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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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.