Vietnam’s VinFast ships first electrical autos to U.S. clients

HAI PHONG, Vietnam, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s electrical car maker VinFast stated on Friday it had shipped its first batch of 999 automobiles to the US, capping a five-year bid to develop an auto manufacturing hub within the Southeast Asian nation for markets in North America and Europe. The primary automobiles are anticipated to … Read more

Exclusive: Output of Apple iPhones at major China plant could fall 30% amid COVID curbs

TAIPEI, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Production of Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) iPhones could slump by as much as 30% at one of the world’s biggest factories next month due to tightening COVID-19 curbs in China, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday. Manufacturer Foxconn, formally Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd (2317.TW), … Read more

Hyundai breaks ground on $5.5 bln U.S. EV, battery plant

ELLABELL, Ga., Oct 25 (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Co (005380.KS) broke ground on a $5.54 billion electric vehicle (EV) and battery plant in the United States on Tuesday, as South Korea’s biggest automaker grapples with an uncertain outlook for its EV sales in its top market. The investment is the largest in the state’s history … Read more

Biden awards $2.8 billion to boost U.S. minerals output for EV batteries

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – The Biden administration said on Wednesday it is awarding $2.8 billion in grants to boost U.S. production of electric vehicle batteries and the minerals used to build them, part of a bid to wean the country off supplies from China. Albemarle Corp (ALB.N) is among the 20 manufacturing and processing … Read more