Electric Cars Are About to Start Rolling Out of the Arizona Desert

On the outskirts of a small town less than 50 miles southeast of Phoenix, a 720,000 square foot electric vehicle factory is arising in the desert. If all goes as planned, a luxurious new battery-electric sedan will roll off its production line by year’s end. Lucid Motors, a U.S. startup backed by Saudi Arabia’s Public […]

Urged on by Trump, Ford and GM Rush to Start Making Ventilators

President Donald Trump caused consternation in Washington, Detroit and beyond when he tweeted on Sunday that he had given automakers the “go ahead” to start producing ventilators and other equipment desperately needed in the coronavirus pandemic. No one seemed to know what this pronouncement meant. What is clear, though, is that companies were already racing […]