The strike by the United Auto Workers, in its fifth day, is causing layoffs in related operations but has not yet resulted in shortages at dealers.
NYT > Automobiles
California, joined by 23 other states, sued to block the administration’s unprecedented reversal of the state’s authority to set its own rules on climate-warming car emissions.
Since 2010, Buick dealers’ lots have been filled with a mélange of G.M.-owned vehicles borrowed from Opel, Holden, Daewoo and others, with a Buick badge affixed.
Visits to General Motors plants by Mary Barra this year, ahead of contract talks, did not engender as much harmony as the company might have hoped.
Union members are pushing for what they see as a fair share of the company’s hefty returns, a decade after its bankruptcy, as negotiations continue.
The assembly plant in Flint, Mich., has produced millions of vehicles and supported generations of workers. Now a strike has rendered it idle.
In 2019 in the U.S., sport utility vehicles and pickups are grabbing a record 70 percent of the market. Asian and European automakers see things differently.
He went inside the boardrooms and executive suites in winning a Pulitzer for The Wall Street Journal, then traced the industry’s fortunes in books.
Arnstadt’s embrace of a giant new battery plant for electric cars illustrates Europe’s ambivalence toward Chinese investment: Jobs trump geopolitics.
A small army of real people are building a special edition of the 2020 Acura TLX at American Honda’s Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio.
The executive pledged to return the stock-based compensation, which he blamed on an error, putting more scrutiny on the company’s compensation practices.
The Coventry Transport Museum chronicles the heyday of the British auto industry, with a history lesson on world wars and a spirit to rebuild.
Once the epitome of luxury, the high-end General Motors line is attempting another makeover to catch up with rivals that have overtaken it.
The grandson of the designer of the Beetle, he rescued Volkswagen from near bankruptcy but was blamed for creating a company culture that bred scandal.
Nearly three years after VW started its buyback program, it says it has 100,000 left to sell. Dealers say demand is surprisingly strong.
The Japanese carmaker’s public accounting of its internal problems could provide a handy road map for lawyers seeking payback for investor losses.
A judge ruled that a lawsuit filed by 33 women cannot proceed as a class-action suit. The women said that harassment was endemic at two Chicago plants.
A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are struggling to catch up.
The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers, appears to be losing ground in its effort to prevent any more for joining the agreement.
The bidding for the Porsche Type 64, built by Ferdinand Porsche in 1939, was supposed to open at $13 million but instead started at $30 million.
My Mechanics Place and similar businesses provide the bay, the lift and some tools, and ambitious do-it-yourselfers take care of the rest.
There is no question that the tech in cars is making us safer. Even when optional, active electronic safety features can pay for themselves quickly.
Harley hopes the LiveWire, its first production electric vehicle, will redefine an industry that has grown complacent while sales decline.
A moped-sharing company has unleashed 1,000 Vespa-style vehicles in Brooklyn and Queens, raising concerns about safety.
The Japanese carmaker’s profit plunge suggests its problems run deeper than it has said, putting more pressure on it to fix its alliance with Renault.
Of the three Type 64s planned for construction in the late 1930s in Nazi Germany, just one remains.
Mr. Stadler, who led Volkswagen’s Audi luxury car division, was charged in Munich with fraud and illegal advertising tied to the emissions scandal.
At the Mudfest competition, sport utilities as varied as the once-limitless sedan market showed that there’s a hauler or a crossover for everyone.
The carmaker delivered a record number of cars in the second quarter but still lost money because sales of higher-priced models lagged.
After nearly two decades, 286,000 miles and countless skipped trips to the gas station, a 2000 Honda Insight in New England is ready to move on.
Four of the world’s largest automakers, including the Ford Motor Company, have struck a deal with California to reduce tailpipe pollution.
A top dealer there, RD Whittington, hangs his shingle IRL.
After seven years of strong growth, carmakers are selling fewer cars, cutting production and laying off workers as even inventories of unsold S.U.V.s rise.
The deal strengthens the German automaker’s relationship with a Chinese counterpart in a country that has become an important market but where overall sales are falling.
There are no universally accepted, consistent standards for using headlights to communicate. “It means something different to everybody,” one expert said.
The carmakers must reinvigorate their alliance and share the cost of a shift to electric, self-driving cars, Renault’s chairman and a Nissan board member said in separate interviews.
Ford and other companies say the industry overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles, which still struggle to anticipate what other drivers and pedestrians will do.
The Audi TT, now 20 and an enduring object of desire, and the Datsun 240Z, unveiled 50 years ago, were not particularly powerful, but they’ve had staying power.
After the circuit’s owners walked away from their contract with F1 in 2017, the race there had been in doubt. On Monday, they signed a new contract.
Do you leave a tip whenever you’re asked to?