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Ford and VW Team Up, With Talk of Driverless and Electric Cars

Ford has invested more than $1 billion in a bid to produce a driverless vehicle that can transport passengers or deliver

How Fiat Chrysler Sped From Laggard to Leader in Detroit

He also noted that he would not rule out mergers or alliances. “It would be foolhardy to say I wouldn’t be

Opinion | The F.B.I. Inquiry Into Trump and Russia

To the Editor:Re “F.B.I. Investigated if Trump Worked for the Russians” (front page, Jan. 12):The F.B.I. had enough evidence to open

How to Actually, Truly Focus on What You’re Doing

CN: Every time you switch your attention from one target to another and then back again, there’s a cost. This switching

Electric Vehicles Are in the Spotlight at Detroit’s 2019 Auto Show

“Now I can park on the street and charge up, and anyone else in the neighborhood who has a Tesla can,

Carlos Ghosn Faces New Charges in Japan as Pressure Mounts

TOKYO — Japanese prosecutors brought fresh charges of financial wrongdoing on Friday against Carlos Ghosn, the embattled global auto chief who

This Quirky Car Is Japanese. But There’s ‘Something Very British’ About It.

LONDON — It just might be the most adorable thing on four wheels. People smile when one cruises by. They point,

Ford Plans to Cut Thousands of Jobs Across Europe

LONDON — Ford said Thursday that it would cut thousands of jobs across Europe as it struggles to reduce costs while

Vintage Cars With Electric-Heart Transplants

While Jaguar is moving ahead with restored and converted E-types, Mr. Spires says, his firm will offer conversions — and reversals

U.S. Announces Settlement With Fiat Chrysler Over Emissions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will pay hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties and remedial efforts under an agreement announced Thursday to

Everything You Thought You Knew About Driving on Snow Was Wrong

Ogden Nash described winter as “the season to be young, catching snowflakes on your tongue.” Sure, snow days are fun for

Fiat Chrysler Is Expected to Pay Nearly $650 Million in Emissions Case

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has agreed to pay nearly $650 million to settle lawsuits over its use of illegal engine-control software on

Carlos Ghosn Emerges to Say He Was ‘Wrongly Accused and Unfairly Detained’

TOKYO — In his first public appearance since his arrest nearly two months ago, Carlos Ghosn pushed back on Tuesday against

Carlos Ghosn, Former Nissan Chairman, Will Appear in Court

TOKYO — Carlos Ghosn will finally get a day in court.Mr. Ghosn, the embattled former chairman of Nissan Motor is set

U.S. Auto Sales Put Up a Big Number, but Show Signs of Strain

Beyond the domestic market, automakers face other potential challenges. The potential tremors from an economic slowdown in China became more palpable

Major Automakers Bullish on U.S. Market Despite Rising Interest Rates

DETROIT — Major automakers on Thursday shrugged off declines in U.S. new vehicle sales in December and said they were bullish

Car Tuneups That Require Audio Engineers

On good days, it’s a concert hall, a news source or a way to entertain the kids. On bad ones, it’s

Tesla Reports Record Output, but Cuts Prices, and Its Shares Plunge

Tesla reported record quarterly production and deliveries on Wednesday, but announced a price cut that could suggest softer demand. Investors responded

Wielding Rocks and Knives, Arizonans Attack Self-Driving Cars

CHANDLER, Ariz. — The assailant slipped out of a park around noon one day in October, zeroing in on his target,

The Rise and Fall of Carlos Ghosn

The stickiest issue was always Mr. Ghosn’s pay.In Japan, salarymen slave away at the kaisha (or company) with a sense of

Carlos Ghosn’s Daughters See a Nissan Revolt Behind His Arrest

Mr. Ghosn, 64, was arrested on Nov. 19 as he arrived in Tokyo for a board meeting. He was later charged

Tesla Names Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson to Its Board

Tesla added Larry Ellison, executive chairman and founder of the software giant Oracle, and a senior executive at Walgreens Boots Alliance

American Held in Nissan Investigation Released From Jail in Japan

Mr. Ghosn has denied the charges.Aubrey Harwell Jr., Mr. Kelly’s lawyer in Nashville, Tenn., said on Tuesday that he was thankful

Carlos Ghosn, Former Nissan Chairman, Faces New Accusations

It is not unusual in Japan for prosecutors to arrest the same suspect multiple times. Koichi Endo, a former prosecutor who

Carlos Ghosn and Nissan Board Member May Soon Leave Japanese Jail

Last month, Greg Kelly, a Nissan board member and aide-de-camp to the company’s embattled chairman, Carlos Ghosn, planned to join the

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