LG Will Spend $5.5 Billion on a Battery Factory in Arizona

Investment plans for U.S. battery production have increased since President Biden signed a law that offers generous incentives for electric cars and green energy.

The Largest Source of Stolen Guns? Parked Cars.

The growing number of firearms kept in vehicles has become a new point of contention in the debates over regulating gun safety.

Falling Lithium Prices Are Making Electric Cars More Affordable

An unexpected decline in the price of an essential battery material, along with those of other commodities, is good news for buyers. But experts disagree on how long low prices will last.

Saudi Grand Prix Results: Pérez and Verstappen Lead Red Bull

Pérez led nearly the entire race while his Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen calmly carved his way up the grid from 15th to second. Red Bull?s rivals should be worried.

Volkswagen Will Invest $193 Billion in Electric Cars and Software

The German automaker announced a plan to accelerate its transition to battery-powered vehicles and bolster operations in China and North America.

Tesla Could Start Making Cars in Mexico Next Year, Governor Says

The governor of Nuevo León said a Tesla official had told him that the company?s plant there would be among its biggest and go up in record time.

Rivian Lost $6.8 Billion Last Year as Production Fell Short

The maker of electric trucks said it expected to double production in 2023 as the supply of parts became more reliable.

Formula 1?s Rookie Class of 2023

Three new drivers, for Williams, AlphaTauri and McLaren, will be getting their starts at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Verstappen Wins Bahrain Grand Prix in F1 Season-Opening Race

Unchallenged after the start, Max Verstappen sent a message to his rivals with a dominant performance in Bahrain.

Ford Is Leaving Tesla in the Dust

Boring old Ford is proving to be a very modern company.

Formula 1?s Many Changes at the Top

It was a busy off-season, with many promotions and executives swapping teams.

Tesla Offers a New ?Master Plan? but Few Big Revelations

Elon Musk confirmed his car company would build a factory in Mexico and said it was working on more affordable vehicles. But he did not reveal a new model, disappointing some investors.

Lucid Motors Steps Up Production as Supply Chain Problems Ease

The maker of electric luxury sedans said it made more than 7,000 cars in 2022, achieving a scaled-down target.

U.S. Eyes Trade Deals With Allies to Ease Clash Over Electric Car Subsidies

The Biden administration has faced backlash in Europe and Asia over its plans to bolster electric vehicle and battery production.

President Is Ousted in United Auto Workers Election

Shawn Fain, an insurgent, edged Ray Curry after calling for a harder line in contract talks. The union has been dogged by corruption scandals.

With a Redesigned Car, Mercedes Hopes It Can Unseat Red Bull as F1 Champion

Its racecar had a lot of problems last year, which the team says it has solved.

Tesla to Recall 362,000 Cars With Its ?Full Self Driving? System

A federal auto safety agency said the technology can cause crashes, but said the company was unaware of any deaths or injuries caused by the flaws.

Shoichiro Toyoda, Who Helped Make Toyota a Global Force, Dies at 97

He pushed the company into North America and beyond, setting it on its path to becoming one of the world?s most powerful automakers.

Tesla Will Open Some Chargers to All Electric Vehicles

An agreement with the White House to allow electric cars made by other automakers is part of a broad effort to improve charging and increase sales of battery-powered vehicles.

Carmakers Are Pushing Autonomous Tech. This Engineer Wants Limits.

Missy Cummings, who spent more than a year at the federal auto safety agency, said that drivers were putting too much trust in systems like Tesla?s Autopilot and that regulators needed to restrict their use.

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