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07/18/2019 06:00 AM
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.
07/17/2019 03:37 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.
07/12/2019 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.
07/14/2019 05:30 PM
Vergne Becomes Formula E's First Double Champion
French driver Jean-Eric Vergne defended his Formula E title and became the first double champion in the all-electric series after finishing seventh in Sunday's New York season finale.
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.
07/16/2019 07:22 PM
Ford to Cut 12,000 Jobs in Europe
The automaker said it would close plants across the region, leading to job losses for more than 18 percent of its work force.
06/27/2019 06:00 AM
The Cars Are Newer, the Buyers Younger as Auto Collecting Moves Forward
The new generation of desirable models includes specimens most serious collectors wouldn’t have sniffed at a few years ago.
06/27/2019 04:09 PM
Nissan of Japan Discloses a New Recall, Adding to Its Problems
Its management faces quality problems and a slide in profitability in addition to a management crisis prompted by the arrest of Carlos Ghosn.
06/21/2019 04:40 PM
Getting to Appreciate the Unloved Turn Signal
They help avoid accidents and just make the roads so much safer, but drivers say they have their reasons for not bothering. What’s your excuse?
06/25/2019 12:35 AM
Nissan Reappoints Saikawa to Board as Shareholders Hammer Renault
Investors vented their anger at Nissan’s French partner, showing that tensions still boil within the vast but troubled car-making alliance.
06/26/2019 06:57 AM
Glare Falls on Nissan’s C.E.O. as Ghosn Fallout Spreads
Seven months after the fall of Carlos Ghosn, Nissan’s chief executive, Hiroto Saikawa, is facing questions about his own competence and probity.
06/22/2019 03:00 AM
L.A. to Vegas and Back by Electric Car: 8 Hours Driving; 5 More Plugged In
You’ll need to charge your vehicle more often than filling a gas tank, it takes longer, and the chargers can be scarce. Here’s how one road trip went.
07/12/2019 01:05 AM
For One Los Angeles Artist, Cars Are Her Canvas and Rainbows Are Her Brush
Peggy Noland has given a Toyota Corolla a pelt and slapped “buff Powerpuff Girls” on a pickup truck. Objects in mirror are as bitchin’ as they appear.
06/22/2019 12:58 PM
Driverless Cars May Be Coming, but Let’s Not Get Carried Away
“We’ve tried to turn down the hype and make people understand how hard this is,” says Gill Pratt, an expert in robotics and head of the Toyota Research Institute.
06/20/2019 03:18 PM
Renault and Nissan Make Peace in a Deal to Tighten Oversight
The Japanese carmaker will have Renault’s backing to fix governance lapses, in a deal made before a key shareholder meeting.
06/21/2019 08:13 PM
Electric Scooters Are Coming to New York, but You Can’t Rent One in Manhattan
Tech leaders and delivery workers fought to lift the ban on electric bikes and scooters. Manhattan is off limits to the scooters because of congestion.
06/12/2019 04:22 PM
The Safest Place in a Car Crash Isn’t the Back Seat Anymore
Researchers have new recommendations for where to sit (in the front, for adults; kids still get the back) and what features to look for.
06/14/2019 03:56 PM
Car Stuck in the Shop? The New Waiting Room Has Movies and Manicures
The service department accounts for half a dealership’s profits, on average, so some are trying to keep customers happy with amenities that include fitness centers and even massages.
06/11/2019 12:10 AM
Nissan and Renault Lock Horns as Relationship Sours Further
The Japanese carmaker criticized its French partner’s vow to block its overhaul effort, further straining the troubled auto alliance.
06/10/2019 02:28 PM
Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course
Elon Musk’s electric-car company began the year with high expectations. But it has confronted a series of problems and a loss of investor confidence.
06/06/2019 06:15 PM
The Car Industry Is Under Siege
Fiat Chrysler and Renault’s attempt to join forces was a response to turmoil in the auto industry, which accounts for much of the world’s factory jobs.
06/06/2019 06:31 AM
Fiat Chrysler Withdraws Its Offer for Renault
The plan had faced resistance by some Renault shareholders who argued that the Italian-American conglomerate was undervaluing a crown jewel of French industry.
06/06/2019 01:28 PM
Why Fiat Chrysler’s Talks With Renault Fell Apart
The offer of a 50-50 merger appealed in an industry facing challenges, but the French government and Nissan had questions.