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07/17/2018 01:08 PM
G.M. Used Graffiti in a Car Ad. Should the Artist Be Paid?
As graffiti becomes a marketing tool, copyright law has struggled to catch up. A lawsuit could decide when an artist is entitled to compensation.
07/12/2018 02:07 PM
Wheels: 26 Vehicles Played in the Mud. Here’s the Dirt.
Mudfest puts a range of vehicles to the test both on the road and off. If you’re looking to buy an S.U.V. — and lots of consumers are — the event’s winners are a good place to start.
07/12/2018 07:21 PM
Trump’s Trade War With China Pierces the Heart of Michigan
Perhaps no state has more to lose from the administration’s crackdown on China than Michigan, where China’s ties to the auto industry run deep.
07/15/2018 09:24 PM
Paul Ryan Says His SUV Was ‘Eaten by Animals.’ Here’s How to Protect Your Vehicle From Wildlife.
The House speaker said woodchucks chewed the wiring out from his Chevrolet Suburban: “And so my car was eaten by animals, and it’s just dead.”
07/12/2018 12:26 AM
China Wants High-Tech Cars. German Automakers Are Eager to Help.
Volkswagen and BMW are among those striking deals with Beijing to help them become a larger part of the world’s biggest car market.
07/10/2018 05:10 PM
Tesla’s Latest Aim: Build 500,000 Cars a Year in China
The wholly owned operation, based in Shanghai, would be the first overseas factory for the automaker’s electric vehicles.
07/09/2018 02:20 PM
Nissan Workers in Japan Falsified Emissions Tests, Review Says
The findings add another blow to the country’s vaunted reputation for quality manufacturing, and the automaker said it was investigating possible causes.
07/05/2018 05:37 PM
Wheels: Racing Series Helps Show the Way to a Battery-Powered Future
Formula E, which will finish its season in Brooklyn this month, is a laboratory for automakers to work on problems like range, charging time and excess heat.
07/06/2018 09:09 AM
British Grand Prix May Need a New Home in 2020
The British Racing Drivers’ Club, which runs the race, has opted out of its contract with Formula One, saying “it is no longer financially viable.”
07/04/2018 06:00 AM
The Glory of Le Mans Spawns a Celebration of Its History
The Le Mans Classic gathers drivers and cars that had raced at the 24 Hours and puts them back on the Circuit de la Sarthe for a three-day event.
07/03/2018 10:10 AM
Tesla Achieves a Key Weekly Goal for Producing Its Model 3
The automaker said it turned out more than 5,000 of the mass-market sedans last week, a threshold it has said is crucial to reaching profitability.
06/29/2018 09:04 PM
G.M. Says New Wave of Trump Tariffs Could Force U.S. Job Cuts
The automaker said, in a filing with the Commerce Department, that new trade barriers “could lead to a smaller G.M.”
07/03/2018 09:10 PM
Top U.S. Automakers Report Higher Vehicle Sales in June
Top U.S. automakers reported stronger June sales, as consumers continued to snap up sport utility vehicles and trucks in larger numbers, parking for now worries about rising fuel prices, higher interest rates and trade tensions.
07/02/2018 10:15 AM
Inside Tesla’s Audacious Push to Reinvent the Way Cars Are Made
Scrambling to turn out its first mass-market electric car, the automaker set up multiple assembly lines and is changing production processes on the fly.
06/21/2018 02:34 PM
Wheels: Buses, Delivery Vans and Garbage Trucks Are the Electric Vehicles Next Door
Low-speed torque and whisper-quiet operation make electric vehicles an attractive alternative for commercial uses, and the incognito answer to Teslas and Bolts.
06/14/2018 11:30 PM
Wheels: When Cars Do the Driving, Who Will Feel the Joy?
As cars gain autonomy, drivers will do less driving. But what about the other ways people connect with their automobiles?
06/20/2018 02:48 PM
As Auto Industry Transforms, Ford and Volkswagen Consider an Alliance
The two companies said they were exploring a strategic partnership, looking to join forces on projects like the development of commercial vehicles.
07/16/2018 06:28 PM
Uber Is Target of Federal Sex Discrimination Inquiry
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating the ride-hailing company’s hiring and pay practices.
07/13/2018 09:48 PM
At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior
As Uber cleans up its corporate culture, employees have filed complaints about the chief operating officer, Barney Harford, for his comments about race and women.
07/09/2018 03:27 PM
A Taste of Lime: Uber Invests in an Electric Scooter Company
The investment in Lime, an electric scooter start-up, is the latest effort by Uber to expand beyond ride-hailing.