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08/12/2020 02:18 PM
Buying Cars — and Parking Cars — in New York City
New Yorkers have historically been lukewarm on car ownership. Then came the you-know-what.
08/13/2020 02:52 PM
Daimler to Settle U.S. Emissions Charges for $2.2 Billion
The agreement is a small fraction of the sum that Volkswagen paid after admitting to emissions cheating in 2015.
08/07/2020 09:58 AM
Lewis Hamilton Is Demanding Change
The only Black driver in Formula 1 history says the sport has been too slow to increase diversity. “We’ve not changed anything.”
08/06/2020 02:09 PM
‘Motorcycle of Tomorrow’ Is Heavy on Flair and Light on the Environment
Pineapple “leather,” flax seed instead of plastic: Tarform, based in Brooklyn, aims to set a standard with its retro-futuristic cafe racer.
08/04/2020 04:14 PM
Ford Replaces Its C.E.O.
Jim Hackett, who failed to impress Wall Street, will be replaced by James Farley, an auto industry veteran who started his career at Toyota.
08/02/2020 06:00 AM
Driving Across the Globe to Fight Child Trafficking
Renée Brinkerhoff has been on a quest, on almost every continent, to use racing “as a platform to do something about” a global scourge. Next stop, Antarctica.
08/04/2020 08:43 PM
Star Technologist Who Crossed Google Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison
Anthony Levandowski, a onetime star Silicon Valley engineer of self-driving cars, had pleaded guilty to stealing trade secrets.
07/30/2020 02:07 PM
3-D Printing, a Boon for Racers, Inches Closer for Carmakers
The technology has helped F1 and NASCAR teams gain an edge, but it has not been practical on a large scale. That may be starting to change.
07/16/2020 06:00 AM
Letting Your Insurer Ride Shotgun, for a Discounted Rate
Most big car insurers offer apps that monitor your driving, and one start-up requires it. The trade-off in privacy is a premium that could be substantially cheaper for safe drivers.
07/22/2020 09:38 PM
Tesla Turns a Profit in a Pandemic-Squeezed Quarter
The result was achieved “despite tremendous difficulties,” said the chief executive, Elon Musk, including a plant shutdown and lower sales.
07/23/2020 02:25 PM
Convertibles for Summer Driving: Going Topless and Turning Heads
Station wagons outsell them, but convertibles hold a special place in the hearts of drivers, and automakers still offer a smorgasbord of models.
07/22/2020 04:56 PM
In Electric Car Market, It’s Tesla and a Jumbled Field of Also-Rans
Most traditional carmakers are struggling to produce and market electric vehicles even as Tesla sells hundreds of thousands of its luxury models.
08/07/2020 10:44 AM
A Formula 1 Season Like No Other
The pandemic has forced the sport to patch together a schedule with new races and new tracks, with more to come. What’s the same is Mercedes, which is still on top.
08/07/2020 09:37 AM
No Fans, Fewer Workers. How Hard Could Holding Races at Silverstone Be?
Stuart Pringle, who runs the track, said holding consecutive events at the storied circuit during the pandemic had been one challenge after another.
08/06/2020 04:46 PM
Uber’s Revenue Craters, as Deliveries Surge in Pandemic
Uber said revenue fell 29 percent in the second quarter because people traveled less, but food deliveries soared.
08/06/2020 12:26 PM
The Teenage Tinkerer Behind an E-Bike Revolution
Mike Radenbaugh dreamed up Rad Power Bikes over a decade ago in his family’s garage and now sets the pace for affordable battery-propelled bicycles.
07/14/2020 04:17 PM
German Court Says Tesla Self-Driving Claims Are Misleading
A ruling by a state court contradicts Elon Musk’s bullish view of autonomous driving technology.
07/15/2020 11:07 AM
Automakers Are Making Cars, but Virus Surge Puts That at Risk
Some workers are calling on the industry to shut down plants in states where virus cases have increased sharply in recent weeks.
07/14/2020 03:45 PM
Black Behind the Wheel
On a road trip to Detroit, reflections on the car as a symbol of aspiration and adventure. But if you’re Black in America, that lovely machine isn’t always a refuge.
07/09/2020 06:00 AM
Two Museums Turn a Seaside Haven Into a Car Lover’s Dream
History, experiences and more at the Audrain Automobile Museum and the Newport Car Museum.