CEO Jim Rowan expects Volvo's forthcoming affordable EV to help it boost global sales to 1.2 million, with half of that volume being full electric and half being sold online.
In addtion to new EV tools, proper safety training for technicians and other service department staff who may come in contact with the vehicle — from parts runners to porters — is essential.
JB Straubel, founder and CEO of Redwood Materials, foresaw a shortage in battery materials long before EVs started going mainstream. He left Tesla to help close the gap while establishing a domestic, closed-loop supply chain for the battery industry.
A new California community college automotive technology building hopes to appeal to younger students who want to work with computers, not wrenches, when repairing electric and autonomous vehicles.
A blown steer tire can be catastrophic for tractor-trailers. Self-driving truck startup Kodiak Robotics recently showed how its system handles such a dire scenario.