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02/25/2021 12:44 PM
Chief of Cherokee Nation Asks Jeep to Stop Using Tribe’s Name
The carmaker that owns Jeep defended its use of the Native American tribe’s name on its S.U.V. and said it was “committed to a respectful and open dialogue.”
02/25/2021 06:00 AM
The Future of Car Navigation Has Arrived
Augmented reality and directions in the windshield: Integrated systems run (precise) laps around earlier technology, like a piano-roll device from the 1930s.
02/26/2021 10:58 AM
Amid Shortfalls, Biden Signs Executive Order to Bolster Critical Supply Chains
The order is intended to help insulate the economy from future shortages of critical imported components by making the United States less reliant on foreign supplies.
02/22/2021 01:49 PM
How to Buy an Electric Car
Even before G.M. announced it would work toward eliminating emissions from its vehicles, more automakers were putting E.V.s in their showrooms. Here’s a roundup.
02/19/2021 11:48 AM
How Car Collecting Powered Through the Pandemic
The virus hastened the rise of online sales, as connoisseurs of vintage vehicles found more time to spend with their socially distanced hobby.
02/24/2021 10:17 AM
Global Chip Shortage Challenges Biden’s Hope for Manufacturing Revival
A global shortage of a key component for cars and electronics has shuttered American factories and set off fierce competition to secure supplies.
02/16/2021 02:23 PM
The Auto Industry Bets Its Future on Batteries
Carmakers, government agencies and investors are pouring money into battery research in a global race to profit from emission-free electric cars.
02/10/2021 04:31 PM
G.M.’s Profits From Trucks and S.U.V.s Fuel Its Electric Quest
The automaker earned more than $6 billion last year — money that it will plow into the development of electric and autonomous vehicles.
02/11/2021 06:00 AM
Breaking the Garage’s Glass Ceiling
Women are vastly outnumbered in the auto trades, but one pioneer, who died in 2019, is still inspiring others to pursue their dreams and lift one another up.
02/20/2021 05:47 PM
Thieves Nationwide Are Swiping Catalytic Converters
The pollution-control gadgets are full of precious metals like palladium, and prices are soaring as regulators try to tame emissions. Crooks with hacksaws have noticed.
01/29/2021 07:42 PM
G.M. Announcement Shakes Up U.S. Automakers’ Transition to Electric Cars
Every carmaker is trying to figure out how to make the leap before governments force it and Tesla and other start-ups lure away drivers.
02/04/2021 06:00 AM
E.V.s Force Carmakers to Reinvent the Wheel, and Brakes, and Mirrors …
Building electric cars, and repairing them, will require a huge change for the industry and usher in a new automotive era.
01/29/2021 02:21 PM
G.M. Wants to Make Electric Cars. China Dominates the Market.
With government support and lavish subsidies, Chinese companies have come to dominate the market for batteries, motors and other essentials Detroit may need for its new fleets.
01/29/2021 01:49 PM
Electric Cars Are Coming, and Fast. Is the Nation’s Grid Up to It?
GM’s decision this week to phase out gasoline vehicles is the latest in a major shift that will mean drastic new demands on electric utilities. Here are four things that will need to happen.
02/25/2021 09:49 AM
Workhorse Stock Plunges After Losing USPS Contract
Workhorse, a small truck maker with big ambitions, was counting on the deal for a surge in revenue. Its shares lost $2 billion in value.
01/28/2021 11:34 PM
G.M. Will Sell Only Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2035
The move, one of the most ambitious in the auto industry, is a piece of a broader plan by the company to become carbon neutral by 2040.
01/23/2021 10:42 PM
Auto Insurance During a Pandemic
Is your car spending more time in the garage than on the road? You may be able to reduce your auto insurance payments.
01/19/2021 06:24 PM
Is Rivian the Next Tesla? Investors Bet Big on Electric Truck Maker
Rivian, which has raised another $2.65 billion, plans to sell a pickup truck and S.U.V. it has worked on for more than a decade.
01/19/2021 05:00 AM
How to Fix a Brake Light
Immediately replace bulbs that are out. Get some screwdrivers. Needle-nose pliers come in handy, too.
01/17/2021 02:35 PM
How to (Literally) Drive the Coronavirus Away
What’s the transmission risk inside a car? An airflow study offers some insight for passengers and drivers alike.