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    VW Workers in Tennessee Vote for Union

    In a landmark victory for organized labor, workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted overwhelmingly to join the United Automobile Workers union, becoming the first nonunion auto plant in a Southern state to do so. The company said in a statement late Friday that the union had won…

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    Tesla Will Recall Cybertruck in Latest Setback

    Tesla has agreed to recall nearly 4,000 of its Cybertruck pickups to fix an accelerator pedal that can get stuck, raising the risk of crashes, a federal safety agency said on Friday. The defect could cause the vehicle to accelerate unintentionally, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a…

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    Tesla Will Lay Off More Than 10% of Workers

    Tesla plans to lay off more than 10 percent of its work force in an effort to cut costs, Elon Musk, the automaker’s chief executive, told employees on Monday. The job cuts, amounting to about 14,000 people, come as the company faces increasing competition and declining sales. “As we prepare…

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    Tell Us: Has Elon Musk’s Behavior Affected How You View Tesla?

    Endorsing an antisemitic post on X. Withholding Starlink satellite internet service from Ukraine to prevent a drone attack on Russian forces. Reposting conspiracy theorists who claim that the Biden administration’s immigration policies are part of a plot to increase the number of people who vote Democrat. Elon Musk’s behavior and…

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    What Happened When a German Car Factory Went All Electric

    Zwickau, a city in Germany’s east, may not be as famous as Detroit, but its economy has revolved around internal combustion engines since August Horch established Audi here at the beginning of the 20th century. So when Volkswagen announced in 2018 that it would convert its Zwickau factory, the largest…

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    Ford Slows Its Push Into Electric Vehicles

    Ford Motor on Thursday delayed the production of at least two new electric cars and said it would pivot to making more hybrids. Its decision was the latest sign that large automakers have been forced to rethink their strategy for electric vehicles because sales for those models are slowing. The…