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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.’

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.

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.

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.

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 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.