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The seemingly in no way-ending scarcity of semiconductors drive Toyota to slash manufacturing at additional than a dozen crops. The transfer mirrors steps taken by Ford, Nissan and some others in current months.
Some of the other stories you have to have to know about contain:
- Ford CEO Jim Farley noticed his 2021 full compensation deal come in at $22.8 million: almost double what he been given in 2020. Chairman Invoice Ford and CFO John Lawler also observed increases
- Maserati is finding into the electrification recreation, revealing the Gran Turismo Folgore. All Maserati EVs will don the Folgore badge going forward
- Porsche’s expanding its electrification initiatives, noting the 718 line — the Boxster and Cayman — will be the future vehicles to make the change to battery-electric power. CEO Oliver Blume said the 911 wasn’t generating the shift, while would arrive as a hybrid quickly and,
- Mercedes-Benz is nicely into its electrification method, evidenced by the opening of its new battery-pack generation facility in Alabama.
Executive Editor Joe Szczesny says this week’s Best Story focuses on the ongoing struggle automakers are struggling with with the fallout from the war in Ukraine: components and components shortages, moving output to other elements of the environment even though seeking to mee the increasing demand for EVs and tech-large cars.
Managing Editor Michael Powerful needed to know if the adage you really don’t know what you have until it is gone was real, so he used a week in the Ford Edge ST-Line. The automaker’s likely to stage out the Edge in a several a long time. So look at out the overview to see if he’s likely to miss it.
Turning to this 7 days, Powerful notes the massive tales include things like the first production designs of the Cadillac Lyriq rolling off the line, the debut of Honda’s new wind tunnel facility in Ohio and Stellantis exhibiting of a new propulsion program — and there will be more.
Government Editor Larry Printz will take us back again in automotive historical past to the 1951 debut of the Plymouth Ghia XX500 at the Chicago Automobile Exhibit. That’s adopted Hudson’s 1953 debut of the Jet, aimed at competing with the Nash Rambler. However, America’s adore for major vehicles, dooms this motor vehicle from the commence. It was not all terrible, in 1961 Jaguar releases what numerous think about the most lovely automobile at any time developed: the E-Kind. Come across out more in this week’s podcast.
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