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.
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.
As the company deals with government scrutiny of its driver-assistance technology, an add-on kit sold for up to $10,000 is also getting more attention.
A 2019 crash in Florida highlights how gaps in Tesla’s driver-assistance system and distractions can have tragic consequences.
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.
We’re all Tesla’s guinea pigs.
Two new books, Eric Berger’s “Liftoff” and Tim Higgins’s “Power Play,” explore Musk’s terrestrial and extraterrestrial pursuits — and what has made him so successful.
A California family that lost a 15-year-old boy when a Tesla hit its pickup truck is suing the company, claiming its Autopilot system was partly responsible.
Tesla said sales doubled in the second quarter, but Ford reported a more modest increase as the industry grapples with a semiconductor shortage.
She ran a family foundation that focuses on environmental sustainability and founded a jewelry company that uses recycled metals for its designs. She died in a bicycle accident.
Federal safety regulators told automakers to provide more information about accidents involving cars and trucks with automation technology.
The gap between workers and C.E.O.s widened during the pandemic as public companies granted top executives some of the richest pay packages ever.
It can be fun to try out new products, but only if we know what we’re signing up for.
If it sells well, an electric version of the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. could help accelerate the move to electric vehicles.
Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, blamed the amount of energy, increasingly generated from fossil fuels, used by Bitcoin.
Param Sharma, 25, was arrested on charges of reckless driving. “I’m about to go in the back seat right now,” he said after being released from jail.
The much-discussed Tesla and SpaceX executive took a self-deprecating approach, telling viewers, “I’m pretty good at running human in emulation mode.”
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.
The automaker should be able to win back some customers who drifted to Tesla, and hold onto the Tesla-curious.
The company is charging tens of thousands of dollars more to cover roofs with its much-anticipated solar shingles, angering some customers.
The electric-car maker’s performance reflected increasing sales and production around the world.
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.
Two people died in the crash, and officials said no one had been behind the wheel. Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, said recovered data showed “Autopilot was not enabled” in the vehicle.
“No one was driving the vehicle” when the car crashed and burst into flames, killing two men, a constable said.
With acceptance from traditional investors, a profitable start-up that eases transactions is offering proof of the industry’s staying power.
The mustangs at a Nevada office park are an example of the outrageous perks that businesses dangle to impress job candidates, but wildlife advocates are pushing back on efforts to market them.
Federal regulators are investigating 23 recent accidents in which drivers were, or may have been, using the automatic steering and braking system.
The German carmaker outlined ambitious goals to build battery factories as it ties its fate to electric cars.
The Tesla boss and digital prankster is striking a chord, at a time of disillusionment with the tech industry and its leading tycoons.
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.
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.
Daimler reported unexpectedly strong profits, underlining a rebound by traditional carmakers despite the pandemic.
They’re still cars. Technology can’t cure America of its addiction to the automobile.
Carmakers, government agencies and investors are pouring money into battery research in a global race to profit from emission-free electric cars.
The automaker earned more than $6 billion last year — money that it will plow into the development of electric and autonomous vehicles.
Bitcoin and even Dogecoin, which began as a playful experiment, are soaring in value as billionaires, companies and celebrities promote the digital currencies.
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.
The billionaire Mr. Musk has inserted himself into the confounding stock market drama and solidified his role as the ultimate insider outsider.
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.
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.
Carmakers can’t buy the semiconductors they need because home electronics are taking all the supply.
The milestone seemed unreachable just three years ago and comes as Tesla has seen a string of profitable quarters and a buoyant stock.
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.
The president threatened to upend a hard-fought compromise, but he may not get what he wants.
Russian hackers appear to have attacked systems for senior officials of the department.
Investors are betting that small companies like Workhorse will help popularize electric commercial vehicles. And Tesla aims to extend its reach.
The electric-car maker will be the biggest addition in the history of the benchmark index. Will that settle down its swings?
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.