Nissan is Profitable for the First Time in Years

Nissan is Profitable for the First Time in Years

Photo: Nissan Nissan is making money again, Rivian is not, and GM. All of that and more in The Morning Shift for May 12, 2022. 1st Gear: Nissan Nissan has had a weird three years or so following the ouster of former CEO Carlos Ghosn under circumstances that can only be described as too bizarre … Read more

Rivian’s No Good Very Bad Month Keeps Getting Worse

Rivian's No Good Very Bad Month Keeps Getting Worse

Picture: Rivian Rivian is having a time, cars don’t legally require steering wheels or pedals anymore and BMW just made an acquisition I personally thought it made years ago. All that and more in this Friday edition of The Morning Shift for March 11, 2022. 1st Gear: So Much Good Will Squandered March has not … Read more

Cyberattack Halts All Toyota Production In Japan

Cyberattack Halts All Toyota Production In Japan

It’s a curiously timed shutdown of all domestic production for Japan’s top automaker just after Japan backed Ukraine. All that and more in The Morning Shift for February 28, 2022. 1st Gear: Toyota Shuts It Down Of all of Japan’s car companies, it is Toyota that’s the standard-bearer for the country, maybe best seen by … Read more