NYT > Automobiles
How Lowriders Put a Vivid Stamp on New York City’s Car Scene
Sun, 19 May 2024 19:10:27 +0000
These lovingly customized cars, long embraced as a way to celebrate Mexican American culture and bring families together, are gaining visibility and respect as bouncing, rolling works of art.
UAW Loses Unionization Vote at Mercedes Factories in Alabama
Fri, 17 May 2024 23:29:13 +0000
The election, fiercely opposed by the state’s political leaders, was seen as a test of the United Automobile Workers’ ability to unionize factories in the South.
A Loss at Mercedes-Benz Slows U.A.W.’s Southern Campaign
Sat, 18 May 2024 20:42:44 +0000
After Mercedes workers voted against joining the United Automobile Workers, the union will have less momentum as it campaigns to organize Southern factories.
F1: Frédéric Vasseur’s Plan for Ferrari Begins to Pay Off
Fri, 17 May 2024 15:07:01 +0000
As a Frenchman running a beloved Italian team, fans weren’t happy at first, but the team is now second for the constructors’ title.
Why Is Car Insurance So Expensive?
Wed, 15 May 2024 13:16:55 +0000
Soaring premiums have become a prominent driver of inflation, and insurers say that more increases could be on the way. How did it get like this?
Few Chinese Electric Cars Are Sold in U.S., but Industry Fears a Flood
Wed, 15 May 2024 04:00:06 +0000
Automakers in the United States and their supporters welcomed President Biden’s tariffs, saying they would protect domestic manufacturing and jobs from cheap Chinese vehicles.
Biden Hits Chinese Electric Vehicles, Chips and Other Goods With Higher Tariffs
Tue, 14 May 2024 19:54:22 +0000
The president announced increased taxes on Chinese imports in strategic industries, building on former President Donald J. Trump’s tariffs.
F1: The Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix Returns
Fri, 17 May 2024 15:06:12 +0000
The race was called off after flooding devastated the region. The area is still digging out.
GM to Retire the Chevy Malibu to Make More EVs
Thu, 09 May 2024 14:08:00 +0000
The gasoline-powered Malibu was the last sedan sold by Chevrolet, the General Motors brand, in the United States.
An Office With 128,000 Miles
Sun, 01 Mar 2020 10:00:10 +0000
As a reporter covering Texas, I ate, worked and slept in my trusty, company-issued Chevy. So allow me a moment to observe the end of its road.
Tesla Pullback Puts Onus on Others to Build Electric Vehicle Chargers
Mon, 06 May 2024 21:48:09 +0000
The automaker led by Elon Musk is no longer planning to take the lead in expanding the number of places to fuel electric vehicles. It’s not clear how quickly other companies will fill the gap.
Wayve, an A.I. Start-Up for Autonomous Driving, Raises $1 Billion
Mon, 06 May 2024 23:01:09 +0000
The London-based developer of artificial intelligence systems for self-driving vehicles raised the funding from SoftBank, Nvidia, Microsoft and others.
Tesla Fires Charger Team Amid Hundreds of Layoffs
Wed, 01 May 2024 00:07:14 +0000
The carmaker dismissed 500 employees in a unit that was critical to its success and seen as important to the future of electric vehicle sales in the United States.
Electric Cars Are Boring (Tesla Cybertruck Included)
Mon, 08 Apr 2024 15:45:47 +0000
Sales of electric vehicles are sagging in part because they’re so dull to drive compared with their gas counterparts.
F1: Daniel Ricciardo Continues to Struggle
Fri, 17 May 2024 15:06:28 +0000
After being cut from McLaren in 2022, he is now racing for RB, but the points have been slow to come.
U.A.W. Effort to Organize Mercedes Workers in Alabama Has High Stakes
Thu, 16 May 2024 19:10:50 +0000
Southern political leaders say a win for the United Automobile Workers would threaten their economies. Activists want to strike a blow against a system they say exploits the poor.
For an Uncool Car, the Chevy Malibu Made a Huge Mark on the Culture
Thu, 09 May 2024 20:40:17 +0000
An unassuming car had a surprisingly large cultural footprint.
Sprinter Vans Have Become a Staple for Celebrities at the Met Gala
Tue, 07 May 2024 04:10:13 +0000
Famous actors, singers, athletes and housewives are fans of the Mercedes-Benz van, which has become a staple in streets outside events like the Met Gala.
F1: Alpine Is Trying, It Really Is
Thu, 02 May 2024 18:35:41 +0000
The team keeps making changes, to its cars and to its team, but continues to struggle.
Andrettis Keep Fighting to Enter F1
Thu, 02 May 2024 18:34:46 +0000
The sport just rejected their offer to create the 11th team, but Michael Andretti said they were not going away.