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10/04/2018 12:23 AM
Honda Putting $2.75 Billion Into G.M.’s Self-Driving Venture
The Japanese automaker will take a $750 million stake and commit $2 billion over 12 years in the race to develop fully autonomous vehicles.
10/02/2018 02:29 PM
Unraveling a Tesla Mystery: Lots (and Lots) of Parked Cars
Groups of new vehicles are being detected in unexplained locations across the country. Evidence being posted online has raised questions about production, logistics, quality and even demand.
10/02/2018 06:10 PM
Tesla Reports Progress on Model 3 Car Production
The improvement is welcome news for a company that has been rocked by upheaval since Elon Musk, its chief executive, unveiled an abortive buyout plan.
10/05/2018 01:33 AM
Wheels: Motorcycle Makers Shake Up Designs to Draw New Riders
Indian Motorcycle unveiled a stylish new bike. It is one of a number of makers taking a daring, and perhaps unexpected, leap with its designs.
10/02/2018 05:01 PM
'A Tale of Two Hurricanes' for September U.S. New Car Sales
Major automakers on Tuesday posted a hefty drop in U.S. new vehicle sales for September, caused in part by a decline in sales in areas hit by Hurricane Florence and a tough comparison to the previous September when consumers rushed to replace vehicles damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
10/02/2018 10:43 AM
Trump Hails Revised Nafta Trade Deal, and Sets Up a Showdown With China
The president said the new pact will help United States companies and workers. But the deal’s importance may have less to do with its details than the signal it sends.
10/01/2018 01:32 PM
Elon Musk Steps Down as Chairman in Deal With S.E.C. Over Tweet About Tesla
After walking away from a deal, Tesla’s chief agreed to give up the chairmanship for three years and pay a $20 million fine.
09/28/2018 09:49 AM
Tesla Chief Elon Musk Is Sued by S.E.C. in Move That Could Oust Him
The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit Thursday that accused Mr. Musk, the electric-car manufacturer’s chief executive, of making false and misleading public statements.
09/28/2018 06:21 PM
Elon Musk’s Fans Just Took a Big Hit as Tesla Shares Tank
The stock tumbled nearly 14 percent Friday. The S.E.C.’s lawsuit against Mr. Musk is putting the spotlight on a company in turbulence and celebrity C.E.O.s.
09/27/2018 09:12 PM
Wheels: 2-Second Rule for Distracted Driving Can Mean Life or Death
While people will always find a way to distract themselves, the industry is dreaming up new ways to keep drivers’ eyes on the road.
09/20/2018 02:58 PM
End of a Car-Selling Era as AutoNation’s Chief Steps Down
Mike Jackson’s formula for franchised dealerships created the industry’s biggest retailer and paved the way for investors to take car sales seriously.
09/26/2018 10:26 AM
Daimler Names R&D Head as Next CEO, Zetsche to Become Chairman
Daimler named research chief Ola Kaellenius as its next CEO on Wednesday in a succession plan that promotes a raft of tech-savvy managers at its Mercedes-Benz car brand and also seeks to install long-serving CEO Dieter Zetsche as chairman.
09/21/2018 12:24 AM
Wheels: The Auto Industry’s VHS-or-Betamax Moment
After nearly 20 years, the language that cars will speak when they talk to one another is still undecided. Critics say the delay is endangering lives.
09/18/2018 06:19 PM
Justice Department Is Examining Tesla After Musk Comment
The company said the department requested documents after its chief executive, Elon Musk, said he had “funding secured” to take its stock off public markets.
09/17/2018 02:49 PM
Betting Against Tesla: Short-Sellers Make Their Case
Elon Musk says short-sellers are conspiring to bring his company down. Some seasoned investors say it’s just a matter of fundamentals.
09/14/2018 11:27 PM
Volkswagen Beetle, Symbol of ’60s Counterculture, Will Be Discontinued Again
The German carmaker’s United States unit, the only division still turning out the curvy car originally developed at Hitler’s direction, will end production of the vehicle in July.
09/13/2018 10:49 PM
Wheels: Motorcycle Makers Try Minting New Riders With Youth Programs
With sales well down from their prerecession levels, the industry is trying to engage with a new generation of riders — and customers.
09/09/2018 07:37 PM
Trump Says Tariffs Mean Ford Can Make New Model at Home. Ford Says It Won’t.
Ford, which has said it won’t sell a new Chinese-built model in the United States because of threatened tariffs, refuted the president’s suggestion the car could be built domestically.
09/09/2018 05:04 PM
Volkswagen Trial Offers Hedge Funds a Chance to Settle Old Scores
Paul Singer’s Elliott Management is funding lawsuits by shareholders who want the automaker to reimburse them for losses caused by the diesel scandal.
09/07/2018 09:08 PM
Tesla Shaken by a Departure and What Elon Musk Was Smoking
The head of accounting departed weeks after he arrived, and the company’s chief held forth in a webcast punctuated by his apparent puffs on a joint.
09/06/2018 04:09 PM
Wheels: Jaguar’s Electric E-Type Marries ’60s Sex Appeal and Tomorrow’s Tech
Not content to merely revive E-Types to their former glory, Jaguar will retrofit them as fully electric machines, but it will be costly: $375,000 or more if you don’t supply the car.
08/31/2018 04:52 PM
Trump Approach on Nafta Relieves Automakers’ Worst Fears
Car and parts makers should be able to adapt to changes negotiated with Mexico without undue expense or disruption, analysts say.
08/31/2018 06:18 AM
In Classic Car Market, Exceptional Is the Rule
Automobiles have long been the poster child of “passion investments.” But most buyers these days are specialists, not speculators.
10/08/2018 05:02 PM
Yesterday in Styles: 2001: When the Internet Was, Um, Over?
After the 2000 dot-com crash and the Sept. 11 attacks, it seemed as if the era of cocky young Silicon Valley techies minting easy millions was over for good. Ha.
10/05/2018 09:06 PM
Ford, an Automaker at a Crossroads, Seeks Cuts and Partners
With its stock at its lowest point since 2009, the company plans to trim its salaried work force and is exploring an alliance with Volkswagen.
10/05/2018 07:00 AM
Album: Taking the A Train to the Middle Ages
The Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park is quite a scene: jugglers, jousting knights and New Yorkers thirsting for mead.
10/04/2018 05:08 AM
‘A Star Is Born’ Is Born Again. Let Us Pray.
Can the latest remake undo my childhood trauma and restore the luster of the Judy Garland version?
10/02/2018 03:07 PM
letter: How Trump Mistreats Canada
A Canadian praises the new trade deal but rebukes President Trump for insulting the country’s leaders.