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08/23/2019 10:56 PM
Inside India’s Messy Electric Vehicle Revolution
A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are struggling to catch up.
08/23/2019 12:04 AM
Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray
The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers, appears to be losing ground in its effort to prevent any more for joining the agreement.
08/20/2019 12:33 AM
Sale of Rare Nazi-Era Porsche Sputters After Sotheby’s Auction Blunder
The bidding for the Porsche Type 64, built by Ferdinand Porsche in 1939, was supposed to open at $13 million but instead started at $30 million.
08/15/2019 09:50 AM
They Supply the Garage, You Bring the Elbow Grease
My Mechanics Place and similar businesses provide the bay, the lift and some tools, and ambitious do-it-yourselfers take care of the rest.
08/11/2019 07:52 PM
Our Cars Are Trying to Keep Us Safe. Here’s How.
There is no question that the tech in cars is making us safer. Even when optional, active electronic safety features can pay for themselves quickly.
08/12/2019 05:34 PM
An Electric Harley Loses the Growl but Still Aims to Turn Heads
Harley hopes the LiveWire, its first production electric vehicle, will redefine an industry that has grown complacent while sales decline.
08/12/2019 12:07 AM
Now Crowding New York’s Streets: Rented Mopeds Going 30 M.P.H.
A moped-sharing company has unleashed 1,000 Vespa-style vehicles in Brooklyn and Queens, raising concerns about safety.
07/25/2019 08:01 AM
Nissan Will Cut 12,500 Jobs, and Its Chief Hints at Leaving
The Japanese carmaker’s profit plunge suggests its problems run deeper than it has said, putting more pressure on it to fix its alliance with Renault.
08/11/2019 01:18 PM
‘First’ Porsche Heads to Auction, and a Record Price Is Expected
Of the three Type 64s planned for construction in the late 1930s in Nazi Germany, just one remains.
07/31/2019 11:50 PM
Rupert Stadler, Ex-Audi Chief, Is Charged With Fraud in Diesel Scandal
Mr. Stadler, who led Volkswagen’s Audi luxury car division, was charged in Munich with fraud and illegal advertising tied to the emissions scandal.
07/21/2019 03:23 PM
The S.U.V.s That Conquered Suburbia
At the Mudfest competition, sport utilities as varied as the once-limitless sedan market showed that there’s a hauler or a crossover for everyone.
07/24/2019 08:27 PM
Tesla Loses Less Money as Model 3 Sales Surge
The carmaker delivered a record number of cars in the second quarter but still lost money because sales of higher-priced models lagged.
07/25/2019 06:00 AM
The Little Hybrid That Could, and Still Can
After nearly two decades, 286,000 miles and countless skipped trips to the gas station, a 2000 Honda Insight in New England is ready to move on.
07/26/2019 10:21 AM
Automakers, Rejecting Trump Pollution Rule, Strike a Deal With California
Four of the world’s largest automakers, including the Ford Motor Company, have struck a deal with California to reduce tailpipe pollution.
07/25/2019 01:23 AM
People Are Buying Really Expensive Cars on Instagram
A top dealer there, RD Whittington, hangs his shingle IRL.
07/24/2019 12:35 AM
‘We’re Full,’ Car Dealers Say as Auto Sales Slow After a Long Boom
After seven years of strong growth, carmakers are selling fewer cars, cutting production and laying off workers as even inventories of unsold S.U.V.s rise.
07/23/2019 11:18 AM
Beijing Auto Buys Daimler Stake, Bolstering German Carmaker’s Ties to China
The deal strengthens the German automaker’s relationship with a Chinese counterpart in a country that has become an important market but where overall sales are falling.
07/23/2019 05:00 AM
Flashing Your Headlights? You’re Probably Sending the Wrong Signals
There are no universally accepted, consistent standards for using headlights to communicate. “It means something different to everybody,” one expert said.
07/21/2019 05:21 PM
Renault and Nissan Need Each Other to Thrive in Future, 2 Leaders Say
The carmakers must reinvigorate their alliance and share the cost of a shift to electric, self-driving cars, Renault’s chairman and a Nissan board member said in separate interviews.
