03/16/2018 09:42 AM
Wheels: When Self-Driving Cars Can’t Help Themselves, Who Takes the Wheel?
Most autonomous cars on the road now have a backup driver inside. But once they’re gone, self-driving cars will turn to remote drivers when they don’t know what to do.
03/15/2018 04:31 PM
Ford, Once a Leader in the S.U.V. Race, Aims to Catch Up
The automaker plans to widen its range of sport-utility vehicles, including some all-electric or hybrid models, to better compete with rivals.
03/14/2018 01:05 PM
European Automakers Prepare for an Electric Future
Electrification is coming, and even though the public is slowly getting used to it, carmakers are scrambling to produce whole lines of electric, hybrid and plug-in models.
03/06/2018 07:46 AM
Amid Optimism, Automakers Pack Geneva With What’s Next
Expect to see powerful sports cars, more S.U.V.s, a growing number of hybrids and all-electrics and a lot of beautiful sheet metal.
03/06/2018 05:00 AM
In Geneva, Extreme Luxury Takes the Floor
Rolls-Royce and Bentley, the cars of royalty and deep wealth, will be bringing several of their models to the show and will unveil a few surprises.
03/09/2018 06:26 AM
Wheels: Porsche Positions Itself Against Tesla, on the Road and Beside It
Porsche’s Mission E models will compete with Tesla’s Model S and Model X, but the German automaker isn’t focused just on high-performance vehicles. It’s getting into charging, too.
03/06/2018 02:07 PM
Uber’s Self-Driving Trucks Hit the Highway, but Not Local Roads
Uber’s autonomous trucks have started hauling trailers on Arizona highways for customers for its freight-booking service.
03/06/2018 05:00 AM
TAG Heuer Displays Its Motorsport Legacy
The watch brand returns to the Geneva International Motor Show for its fourth consecutive year and has just teamed with Aston Martin and its racing team.
03/01/2018 06:26 PM
Wheels: Ford Bet on Aluminum Trucks, but Is Still Looking for Payoff
Conceived for an era of high gasoline prices, the F-150 has lost its fuel-efficiency selling point, while its key material has gotten costlier.
03/05/2018 10:08 AM
Your Money Adviser: Why Driving Fewer Miles May Not Lead to Lower Auto Premiums
People who don’t drive much usually get in fewer accidents. But, a study finds, insurers typically emphasize a driver’s marital status or credit score.
03/06/2018 11:33 AM
The World Is Embracing S.U.V.s. That’s Bad News for the Climate.
For the first time last year, S.U.V.s made up more than one in three cars sold globally as drivers in China, Australia and Europe ditched sedans.
03/02/2018 05:00 PM
Can Fashion Help Detroit Make a Comeback?
A Detroit native looks homeward with ambitious plans to build a fashion center that he hopes will play a key part in the city’s economic renewal.
03/01/2018 05:51 AM
With Eye on BMW Alliance, Daimler to Buy Partner’s Stake in Car2Go
Daimler aims to buy Europcar’s 25 percent stake in the car-sharing service for 70 million euros, paving the way for Mercedes and BMW to develop driverless taxis.
03/01/2018 03:12 PM
U.S. Auto Sales Fell 2 Percent in February
U.S. sales of new cars and trucks tailed off in February as automakers eased up on discounts.
02/28/2018 09:35 AM
In Germany’s Car Capital, the Unthinkable: The Right to Ban Cars
A court ruling has shaken Stuttgart, where it may soon be illegal to drive a diesel-powered Mercedes in parts of the city.
02/26/2018 08:32 PM
California Scraps Safety Driver Rules for Self-Driving Cars
The new regulations in Silicon Valley’s home state are expected to help the wider deployment of autonomous vehicles.
02/23/2018 10:28 PM
Chinese Auto Magnate Buys $9 Billion Stake in Daimler
The investment by Li Shufu, the chairman of the Geely automotive group, represents 9.69 percent of the German carmaker.
02/22/2018 02:12 PM
Wheels: Sunroofs Are Growing in Size and Popularity. Rules Haven’t Kept Up.
More buyers are ticking the sunroof option box, and carmakers in search of an open-air feeling are making them bigger. Safety advocates see a problem.
03/20/2018 03:21 PM
BMW Offices Raided by Authorities in Emissions-Cheating Investigation
Munich prosecutors targeted BMW’s headquarters in search of evidence of possible emissions cheating, further tarnishing the reputation of German carmakers.
03/20/2018 03:30 AM
Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona, Where Robots Roam
A woman in Tempe, Ariz., died after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber, in what is believed to be the first fatality of a pedestrian from an autonomous vehicle on public roads.