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09/23/2020 05:29 PM
California Plans to Ban Sales of New Gas-Powered Cars in 15 Years
The proposal would speed up the state’s efforts to fight global warming at a time when California is being battered by wildfires, heat waves and other consequences of climate change.
09/24/2020 01:25 PM
Gavin Newsom: ‘We Decided to Pull the Band-Aid Off’
Twenty months into his term, California’s governor faces a pandemic and an environmental crisis. He speaks to Kara Swisher about his plan to save the “state of resistance.”
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.
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.
09/21/2020 06:21 PM
Nikola Chairman Trevor Milton Resigns Amid Fraud Claims
Trevor Milton, founder and executive chairman of Nikola, resigned after an investment fund accused him of making false assertions about his company’s technology.
09/17/2020 06:00 AM
A Car Insurance Claim Estimate Before the Tow Truck Is Called
Using algorithms, tech companies are helping insurers speed up the process after an accident, make it more accurate and keep estimators out of the field — a plus during a pandemic.
09/10/2020 02:45 PM
Chevy’s Little Engine That Could
For six decades, a small-block Chevy has powered the dreams of hot-rodders and Corvettes, and plenty of other cars, even a Ford Mustang.
09/15/2020 08:42 PM
With Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn Gone, Greg Kelly Faces Trial Alone
Japanese prosecutors say the former car executive helped Mr. Ghosn conceal his pay. For the world, the country’s court system itself could face judgment.
09/07/2020 07:10 AM
A Nostalgic (if Isolating) Road Trip Along Route 66
Driven by an early fascination with the American West, a photographer set off to travel part of America’s most celebrated highway.
09/03/2020 12:05 AM
Who Needs a $100,000 Car Right Now? Mercedes Thinks You Do
Defying the pandemic, the German carmaker began producing a new S-Class, one of its biggest moneymakers. But can it catch up to Tesla?
09/07/2020 04:40 PM
Looking to Buy a Used Car in the Pandemic? So Is Everyone Else
Eager to avoid public transit and Uber, and to save money, buyers are emptying dealerships.
09/08/2020 01:14 PM
Ferrari Rolls Up Its Red Sleeves
Its Formula 1 team is in a slump, but the company C.E.O., Louis Camilleri, is making changes that he says will eventually pay off.
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.
09/03/2020 06:00 AM
Endurance Racing With Cars That Belong in a Demolition Derby
Autos worth $500 or less have competed for 15 years in a circuslike race called 24 Hours of Lemons. Now electric vehicles have been invited, with no limit on spending.
08/27/2020 05:40 PM
Dennis Williams, Former U.A.W. Leader, Is Accused of Conspiracy
The ex-president of the United Auto Workers was charged with using union funds for personal expenses. The case is part of a long federal investigation.
08/31/2020 05:39 PM
Soon, the Kitty Litter Will Come by Electric Truck
With deliveries surging during the pandemic, carriers like UPS and FedEx and companies like Amazon are renewing their push toward electric vehicles.
08/23/2020 05:00 AM
Electric Vehicle Makers Find a Back Door to Wall Street
Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, are helping them and other fledgling companies raise money and gain coveted stock listings.
08/20/2020 06:00 AM
All About Roundabouts
Rotaries, traffic circles or however you know them, they’re often frustrating for American motorists. They are designed to lessen accidents, but that’s not always the effect.
08/20/2020 06:00 AM
Steering Wheels’ Past, Present and (Autonomous) Future
Today, they’re wired and heated, laden with controls. Soon, they could be reserved only for classic cars.
08/19/2020 12:20 AM
Uber and Lyft Consider Franchise-Like Model in California
Under pressure to classify their freelance drivers as employees, the ride-hailing companies are discussing another option.