07/21/2019 10:51 PM
Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’
Ford and other companies say the industry overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles, which still struggle to anticipate what other drivers and pedestrians will do.
07/18/2019 11:35 PM
A Shared Birthday Party for 2 Sporty Foreign Cars
The Audi TT, now 20 and an enduring object of desire, and the Datsun 240Z, unveiled 50 years ago, were not particularly powerful, but they’ve had staying power.
07/12/2019 10:39 AM
Formula One Agrees to Keep the British Grand Prix at Silverstone
After the circuit’s owners walked away from their contract with F1 in 2017, the race there had been in doubt. On Monday, they signed a new contract.
07/17/2019 02:58 PM
Battery-Powered Racecars, Zipping From Zero to 60 in 2.8 Seconds
For the Formula E season finale, electric racers will zoom through the Red Hook area of Brooklyn and crown a champion.
07/12/2019 02:01 PM
Ford and VW Agree to Share Costs of Self-Driving and Electric Cars
A deal announced Friday is an example of how carmakers are joining forces to survive a major shift in technology. But can two longtime rivals cooperate?
07/11/2019 12:59 PM
A Tour of the Tour Buses
“Can’t wait to get on the road again,” goes the Willie Nelson song. Here’s how two bands — one in a van, one in an, er, bigger conveyance — go from gig to gig.
07/05/2019 03:02 PM
Ford and VW Are Set to Cooperate on Self-Driving and Electric Cars
An agreement to be formalized next week is the latest example of how rivals in the auto industry are sharing the enormous cost of new technologies.
07/16/2019 06:02 AM
G.M. Leaves Lordstown Behind in Hard Bet on Future
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07/03/2019 12:27 PM
Lee Iacocca, Visionary Automaker Who Led Both Ford and Chrysler, Is Dead at 94
Mr. Iacocca helped create the Ford Mustang, brought out the minivan saved the failing Chrysler Corporation and came to personify the American auto industry.
07/04/2019 12:20 AM
Lee Iacocca Was a C.E.O. for the Television Age
Before the cult of the modern corporate chief, the former Chrysler leader fused his identity with his company’s, helping him sell cars and win over Washington.
07/16/2019 07:22 PM
Police Search Renault Headquarters Near Paris
The raid was linked to an investigation into Carlos Ghosn, the automaker’s former chairman and chief executive.
07/02/2019 07:25 PM
Model 3 Helps Tesla Send Quarterly Deliveries to a Record
The 95,200 vehicles beat the mark set in last year’s final quarter, the electric-car maker said. But it may be hard pressed to meet its 2019 target.
07/02/2019 11:41 PM
Meet the Man Quietly Building the Tesla of Trucks, With Jeff Bezos Aboard
R. J. Scaringe’s company, Rivian, has raised $1.7 billion from Amazon, Ford Motor and others without selling a single pickup truck and sport utility vehicle.
07/06/2019 05:50 PM
Climate Change Denialists Dubbed Auto Makers the ‘Opposition’ in Fight Over Trump’s Emissions Rollback
Newly released government emails show how climate denier groups quickly dominated the internal discussion over the historic rollback of the Obama-era climate rules.
07/01/2019 03:11 PM
2,000 Cameras Will Be Watching How You Drive in New York City
Will the nation’s largest urban network of speed cameras make the city safer or “one big speed trap?”
06/28/2019 02:17 PM
That Texting-While-Driving Ticket Can Also Lead to a Car Insurance Penalty
Many insurers charge the penalty for three years after the violation, meaning you’ll be paying the price long after the check for your ticket has cleared.
06/28/2019 07:57 AM
‘Very Smart People,’ but a Keyless Car’s Downside Killed Them
A couple with careers in academia and science died of carbon-monoxide poisoning. A second congressional bill has been introduced to mandate safety features.
08/24/2019 11:40 AM
Variety: Puns and Anagrams
R yew ready for some puns from Andrew J. Ries?