The Changing Automotive Landscape


Nikola Corp.
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Technology and IIoT

Nikola, GM Form Partnership: GM to Design, Build Electric Truck

Sept. 8, 2020
General Motors will attach itself to the electric and hydrogen vehicle startup, which will receive access to GM's batteries and engineering.
Nikola Corporation
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Growth Strategies

Zero-Emission Truck Startup Nikola Announces Merger with VectoIQ Acquisition Corp.

March 3, 2020
The $3.3 billion merger will list Nikola on the NASDAQ and add a GM veteran to its board of directors.
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Technology and IIoT

From Daimler to a Small Italian Supplier, 3 Enlightened Digital Moves

Feb. 6, 2020
Automakers’ approaches to adopting new technologies, and updating systems they already have.
Tesla's first 'gigafactory' in Shanghai, China. The second such factory is set to be built outside Berlin, Germany.
Supply Chain

Tesla’s German Factory to Employ 10,000, Produce 500,000 Cars a Year, Bild Says

Dec. 11, 2019
The factory will produce Tesla Model 3 and Model Y cars.
Ford Motor Co.
Ford's Mustang Mach-E is expected to go on the market in 2021.

Auto Suppliers at a Crossroads

Dec. 10, 2019
The pace of automotive technology won’t pay off for a decade or more. Suppliers share how they're handling the disconnect.
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Porsche Is Going All In on Electric, but 911 Will Be Last to Switch

Nov. 25, 2019
"If we don't adapt, we're going to be left out," said CEO Klaus Zellmer.
Tesla Motors
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Technology and IIoT

Tesla Unveils Long-Awaited Electric-Powered Pickup, Breaks Window

Nov. 22, 2019
CEO Elon Musk unveiled the "cybertruck" Thursday evening. A demonstration of the truck's shatterproof glass by its chief engineer failed when the window shattered.
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VW Challenges Rivals With $66 Billion Splurge for Electric Era

Nov. 15, 2019
Chairman Poetsch characterized the dramatic shift as a "transformation" of the Volkswagen Group.
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Tesla Hopes to Get China Carmaking License by Year-End

Nov. 5, 2019
As part of its ongoing strategy to sell electric cars to the Chinese, Tesla is hoping to receive its manufacturing certification there soon.