GM And Stellantis Get $1 Billion From Feds For EVs

Good morning! It’s Thursday, July 11, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Walter Isaacson On Elon Musk(s) 1st Gear: Government Hands GM, Stellantis $1 Billion For More EV Projects The … Read more

Drunk Driver Hits Cop During DUI Stop In Virginia

Gif: Virginia State Police A drunk driver slammed into the back of a police cruiser stopped on Interstate 495 in Virginia early Tuesday morning. A Virginia State Trooper had stopped another driver suspected of driving under the influence of drugs. The collision sent the patrol car right into the trooper who was standing by the … Read more

You’ll See The Feds Coming From A Mile Away In This Unmarked Jeep Wagoneer L

Screenshot: Stellantis Fleet If there’s one thing government enforcement officials love more than using tax dollars, it’s driving huge unmarked SUVs. For years, GM has almost exclusively been the supplier of these vehicles. Motorcades and FBI agents everywhere are always full of unmarked Chevy Tahoes and Suburbans. Now it seems as if another automaker is trying … Read more

These Cars All Got Uglier After Their Redesigns

Photo: National Motor Museum/Heritage Images (Getty Images) Designing a car is a massive undertaking. Automakers must effectively predict the future and produce a design that will be appealing for years to come, and the process starts years before the car hits the road. Oftentimes designers have to adhere to a preexisting platform, meet a certain … Read more