12/13/2018 10:21 AM
Wheels: As More Cars Plug In, Utilities and Makers Juggle Ways to Power Them
With more and more electric cars on the road, the utilities that feed vast amounts of electricity for building cars are tasked with fueling them, too.
12/13/2018 11:01 AM
The Oil Industry’s Covert Campaign to Rewrite American Car Emissions Rules
Energy giants and conservative groups have been aggressively pushing Trump’s rollback of fuel efficiency rules for automobiles, a Times investigation found.
12/14/2018 06:02 AM
Nissan and Renault Face Leadership Crisis After C.E.O. Is Jailed
Carlos Ghosn’s arrest leaves the Franco-Japanese car alliance that revolved around him in limbo. There is no clear plan to fill the power vacuum.
12/07/2018 12:56 PM
Fiat Chrysler Plans to Make New Jeep in Detroit, Adding Jobs
The automaker’s move reflects the continuing American taste for big vehicles in a period of low gasoline prices.
11/29/2018 07:59 PM
G.M.’s President Will Take Over Its Self-Driving Effort
The executive, Dan Ammann, is becoming chief executive of Cruise, which General Motors bought in 2016 to develop and commercialize autonomous cars.
12/03/2018 02:36 PM
China Will Slash Car Tariffs, Trump Says in a (Vague) Tweet
With details scant and officials in both countries mum on the issue of American-made autos, industry experts were left guessing as to what the president meant.
12/11/2018 01:30 AM
Carlos Ghosn, Ex-Nissan Chief, and Nissan Are Charged With Misstating His Pay
Prosecutors in Japan charged the company and its former chairman with violating financial laws by underreporting his compensation by tens of millions of dollars.
12/03/2018 01:44 PM
U.S. November Car Sales Surprise on Upside
Holiday season deals propped up U.S. auto sales in November, limiting the scale of annual falls at some carmakers and putting overall figures on course to top analysts' expectations, numbers from several top producers showed on Monday.
11/29/2018 12:20 PM
Wheels: For Carmakers, Auto Shows Are No Longer Can’t-Miss Events
What used to be obligatory attendance at big-time shows, to attract thousands of media types in one place at one time, is now past.
11/30/2018 07:32 AM
Menial Tasks, Slurs and Swastikas: Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism
African-American workers have reported threats, humiliation and barriers to promotion at the plant. The automaker says there is no pattern of bias.
11/28/2018 09:43 PM
G.M., Not Trump, Is the Real Villain to Some Ohio Factory Workers
In a region where the president vowed that manufacturing jobs were coming back, the idling of a Chevrolet plant and its 1,600 workers is a major blow.
11/28/2018 01:00 PM
What’s Behind the G.M. Cutbacks, and Why Trump Is Angry
The White House signaled that the automaker could suffer for planning thousands of layoffs, but the company says the course is essential to its future.
11/27/2018 09:31 AM
Pain and Sense of Betrayal as Canada G.M. Factory Closes After a Century
“Just as you’re getting older to know that you don’t have a job, it’s really heart wrenching,” said a worker at the vast complex in Oshawa, Ontario, where families worked for G.M. for generations.
11/27/2018 12:00 PM
Through All the Hype, Self-Driving Cars Remain Elusive
There is a scrum of companies pushing to perfect the technology that will put an autonomous vehicle in your garage, but private ownership is years away.
11/27/2018 12:18 AM
Carlos Ghosn Is Removed as Chairman of Mitsubishi Motors
The board of the Japanese automaker acted a week after Nissan accused Mr. Ghosn of financial misconduct and stripped him of his chairmanship.
11/27/2018 08:20 AM
G.M. to Idle Plants and Cut Thousands of Jobs as Sales Slow
The automaker said the moves would affect five factories in the United States and Canada. President Trump said he was unhappy with the move.
11/26/2018 05:50 AM
Who Is Carlos Ghosn and Why Is He in Trouble?
A titan of the auto industry, Mr. Ghosn was known for cost-cutting and performance-based compensation. His management of his own pay package may be his downfall.
11/22/2018 10:54 PM
Smart Headlights Inch Closer to American Roads
The government is considering allowing headlamps that continuously adjust the beam for better night vision, but change may be two years away.
11/19/2018 08:32 PM
Nissan Chairman, Carlos Ghosn, Is Arrested Over Financial Misconduct Allegations
The company said Mr. Ghosn had underreported his compensation to the Japanese authorities for several years and that it was cooperating with prosecutors.
11/15/2018 05:30 PM
Peugeot Returns to U.S. to Help People Get Around, but Not With Its Cars
The company is thinking smaller, rolling out a mobility app, but also bigger: The move is about the future of the car market as well as the company.
11/15/2018 06:19 PM
What Tesla’s ‘Delivery Logistics Hell’ Is Like for Model 3 Buyers
So close to getting their cars, some customers have encountered delays, mix-ups or quality problems as Elon Musk’s operation tries to work out kinks.
11/08/2018 10:12 PM
Tesla Names a Successor to Elon Musk as Board Chief
Robyn Denholm, an Australian executive, was named days before a regulatory deadline for the electric-car maker to replace its chairman.
11/08/2018 11:45 PM
Wheels: The Racecars Are Allards. He’s an Allard. There’s Just One Issue.
Head-turning Allards, precursors to the hugely popular AC Cobra, are being built again by Roger Allard, who is not related to the original family.
11/14/2018 09:37 PM
A Model T, Abandoned as Paradise Burned, Emerges With Barely a Scratch
The antique car stands out like a museum piece in a vast landscape of destruction. But that is little comfort to its owner, who lost his home and his town to the flames.
11/01/2018 02:07 PM
Wheels: A Comfortable Place to Spend 38,000 Hours Behind the Wheel
That’s how long Americans spend driving in a lifetime, on average. Seats may not be the first thing to consider when buying a car, but a good one can mean a better ride.
11/02/2018 06:43 PM
The Best Tips and Tools for Safer Winter Driving
Winter presents unique driving dangers. Here is some advice and useful gear to keep in the trunk to stay safe on the roads.
11/01/2018 01:01 AM
In U.S.-India Trade, Trump Sees Only Harley-Davidson
India and the United States face deadlines in the coming days to decide disputes over trade and oil. The president is most interested in motorcycle tariffs.
10/24/2018 11:23 PM
Tesla Reports a Rare Quarterly Profit, Its Biggest Ever
A surge in sales of the Model 3 helped lift the company’s performance, but big financial and production challenges remain.
10/26/2018 05:51 PM
Trump’s Trade War May Create New Auto Jobs. In China.
Caught in a crossfire of tariffs, BMW and other foreign carmakers are gauging whether to relocate some manufacturing to China. Jobs could follow.
10/22/2018 06:37 PM
Stocks Slip Again, and Automakers Continue a Long Decline
Shares of carmakers have slipped more than 25 percent this year, as higher interest rates, lower sales and rising trade tensions bite.
10/11/2018 02:53 PM
Wheels: Order a Coffee and Pay, With a Tap on the Dash
Automakers are connecting cars with technology that lets drivers order food, make reservations and pay for gas, bypassing their cellphones.
12/13/2018 11:42 AM
The State of the City
Highlights from the Cities for Tomorrow conference in New Orleans, where activists, authors, athletes and politicians considered the future of urbanism across the globe.
12/12/2018 05:20 AM
Kim Jong-un Beauty Masks Are Pulled Off Shelves in South Korea
Some see the product as a playful way to moisturize and play dress up at the same time. Critics call it an unacceptable endorsement of a dictator.