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05/29/2020 12:11 AM
Renault and Nissan Unveil Plan to Patch Tattered Alliance
The carmakers say they will share development costs more efficiently as they try to survive the worst industry downturn in decades.
05/26/2020 06:20 PM
Classic Car Auctions Upended by Coronavirus
Splashy events that drew big, lucrative crowds have been canceled, and a market that is already growing more comfortable with online sales may find them more attractive in the future.
05/26/2020 03:25 PM
Aston Martin's James Bond Car Comes to Life
Aston Martin is re-creating the Bond DB5, as seen in “Goldfinger,” with all the (responsible) spy gear it could stuff into it.
05/23/2020 01:30 PM
Together, Alone: The Car as Shelter in the Pandemic
The fears of infection from the coronavirus have created a new role in society for the automobile, where birthdays, weddings and other events are being celebrated.
05/20/2020 02:12 PM
Volkswagen Settles Emissions Charges Against 2 Managers
The carmaker will pay a relatively modest fine to resolve criminal cases involving the chairman and chief executive. They were accused of not warning shareholders about a scandal.
05/21/2020 02:17 PM
‘Horrified’ and ‘Ashamed’: Volkswagen Apologizes for Ad
The German car company withdrew an online ad that attracted criticism for its racist images.
05/19/2020 04:12 PM
Tesla Owners Try to Make Sense of Elon Musk’s ‘Red Pill’ Moment
A liberal status symbol now has a founder who is moving to the right.
05/17/2020 12:00 PM
Autoworkers Are Returning as Carmakers Gradually Crank Up Factories
After being idle for nearly two months, G.M., Ford and Fiat Chrysler will restart assembly plants on Monday with masks, gloves and curtains.
05/17/2020 02:25 PM
A (Barely) Controlled Explosion, and 330 M.P.H. Before You Can Blink
An inside look at the engines that propel the funny cars of drag racing from zero to you-can’t-be-serious in four seconds.
05/13/2020 06:00 AM
Two New Cars, Designed From the Inside Out
Byton and Canoo offer radically distinct approaches to the way cars work for their owners. Canoo even does away with the idea of ownership.
05/13/2020 03:06 AM
The Pandemic Will Permanently Change the Auto Industry
Plunging sales could force factories to close and lead to takeovers and mergers, but also bolster sales of electric cars.
05/11/2020 10:29 AM
Tesla Tells Workers It Will Reopen California Factory Despite County Order
The electric car company told employees to report to work Friday, but a county official said Tesla did not meet the requirements for resuming production.
05/11/2020 09:38 AM
Solo Electric Car Set to Hit U.S. Market
From the front, the Solo looks like a car, with hood, grille and headlights. Take a peek from behind, however, and it tapers down to just one wheel.
05/07/2020 06:00 AM
Electric Trucks Will Be True Signal of Electric Vehicle Era
Electric Hummers and Cybertrucks, as well as the next generation of S.U.V.s, will signal the arrival of the E.V. era in America if they start to sell in big numbers.
05/29/2020 05:00 AM
Pandemic Forces Car Dealers to Do the Unthinkable: Sell Online
Dealerships have long resisted e-commerce, but with many showrooms closed, the dynamic is changing.
05/29/2020 03:00 AM
Who Will Own the Cars That Drive Themselves?
Fleets of vehicles roaming streets waiting to be hailed are more efficient. But the coronavirus has made people think twice about the future of car ownership even when autonomous tech arrives.
05/22/2020 10:25 PM
Hertz, Car Rental Pioneer, Files for Bankruptcy Protection
The company, which had amassed a large debt, has been devastated by the sharp drop in travel during the pandemic.
05/21/2020 06:00 AM
Rise of S.U.V.s: Leaving Cars in Their Dust, With No Signs of Slowing
Sport utility vehicles outsold sedans two to one in 2019, just four years after surpassing them for the first time. This shift shows little sign of stopping.
05/17/2020 08:30 PM
Why Driving in New York City Now Feels ‘Post-Apocalyptic’
Fifth Avenue moves like a country road. The F.D.R. Drive is smooth sailing. The coronavirus pandemic has made steering a car through the city an eerily normal activity.
05/19/2020 09:55 PM
Coronavirus Wrecked Tesla’s Momentum and Elon Musk Is Furious
Mr. Musk opened his California factory this week in defiance of local orders. He has also criticized the response to the pandemic as “dumb” and “fascist.”