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.
Small trucks from Ford and Hyundai are joining a growing field of electric models as America’s go-to vehicle adapts to an evolving market.
After the Delta variant disrupted plans to reopen after Labor Day, many businesses pushed their targets further out or left them open-ended.
Saturday mornings are for celebrating stylish sheet metal in the parking lot of a storied hobby shop in metro Detroit.
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.
Tesla said sales doubled in the second quarter, but Ford reported a more modest increase as the industry grapples with a semiconductor shortage.
The president wants to use pollution rules to rapidly lift sales, but there are hurdles ahead.
Analysts credit the new chief executive, Jim Farley, with energizing the automaker, which still faces challenges.
The lesson for the U.S. lawmakers and regulators should not be to further bolster its corporate giants in a moment of crisis.
If it sells well, an electric version of the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. could help accelerate the move to electric vehicles.
The transition to an electric-car future will be an uphill battle, with the president and Republicans in Congress at odds over his $4 trillion economic agenda.
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.
Test-driving Volkswagen’s ID.4, Ford’s Mustang Mach-E and Volvo’s XC40 Recharge: The green turf where Tesla has dominated for so long is poised to grow crowded.
State Republicans are pushing a voting law that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has said she will veto. But a rarely used option for a voter-driven petition could allow the G.O.P. to circumvent her veto.
The settlement between LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation ensures that a battery plant in Georgia will go forward without hampering electric vehicle production.
After a year of working remotely, some employees are not keen to go back to the office, and, so far, employers are being receptive to their concerns.
The president is hoping to make electric vehicles more affordable to turn a niche product into one with mass appeal.
As automakers promise to get rid of internal combustion engines, Heidelberg is trying to get rid of autos.
Augmented reality and directions in the windshield: Integrated systems run (precise) laps around earlier technology, like a piano-roll device from the 1930s.
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.
Power outages, natural gas shortages and icy conditions made it hard for automakers, retailers and delivery carriers to operate across much of the South and Midwest.
Carmakers, government agencies and investors are pouring money into battery research in a global race to profit from emission-free electric cars.
Building electric cars, and repairing them, will require a huge change for the industry and usher in a new automotive era.
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.
Rivian, which has raised another $2.65 billion, plans to sell a pickup truck and S.U.V. it has worked on for more than a decade.
Traditional automakers have struggled to sell electric cars. That could change as Ford, Volkswagen and others introduce new models.
The chairman of Ford Motor and the great-grandson of Henry Ford is an elder statesman in an industry where C.E.O.s come and go.
The president-elect’s allies have begun an ambitious fund-raising campaign for the celebration of his swearing-in. Big donors will get “virtual signed photos” — and a chance to generate good will.
The Ford Bronco and the Land Rover Defender revive two legendary lineages with models that can handle trails as well as grocery store runs.
Banks have tightened standards, becoming more choosy about their borrowers and asking a lot of questions.
Most traditional carmakers are struggling to produce and market electric vehicles even as Tesla sells hundreds of thousands of its luxury models.
Some workers are calling on the industry to shut down plants in states where virus cases have increased sharply in recent weeks.
Demand has been stronger than expected since states began reopening, but some experts worry about the effect of a new surge in coronavirus cases.
Wristwatches and fast cars: precision machines that have grown together for a century, drawing crowds and connoisseurs.
The N.Y.P.D. and other departments were concerned about the spread of the coronavirus in vehicles. Ford’s answer is software to crank up the heat.
After being idle for nearly two months, G.M., Ford and Fiat Chrysler will restart assembly plants on Monday with masks, gloves and curtains.
Electric Hummers and Cybertrucks, as well as the next generation of S.U.V.s, will signal the arrival of the E.V. era in America if they start to sell in big numbers.
Along with making medical equipment, the car industry is finding ways to keep their customers safer, like coming to you when your car needs service.
If the administration had reacted to the ventilator shortage in February, a private sector effort starting now might have made lifesaving equipment in mid- to late April. Now it is unlikely to be before June.
It remains unclear if the effort to enlist companies like General Motors, Apple and Hanes constitutes an effective strategy.