05/06/2021 07:09 PM
Lithium Mining Projects May Not Be Green Friendly
A race is on to produce lithium in the United States, but competing projects are taking very different approaches to extracting the vital raw material. Some might not be very green.
05/04/2021 07:54 PM
E.V. Buying Guide: What to Know About Models, Batteries, Charging and More
Buying an electric car can be exciting and bewildering. Consider what kind of car you want and need and where you will charge.
05/06/2021 05:39 PM
When One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Transmission
Building cars from old fridges and junkyard parts, these tinkerers make the most of castoff materials to build an array of wild and impressive cars.
05/04/2021 09:26 AM
Bobby Unser, Racing Clan’s Three-Time Indy 500 Winner, Dies at 87
Unser, who was afraid of heights, also captured the Pikes Peak climb race an unmatched 13 times.
04/29/2021 07:15 PM
Auto sales helped get the American economy off to a good start in 2021.
Stimulus payments, pent-up demand and low interest rates lifted sales and prices.
04/29/2021 02:27 PM
‘The Traveling Zoo’: Life on the Road, With Pets at Their Side
Many truckers depend on the companionship of dogs, cats, birds, pigs — or even a hedgehog.
05/04/2021 01:16 PM
Tesla Earnings Set Record in First Quarter
The electric-car maker’s performance reflected increasing sales and production around the world.
04/23/2021 02:43 PM
A Computer Chip Shortage Has Hobbled the Auto Industry
Almost every carmaker has had to curtail production, hampering the economic recovery.
04/28/2021 09:49 PM
Biden Wants to Slash Emissions. Success Would Mean a Very Different America.
Hitting the targets could require a rapid shift to electric vehicles, the expansion of forests nationwide, development of complex new carbon-capture technology and many other changes, researchers said.
04/23/2021 02:20 PM
Arrival Developing Electric Vehicles Without Assembly Line
Arrival, a developer of electric vans and buses, says it has come up with a cheaper way to build vehicles in small factories. But can it deliver on that promise?
04/21/2021 10:34 AM
How to Rent a Car, Despite Shortage
The pandemic has wreaked havoc in the rental car industry, leading to a shortage of cars and sticker shock for travelers. Here are some tips for finding an affordable one.
04/20/2021 06:24 PM
2 Killed in Driverless Tesla Car Crash, Officials Say
“No one was driving the vehicle” when the car crashed and burst into flames, killing two men, a constable said.
04/15/2021 02:44 PM
Hot Hatchbacks: Party in the Front, Business in the Back
The “hot hatch” concept — sporty but practical, with plenty of horsepower — is being swallowed by (what else?) S.U.V.s.
04/03/2021 11:41 PM
Car Maintenance During the Pandemic
Many people may have deferred maintenance because their cars mostly sat around in the pandemic. But that creates its own ills.
05/09/2021 07:28 PM
What to Do If Your Car is Recalled
Recalls are common, but receiving a notice can still be unnerving. Here’s what to expect.
04/15/2021 06:00 AM
Jaguar’s Dynamic Duo, the E-Type Coupe and Convertible, Gets One Last Parade
To celebrate 60 years of the E-Type, the British automaker is selling six pairs and will drive them from Coventry to Geneva, as a tribute to their introduction.
04/10/2021 12:27 PM
Ramsey Clark, Attorney General and Rebel With a Cause, Dies at 93
Mr. Clark oversaw the drafting of the Fair Housing Act in 1968 and went on to defend both the disadvantaged and the unpopular.
04/06/2021 05:53 PM
Electric Aircraft Start-Up Accuses Rival of Stealing Its Secrets
A lawsuit by Wisk, partly owned by the Google co-founder Larry Page, says two engineers took sensitive files before joining Archer.
03/31/2021 05:17 PM
Biden’s Push for Electric Cars: $174 Billion, 10 Years and a Bit of Luck
The president is hoping to make electric vehicles more affordable to turn a niche product into one with mass appeal.
03/25/2021 04:37 PM
Ford Can Be Sued in States Where Accidents Occurred, Supreme Court Rules
The justices unanimously rejected a plea to limit product liability suits in state courts.