Congress must act quickly to bolster semiconductor manufacturing in the U.S., according to a letter from several trade groups and unions delivered to House and Senate leaders on Thursday. “Strengthening the U.S. position in semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing is a national priority,” reads the letter, organized by the Semiconductor Industry Association. “While the governments
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LOS ANGELES — The founder and CEO of HAAH Automotive Holdings, Duke Hale, has formed a new company that intends to make a bid for ailing Korean automaker SsangYong Motor Co., Hale told Automotive News. HAAH this week announced that it had abandoned plans to import Chinese cars to the U.S. and would file for
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer? What does it compare to? The Chevy Trailblazer returned to the party last year as a slimmed-down, reasonably-priced crossover SUV with a stylish bod and less turbocharged power than we’d like to see. Shop it against the Hyundai Kona, Kia Seltos, and Jeep Renegade, among others. 
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Driving in rainy conditions presents all kinds of risks, but one you probably haven’t considered before relates to manhole covers. While manhole covers should be secured to the road, they can sometimes get displaced by water and that’s exactly what happened in Hungary recently, badly damaging a Fiat Punto. Watch Also: Overconfident Driver Adds To
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MILAN — Italian supplier Brembo said it will open its first high tech lab in California’s Silicon Valley to accelerate the company’s digitization, one of the key objectives of a plan announced in September. Brembo’s “Inspiration Lab” will focus on strengthening the company’s expertise in software development, data science and artificial intelligence, the premium brake
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Lithia Motors Inc.’s revenue and earnings per share reached second-quarter records as net income jumped nearly fourfold on soaring new- and used-vehicle sales, higher gross vehicle profits and improved finance and insurance profits. Net income totaled $304.9 million, up from $77.7 million in the same 2020 quarter that saw showrooms temporarily close and business slow
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The Paris auto show will return in fall 2022, show organizers confirmed last week via press release. The auto show (formally known as Mondial de l’Auto) will be combined with the Equip Auto trade show to form one event dubbed Paris Automotive Week, running Oct. 17-23, 2022. The Paris show was, like other auto shows,
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Tesla Inc. saw registrations of its Chinese-made cars climb again last month as promotions toward the quarter-end helped offset a string of negative press around customer complaints and quality concerns. Registrations of Model 3 sedans and Model Y crossovers made at Tesla’s Shanghai factory totaled 28,508 units in June, a 29 percent increase from May
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DETROIT — GMC will join the electric pickup fray, executives said Monday. Duncan Aldred, vice president of global Buick and GMC, told reporters a full-size electric pickup would arrive in “due course.” Aldred declined to say whether the pickup would share the Sierra name with its gasoline-powered counterpart. GMC’s confirmation of an electric pickup follows
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Next time you’re hungry for a snack, you might want to try cracking open a Ford Maverick owner’s manual. Oreo is making a limited-edition package that’s camouflaged as the 2022 Maverick’s manual as part of its “Oreo Thins Protection Program” promotion. The “Camo Pack” is disguised with the Ford Motor Co. Blue Oval and a
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