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The team was a winning machine at first, but then tailed off, giving its rivals hope for 2020.
Prosecutors were looking for documents as part of the latest investigation into the carmaker’s diesel emissions scandal.
A dozen union officials have been charged or convicted in a sprawling federal investigation.
A key family hauler for much of the 20th century now accounts for a sliver of the American auto market.
Even with the advent of Uber, Lyft and Priuses, a model discontinued in 2011 has its loyalists.
What should we make of videos that seem to show Tesla drivers napping while their cars zip along on Autopilot?
Elon Musk’s car company presented its long-awaited pickup truck, but it didn’t quite go as planned. (Broken windows were involved.)
Elon Musk’s announcement of a factory in Germany took the industry by surprise, but the deal had been in the works for months.
The Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah have hosted speed chasers for decades, but the course is distressed. An advocacy group has a plan, but not the money.
The suit claims Fiat Chrysler sought to undermine contract negotiations with the autoworkers union to hurt G.M.
Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in James Mangold’s look back at the golden age of auto racing.
Automakers have made battery-powered cars largely to meet environmental rules. Now they’re putting more skin in the game.
“When you drive your collector car you want it to be able to have reliable air conditioning.”
The terms of the four-year agreement are comparable to those the union reached with General Motors, but without a strike.
Alaina Gassler, 14, got the idea for her science project after noticing how her mother didn’t like driving the family’s S.U.V.
The Ohio factory will be taken over by a venture that plans to hire 400 employees next year to make electric pickup trucks.
“Harleys in Hawaii” has been streamed and viewed millions of times, by a demographic the motorcycle maker has had a hard time reaching.
‘It appears both parties took a sane approach and avoided a painful strike that would have benefited neither of them,’ an economist said.
As pedestrian deaths climb, collision-avoidance systems could reduce that toll, but new tests show significant differences in how well they work.
The bigger financial effect is expected to be reflected in the current quarter, as the walkout halted North American production for most of October.
All electric vehicles in the U.S. will soon be required to make warning sounds so pedestrians can hear them coming.
After the voting by 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers, operations could start to resume Saturday.
Defense attorneys say prosecutors won’t share records that might help their client, citing the automaker’s fears that company secrets could be revealed.
The electric-car maker’s revenue declined, but it said it had removed “substantial cost” from its operations.
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General Motors made cost concessions to get the union to accept the shutdown of three plants — a priority that Ford and Fiat Chrysler don’t have.
Cars that were handcrafted nearly a century ago require a hard-to-find mix of skills to restore them to their former glory.
The United Automobile Workers said the tentative contract agreement would provide wage increases and improve the prospects of temporary employees.
The accord reportedly includes wage increases and lump-sum payments, along with a formula for temporary workers to become full-time employees.
Officers in New Haven staged a sting operation at a McDonald’s parking lot known for its raucous drag-racing gatherings.
Thierry Bolloré was dismissed after Nissan named a new chief. The automakers are part of an alliance once led by the ousted Carlos Ghosn.
The open road, heavy with symbolism and full of promise, has long coursed through popular culture.
Much of the pain from the strike, now in its fourth week, is concentrated in the northern Midwest, which was already contending with a manufacturing slowdown.
Readers responded to Smarter Driving by scratching their heads over the fuel economy of premium gasoline, while others who admitted that they never used turn signals blamed the other guy.
Two insiders who brought down Carlos Ghosn were involved with improper payments, an inquiry found. The company’s full board never heard about it.
The 10-day, 1,600-mile race in the desert, starting next week, challenges body and mind and helps competitors find themselves.
The pace may allow the electric-car maker to fulfill its forecast for the year. But analysts are skeptical that sales are enough to yield a profit.
Gas or electric, all cars need to be refueled in some way, the police in Fremont, Calif., said.
The move is the latest streamlining effort by the Detroit automaker, which has closed plants in Europe and is cutting its salaried ranks worldwide.
With the United Auto Workers walkout in its 11th day, the company reversed a decision to cut off employees’ medical insurance at the end of the month.
Walkouts and sit-ins by the United Automobile Workers over the decades helped secure contracts that lifted members into the middle class.