General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles report chron.com.
For the first time, University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) students have designed and built two state-of-the-art race cars to enter in the highly competitive international Formula Student event this summer – one electric race car and the other driven by a more conventional combustion engine.
Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia Motors have announced plans to introduce “solar roof” charging technology on selected Hyundai Motor Group vehicles to help meet global regulations targets and improve vehicle fuel efficiency.
The first RAM 1500 has come off the Australian production line where the legendary American truck is being remanufactured into right hand drive and it was driven straight into a container heading for the Fieldays at Hamilton and its New Zealand launch on 13 June 2018. At the wheel of the very first RAM 1500 was Roger Zagorski, the Managing Director of Australia’s official factory appointed RAM importer and distributor, the Ateco Group.