Europe’s first big auto industry event in two years is an attempt to reverse declines in attendance and adapt to new technology.
Vehicle makers shy away from traditional materials that are hard to recycle, like leather and plastics, and look to repurpose alternatives that still convey quality.
A push to increase sales of electric vehicles favors companies that already have all-electric cars on the market and could penalize those that don’t.
Cars with manual transmissions, even late models, are holding their value as the collector market hunts for rarity.
Buying an electric car can be exciting and bewildering. Consider what kind of car you want and need and where you will charge.
The “hot hatch” concept — sporty but practical, with plenty of horsepower — is being swallowed by (what else?) S.U.V.s.
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.
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.
Lacking a strong domestic battery industry, Britain may be left behind by the shift to electric cars.
Carmakers can’t buy the semiconductors they need because home electronics are taking all the supply.
They look as if they could strain spaghetti: Grilles are making a design statement.
As Tesla completes a factory in Berlin, Mercedes-Benz and Audi are introducing electric cars in bids to defend their dominance of the luxury market.
Battery prices are dropping faster than expected. Analysts are moving up projections of when an electric vehicle won’t need government incentives to be cheaper than a gasoline model.
Station wagons outsell them, but convertibles hold a special place in the hearts of drivers, and automakers still offer a smorgasbord of models.
The German carmaker will pay a relatively modest fine to resolve criminal cases involving the chairman and chief executive. They were accused of not warning shareholders about a looming scandal.
Some automakers plan to restart factories on Monday, but are likely to face a dearth of buyers.
The film composer Hans Zimmer is creating a sonic signature for BMW’s forthcoming electric i4 sedan.