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07/02/2020 06:00 AM
Driving Older Cars: Light on Tech, Heavy on Fun
“There is no nanny system. It is just you and your steering wheel and your right foot and the road.”
07/02/2020 03:00 AM
Test Drive: The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo
Put through its paces on a motor club’s racetrack, the 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S growls with a gaudy 640 horsepower and handling that lets even amateur drivers feel like superheroes.
07/02/2020 04:23 PM
Tesla Shines During the Pandemic as Other Automakers Struggle
The electric carmaker’s deliveries fell only modestly as sales in China and other overseas markets nearly made up for lost sales in the United States.
07/01/2020 11:03 PM
My Other Car is a...Mercedes Camper Van?
The bustling R.V. business gets a jolt from a ritzy new Mercedes-Benz rig.
06/26/2020 05:16 PM
How Cities Are Trying to Avert Gridlock After Coronavirus Lockdowns
Officials are trying to prevent a return to urban gridlock and pollution as residents begin to travel again.
06/26/2020 06:49 PM
John J. Mooney, an Inventor of the Catalytic Converter, Dies at 90
The device he developed with a colleague in the 1970s has prevented billions of tons of carbon emissions from being spewed by cars, trucks and lawn mowers.
07/01/2020 01:08 PM
Automakers Laud U.S. Consumer 'Resilience' Despite COVID-19 Hit to Sales
Major automakers posted lower U.S. monthly or quarterly new vehicle sales on Wednesday due in large part to weak fleet orders, but said consumer demand remained robust despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
06/24/2020 03:28 PM
As Sales Rise, Automakers Ramp Up Production
Demand has been stronger than expected since states began reopening, but some experts worry about the effect of a new surge in coronavirus cases.
06/25/2020 06:00 AM
Momentum for an Effort to Save Children From Sweltering Cars
The Hot Cars Act of 2019 is part of legislation the House will soon consider. It’s long overdue, say advocates of technology that alerts owners.
06/25/2020 01:39 PM
Road Tripping While Black: Readers Respond
Hitting the open road can be fraught for some black Americans, who share their anxieties of racist targeting. For others, getting behind the wheel is freedom.
06/14/2020 10:18 AM
Life on the Road in Pandemic America
Truck stops instead of motels, hand sanitizer instead of candy and 16 tanks of fuel to buy an oddball van and drive it home.
06/12/2020 03:17 PM
Honda Hackers May Have Used Tools Favored by Countries
A recent cyberattack that disrupted the operations of the company may have been the first time criminals used sophisticated software previously known to be used by state agents.
06/18/2020 06:00 AM
‘A Sports Car That You Can Wear Into a Bar’
Wristwatches and fast cars: precision machines that have grown together for a century, drawing crowds and connoisseurs.
06/15/2020 12:23 PM
Worried About Social Distancing When Traveling? Join the Crowd and Rent an R.V.
Recreational vehicles were gaining in popularity before the pandemic. Now, with travel restrictions loosening, a surge of travelers is drawn to the relative solitude that R.V.s offer.
07/03/2020 04:13 PM
The #Vanlife Business Is Booming
Coronavirus is just a distant memory while zipping around in a several-hundred-thousand-dollar custom van on the open road.
06/09/2020 05:00 AM
How a BMW and a Truck Full of Leather Shoes Helped Me Get to America
After World War II, I spent three years in a displaced persons camp, trading everything I could until I saved enough money to start over in the United States.
06/05/2020 01:33 PM
Pandemic Lockdowns Lead to Less Traffic and Better Air
Fewer cars on the road during the pandemic has meant cleaner air, but not necessarily fewer traffic deaths. Can we have both?
06/10/2020 11:19 AM
Former U.A.W. President Gary Jones Pleads Guilty
Mr. Jones, who was accused of embezzling $1 million, will cooperate with federal prosecutors who have been investigating corruption at the autoworkers union.
05/31/2020 11:15 AM
To Disinfect a Police Car in a Pandemic, Software Cranks Up the Heat
The N.Y.P.D. and other departments were concerned about the spread of the coronavirus in vehicles. Ford’s answer is software to raise the temperature.
05/29/2020 05:00 AM
Pandemic Forces Car Dealers to Do the Unthinkable: Sell Online
Dealerships have long resisted e-commerce, but with many showrooms closed, the dynamic is changing.