Tesla’s vehicle sales collapsed in Europe in July as the electric-car maker continues to struggle to match demand with supply. Deliveries fell in all of the region’s big EV markets as the U.S. company prioritized sales in its home market. Tesla is losing ground in an EV market that is growing fast after European governments
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The 2021 NADA Show must go on — but it may be time to declare it virtual only. As the coronavirus continues to spread, National Automobile Dealers Association leaders are weighing whether they can safely gather Jan. 21-24 in New Orleans. It isn’t looking good. In recent weeks, more in-person industry events have been canceled
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Electric car manufacturer Faraday Future seemed to have a future. That vision has been crumbling for years, and it’s been one troubling sign after another. The latest indication that things are going badly has a silver lining, however. Instead of creditors getting stiffed or executives jumping ship, this bit of news includes an actual car
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Tesla Inc. plans a five-for-one stock split, as the electric carmaker looks to make its shares more attractive to retail investors following a stunning rally this year. Shares of the company, which have more than tripled this year to close at about $1,374 in regular trading, rose nearly 7 percent after the closing bell Tuesday.
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DETROIT — Dhivya Suryadevara has resigned from General Motors after about two years as its CFO to take a job in the online world. John Stapleton, GM’s North American CFO, will replace Suryadevara on an acting basis while the automaker searches for a permanent successor. “Dhivya has been a transformational leader in her tenure as
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Roughly one month after production of the long-awaited Aston Martin DBX commenced, Harry Metcalfe has had the opportunity to test the performance-focused SUV. Aston Martin has spent roughly five years making the DBX a reality, and its future arguably rests on the DBX’s shoulders. Power is supplied by a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 sourced from Mercedes-AMG
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Ford of Europe has recalled all models of its Kuga plug-in hybrid built up until June 26 after a number of vehicles caught fire. Until the recall is completed, Ford is asking Kuga owners not to drive the car in electric-only mode and not to charge the battery externally. It says the vehicle should only
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Audi last week apologized for a social media ad that some critics called too provocative and others said showed a young girl in danger. The ad showed the girl leaning against the grille of an RS4 station wagon. The caption: “Lets your heart beat faster — in every aspect.” After complaints poured in, Audi removed
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The difference in Performance and Long Range trims mostly comes down to performance, not features. But with an evolutionary infotainment system, over-the-air updates that keep the car as fresh as a smartphone, and good standard equipment, we give it an 8 out of 10.  The most noticeable feature spans overhead. A tinted glass roof stretches
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The 2021 Mercedes-Benz E 450 4Matic Cabriolet isn’t scheduled to arrive in America until later this year, but it already looks like a future classic. Sources in Stuttgart have confirmed what Mercedes-Benz USA CEO Nicholas Speeks told American dealers in June: The convertible E-Class will be axed in the next three or four years—along with
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There’s something wonderfully calming about driving the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E 450 4Matic sedan. The world outside might be going to hell in a handbasket, but here, in the cabin of the car that in many ways still defines the Mercedes-Benz brand, is a continuity that soothes the soul. Sure, there’s way more visual bling than
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When thinking about certain modern classics, nostalgia tends to hit like a train. And it’s even worse whenever you’re out driving, because it seems like there’s a BMW 3-Series E46 around every corner, and practically every petrolhead loves an M3 from that very same generation. Depending on the model, miles and overall condition, the best
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TOKYO — Japan and Britain agreed to lift auto tariffs for a post-Brexit trade agreement in 2026 despite Japan’s push to lift the tariffs earlier, according to a report in the Nikkei Asian Review. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi is currently in negotiations with British Trade Minister Liz Truss in London. Truss said in a
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Brian Murphy’s 2007 Nissan Frontier will live out its retirement at the Tennessee plant where it was made 13 years ago. The Illinois man, who works as a delivery driver, swapped out his trusty pickup for one of the first 2020 Frontiers last week. Nissan gave Murphy the new truck so it could memorialize his
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The 2021 Hyundai Sonata banks on fewer rivals competing for buyers of mid-size sedans. The way it’s chosen to surface in the still-congested group: dramatic flair, along with lots of features and value. With the Sonata, Hyundai’s shaped a silhouette with luxury overtones, crafted a cabin with the same, and stocked it all with some
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