Ford is phasing out its passenger cars, except one: the Mustang. The car may be only modestly profitable for Ford, but it has deep emotional power.
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A computer system failure and an inattentive safety driver kept the vehicle from stopping before killing a woman in Arizona in March, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
BMW and Mercedes-Benz rebuffed Apple’s overtures for a self-driving car partnership, according to people familiar with the talks.
The European Union on Friday puts the world’s toughest data privacy rules into effect. The regulations are set to have an outsize impact far beyond Europe.
Facebook said it would add a “paid for” label and give information on costs and target audiences. Twitter’s changes include restrictions on who can run the ads and rules for campaign accounts.
Mr. Musk and his company, Tesla, have had a rough couple of months resulting in several negative stories in the media. On Wednesday he vented on Twitter.
The settlement could mark the end of a long legal tangle. But countries that have long been squeezed by the energy company complained that it should have been fined.
The wind farms have increasingly become mainstream sources of power in Northern Europe, but the United States has largely not pursued the technology.
A federal judge in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday that President Trump’s practice of blocking Twitter users who criticize him is unconstitutional.
The announcement is the latest sign of the lender’s curtailed ambition, and comes about a month after it said it would shrink its operations in the United States and Asia.
Argentina and now Turkey have been forced to raise interest rates to defend their currencies from growing pressure on emerging markets.
To comply with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, which goes into effect on May 25, internet companies have been updating their data policies. Here’s how you can benefit.
Following harsh reviews of Tesla’s Model 3, the C.E.O. says that he has a plan to clean up what he sees as a biased industry.
U.S. stocks ended down slightly on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and threatened to impose tariffs on auto imports, though losses were limited by gains in Netflix and General Electric.
The rivals have been in court over patents since 2011, when Apple filed a lawsuit alleging that Samsung’s smartphones and tablets copied its products.
Creating businesses that not only help people, but also help people open their eyes.
In Brazil, the world’s eighth-largest producer of wind power, the wind industry brings both benefits and disappointment.
The move comes as United States and European leaders grow increasingly skeptical of Chinese deals, often citing concerns about national security.
“What he’s done is create an echo chamber,” said one user who was blocked for suggesting that President Trump had a crush on Hillary Clinton.
Major sports leagues want the federal government involved in overseeing legalized sports betting, but states say that would be an infringement on their rights.
The Trump administration is pushing a rule, first proposed under President Obama, to transfer and streamline oversight of commercial firearms exports.
President Trump has instructed the commerce secretary to investigate whether imported autos pose a threat to national security, a move that could further strain relations with global allies.
The Education Department just explained how the “temporarily expanded” program for student loans will work, using $350 million that Congress set aside.
The president called early elections hoping to get out ahead of economic troubles, but the lira’s dive caught up with him before the June vote.
A federal regulator that once chased banks out of the market for small, emergency loans wants them to get back in.
The spacious terminal built for when the Tennessee city was a bustling air travel hub has become a half-deserted white elephant that the airport is spending millions to shrink.
In an effort to ward off a merger with Viacom, the network amended its lawsuit against its parent company. Now it falls to a judge to break the deadlock.
The Federal Reserve released minutes from its May meeting on Wednesday. The minutes indicate officials are more worried about inflation falling below 2 percent than overheating.
As the popularity of online beauty shopping continues to grow, the traditional department store makeup counter is getting a new look.
Kathy Zhang, a newsroom and product analytics manager at The Times, discusses how analytics tools help her better serve readers.
The cable giant’s acknowledgment that it is prepping a bid for Fox appears intended to drive a wedge between Fox’s shareholders and the Murdochs.
France has quickly become one of the hottest destinations in Europe for technology investment, but it faces big challenges in its mission to become a leader.
A financier linked to a Russian oligarch gave Mr. Cohen a $1 million contract, seeking contacts and advice. The deals went nowhere, but the two men grew close in business and political fund-raising.
The rocky tenure of the E.P.A. chief Scott Pruitt continues. The Associated Press reports that its correspondent was “shoved out of the building by a security guard.”
A federal jury in Manhattan found Gary Tanner, the former Valeant executive, and Andrew Davenport, the onetime head of the mail-order pharmacy Philidor, guilty of an illicit secret deal.
Heli Vasquez knows his ice cream by taste, temperature and tradition, having driven a truck around New York City for 31 years.
The president said that there had been no agreement to provide relief to the Chinese telecom firm in return for trade concessions, though he left the door open to a future pact.
As the country heads for a time when no group makes up a majority, the change may affect white attitudes in far more than racial and economic matters.
The chief executive had initially resisted meeting with European authorities, who have emerged as the world’s most assertive watchdog of the technology industry.
The bipartisan legislation will now head to President Trump, leaving fewer than 10 big banks subject to stricter post-crisis oversight.
What used to be an adolescent rite of passage is now an opportunity for foreign workers — and a challenge for employers who can’t find enough help.
The neighborhood may be the oldest part of New York, but it feels like the newest with the arrival of hotels, residential and office towers, restaurants and nightclubs that cater to millennials.
Once unwanted relics, the booths are being retooled in imaginative ways, including as cellphone repair shops, tiny cafes and defibrillator sites.
The moves are likely to change little for the auto industry, though Chinese factories and German firms could benefit from slashing tariffs on parts.
Congress passed legislation that frees banks from a variety of regulations that were imposed after the financial crisis of 2008.
Sometimes, you have a physical need to cut loose. Tell it like it is. Yell. Scream. So be it. Maybe what you really need, though, is a ranting buddy.
A hospital demanded that a woman pay her bills before she could see her newborn twins, illustrating a plight that many face in the Chinese medical system.
A case against Walmart is among the first to arise from the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, meant to broaden #MeToo beyond celebrities.