Monday Morning Auto News, Oct 02, 2023: German government rebukes, Ukraine’s parliament taunts Musk. Musk calls for Trump-style wall. More.

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Friday Morning Auto News, Sep 29, 2023: Mercedes launches Drive Pilot in two US states. VW scraps plans for new EV factory. Tesla’s black workers faced widespread racism, feds allege. More.

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World’s Largest Automakers: Disruption, my eye.

Remember how, year after year, supposedly smart and learned people predicted the impending death of “legacy automakers?”  Now look at the picture above.  With the COVID and chip crises behind them, world’s largest automakers are in full growth mode.

World’s largest automaker, Toyota Group had a record August with worldwide sales up 9.45%. Its year-to-date global sales rose 5.9%. The company is poised to book global 2023 sales in excess of 10 million.

Volkswagen Group continues to clear its cobwebs. Its global year-to-date deliveries were up a whopping 11%.

Hyundai Group continues its steady climb to the top. Imagine, a year ago the formerly impressive Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance was still in their place. Remember them?

Thursday Morning Auto News, Sep 28, 2023: Mercedes to offer true self-driving in late 2023. Toyota global sales hit record high in August. Volkswagen production recovers from IT outage. More.

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Wednesday Morning Auto News, Sep 27, 2023: Tesla Megapack catches fire. Musk’s X biggest purveyor of fake news, EU says. Toyota plans 3rd India plant. More.

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