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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.’
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.