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03/15/2019 03:00 AM
What’s Driving Automakers Out of Europe?
Blame has been cast on events like Brexit, but there are other changes that are reshaping the industry globally.
03/15/2019 09:46 PM
Ex-VW Chief Knew of Diesel Scheme Years Earlier Than He Admitted, S.E.C. Says
The allegation, included in a lawsuit accusing the carmaker of defrauding investors, is likely to bolster claims by investors seeking billions of dollars in damages over an emissions-cheating scandal.
03/15/2019 04:11 PM
Tesla Model Y, a New S.U.V., Is Unveiled Amid Mounting Challenges
Elon Musk’s electric-car company is broadening its vehicle offerings as it looks to increase sales in difficult markets like China and Europe.
03/14/2019 06:00 AM
Wheels: Custom Cars, Made to Order While You Wait (a Couple of Months)
“The company that makes their dream car a reality is the company that’s going to get their money,” an auto dealer executive said.
03/07/2019 05:00 AM
Wheels: Locking More Than the Doors as Cars Become Computers on Wheels
Concern that cars could be seriously hacked — by criminals, terrorists or even rogue governments — has prompted a new round of security efforts on the part of the auto industry.
03/12/2019 03:09 PM
Nissan and Renault Overhaul Alliance as They Look Past Carlos Ghosn
The vast carmaking alliance must still grapple with difficult issues, such as resolving tensions between the Japanese and French partners.
03/11/2019 11:03 PM
Tesla Says Never Mind: It Raises Prices and Keeps Most Stores
Elon Musk’s company is reversing course after saying it would close stores to cut costs. It announced a 3 percent price increase on most models.
03/06/2019 11:34 AM
Geneva Motor Show: A $19 Million Bugatti and Supercars to Spare
Here is a little secret: The “Black Car” at the show is merely a mock-up of what the finished product will look like, with no interior and nothing under the hood.
02/28/2019 06:00 AM
Wheels: Dents Begin to Show at Top End of Classic Car Market
Million-dollar-plus autos are selling less often at auction, at the slowest pace since 2008, when the car insurer Hagerty started tracking this data.
03/06/2019 01:58 PM
Tesla’s Troubles Mount: Shuttered Showrooms and Sinking Shares
Elon Musk’s shift to online-only sales, after racing to open stores, has raised new questions about the electric-car maker’s outlook.
03/06/2019 01:11 PM
Carlos Ghosn, Former Nissan Chairman, Is Released on Bail in Japan
The high-profile auto executive, who faces charges of financial wrongdoing, had been held since November.
02/28/2019 09:57 AM
Trading Fairways for Straightaways at Automotive Country Clubs
Well-to-do collectors have some deluxe clubs where they can store and drive their cars, including Monticello in New York and Autobahn outside Chicago.
02/27/2019 10:54 PM
G.M. Backs Rule to Curb Carbon-Monoxide Risk in Keyless Cars
Departing from the industry’s longtime opposition, the automaker endorsed a mandate for vehicles to have alerts and precautions to address the hazard.
02/27/2019 02:12 AM
China Shifts, and Detroit’s Big Bet Goes Sour
Chrysler, Ford and General Motors saw a booming Chinese driving culture and cheap labor. Now the market is slowing, competition is rising and the Trump administration wants limits.
02/26/2019 04:25 PM
Fiat Chrysler Plans Michigan Investment With 6,500 Jobs
The automaker is spending $4.5 billion on several plants to produce three Jeep models, reflecting consumers’ growing preference for bigger vehicles.
02/22/2019 10:53 PM
Wealth Matters: Parking an Investment in Your Garage
Collectible cars are illiquid assets that require time and money and are not easy to sell. Here’s how to invest in one wisely.
02/21/2019 05:46 PM
Trump Administration, Getting Set for a Major Rollback, Ends Clean Air Talks With California
The administration said it had decided to scrap negotiations over the president’s plan to undo Obama-era fuel efficiency standards.
02/21/2019 01:33 PM
Wheels: The Auto Show of the Future Is Already Here
Shiny new models still glitter from the carpets, but today’s auto extravaganzas mix in high tech and topics like human mobility.
