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05/22/2018 09:25 AM
China Cuts Car Tariffs, in a Small Offering to the U.S. on Trade
The moves are likely to change little for the auto industry, though Chinese factories and German firms could benefit from slashing tariffs on parts.
05/21/2018 08:37 PM
Tesla Model 3 Goes Upscale, and Base-Price Buyers Must Wait
Elon Musk, the electric-car company’s chief, said Tesla would lose money and die if it began selling the cheapest version of its mass-market car too soon.
05/20/2018 04:26 PM
Advertising: Hot Wheels Hits the Road to Reach Its Fans
As part of an effort to stay connected with people in the digital age, Mattel is sponsoring a nationwide search for a custom vehicle that can be a model for a 50th anniversary Hot Wheels car.
05/16/2018 07:02 PM
Senator Grills Nominee on Deadly Carbon Monoxide Risk in Keyless Cars
A top safety official said she would raise awareness about the hazard, but would not commit to mandating a software fix to increase alerts to drivers.
05/21/2018 05:40 PM
Wheels: Cadillac Makes Great Cars. Too Bad Americans Want S.U.V.s.
America’s premier luxury car brand has parted ways with its president and finds itself reckoning with an uncomfortable truth: Most people don’t want cars anymore.
05/16/2018 09:48 AM
Tech We’re Using: What Improved Tech Means for Electric, Self-Driving and Flying Cars
Jack Ewing, who covers autos and economics for The Times, says a “Jetsons”-like future is still far off, even as cars become even more computerized.
05/12/2018 05:00 AM
Japan Moves to Ease Aging Drivers Out of Their Cars
In graying Japan, concern that drivers with dementia are causing accidents has prompted the authorities to urge older people to surrender their licenses.
05/10/2018 12:32 PM
Wheels: In the Car Museum Race, Some Drop Out
With attendance down, some auto museums that were once prime attractions have closed their doors.
05/15/2018 04:16 PM
Deadly Convenience: Keyless Cars and Their Carbon Monoxide Toll
Weaned from using a key, drivers have left cars running in garages, spewing exhaust into homes. Despite years of deaths, regulatory action has lagged.
05/03/2018 09:49 AM
Seeking a Smoother Ride, Whether You Drive or Your Autonomous Car Does
Self-driving technology could one day turn your car into a mobile living room. That has companies trying to figure out how to even out the roughest spots of the road to the future.
05/07/2018 07:44 PM
After Fatal Uber Crash, a Self-Driving Start-Up Moves Forward
Drive.ai said it would start a taxi service in Texas. It was the first new rollout of autonomous cars in the United States since one operated by Uber killed a pedestrian in March.
05/03/2018 08:35 PM
Elon Musk Rejects ‘Boring, Bonehead Questions,’ and Tesla’s Stock Slides
A contentious conference call with analysts after Tesla’s earnings announcement sent shares of the electric-car maker sharply lower.
05/03/2018 01:34 PM
Tesla Is Still Burning Cash, but Elon Musk Sees a Turning Point
The chief executive said the electric-car maker would be profitable in the second half of the year if it met its production goals.
05/04/2018 09:38 AM
Ex-Volkswagen C.E.O. Charged With Fraud Over Diesel Emissions
The indictment of Martin Winterkorn makes Volkswagen more vulnerable to lawsuits by shareholders who say top managers concealed risks.
05/01/2018 07:57 PM
California Sues Trump Administration Over Car Emissions Rules
The state's move escalates a revolt against a proposed rollback of fuel economy standards that threatens to split the country’s auto market.
05/23/2018 11:20 AM
Boosting U.S. Exports to China by $200 Billion Is a Tricky Task
President Trump is trying to broker a deal to bring down the national trade deficit with China. Experts doubt his goal is achievable.
05/10/2018 12:20 AM
Recalling Art Nouveau: ‘It’s About Design’
The enduring popularity of pieces by designers like René Lalique and Philippe Wolfers reflects artistic achievement rather than just the value of gems.