyota Chairman Akio Toyoda

Chairman Akio Toyoda recently inaugurated a new Toyota R&D facility with a visibly damaged GR Yaris rally car

Chairman Akio Toyoda recently inaugurated a new Toyota research and development (R&D) facility, with a visibly damaged GR Yaris rally car displayed behind him. It turns out Toyoda himself was driving when the car flipped…

Probe Launched into UAW Chief Shawn Fain’s Conduct

United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain is being investigated by an independent federal monitor

United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain is being investigated by an independent federal monitor due to accusations that he retaliated against other union leaders, as detailed in a court filing on Monday. Neil Barofsky, the…

U.S. Car Buyers Reap Over $1 Billion in Electric Vehicle Tax Breaks

Americans have now received more than $1 billion in new credits and subsidies for buying EVs under the Inflation Reduction Act

Americans have now received more than $1 billion in new credits and subsidies for buying electric vehicles (EVs) under the Inflation Reduction Act, according to an announcement by the U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday. This…

EU Raises Tariffs on Chinese Electric Cars to 38 Percent Amid Trade Tensions

The European Union decided on Wednesday to raise taxes on Chinese electric cars

The European Union decided on Wednesday to raise taxes on Chinese electric cars. They’re worried that China’s help for its car industry is making it hard for European carmakers to compete. The European Commission, which…

Record Solar Installations Signal Potential Boom in U.S. Projects

The United States had a break from tariffs on solar panels imported from Southeast Asia for two years

The United States had a break from tariffs on solar panels imported from Southeast Asia for two years. The break ended on Thursday. This means American solar energy project builders have until the end of…

Race for Chinese EV Jobs Heats Up in Europe as Tariff Decisions Loom

European governments are competing for investment and jobs from Chinese carmakers

European governments are cautious about Chinese electric cars flooding their markets. However, they are also competing for investment and jobs from Chinese carmakers. While the European Union looks into China’s auto subsidies and thinks about…

Americans Remain Reluctant Towards EVs Despite Biden’s Efforts

A lot of Americans aren't sure about buying electric cars even though Biden is trying

A lot of Americans aren’t sure about buying electric cars. They think they’re too expensive, and there aren’t enough places to charge them. A new survey shows about 4 in 10 people might consider buying…

Manchin Advocates for Industry Lawsuit Against Treasury Over EV Credits

Senator Joe Manchin wants American companies to take legal action against the Treasury Department

On Tuesday, Senator Joe Manchin said he’s asking American companies to take legal action against the Treasury Department. They’re upset about the rules the Treasury made for getting clean energy tax credits under the Inflation…

Federal Initiative for EV Charging Falls Short, Sparks Criticism

Shailen Bhatt criticized the slow progress of a $5 billion U.S. government program to set up EV charging stations

A Democratic senator criticized the slow progress of a $5 billion U.S. government program to set up electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Only seven charging stations are running so far, which he called “pathetic.” The…

Preference for Hybrids Among Consumers Over EVs Claims AAA survey

Hybrids are getting more attention from car buyers than electric vehicles

Hybrids are getting more attention from car buyers than electric vehicles. Despite incentives and promotions, the interest in electric cars has gone down this year, while more people are thinking about buying hybrids. In a…

Charges Brought Against YouTuber Alex Choi for Shooting Fireworks at Lamborghini

Alex Choi got arrested for a video he posted last year where fireworks were shot at a Lamborghini from a helicopter

YouTubers often do wild things to get attention, but sometimes they break the law. Alex Choi, a famous YouTuber, faced this reality recently. He got arrested for a video he posted last year where fireworks…

Racing Legend Parnelli Jones Passes Away at 90

Jones peacefully passed away from natural causes at Torrance Memorial Medical Center in Torrence, California

A representative from Borg-Warner, who was close to the situation, shared that Jones peacefully passed away from natural causes at Torrance Memorial Medical Center in Torrence, California. He was surrounded by his family. Jones was…

Meyer Shank Racing Signs Malukas, Ends Contract with Blomqvist in IndyCar

Malukas will be driving for Meyer Shank Racing (MSR) for the rest of the IndyCar season

Malukas had a tough start to his IndyCar season when he hurt his wrist in a biking accident before the season began. This forced him to miss some races, and his team, Arrow McLaren, decided…

Juncos IndyCar Team Brings in Siegel as Canapino Takes Leave

Canapino won't be racing this weekend on the 4.014-mile road course. Instead, Siegel will take his place

Canapino, a 34-year-old driver from Argentina, was in the middle of some trouble this week because of things he said on social media. He denied that his supporters threatened other racers. At the Detroit Grand…

Seattle Issues $84,000 Fine to ‘Belltown Hellcat’ for Noise and Speeding

Seattle city attorney wants Belltown Hellcat to pay $83,619.97 in fines and fees

Miles Hudson, known as the “Belltown Hellcat” in Seattle, has gained attention on social media for breaking many rules in his neighborhood. Now, he might have to stop because the Seattle city attorney wants him…

Japanese Automakers Confess to Safety and Emissions Test Violations

Toyota, Honda, Mazda, and Suzuki - have been accused of cheating on safety and emissions tests

Four major Japanese carmakers – Toyota, Honda, Mazda, and Suzuki – have been accused of cheating on safety and emissions tests by the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. This came after an…