06/11/2021 03:33 AM
They Love the Yugo, the Car Others Love to Hate
The utilitarian Yugo may be the most maligned auto in history, ridiculed for its looks and its (many) flaws. “We really need tougher slander laws in this country,” one Yugo defender says.
06/09/2021 05:30 PM
Ford Motor Shows Signs of Revival Under Jim Farley
Analysts credit the new chief executive, Jim Farley, with energizing the automaker, which still faces challenges.
06/12/2021 10:36 AM
GM Tells White House It Agrees to Tighter Emissions Rules
The tighter fuel economy and tailpipe pollution rules are along the lines of what California has already agreed to with five other auto companies.
06/09/2021 01:34 PM
Volkswagen's Former C.E.O. Will Pay $13.7 Million in Settlement
The settlement by Martin Winterkorn comes as he faces charges that he lied to the German parliament.
06/08/2021 01:46 PM
R.V. Life Means Never Having to Leave Home (or the Office)
Ownership of recreational vehicles is on the rise and with improved technology, an attractive lure for those who can hit the road to travel, or work, wherever they choose.
06/06/2021 09:08 AM
Blinded by Brighter Headlights? It’s Not Your Imagination.
The rising use of light-emitting diodes and the popularity of pickups and S.U.V.s have prompted complaints about the glare and intensity of headlights.
05/27/2021 05:41 PM
How Mazda Rode Out the Pandemic While Rivals Slipped
Its sales climbed, and it racked up awards for safety and more.
05/31/2021 03:49 PM
The Pan America Marks a New Era for Harley Davidson
The feature-stuffed Pan America is a stark diversion for a company long associated with bulky, expensive cruisers. Early impressions suggest a potential blockbuster.
05/27/2021 05:54 PM
Max Mosley, Motor Racing Chief and Embattled Privacy Advocate, Dies at 81
The son of Nazi sympathizers sought to separate himself from his parents, but was bogged down by a secretly recorded sex video later in life.
05/23/2021 05:00 AM
A 1960 Corvette That Vanished for 40 Years After Le Mans Is Auctioned Off
Since its chance rediscovery in 2011, the heavily altered racecar has been the subject of seemingly endless legal twists and turns and acrimonious confrontations.
05/21/2021 05:02 AM
In Monaco, a Royal Collection of Cars
The rulers of Monaco have been gathering vehicles, including racecars and a sporty Renault belonging to Princess Grace, for decades, and the public can see them.
05/28/2021 07:36 AM
Ford Electric F-150 Lightning Pickup Is New EV Contender
If it sells well, an electric version of the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. could help accelerate the move to battery-powered transportation.
05/20/2021 08:56 AM
Odometer Rollbacks: A Hard-to-Spot Nuisance for Car Shoppers
Nearly half a million vehicles with illegally altered mileage are sold each year, according to federal estimates.
06/09/2021 06:54 PM
Electric Pickups Could Make or Break Biden’s Infrastructure Plans
The transition to an electric-car future will be an uphill battle, with the president and Republicans in Congress at odds over his $4 trillion economic agenda.
06/09/2021 07:03 PM
U.S. asks Mexico to review a second complaint about labor violations in its auto industry.
The action invokes provisions of the new North American trade accord.
06/07/2021 01:51 PM
Living on the Margins, ‘Surfing’ on the Buses
In the Brazilian city of Olinda, a group of thrill seekers has taken up an illegal and death-defying hobby: riding on the outside of public buses.
06/03/2021 12:42 AM
New Audiobooks for Your Summer Road Trip
From funny women to Yo-Yo Ma, self-reflection to civil rights, there’s something in the queue for everyone.
05/23/2021 08:25 AM
The Faces of Mothers Who Bore the Burden of the Pandemic
For a business article on the price that working moms paid, a photographer couldn’t take portraits in person. But shooting them remotely led to a different connection.
05/13/2021 03:07 PM
Crackdown on Emissions ‘Defeat Devices’ Has Amateur Racers Up in Arms
A recent court decision against a maker of aftermarket parts, coupled with the new possibility of criminal charges, has jolted an industry.
05/13/2021 11:15 AM
Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as payment for its cars.
Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, blamed the amount of energy, increasingly generated from fossil fuels, used by Bitcoin.