Behind Elon Musk’s Fight to Reopen Tesla in California: Keep Up With Detroit

Elon Musk has long cast Tesla Inc. as a tech company, but the coronavirus pandemic—and his battle to resume production—show

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Waymo Adds $750 Million to War Chest as Driverless Cars Prove Tough to Deploy

In the world of driverless cars, the big keep getting bigger. Waymo LLC has raised a further $750 million, pushing

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Tesla Files Lawsuit in Bid to Reopen Fremont Factory

Tesla Inc. has asked a federal judge to allow the electric-car maker to reopen its lone U.S. assembly factory, calling

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Ford Names Daughter of Chairman to Company’s Board Seat at Rivian

Ford Motor Co. has appointed Alexandra Ford English, daughter of executive chairman Bill Ford Jr., to fill the company’s board

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Auto Giants Trade Drills for Tweezers in Bid to Rush Coronavirus Ventilators

Assembly-line workers at America’s largest auto makers, ordered to turn their skills from vehicles to ventilators, must first master tweezers

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Tesla Cuts Salaries, Furloughs Workers Under Coronavirus Shutdown

Tesla Inc. is furloughing workers and cutting salaried employees’ pay more than two weeks after it was forced to shut

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This 1955 Thunderbird Has Seen Its Share of Showbiz Royalty

Lonny Paul Johnson, 50, a musician and songwriter, on his 1955 Ford Thunderbird, as told to A.J. Baime. My wife,

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Tesla to Suspend U.S. Car Production Over Coronavirus

Facing pressure to shutter Tesla Inc.’s California factory from local authorities worried about the spread of coronavirus, Chief Executive Elon

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