U.S. upgrades probe into 1.33 million Ford Explorers over exhaust odors

NHTSA is upgrading a probe into 1.33 million Ford Explorer SUVs over reports of exhaust odors in vehicle compartments and exposure to carbon monoxide that may be linked to crashes and injuries.


2018 Chevrolet Traverse will start at $30,875

The 2018 Chevrolet Traverse will start at $30,875 including shipping, Chevy said Thursday, $1,280 more than the 2017 model.

Faraday Future halts work on Nevada car plant

Faraday Future, the electric-vehicle startup backed by LeEco founder Jia Yueting, halted plans to build a $1 billion factory in Nevada as the troubled tycoon fights for the survival of his Chinese car business.

Who's killing the gasoline car?

Volvo's decision to focus on electrified models represents an about-face for the Chinese-owned brand. It had previously said pure electric cars didn't make a great business case.

UPDATED: 6/9/17 4:15 pm ET - adds stock close
Tesla briefly tops BMW in market capitalization

A week-long rally in Tesla shares briefly vaulted the company's market capitalization past BMW in early Friday trading, but BMW finished the day still ahead.

UPDATED: 6/7/17 2:38 pm ET - adds Tesla statement
Tesla plans new plant for Model Y crossover, Musk says

Tesla, which operates its only plant in Fremont, Calif., has another one coming. The existing plant is "bursting at the seams," CEO Elon Musk said, and the search is under way for another plant site.

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