The settlement between LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation ensures that a battery plant in Georgia will go forward without hampering electric vehicle production.
The president is hoping to make electric vehicles more affordable to turn a niche product into one with mass appeal.
In the aftermath of a diesel scandal five years ago, executives made a commitment to electric vehicles that now is paying off.
The German carmaker outlined ambitious goals to build battery factories as it ties its fate to electric cars.
Even before G.M. announced it would work toward eliminating emissions from its vehicles, more automakers were putting E. V.s in their showrooms. Here’s a roundup.
Carmakers, government agencies and investors are pouring money into battery research in a global race to profit from emission-free electric cars.
Every carmaker is trying to figure out how to make the leap before governments force it and Tesla and other start-ups lure away drivers.
Traditional automakers have struggled to sell electric cars. That could change as Ford, Volkswagen and others introduce new models.
Carmakers can’t buy the semiconductors they need because home electronics are taking all the supply.
As Tesla completes a factory in Berlin, Mercedes-Benz and Audi are introducing electric cars in bids to defend their dominance of the luxury market.
A scandal led to a $2.9 billion trust fund for states to put cleaner vehicles on their roads. A lot of the money has gone to more diesel vehicles.
Rupert Stadler is accused of continuing to sell cars with illegal software even after Volkswagen’s cheating scandal came to light.
Battery prices are dropping faster than expected. Analysts are moving up projections of when an electric vehicle won’t need government incentives to be cheaper than a gasoline model.
The agreement is a small fraction of the sum that Volkswagen paid after admitting to emissions cheating in 2015.
Most traditional carmakers are struggling to produce and market electric vehicles even as Tesla sells hundreds of thousands of its luxury models.
The bustling R.V. business gets a jolt from a ritzy new Mercedes-Benz rig.
Judges on Monday cleared the way for counties to pursue the automaker, which has already paid more than $20 billion in federal penalties for cheating on pollution tests, under local laws.
The German car company withdrew an online ad that attracted criticism for its racist images.
The German carmaker will pay a relatively modest fine to resolve criminal cases involving the chairman and chief executive. They were accused of not warning shareholders about a looming scandal.
Some automakers plan to restart factories on Monday, but are likely to face a dearth of buyers.