Made Across America at the Washington Auto Show

One of my deepest pleasures in covering the auto industry is the pervasive influence it has on the US economy. Some Americans are under the impression that the industry’s best days are behind it, but that simply is not true — manufacturers, foreign and domestic, operate assembly plants in more … Read more

Huge Tax Breaks Overshadow Tesla’s Gigafactory Deal

Tesla Motors announced late last week that it had chosen a location near Reno, Nevada, for its highly-anticipated gigafactory. The state-of-the-art manufacturing plant will assemble lithium-ion batteries with build partner Panasonic. The new factory will be built in the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center near Sparks. It represents a $5 billion … Read more