Automotive

Rumble Seat

The Covid-19 crisis has crippled U.S. car sales in 2020, but Mazda’s aging midsize crossover seemed to find a whole new gear. Why? Dan Neil hops behind the wheel of the CX-9 to investigate.

Autos Industry

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.

Autos Industry

Auto sales in China increased 10.4% in the second quarter year over year, as dealers and auto makers began to repair the damage from a first quarter wrecked by the coronavirus.

Traveling on trains and buses means potential exposure to the coronavirus, so cities are racing to make their public transit systems safe. WSJ explores how things like sanitizing robots, working from home and expanded bike lanes are changing our commutes. Video/Illustration: Jaden Urbi and Zoë Soriano

Rumble Seat

What does an SUV bearing the name of a Native American tribe say about the brand? About the driver? Dan Neil considers the complicated history of car names from behind the wheel of Jeep’s Gladiator Mojave.

Autos Industry

Ford Motor Co. is turning its most important vehicle—the F-150—into a rolling workstation, a bet that today’s pickup truck buyers crave technology and creature comforts as much as brawn.

Autos Industry

Many in the auto industry expect the recent online push to continue even as dealerships reopen, with some cutting traditional showroom sales roles and shifting more employees into digital operations.

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Registrations of newly purchased Tesla vehicles plunged in the critical California market over the past two months, underlining the challenge Elon Musk faces to keep investor enthusiasm.

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May auto sales in China were up 14.5% from a year earlier, driven by heavy discounts and promotions, as pent-up demand and promotions extended April’s rebound from a 21-month losing streak.