Automotive

The Rumble Seat

For the Corsair—its new compact crossover—Lincoln dropped a lot of money and effort into matching its competitors’ whisper-quiet cabins. It should have focused all that R&D on electrification, says Dan Neil.

Rumble Seat

Alfa Romeo’s tasty Giulia has lovely curves, a powerful engine and an updated UX inside. So why are sales plummeting? Dan Neil explores how this immortal beauty fits into the current auto landscape.

The Middle Seat

Unlikely alliances, higher passenger fees and remote pick-up spots are roiling airports and transportation companies Uber, Lyft, Hertz and Avis.

Autos Industry

Nissan Motor Chief Executive Makoto Uchida faced down angry shareholders at a rowdy 2½ hour meeting, where they questioned whether he had a plan to reverse the company’s widening losses.

Autos Industry

Investors increasingly see the future of the car as electric—even if most car buyers haven’t yet. And lately, those investors are placing bets on Tesla to usher in that future versus auto makers with deeper pockets and generations of experience.

Autos Industry

GM will stop selling and designing Holden vehicles in Australia and New Zealand by 2021, marking the end of a brand that began in the 1850s as a leather and saddle company and has been part of GM for almost a century.

Autos Industry

Fiat Chrysler is temporarily halting production at a car factory in Serbia while union officials at two U.S. General Motors factories are warning more production outages could come.

Autos Industry

Volkswagen, the world’s biggest car maker by sales, on Friday reported an 11% drop in sales in China in January, as the coronavirus outbreak begins to take a toll on the auto industry.

Rumble Seat

As an off-road SUV with luxury styling and a six-figure price tag, the 2020 Mercedes-AMG G 63 is a boxy bundle of contradictions. Dan Neil explains why organized crime’s favorite SUV is a thrill to drive and not long for this world.

Autos Industry

Nissan sued Carlos Ghosn in a Japanese court, seeking $90 million in damages to recoup costs related to the former chairman’s alleged financial misconduct.

Autos Industry

The auto maker faces nuts-and-bolts challenges as well as strategizing for an industry in flux—and to some the recent departure of a veteran executive doesn’t help.

Autos Industry

Daimler warned it would sell fewer cars this year and posted an unexpected net loss of €11 million, while slashing its dividend, as the diesel-emissions scandal weighed on its balance sheet.

Autos Industry

Ford elevated a longtime marketing executive to the No. 2 job, betting his experience fixing operations in Europe and guiding the company’s future technology bets will help reverse a multiyear profit decline.