A scarcity of semiconductors and raw materials held back production, but buyers remain enthusiastic.
The two Japanese giants said they would form a company that would make battery-powered cars in Honda’s factories.
Blockades of U.S.-Canada border crossings could hurt the auto industry, factory workers and the economy, which are still recovering from pandemic disruptions.
Faulty computer systems are prompting class-action lawsuits by disgruntled car owners, a symptom of automakers’ bumpy transition to the digital age.
New cars are packed with technology, but they lack style and personality.
Challenges in the global supply chain have held down production and depleted inventories.
Castroneves, 46, who last won the Indy 500 in 2009, joined A.J. Foyt, Al Unser Sr. and Rick Mears as the event’s only four-time winners.
The “hot hatch” concept — sporty but practical, with plenty of horsepower — is being swallowed by (what else?) S.U.V.s.
The country’s stance would seem to put it on the wrong side of market trends. But with its huge investment in gasoline-electric hybrids, it has big reasons to proceed slowly.
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.
Honda’s plant in England was forced to halt operations because its parts hadn’t arrived. Soon U.K. ports will face a mountain of customs declarations.
Dealerships have long resisted e-commerce, but with many showrooms closed, the dynamic is changing.