With guidance from CEO Sergio Marchionne, Chrysler struck an agreement with ZF to build the automatic transmissions in Indiana. The German supplier will hold intellectual property rights as part of the deal....More
The auto maker does not fully explain the delay. A spokesman hints that Chrysler was not satisfied with the DDCT’s performance. “It’s got to be something that customers are happy with,” Vince Muniga tells WardsAuto....More
The key to improving EV range is storing more energy in the battery, engineers say. While they are aiming to double today’s efficiency by mid-decade, scientists are working on new battery types, such as lithium-air and lithium-sulfur....More
The news is welcomed by workers at Strasbourg, most of whom recently voted to accept a 10% wage cut in order to have the new GM repurchase the plant, initially left behind during the auto maker’s bankruptcy....More
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