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Tesla Employee Claims It’s Still Preventing Union Organizing

Tesla worker at the company’s Fremont, California factory. Photo: Jeff Chiu (AP) Tesla has kept up practices to prevent workers from organizing a union, even as it battles with a U.S. labor agency over allegations that its management violated federal labor laws, a new complaint alleges. Elon Musk Told Workers Tesla ‘Would Allow’ Them To …

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A Jaguar I-Pace EV Had a ‘Thermal Incident’ While Parked in a Driveway, Which Is a Nice Way of Saying ‘Fire’

Jaguar I-PacePhoto: Justin Westbrook (Jalopnik) Jaguar is looking into why one of its new all-electric I-Pace SUVs caught on fire in the Netherlands last week while it was parked in a driveway, reports Electrek. While other EVs have had high-profile issues with overheating and fires, it’s the first known one involving Jag’s new electric. The …

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2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Joins the Prius With an Expected 50 MPG 

The 2020 Toyota Corolla HybridPhoto: Toyota After introducing a new Corolla for the 2020 model year that looks quite sharp, Toyota debuted on Tuesday the first ever hybrid variant for the sedan offered in the U.S. At last, something other than the Prius. 2020 Toyota Corolla: Don’t Sleep On This One Because It Looks Pretty …

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Chinese Startup BYD’s Tang EV 600 Is Expected to Have a 373 Mile Range and Cost $37,000: Report

The BYD Tang EV 600Photo: BYD BYD, the Chinese car startup backed by billionaire Warren Buffett, recently introduced a new all-electric model at the 2018 Guangzhou Auto Show dubbed the Tang EV 600, reports InsideEVs. It looks quite decent, it’ll reportedly have a 373 mile range on a single charge. Warren Buffett’s Chinese Car Company …

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Union Workers Walk Out of GM’s Oshawa Assembly Plant Following Closure Announcement

Photo: GM By lunchtime today, General Motors had announced that it was closing down five of its North American assembly and propulsion plants next year, including the Oshawa Assembly in Ontario, Canada. Following the announcement, unionized workers at the Oshawa plant walked out in protest, and the union president claims GM’s decision goes against the …

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Elon Musk Admits Everyone Was Right About Tesla

Musk in August: “Are we running low on money? The answer is no.”Photo: Jack Plunkett (AP) Burning cash at record amounts, a disastrous start to ramping up production of the Model 3, a CEO who unnecessarily stirred the pot practically at every turn. Anyone willing to look beyond the grand vision of Tesla this past …

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Here’s Everything GM Is Closing Down As It ‘Invests In The Future’

The announcement came MondayPhoto: Paul Sancya (AP) General Motors confirmed news of a major restructuring underway Monday, announcing that five North American plants will be closed, while up to 15 percent of its salaried workforce will be slashed. It marks the end of the plant that makes the Chevrolet Cruze in Ohio, the death of …