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11/12/2020 06:00 AM
Putting the Sport Back in S.U.V.s, 2 Jeep Rivals Sell the Off-Grid Life
The Ford Bronco and the Land Rover Defender revive two legendary lineages with models that can handle trails as well as grocery store runs.
11/23/2020 03:50 PM
G.M. Accelerates Its Ambitions for Electric Vehicles
General Motors says it will increase its investment and model offerings over the next five years “to expedite the transition to E.V.s.”
11/19/2020 04:12 PM
An Arms Race in Car Stereos
Seventeen speakers, meticulously engineered? That can be just the start in luring audiophile car buyers with plenty of cash to spend.
11/17/2020 05:00 AM
Heated Car Seats Are an Antidote to Our Grief
They deliver a pleasure both maternal and sensual, cocooning you like a child in the lap of some warm, benevolent bear.
11/09/2020 01:50 PM
A Step Forward in the Promise of Ultrafast ‘Hyperloops’
Two employees of Virgin Hyperloop traveled on a small system the company has built near Las Vegas, the first such manned test.
11/12/2020 09:11 PM
Harley Davidson to Leave India After Poor Sales
The American icon saw promise in the world’s largest market for two-wheelers. But its bikes sold poorly in a country where incomes are low and manufacturing isn’t easy.
11/05/2020 06:00 AM
How VW’s Diesel Settlement Is Changing Fleets, From Schools to Seaports
A scandal led to a $2.9 billion trust fund for states to put cleaner vehicles on their roads. A lot of the money has gone to more diesel vehicles.
10/29/2020 02:47 PM
When One Car Has More Horsepower Than Churchill Downs
Muscle cars have fought for decades to be the brawniest. Now electric cars are pushing the envelope, past even 1,000 horsepower.
10/31/2020 05:00 AM
The Capital of Sprawl Gets a Radically Car-Free Neighborhood
On an empty lot near Phoenix, perhaps the most auto-addicted city in America, a start-up is betting $170 million on a more walkable future.
10/28/2020 10:27 AM
Vintage Alfa Romeos to Be Auctioned at Sotheby’s
Three sculptural automobiles from the 1950s, designed by Franco Scaglione, will be shown alongside works by other postwar Italian artists and designers.
10/22/2020 06:00 AM
An Electric Car With Swedish Roots, and a Rebellious Streak
The Polestar 2 inherits some classic Scandinavian design elements from its Volvo lineage, but aims to be a little more free spirited.
11/07/2020 03:16 PM
Uber and Lyft Drivers in California Will Remain Contractors
The victory of Proposition 22, the most expensive initiative in the state’s history, could help gig companies remake labor laws throughout the country.
10/25/2020 07:14 PM
New Spirits Rise in Old, Repurposed Churches
For years, attendance rates have dropped and congregations have closed nationwide. But many reused religious spaces are still sanctuaries.
10/06/2020 09:15 AM
Can You Stop a Car With Your Hand?
Open window, extend arm and your car will slow very slightly. But you’ll need more than a few arms to bring it to a halt.
10/02/2020 06:07 PM
Tesla Third-Quarter Auto Sales Surge
Tesla reported record deliveries in the third quarter as growing interest in electric vehicles and other cars boosted sales across the industry.
10/02/2020 05:33 PM
A YouTuber Hangs His Own Shingle With an Auction Website
Doug DeMuro has a strong following for his giddy videos about exotic and quirky cars. Cars & Bids, his new site, got off to a roaring start.
09/29/2020 12:01 AM
Prosecutors Target Ex-Audi Chief in First VW Emissions Trial
Rupert Stadler is accused of continuing to sell cars with illegal software even after Volkswagen’s cheating scandal came to light.
09/26/2020 10:06 PM
What to Know About Your Used Car
Sales of previously owned vehicles are booming, but many new owners may not realize what they’re in for in terms of upkeep.
09/24/2020 05:00 AM
A Quadriplegic, a Specialty Van and a Lifetime of Adventures
A biking accident left Kirk Williams paralyzed, but he has traveled widely and inspired others to follow in his tire tracks.
09/22/2020 08:34 PM
Elon Musk Promises to Make a $25,000 Tesla (in 3 Years)
Tesla said it was working on advances that would lower the cost of batteries and increase their capacity to store energy.