Autos

Tesla Cybertruck Launch Party Breaks Some Glass

One reason product introductions from Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) get so much attention is that no one, even Tesla CEO Elon Musk, knows what's going to happen. Thursday night's unveiling ...
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Tesla to Roll Out Cybertruck Thursday Evening

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk first mentioned a Tesla pickup truck more than two years ago, even before the company launched its heavy-duty Semi. Thursday, in connection with ...
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Ford’s Mustang Mach-E Takes Pages From Tesla Playbook

At the Los Angeles Auto Show on Sunday, Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) executive chair, Bill Ford, introduced the company's first all-electric vehicle, the Mustang Mach-E sport-utility vehicle (SUV). The ...
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The Cheapest New Car in America

The average price for a new car in America is nearly $40,000. Some new vehicles cost just over a third of that. One sells for barely more than $14,000. A ...
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This Iconic Car Is the Least Reliable in America

Consumer Reports recently released its annual car survey. It covered data from more than 420,000 vehicles. The study looked at the reliability of 30 auto brands. An American luxury car ...
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How Young People Are Endangering the Car Industry

For some reason, younger Americans are buying fewer of the vehicles sold in the United States and old people are buying a larger percentage. As of 2017, more than half ...
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Consumer Reports Deems Tesla a Reliable Brand — Again

When Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) started selling its first vehicle, the Model S sedan, Consumer Reports magazine put the car through its paces and breathlessly awarded the Model S a ...
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Volvo Financial Gets Hammered

Car companies and dealers sometimes make money selling new cars. Usually, they make money on car service. Another source of revenue is the financing of cars, either via loans or ...
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Meet the Newest Theme in Ridesharing: YayYo Comes Public in Tiny IPO

Few people have never even heard of YayYo Inc. (NASDAQ: YAYO). The company calls itself a "leading provider of vehicles to the rideshare industry." Its subsidiary Rideshare Car Rentals, is ...
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This Is Why Americans Hate Buying This Car More Than Any Other

Most Americans still go through a dealer to buy a car, though Tesla as one of the few exceptions. Satisfaction with those dealers is, therefore, critical to which cars people ...
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The Best Auto Repair and Tire Replacement Companies in the US

The average age of one of the 250 million or so vehicles on U.S. roads and highways is nearly 12 years. On the one hand, the reliability of the U.S. ...
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Will GM Buy Ford as Industry Consolidates?

Apparently, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) and PSA Group, owner of Peugeot, may merge. This would create the world's fourth-largest car company and a worthy competitor to Toyota, General ...
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Tesla’s Q3 US Sales Fell by $2 Billion

In its quarterly Form 10-Q filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Tuesday, Tesla Inc.l (NASDAQ: TSLA) reported U.S. sales in the third quarter fell by $2 billion ...
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Average October New Vehicle Price to Hit New Record Above $34,000

Americans appear to be prepared to pay whatever automakers want to charge for new sport utility vehicles and pickups. With nearly three-quarters of all new vehicles sold either an SUV ...
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More Than 300,000 Vehicles Subject to 3 Ford Safety Recalls

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) on Tuesday issued three safety recalls for more than 300,000 North American vans and sport utility vehicles. The bulk of the vehicles recalled are the ...
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