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U.S. Proposes Requiring New Cars to Have Automatic Braking Systems
Thu, 01 Jun 2023 17:27:37 +0000
The Transportation Department wants new cars to automatically stop when they detect an accident is likely.
G.M. and Stellantis Paid $364 Million in Fuel Economy Fines
Fri, 02 Jun 2023 18:01:42 +0000
The automakers paid the federal government for falling short of efficiency standards for cars and trucks in recent years.
F1 Spanish Grand Prix: Unstoppable Verstappen Wins Again
Tue, 06 Jun 2023 14:50:16 +0000
A wire-to-wire victory for Max Verstappen in Barcelona gave Red Bull seven wins in seven starts, and renewed talk of a season sweep.
Max Verstappen Wins Monaco Grand Prix, Beating Alonso and the Rain
Sun, 28 May 2023 16:39:09 +0000
Red Bull’s Max Verstappen successfully defended his lead when deteriorating conditions sent teams scrambling for the right tires and he cruised to his fourth win of the Formula 1 season.
Inflation Persists and Car Prices Are a Big Reason
Sat, 20 May 2023 09:00:25 +0000
Prices of new and used vehicles were supposed to recede quickly as supply chain problems dissipated. The market had other ideas.
Frédéric Vasseur Is Working on Changing Ferrari
Thu, 25 May 2023 09:00:25 +0000
It is one of the most potent names in Formula 1, with very vocal fans, but the team is way behind Red Bull, which Vasseur knows won’t do.
Deadly Traffic in Suburbia Points to Deep-Seated Structural Problems
Mon, 22 May 2023 20:56:12 +0000
Cities are forced to confront century-old suburban sprawl that was first and foremost designed to keep cars moving rather than people safe.
Volkswagen Sells Its Russia Operations, Including an Assembly Plant
Fri, 19 May 2023 19:13:22 +0000
The German automaker, which quit making cars in Russia after the invasion of Ukraine, said it had sold its plant to a local auto dealership chain.
Charles Leclerc and His Brother Arthur Return to Race at Monaco
Thu, 25 May 2023 09:00:33 +0000
They grew up in the principality and come back as sibling racecar drivers. Arthur will compete in the F2 event there, his older brother, Charles, in the Grand Prix.
As EV Sales Pick up Pace, Electric Commercial Fleets Lag
Wed, 17 May 2023 15:40:03 +0000
Passenger cars dominate the electric vehicle market, but light delivery trucks could benefit from the cost savings and range E.V.s offer.
F1 Cancels Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix Amid Floods in Italy
Wed, 17 May 2023 19:22:27 +0000
Safety concerns prompted the decision to call off the race at Imola, the site of this weekend’s Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix.
Formula 1 Rules Under Scrutiny After a Pileup in Australia
Thu, 18 May 2023 09:00:14 +0000
The race in April was stopped three times, but the halt with two laps to go caused chaos and has sparked a debate.
In Norway, the Electric Vehicle Future Has Already Arrived
Wed, 10 May 2023 21:22:16 +0000
About 80 percent of new cars sold in Norway are battery-powered. As a result, the air is cleaner, the streets are quieter and the grid hasn’t collapsed. But problems with unreliable chargers persist.
GM’s Electric Vehicles Will Use Tesla’s Charging Network
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 17:33:03 +0000
The electric car company, which operates the country’s most extensive charging network, struck a similar deal with Ford Motor recently.
24 Hours of Le Mans: 100 Years of Endurance and Innovation
Thu, 08 Jun 2023 19:53:55 +0000
The famous race, often a testing ground for the automotive industry, has hit its centennial.
At 24 Hours of Le Mans, Toyota Faces New Challengers
Thu, 08 Jun 2023 19:53:41 +0000
It has won the top class for the past five years, but Cadillac, Peugeot, Porsche and Ferrari have returned to try to take the crown.
At 24 Hours of Le Mans, NASCAR Is Out of Its Element
Thu, 08 Jun 2023 19:53:02 +0000
A modified Camaro ZL1, with a big V8, will be the Garage 56 entry this year.
Formula 1 Finds a New Way to Advertise on Its Cars
Thu, 25 May 2023 11:29:00 +0000
McLaren has installed digital panels by the cockpit that display different ads during a race. Other teams may follow.
A Stunning Comeback for Fernando Alonso in Formula 1
Thu, 18 May 2023 09:00:20 +0000
Race after race, he has finished on the podium for Aston Martin, standing next to the Red Bull juggernaut. A friendship with his team’s owner helped get him there.
It’s Been a Red Bull Season
Thu, 18 May 2023 09:00:19 +0000
The team has done more than pull away, it has dominated, winning the first five races and finishing first and second four times.