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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Automotive

Global Chip Shortage Causes Ford to Close German Plant

Ford announced that it would temporarily close its factory in Saarlouis, Germany, from Monday until February 19 because due chip shortage and weak demand....

Honda Will Stop Auto Sales in Russia in Two Years

The Russian subsidiary of Japan’s Honda Motor said in a Wednesday morning statement that it would stop supplying new vehicles to official dealers in...

Sichuan Yahua Industrial Group Agrees to Five-Year Lithium Supply Deal with Tesla

Chinese company Sichuan Yahua Industrial Group announced on Tuesday it had signed a deal to supply battery-grade lithium hydroxide to the American electric vehicle...

Fiat Chrysler Will Invest $204 Million in Poland

Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Gowin announced on Wednesday morning that Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler will invest $204 million in its plant in Tychy...

Tesla Will Launch Operations in India in 2021

India’s transport minister Nitin Gadkari announced during a Monday morning press conference that electric-car maker will come officially start operations in the country early...

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Opens Investigation into Tesla Vehicles Suspension Issues

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Friday morning it had opened an investigation into nearly 120,000 Tesla vehicles over a front...

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