02/20/2019 06:23 PM
Tesla’s Top Lawyer Is Leaving. His Tenure at the Company: Two Months.
The departure, one of dozens by senior executives in recent years, is the latest turbulence in the months since federal regulators sued the carmaker.
02/15/2019 11:08 PM
Amazon Invests in Rivian, a Tesla Rival in Electric Vehicles
The deal is the latest example of how the auto industry is being reshaped by new technologies and nimble companies that have raced ahead of many traditional carmakers.
02/13/2019 03:59 PM
Carlos Ghosn Is Losing Millions in Renault Compensation
The board’s vote comes as Mr. Ghosn hires a star lawyer in Japan to defend him against charges of financial wrongdoing.
02/14/2019 06:00 AM
Wheels: Supercars That Will Still Put a Big Dent in Your Wallet but Not Drain It
A car more super than the Lamborghini you once pinned to your wall can be had for half of what that Countach cost — obviously not cheap, but down from the stratosphere.
02/17/2019 10:59 AM
Smarter Driving: What’s on Your Car? Winter Tires, We Hope
All-season tires can indeed be driven all year, but for maximum control and safety, there’s no substitute for tires that provide strong traction in snow. Here’s why you need them.
02/07/2019 06:00 AM
Wheels: When the Windshield Helps Drive the Car, a Repair Isn’t So Simple
As vehicles rely more and more on sensors that are integrated with other parts, tuning them properly can be a life-or-death matter.
02/06/2019 07:00 AM
Wheels: For Car Buyers Who Got a Lemon, State Laws Vary Widely
New Jersey has the best, Illinois the worst, and far too many fail consumers, according to a study from the Center for Auto Safety.
01/25/2019 01:50 PM
Are Electric Cars Only for the Rich? Sacramento Is Challenging That Notion
With funding from a surprising source, Volkswagen, California is making sure low-income communities have the chance to gain access to electric vehicles.
03/01/2019 08:38 AM
Tesla Profit Declines, but Musk Says Cash Position Is Strong
The electric-car maker reported a jump in sales and revenue and said it would have enough cash to pay off bonds coming due in March.
01/17/2019 04:59 PM
Wheels: TrueCar’s No-Haggle Promise Meets a Chorus of Grumbles
The service, once seen as a disrupter in vehicle buying, has generated complaints from shoppers and a lawsuit from auto dealers.
01/10/2019 08:00 AM
Everything You Thought You Knew About Driving on Snow Was Wrong
The biggest problem is speed, and not knowing it will take much longer to stop, experts say.
01/29/2019 04:00 AM
WIRECUTTER: What to Take on Your Winter Road Trip
Thanks to many winters spent driving in the Rockies, the Sierra Nevada and icy New England, we have recommendations to keep you safe and warm on the road.
01/24/2019 03:18 PM
Renault Names New Leaders to Replace Carlos Ghosn
The French carmaker will focus on easing tensions within the world’s biggest auto alliance, and may seek to install one of its own executives as the chairman of Nissan.
03/18/2019 01:26 PM
Trump Rebukes G.M. and Union Over Idling of Lordstown Plant
In a Twitter barrage, the president called on General Motors and the United Auto Workers to start talks that would put an Ohio factory back to work.
03/13/2019 08:36 PM
SoftBank and Other Investors May Buy $1 Billion Stake in Uber’s Self-Driving Cars
The talks precede Uber’s initial public offering and may ease worries about how costly it is to develop autonomous vehicles.
03/13/2019 05:00 AM
‘We Know Them. We Trust Them.’ Uber and Airbnb Alumni Fuel Tech’s Next Wave.
As some of Silicon Valley’s most prominent start-ups prepare to go public, networks of their former employees are expected to plow big sums of money into a new generation of firms.
03/12/2019 02:42 PM
Uber Settles Drivers’ Lawsuit for $20 Million
Uber settled a lawsuit with drivers who sought employment status, resolving a longstanding legal issue ahead of its initial public offering.