Rivian Automotive, the electric pickup-truck startup backed by Ford Motor, Amazon and other investors, has secured another $2.5 billion in private funding, providing it with cash to release new vehicles next year.
Autos & Transportation
The auto maker’s strong performance during the pandemic has sent its stock soaring, dealing a blow to investors betting against the Silicon Valley auto maker. And Tesla’s chief is having a blast rubbing their noses in it.
Manufacturers selling cars in places including Japan, South Korea and the European Union will soon be required to secure connected vehicles against cyberattacks under a new regulation.
With coronavirus drastically reducing travel, Dallas-Fort Worth International finds itself suddenly as No. 1—by default.
Elon Musk poked some fun at short sellers with an offer that critics can chuckle about too. Tesla’s limited-edition $69.420 short shorts are only available for a big markup.
Fear of mass transit or just the need for a getaway vehicle sends a surge of city residents to car dealers.
A car lover found her calling after she decided to take improvements to her hand-me-down 2003 Impreza WRX into her own hands.
Rebecca Nguyen shows off her 2003 Subaru Impreza WRX.
The pandemic has dinged the auto sector, but one part of the industry is faring better than it was before the crisis: used cars.
American, Frontier, Spirit, Hawaiian and SkyWest will receive loans under coronavirus stimulus.
Scott Kirby took over the airline six weeks ago with coronavirus halting most travel. What he does next will help shape what fliers experience for years to come.
Major auto makers reported sharp drops in second-quarter U.S. vehicle sales, as sweet discounts and financing deals weren’t enough to offset factory and dealership closures from the Covid-19 pandemic.
A former Chrysler executive pairs the 1933 Ford he worked on himself with a 2001 car that looks like nothing else from its era.
Tom Gale shows off the Ford hot rod he worked on himself, and the Chrysler Prowler he helped create.
Governments around the world have already repealed more than a third of the export bans on medical products and other restrictions put in place as a response to the coronavirus, the World Trade Organization said.
U.S. air-safety regulators are set to begin key flight tests as early as Monday, amid growing expectations by industry and government officials that the planes are likely to return to service around the end of the year.
More than 40% of the companies in the S&P 500 have pulled their guidance, as the coronavirus pandemic has doused U.S. corporations in uncertainty, and their shares together have fallen more than the broader index.
The influential J.D. Power study found complaints about manufacturing quality.
In the post-pandemic world, more economic activity will be designated vital to national security, accelerating pressures on globalization that existed before Covid-19 arrived. If governments wall off segments of their economies, costs could rise and growth could slow.
The global aviation industry is preparing to fly again. Heathrow Airport, one of the world’s biggest gateways, illustrates how hard that will be until governments decide how to allow overseas travel.