Ford Drops Semiconductor Bombshell. Adds Alliance To Boost American-Made Chips.

Ford Drops Semiconductor Bombshell. Adds Alliance To Boost American-Made Chips.

Text size Chip shortages have disrupted the auto industry since early this year. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg A global semiconductor shortage has constrained auto production all year, creating production—and stock market—volatility for the entire automotive sector. Ford Motor is taking new steps to minimize the impact on its operations. Ford (ticker: F) and GlobalFoundries (GFS) on … Read more

Tesla Stock Is Dropping. Here’s What’s Really Behind the Slide.

Tesla Stock Is Dropping. Here's What's Really Behind the Slide.

Tesla shares are dropping. Recalls and uncertainty could be responsible. A third reason, however, is most likely. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Text size Tesla stock can’t go up forever and shares are finally falling in premarket trading Tuesday. Reports of recalls and Hertz-deal uncertainties are two reasons the stock might be down. A third reason, however, … Read more