What Do You Buy When Trump Wins? A Bentley
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:34:42 EDT
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.
GM Tries a Subscription Plan for Cadillacs---a Netflix for Cars at $1,500 a Month
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:48:33 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.
GM-Honda Joint Venture to Make Fuel Cells in Michigan
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:00:11 EDT
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.
Car-Lovers Buff Their Way to Bliss---and You Can, Too
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:37:32 EDT
As better car-cleaning tools allow enthusiasts to detail their vehicles like pros, more are discovering the Zen of auto-care.
CEO Says Ford Still Moving Small-Car Output to Mexico
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 04:53:45 EDT
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.
Want a Car That Goes Crazy Fast? Go Electric
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:49:46 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
Citroën and the Art of the Auto
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:41:55 EDT
How a French gear maker transformed the European car industry and created some of the most iconic vehicles of the 20th century.
The Avant-Garde BMW i8: Bavaria's Answer to Tesla
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:46:39 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.
Help! My Fancy New Car Won't Stop Beeping
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:45:09 EDT
Touchy touch screens, buggy software and mystery sounds baffle drivers, forcing some to enroll in two-hour tech seminars. ‘Then the beeping started.’
Would Convertibles Make Us Nicer Drivers?
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:33:59 EDT
Dan Ariely answers readers’ questions on roadway rudeness, rocky relationships and standing struggles.
Not Quite a Self-Driving Car...But Close
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:30:57 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.
Biggest Driver of Cleaner-Car Rules Is California, Not Washington
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:07:40 EDT
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.
GM Super-Cruise Feature Raises Concerns From Regulators
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:37:51 EDT
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.
Three Turbocharged Cars Under $50,000 That Deliver Epic Kick
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:40:35 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.