Want a Car That Goes Crazy Fast? Go Electric
Mon, 07 Aug 2017 15:39:32 EDT
With luxury auto makers—from Porsche to Aston Martin—poised to release electric sports cars that upend earnest eco-clichés, going green will soon entail going startlingly fast
The Avant-Garde BMW i8: Bavaria's Answer to Tesla
Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:35:06 EDT
Dan Neil plugs into the radical new—and exceedingly rare—BMW i8. Plus: A dash up the California coast in a cleverly transformed M4.
Not Quite a Self-Driving Car...But Close
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 18:19:45 EDT
Self-driving cars are not yet a reality. But today’s luxury cars are packed with more autonomous tech than you might think. They’ll even monitor you for signs of fatigue.
Car-Lovers Buff Their Way to Bliss---and You Can, Too
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 13:11:15 EDT
As better car-cleaning tools allow enthusiasts to detail their vehicles like pros, more are discovering the Zen of auto-care.
GM-Honda Joint Venture to Make Fuel Cells in Michigan
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 18:47:16 EST
General Motors and Honda Motor have formed a joint venture to build fuel cells for use in future vehicles, the latest auto makers to forge ahead on the pricey, emissions-free technology despite barriers to commercial success.
Biggest Driver of Cleaner-Car Rules Is California, Not Washington
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:10:34 EST
Even as auto makers bristle against national emissions standards, California is arguably a bigger challenge, with its mandates that more cleaner cars be produced though they remain a tiny share of overall U.S. car sales.
Help! My Fancy New Car Won't Stop Beeping
Thu, 11 May 2017 00:02:05 EDT
Touchy touch screens, buggy software and mystery sounds baffle drivers, forcing some to enroll in two-hour tech seminars. ‘Then the beeping started.’
Citroën and the Art of the Auto
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:59:32 EST
How a French gear maker transformed the European car industry and created some of the most iconic vehicles of the 20th century.
CEO Says Ford Still Moving Small-Car Output to Mexico
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:53:07 EST
Ford Motor will shift small-car production to Mexico despite repeated criticism from President-elect Donald Trump and a pledge from the incoming American leader that companies will face “consequences” for leaving the U.S.
GM Super-Cruise Feature Raises Concerns From Regulators
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:27:03 EST
U.S. highway safety regulators raised concerns over General Motors Co.’s plan to halt semiautonomous vehicles with unresponsive motorists, the latest push from government officials to police development of self-driving cars.
GM Tries a Subscription Plan for Cadillacs---a Netflix for Cars at $1,500 a Month
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:41:51 EDT
GM is experimenting with a subscription model for Cadillac, the latest effort by a car company to test whether people are willing to treat personal transportation like a Netflix account.
What Do You Buy When Trump Wins? A Bentley
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 09:27:49 EST
A soaring U.S. stock market is propelling sales of superluxury cars. Buyers are feeling more confident about shelling out six figures for a set of wheels as market investors have been on a tear in recent months on bets that the Trump administration will enact business-friendly policies.
Three Turbocharged Cars Under $50,000 That Deliver Epic Kick
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:29:26 EDT
Turbocharging tech is helping flyweight cars punch way above their weight class. Here’s the Ford, Mercedes and VW that deliver outrageously outsize power.
Would Convertibles Make Us Nicer Drivers?
Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:58:52 EDT
Dan Ariely answers readers’ questions on roadway rudeness, rocky relationships and standing struggles.