Tesla Will Lay Off 10 Percent Of Its Entire Workforce

Happy Monday! It’s April 15, 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. The Hype Behind Tesla Stock Success In 2023 1st Gear: Tesla Is Cutting 10 Percent Of All Workers Tesla … Read more

Ford Delays New Electric Vehicles As Sales Falter, Joins Pivot To Hybrids Instead

Good morning! It’s Friday, April 5, 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. Volvo’s Newest EV Is The Cheapest Volvo You Can Buy In The U.S. 1st Gear: Ford Delays New … Read more

Bentley Blames ‘Emotional Sensitivity’ For Slow Sales

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, March 19, 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. The 2024 Toyota Yaris GR Sport: America Is Missing Out 1st Gear: “Emotional Sensitivity” Slows Bentley Sales Bentley … Read more

Lucid And Rivian Are Gearing Up For A Miserable 2024

Good morning! It’s Thursday, February 22, 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. Rivian Recalls Nearly Every Car It Has Built 1st Gear: Rivian, Lucid 2024 Production Falls On Weakening Demand … Read more

Biden Could Delay EV Switch As Auto Industry Pressure Mounts

Good morning! It’s Monday, February 19, 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. Behind The Scenes of “007: Road To A Million” 1st Gear: Biden Braced For Battery Backtrack After states … Read more

Lawmakers Tell Delta To Keep Its Dirty Union-Busting Hands To Itself As Flight Attendants Fight To Organize Union

While the airline industry in the U.S. is largely unionized, Delta is different. Its pilots and dispatchers are unionized, but Delta’s technicians and flight attendants, as well as its ramp, cargo and tower employees, are not. With renewed efforts to change that following years of growing support for unions, it’s starting to look like we … Read more

Underpaid And Endangered Workers Are Attempting To Unionize Hyundai’s Alabama Plant

Automotive workers in the American south are on the verge of ushering in a new era of unionized solidarity. Just weeks after workers in a Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Mercedes-Benz facility began campaigning to unionize, similar efforts are taking off at Hyundai’s plant just two hours away in Montgomery. Workers in the plant have been given large … Read more

Elon Musk Says Chinese EVs Could ‘Demolish’ Rivals If The Government Lets Them

Good morning! It’s Thursday, January 25, 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: Musk Knows Trade Barriers Are The Only Things Stopping Chinese EVs … Read more

A $270-Billion Shipping Traffic Jam Threatens To Snarl Supply Chains Once Again

Good morning! It’s Wednesday, January 17, 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. The Chrysler 300C Ends Production 1st Gear: A Major Drought Is Causing Traffic Jams In The Panama Canal … Read more

Tesla Recalls Nearly Ever Car It Has Ever Sold In China Over Autopilot Safety Issues

Good morning! It’s Friday, January 5, 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. 1st Gear: Tesla Recalls Every Car It Has Sold In China Safety issues with Tesla’s Autopilot driver assistance … Read more