German supplier Robert Bosch signed a partnership deal with WeRide, a Guangzhou-based autonomous driving technology provider, to develop software enabling autonomous driving functions for passenger vehicle makers in China.  Vehicles equipped with the software can deliver SAE Level 2-3 advanced intelligent driving experiences on urban, highway, and elevated roads in China, Bosch said this week.
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Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images One of the best car-shopping weekends pre-pandemic is more of a dud these days. Amid the auto industry’s manufacturing challenges due to persisting supply-chain issues, Memorial Day sales are generally minimal to nonexistent this year. “It’s looking pretty bleak, to be straightforward about it,” said Ivan Drury, senior manager
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TOKYO — Toyota cut its global production plan for June for the second time this week and signaled its full-year output estimate could be lowered, highlighting the pain from the supply-chain crunch and China lockdown. Global automakers’ production has been hit by the microchip shortage and also by China’s COVID-19 lockdowns. The reduction by Toyota –
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6:42 AM ET Former Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone denied on Friday he had been arrested in Brazil and said an illegal gun found in his luggage before boarding a flight was never used and had no ammunition. The 91-year-old Briton, now in Portugal, told Reuters a “silly, tiny little incident” had caused a lot
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Rolls-Royce is concerned ongoing supply chain issues could prolong waiting lists that already stretch into the second half of next year for some models. Parent BMW has prioritized feeding semiconductors Rolls-Royce’s way because of the contribution it makes to the group’s profitability, CEO Torsten Mueller-Oetvoes told Bloomberg Television. Recent lockdowns in China have forced the
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6:17 PM ET Associated Press Seven-time NASCAR champion and Indy 500 rookie Jimmie Johnson hasn’t ruled out returning to the Cup Series, and he might even have an idea of his next race. Johnson said Thursday he’s open to driving the “Memorial Day Double” — competing in the Indy 500 and then the Coca-Cola 600
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What kind of vehicle is the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV? What does it compare to? The refreshed 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV is an electric hatchback joined this year by a larger version called the Bolt EUV. The Bolts compete against the Ford Mustang Mach-E and Tesla Model Y crossovers, as well as the Nissan Leaf
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