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Mudfest puts a range of vehicles to the test both on the road and off. If you’re looking to buy an S.U.V. — and lots of consumers are — the event’s winners are a good place to start.
Perhaps no state has more to lose from the administration’s crackdown on China than Michigan, where China’s ties to the auto industry run deep.
The House speaker said woodchucks chewed the wiring out from his Chevrolet Suburban: “And so my car was eaten by animals, and it’s just dead.”
Volkswagen and BMW are among those striking deals with Beijing to help them become a larger part of the world’s biggest car market.
The wholly owned operation, based in Shanghai, would be the first overseas factory for the automaker’s electric vehicles.
The findings add another blow to the country’s vaunted reputation for quality manufacturing, and the automaker said it was investigating possible causes.
Formula E, which will finish its season in Brooklyn this month, is a laboratory for automakers to work on problems like range, charging time and excess heat.
The British Racing Drivers’ Club, which runs the race, has opted out of its contract with Formula One, saying “it is no longer financially viable.”
The Le Mans Classic gathers drivers and cars that had raced at the 24 Hours and puts them back on the Circuit de la Sarthe for a three-day event.
The automaker said it turned out more than 5,000 of the mass-market sedans last week, a threshold it has said is crucial to reaching profitability.
The automaker said, in a filing with the Commerce Department, that new trade barriers “could lead to a smaller G.M.”
Top U.S. automakers reported stronger June sales, as consumers continued to snap up sport utility vehicles and trucks in larger numbers, parking for now worries about rising fuel prices, higher interest rates and trade tensions.
Scrambling to turn out its first mass-market electric car, the automaker set up multiple assembly lines and is changing production processes on the fly.
Low-speed torque and whisper-quiet operation make electric vehicles an attractive alternative for commercial uses, and the incognito answer to Teslas and Bolts.
As cars gain autonomy, drivers will do less driving. But what about the other ways people connect with their automobiles?
The two companies said they were exploring a strategic partnership, looking to join forces on projects like the development of commercial vehicles.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating the ride-hailing company’s hiring and pay practices.
As Uber cleans up its corporate culture, employees have filed complaints about the chief operating officer, Barney Harford, for his comments about race and women.
The investment in Lime, an electric scooter start-up, is the latest effort by Uber to expand beyond ride-hailing.