Building cars from old fridges and junkyard parts, these tinkerers make the most of castoff materials to build an array of wild and impressive cars.
A race is on to produce lithium in the United States, but competing projects are taking very different approaches to extracting the vital raw material. Some might not be very green.
Buying an electric car can be exciting and bewildering. Consider what kind of car you want and need and where you will charge.
Fueled with money from Wall Street and local officials, automakers plan to build eight million electric cars a year there, more than Europe and North America combined.
For products as diverse as lumber and microchips, price increases are filtering through the economy.
The automaker should be able to win back some customers who drifted to Tesla, and hold onto the Tesla-curious.
The electric-car maker’s performance reflected increasing sales and production around the world.
Almost every carmaker has had to curtail production, hampering the economic recovery.
Arrival, a developer of electric vans and buses, says it has come up with a cheaper way to build vehicles in small factories. But can it deliver on that promise?
Demand plus production delays have tightened the supply of new models. That means fewer deals. The only good news? Your trade-in may get a better price.
The “hot hatch” concept — sporty but practical, with plenty of horsepower — is being swallowed by (what else?) S.U.V.s.
To celebrate 60 years of the E-Type, the British automaker is selling six pairs and will drive them from Coventry to Geneva, as a tribute to their introduction.
It’s still not cheap, and it’ll take some skill, but finding the totaled car of your dreams and rebuilding it can give you bragging rights, and a sweet new ride.
Many people may have deferred maintenance because their cars mostly sat around in the pandemic. But that creates its own ills.
The president is hoping to make electric vehicles more affordable to turn a niche product into one with mass appeal.
It’s not technically illegal to do so, according to the Department of Labor, but that doesn’t make it OK, according to the former employee’s new Instagram fans.
The paint job on your car is crucial to its resale value.
In the aftermath of a diesel scandal five years ago, executives made a commitment to electric vehicles that now is paying off.
The Adenauer Benz helped lift the automaker after its work for the Nazis. Today, pristine models go for a small fraction of Gullwings from the same era.
For two decades, Ian Callum led the look at Jaguar Land Rover. Now he’s reimagining some vintage cars, including the Jag Mark 2 and a classic Corvette.
A concern over fire risk for nearly 380,000 Kia Sportage and Cadenza vehicles is underscored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
They see branding opportunities as the pandemic and a desire by cities to curb traffic propel e-bike sales to new heights.
It plans to convert its entire lineup to battery power by 2030, phasing out internal combustion engine vehicles faster than other automakers.
As automakers promise to get rid of internal combustion engines, Heidelberg is trying to get rid of autos.
The carmaker that owns Jeep defended its use of the Native American tribe’s name on its S.U.V. and said it was “committed to a respectful and open dialogue.”
Augmented reality and directions in the windshield: Integrated systems run (precise) laps around earlier technology, like a piano-roll device from the 1930s.
Nio can tap an extensive supply chain that Beijing has built to achieve its dream of dominating the manufacture of electric cars.
Even before G.M. announced it would work toward eliminating emissions from its vehicles, more automakers were putting E. V.s in their showrooms. Here’s a roundup.
A global shortage of a key component for cars and electronics has shuttered American factories and set off fierce competition to secure supplies.
The virus hastened the rise of online sales, as connoisseurs of vintage vehicles found more time to spend with their socially distanced hobby.
Carmakers, government agencies and investors are pouring money into battery research in a global race to profit from emission-free electric cars.
What we need to get to a future of energy-efficient cars.
Politics is grim but science is working.
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.
The automaker earned more than $6 billion last year — money that it will plow into the development of electric and autonomous vehicles.
The pollution-control gadgets are full of precious metals like palladium, and prices are soaring as regulators try to tame emissions. Crooks with hacksaws have noticed.
Building electric cars, and repairing them, will require a huge change for the industry and usher in a new automotive era.
Momentum is shifting toward a clean-car future as more automakers end their legal efforts to block California’s tough fuel economy standards.
Big oil companies lost billions in 2020 because of the pandemic and face broad questions about how they will adapt to climate change and regulations.
The end of the gasoline-powered car will transform the economy.
The Division of Motor Vehicles said it had received complaints about the specialty plate, which had been issued to members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Hari Nada helped bring down his boss, Carlos Ghosn. In the process, he nearly met his own downfall. But with shrewd maneuvering and the protection of high-ranking allies, he survived and thrived.
Every carmaker is trying to figure out how to make the leap before governments force it and Tesla and other start-ups lure away drivers.
GM’s decision this week to phase out gasoline vehicles is the latest in a major shift that will mean drastic new demands on electric utilities. Here are four things that will need to happen.
With government support and lavish subsidies, Chinese companies have come to dominate the market for batteries, motors and other essentials Detroit may need for its new fleets.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
The move, one of the most ambitious in the auto industry, is a piece of a broader plan by the company to become carbon neutral by 2040.
Public health workers in Josephine County, Ore., said they had walked from car to car, giving shots to drivers with vaccine doses that would expire in six hours.
The company benefited from a jump in sales of electric cars in China and Europe, but its fourth quarter earnings fell short of Wall Street’s expectations.
The Transportation Department, which holds sway over planes, trains and automobiles, faces limits on how it spends money. Still, here are five possible steps.