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01/19/2021 06:24 PM
Is Rivian the Next Tesla? Investors Bet Big on Electric Truck Maker
Rivian, which has raised another $2.65 billion, plans to sell a pickup truck and S.U.V. it has worked on for more than a decade.
01/14/2021 06:00 AM
An S.U.V.? Ferrari Sees the Writing on the Road
The Purosangue, whose details remain closely held, will be out next year. But the carmaker’s evolving lineup, too, points to a (slightly) more inclusive approach.
01/17/2021 02:35 PM
How to (Literally) Drive the Coronavirus Away
What’s the transmission risk inside a car? An airflow study offers some insight for passengers and drivers alike.
01/19/2021 05:00 AM
How to Fix a Brake Light
Immediately replace bulbs that are out. Get some screwdrivers. Needle-nose pliers come in handy, too.
01/08/2020 10:14 AM
10 Electric Vehicles to Watch
Sales doubled in 2019, but the industry’s tipping point — severing ties to the gas pump — still lies ahead. These cars will help make that happen.
01/19/2021 09:24 PM
Pandemic Paved the Way for Sim Racing, but Will It Last?
Nearly a year into the experiment, digital racing appears to be paying off for fans, race teams and even tracks.
01/15/2021 05:00 AM
Tesla Might Finally Have Some Competition. From Ford.
Traditional automakers have struggled to sell electric cars. That could change as Ford, Volkswagen and others introduce new models.
01/15/2021 08:41 AM
Toyota to Pay a Record Fine for a Decade of Clean Air Act Violations
Toyota’s $180 million settlement with the federal government follows a series of emissions-related scandals in the auto industry.
01/13/2021 02:11 PM
Lack of Tiny Parts Disrupts Auto Factories Worldwide
Carmakers can’t buy the semiconductors they need because home electronics are taking all the supply.
01/07/2021 05:00 AM
Carmakers Put Their Biggest Faces Forward
They look as if they could strain spaghetti: Grilles are making a design statement.
01/05/2021 06:15 PM
The Pandemic Sank Auto Sales. Vaccines Could Bring Buyers Back.
Carmakers say new models should also help lift the industry in 2021, after a 15 percent decline in its slowest year since it recovered from the Great Recession.
01/04/2021 02:42 PM
Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot Approve a Merger They Need to Survive
Shareholders of the two companies voted to join forces in an effort to cope with a major technology shift and plummeting sales.
01/15/2021 02:15 PM
German Automakers Are Charged Up and Ready to Take on Tesla
As Tesla completes a factory in Berlin, Mercedes-Benz and Audi are introducing electric cars in bids to defend their dominance of the luxury market.
12/31/2020 05:00 AM
Look but Don’t Touch: Supercars That Have Barely Been Driven
The power and prestige of cars like a 1990 Lamborghini might compel some owners to take a Sunday drive. But with odometers this low, the investment would take a hit.
01/02/2021 11:08 AM
Tesla Says It Hit Goal of Delivering 500,000 Cars in 2020
The milestone seemed unreachable just three years ago and comes as Tesla has seen a string of profitable quarters and a buoyant stock.
12/22/2020 05:00 AM
For Companies Like Workhorse, A Race to Be the Tesla of Delivery Vehicles
Investors are betting that small companies like Workhorse will help popularize electric commercial vehicles. And Tesla aims to extend its reach.
12/17/2020 09:48 PM
A 1958 ’Vette Translated Into Modern Chinese
SongSan’s SS Dolphin is the latest in a long line of Chinese attempts at cloning more prominent vehicles.
01/11/2021 05:00 AM
A Long, Lonesome Look at America
Alone on a 10,000-mile road trip across the United States, a Times journalist found an America cloaked in solitude — and a country on edge.
01/09/2021 11:05 PM
How to Keep Your Pandemic Habits
Starting a new habit is hard. To make it easier, try recycling an old one instead, building on lessons you learned from pandemic living.
12/14/2020 11:04 AM
John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89
Breaking from the James Bond mold, he turned the spy novel into high art as he explored the moral compromises of agents on both sides of the Iron curtain.