Regulators said 1 percent of the vehicles recalled could have the defect. The products affected include 1.7 million Escape S.U.V.s.
NHTSA will take a broad look at whether the electric-car maker’s driver-assistance system can increase the risk of crashes.
The actor jumped into the sport a few years ago, with a goal of driving in Le Mans. This weekend, he will be lining up on the grid.
It has won the race the past four years, but Alpine and Glickenhaus have posted strong results in the World Endurance Championship.
At 16, he is about to become the youngest driver to ever compete in the race.
Automakers and technology companies say they are making driving safer, but verifying these claims is difficult.
An investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reviewed claims that when installed on some R.V.s, the tires failed, leading to crashes that killed or injured people.
The electric carmaker has been growing fast in recent years, but Elon Musk, its chief executive, appears to be concerned about a weakening economy.
The carmaker’s U.S. division, formerly Fiat Chrysler, was accused of trying to evade federal standards. It pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge.
The automaker said the move would further its electric-vehicle goals. It may also defuse tensions with the U.A.W. ahead of contract talks next year.
Car buyers once balked at paying $40,000 for a Japanese vehicle. Now the country’s cars are at the forefront of consumer trends.
A gallon has jumped by about 50 cents over the last month as Russia’s war in Ukraine has continued to unsettle the global energy market.
Monaco’s contract with Formula 1 expires this year. Both sides are trying to work out a deal.
The team is part of the foundation of Formula 1. After recent poor seasons, it is performing again.
Buyers have been turning to cheaper substitutes and finding, to their surprise, that some are the equal of the more established collectible.
The automaker, which owns Jeep and Ram, is seeking to catch up in a global race to build electric cars and trucks.
Production problems in China and Elon Musk’s pursuit of Twitter are leading investors to wonder whether the electric car company is worth as much as they thought.
S&P cited racial discrimination claims in deciding to exclude the electric carmaker from a listing of socially responsible companies.
The French company will sell its stake in Russia’s largest automaker for one ruble, with the option of returning within six years.
They’re quieter and better for the climate. But snow and water create new technological challenges for designers.
In December, a photographer set off on a 2,600-mile road trip, traveling from the Yemeni border to the Strait of Hormuz. Here’s what she saw.
The company encountered supply-chain problems and investor concern after its initial public offering last year gave it a huge market value.
The General Motors chief says efficiencies, innovations and learning from mistakes will allow her company to become a leader in electric vehicles.
A culture of souped-up cars, luxury cars and collector cars has flourished in Miami for decades. This weekend it will all be on display.
The Tesla challenger said it continued to have problems finding needed parts.
Fully electric vehicles have fewer fires than gasoline-powered and hybrid cars, and their crash protection is at least equivalent.
Traffic deaths in New York City have risen to the highest level in eight years. A new campaign aims to shock them into slowing down.
The Czinger 21C is made with 3-D printers. “If he’s successful,” an analyst said, “it will be an earthquake for the industry.”
The automaker was hurt by a sharp drop in the value of its holding in Rivian and by a global chip shortage that has limited production.
Revenue for the first three months of the year jumped 11 percent from a year earlier, the automaker reported.
Deliveries of the F-150 Lightning, Ford’s most important new vehicle in many years, will begin in the coming week, it said.
The boutique British carmaker, known for lightweight sports cars more than supermarket runs, is planning to expand production substantially as it goes fully electric.
Ford’s chief executive is about to introduce an electric F-150 pickup truck that could determine whether the automaker can survive and thrive in an industry dominated by Tesla.
While rejecting the automaker’s motion for a new trial, a federal judge said damages totaling $15 million were warranted.
For four years in the 1950s, the Great American Mountain Rally tested drivers and their cars, on steep slopes and through snow and mud.
If adopted, the new measures would make a dent in the state’s greenhouse gas emissions and set the bar for the broader auto industry.
Dozens have been reported in Texas alone amid a pandemic surge in gun purchases and a country increasingly on edge.
Delays in producing the pickup have allowed rivals like Ford to beat Tesla to market with electric pickups.
Prices at the pump have apparently given some Americans second thoughts. But two practical problems remain: not enough cars and relatively few charging stations.
For now, supply may be constrained, but Hyundai is putting a big bet on building electrics for the American market.
Freight haulers draw rookie drivers by promising to get them licensed. The obligation that follows, one lawyer says, amounts to indentured servitude.
The automakers’ performance in the first three months was in line with that of other companies, like General Motors and Toyota.
The electric carmaker maintained its momentum from last year even as larger automakers continue to struggle with parts shortages.
After bottoming out early in the pandemic, profits and spirits are soaring — and people were ready to party.
The action aims to enhance American production of crucial materials for electric vehicles, defense systems and other technologies.
The Grenadier from INEOS Automotive, brought to life by the billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, is poised to arrive this year.
The new company, which is aiming to go public this year, has performance E.V.s planned, with Volvo’s safety in its DNA.
The French company is a partner of Russia’s top car manufacturer.
The automaker, which was created by the merger of Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot, has lagged in the fast-growing market for electric cars.
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