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Lack of Tiny Parts Disrupts Auto Factories Worldwide

Lack of Tiny Parts Disrupts Auto Factories Worldwide

Lack of Tiny Parts Disrupts Auto Factories Worldwide Lack of Tiny Parts Disrupts Auto Factories Worldwide Automakers braced for turmoil when the pandemic hit. They expected supply chain disruptions and plummeting sales. But they never figured that a year later one of their biggest problems would be PlayStations. Strong demand for gaming systems, personal computers and other electronics by a …

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G.M. said auto sales fell in 2020 but were up in the final three months of the year.

G.M. said auto sales fell in 2020 but were up in the final three months of the year.

G.M. said auto sales fell in 2020 but were up in the final three months of the year. G.M. said auto sales fell in 2020 but were up in the final three months of the year. General Motors said its vehicle sales in the United States fell 12 percent in 2020, but increased 5 percent in the fourth quarter from …

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After Grand Theft Auto and Minecraft, Balenciaga: The Video Game?

After Grand Theft Auto and Minecraft, Balenciaga: The Video Game?

After Grand Theft Auto and Minecraft, Balenciaga: The Video Game? After Grand Theft Auto and Minecraft, Balenciaga: The Video Game? The year is 2031. Cities are concrete jungles crossed by flying buses that can twist in space and populated by avatars in oversize puffers and shredded jeans that resemble antique draperies over windows to interior worlds. They gesture toward posters …

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Tesla Third-Quarter Auto Sales Surge

Tesla Third-Quarter Auto Sales Surge

Tesla Third-Quarter Auto Sales Surge Tesla Third-Quarter Auto Sales Surge When the coronavirus pandemic forced businesses to close this spring, the auto industry was hit particularly hard. North American auto plants that typically churn out more than a million cars a month produced fewer than 5,000 in April. While airlines and other industries continue to struggle, automakers are now enjoying …

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Knocked Down by Virus, Auto Shows Plot Their Future

Knocked Down by Virus, Auto Shows Plot Their Future

Knocked Down by Virus, Auto Shows Plot Their Future Knocked Down by Virus, Auto Shows Plot Their Future Entire communities once flocked to witness the arrival of the circus. Times and tastes change. After 146 years of oohs and awes, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus went dark in 2017. Is the auto show next? Some believe that …

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Overlooked No More: Roberta Cowell, Trans Trailblazer, Pilot and Auto Racer

Overlooked No More: Roberta Cowell, Trans Trailblazer, Pilot and Auto Racer

Overlooked No More: Roberta Cowell, Trans Trailblazer, Pilot and Auto Racer Overlooked No More: Roberta Cowell, Trans Trailblazer, Pilot and Auto Racer By several accounts, Dillon fell deeply in love with Cowell, but she ultimately rejected his proposal of marriage. Roberta Elizabeth Marshall Cowell (no relation to the author of this article) was born on April 8, 1918, in Croydon, …

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The Pandemic Will Permanently Change the Auto Industry

The Pandemic Will Permanently Change the Auto Industry

The Pandemic Will Permanently Change the Auto Industry The Pandemic Will Permanently Change the Auto Industry FRANKFURT — Some automakers may emerge stronger, others too weak to survive on their own. Factories will shut down. The pressure to go electric could become more intense. People may travel less now that they have discovered how much they can get done from …

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Auto Plant Shutdown Spares an Essential: Corvette Parts

Auto Plant Shutdown Spares an Essential: Corvette Parts

Auto Plant Shutdown Spares an Essential: Corvette Parts Auto Plant Shutdown Spares an Essential: Corvette Parts As union officials grew concerned about factory safety, the three big U.S. automakers announced in March that they would shutter their North American operations, sending home roughly 150,000 workers. But with a pandemic raging, a handful of General Motors workers have labored on — …

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GTA 6: Next game in Grand Theft Auto series in ‘early stages’ of development seven years after predecessor’s release

GTA 6: Next game in Grand Theft Auto series in ‘early stages’ of development seven years after predecessor’s release

Grand Theft Auto VI is reportedly in the early phases of development seven years after the release of its predecessor. Grand Theft Auto V, which sold approximately 120 million copies to become the second highest-selling video game of all time behind Minecraft (180 million sales), was released in September 2013. Its sequel has been highly anticipated ever since, but the next game is still only …

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U.S. to Announce Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules, a Key Effort to Fight Climate Change

U.S. to Announce Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules, a Key Effort to Fight Climate Change

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expected on Tuesday to announce its final rule to rollback Obama-era automobile fuel efficiency standards, relaxing efforts to limit climate-warming tailpipe pollution and virtually undoing the government’s biggest effort to combat climate change. The new rule, written by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation, would allow cars on American roads to …

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