Hybrid Sales Expected to Triple; Ultium Battery Workers Getting Raises – Autoline Daily 3634

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0:00 GM to Pay Ultium Workers $20+/Hour
1:30 China Takes Latin American Market by Storm
2:12 CATL Pioneers Battery Swapping for Semis
2:59 Battle of the USB Ports; A vs. C
4:15 VW ID.7 Starts at 57,000 Euros
5:13 EVs a Bonanza for Tool & Die Industry
6:10 U.S. Hybrid Sales to Triple
6:47 GM Testing L4 AVs in China
7:32 Toyota Creates DJ Booth on Wheels

Story Links:
GM Boosts Ultium Workers Pay: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2023-08-23/gm-s-ultium-battery-plant-in-talks-for-union-wage-boost

CATL Battery Swapping for Semis: https://autonews.gasgoo.com/new_energy/70027568.html

USB Port Battle: https://www.autonews.com/technology/automakers-vary-changeover-faster-usb-c-ports

VW ID.7 Pricing: https://www.volkswagen-newsroom.com/en/press-releases/the-new-all-electric-id7-is-now-available-to-order-17554

Tooling Spending to Increase: https://www.autonews.com/suppliers/how-evs-benefit-tool-and-die-makers

Hybrid Sales to Increase: https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/gas-electric-hybrid-vehicles-get-boost-us-ford-others-2023-08-23/

GM Testing L4 in China: https://pressroom.gm.com/gmbx/cn/en/pressroom/home/news.detail.html/Pages/news/cn/en/2023/Aug/0824-gm.html

Toyota’s DJ Booth on Wheels: https://pressroom.toyota.com/pump-up-the-playlist-toyota-sienna-transformed-into-mobile-dj-booth/

Read the transcript here: http://www.autoline.tv/journal/?p=88683#more-88683

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