Biden Administration to Set Rules of the Road for Charging Electric Vehicles

Proposed regulations would require charging stations built with federal dollars to be located no more than 50 miles apart.

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As Gas Prices Went Up, So Did the Hunt for Electric Vehicles

Prices at the pump have apparently given some Americans second thoughts. But two practical problems remain: not enough cars and relatively few charging stations.

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New Jersey Sticking With Full-Serve Gas

A brief but intense push to change a law that forbids self-service gas stations stalled before it even revved up.

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Lukoil, a Russian Oil Company, Calls for an End to the Ukraine War

The company, which has more than 200 gas stations in the U.S., acted as lawmakers in Washington were seeking to block Russian oil imports.

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When Electric Cars Rule the Road, They’ll Need Spots to Power Up

A wireless infrastructure company is betting it can figure out how to locate and install charging stations for a growing wave of new vehicles.

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U.S. Sues Shop Owner Who Dumped 91,500 Pennies on Ex-Worker’s Driveway

The Labor Department said the owner of a Georgia auto-repair shop had retaliated against the former employee for reporting that he had not received his final paycheck.

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Could Roads Recharge Electric Cars? The Technology May Be Close.

But challenges await, including technical issues, regulatory barriers and many miles of highway.

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Israel and Iran Broaden Cyberwar to Attack Civilian Targets

Iranians couldn’t buy gas. Israelis found their intimate dating details posted online. The Iran-Israel shadow war is now hitting ordinary citizens.

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U.K. Aims to Ease Trucker Shortage With Visas Into 2022

The decision extended an earlier move to offer three-month visas to foreign drivers, and came as the government also called on military drivers to help resolve a fuel distribution crisis.

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Why Electric Cars Could Make American Roads Resemble Cuba

As the nation shifts to electric vehicles, picture well-kept but long discontinued gas-powered pickups, especially in areas where charging stations may be sparse.

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Biden’s Electric Car Plans Hinge on Having Enough Chargers

The United States has about 100,000 public chargers, far fewer than Europe and China. It needs 10 times as many, auto experts say, to complete the switch from combustion engine vehicles.

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Here’s How Biden Aims to Increase Electric Car Sales

The president wants to use pollution rules to rapidly lift sales, but there are hurdles ahead.

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Odometer Rollbacks: A Hard-to-Spot Nuisance for Car Shoppers

Nearly half a million vehicles with illegally altered mileage are sold each year, according to federal estimates.

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Infrastructure Plan Seeks to Address Climate and Equality as Well as Roads

The proposal being prepared by the White House is intended to begin grappling with a number of big issues that President Biden focused on during the campaign.

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Breaking the Garage’s Glass Ceiling

Women are vastly outnumbered in the auto trades, but one pioneer, who died in 2019, is still inspiring others to pursue their dreams and lift one another up.

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E.V.s Force Carmakers to Reinvent the Wheel, and Brakes, and Mirrors …

Building electric cars, and repairing them, will require a huge change for the industry and usher in a new automotive era.

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California Is Trying to Jump-Start the Hydrogen Economy

The fuel could play an important role in fighting climate change, but it has been slow to gain traction because of high costs.

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What to Know About Your Used Car

Sales of previously owned vehicles are booming, but many new owners may not realize what they’re in for in terms of upkeep.

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Electric Cars and the Lack of Charging in Cities

For city dwellers who would love an E.V., the biggest hurdle might be keeping it juiced up without a garage or other convenient charging stations.

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