Tag: automobiles

This is why this super-successful growth investor no longer owns Tesla shares

Successful innovations make life better for customers, but that doesn’t necessarily make those companies good investments. “In some cases, innovation just helps all of us...

European stocks push back toward record highs; aluminum producers surge after coup

European stocks jumped out of the gates on Monday, tracking gains out of Asia as investors took the view that weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data last...

‘They’ve been silent’: Many companies are on the sidelines about the new Texas abortion law — will they stay there?

Texas’ new abortion law has touched off a wave of criticism, including from President Joe Biden, scathing dissents from the U.S. Supreme Court’s liberal wing...

Here’s how to decide if you still need collision insurance on a car

No matter how old your car is, you need collision insurance if you have an auto loan or lease. But what if you’re not leasing...

10 midsize luxury cars you can get used for less than $25k

Luxury cars can be too expensive for the average budget, but used luxury cars are another story. Going used is a great way to get...

Americans have been paying higher prices for months. Will the delta variant finally put a halt to rising prices?

Will delta be a game changer? The highly transmissible delta variant of COVID-19 is threatening to dampen the economic recovery from the pandemic, economists say....

With Sturgis rally underway, Harley-Davidson rolls out $600 million debt deal

Harley-Davidson has rolled out a new $605 million debt deal backed by loans to buyers of its iconic motorcycles, as the 10-day annual bike rally...

‘Don’t expect an optimistic picture’: The most influential U.N. climate report in nearly a decade hits Monday

The United Nations on Monday is set to release arguably the most high stakes and comprehensive assessment of global warming in some time, including estimates...

Nikola electric-truck prototypes were powered by hidden wall sockets, towed into position and rolled down hills, prosecutors say

The founder of the much-hyped electric truck manufacturer Nikola Corp. NKLA, -1.33% has been charged with lying to investors about the supposed technological breakthroughs the...

We compare the 2021 Genesis G90 with the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-class

With plenty of competition in the luxury sedan class, the 2021 Genesis G90 makes a very strong impression. Is it enough to dethrone the reigning...

Tesla tops $1 billion in profit, delays Semi launch

Tesla Inc.’s profit topped $1 billion for the first time in the company’s history and its sales nearly doubled, zooming past Wall Street expectations, but...

The main attractions arrive: Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Tesla headline the biggest week of earnings

The coming week will be the most important of this quarter’s earnings season — even if later weeks beat it on quantity, it will be...

Can Harley-Davidson revive a rally in its stock with an expected swing to a profit and doubling of revenue?

Harley-Davidson Inc. is scheduled to report second-quarter results before Wednesday’s open, with Wall Street expecting the iconic motorcycle maker to swing to a profit on...

My father-in-law returned our truck with a $1,500 fender bender. My in-laws were flippant and declined to pay. Should we push it?

Dear Quentin, My husband decided to buy a new truck at 0% interest in 2019. At the time our son was 13 years old; he...

Stay bullish and buy dips in the S&P 500 because it will keep grinding higher, says this strategist

That grind higher should continue, with the blue-chip index heading for more highs ahead, according to financial newsletter The Kobeissi Letter in our call of...

I got into an accident after my friend asked me to drive her car. She insists I pay her full deductible. Is that fair?

Dear Quentin, I have a moral question that you maybe could give me some advice with. My friend asked me to drive her car with...

I paid off my fiancé’s $40,000 truck. He wants me to refinance my home with a VA loan — and only his name on the deed

Dear Quentin, I’m a teacher, widow and mom of a toddler. I support myself and my daughter on one income. My fiancé was struggling with...

Buckle up: This July 4, gas prices will hit $3.62 a gallon in some regions

Think about this when you fill your tanks this weekend. Heading into the July 4 holiday, gasoline prices are hovering at $3.09 a gallon on...

Review: Hyundai’s first pickup, the 2022 Santa Cruz

Price: We expect the 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz pricing to start around $25,000. There has been lots of discussion about a Hyundai HYMTF, +1.36% pickup truck...

Opinion: Riches await whoever can solve this EV conundrum

Here’s an important metric concerning America’s electric car industry: The ratio of EVs to recharging stations. There obviously have to be enough to make easy...

How oil soaring to $100 a barrel could be bad for this boom-bust sector and the economy

Oil companies often find religion in the wake of a boom-and-bust cycle, including after last year when crude prices crashed into negative territory for the...

This industry saw a 112% rise in job openings since the pandemic — and it’s not leisure and hospitality

When the economy shut down last year to curb the spread of coronavirus the leisure and hospitality industry, which includes hotels, restaurants and bars, took...

Senate passes bill that targets China and chips in 68-32 vote

The Democratic-run Senate, with some Republican support, passed legislation on Tuesday that targets China and aims to support the American semiconductor industry, in a sign...

Here’s a breakdown of the trillions worth of pandemic stimulus already unleashed in the U.S.

The massive scope of aid used by the U.S. government to help blanket the economy during the pandemic can be hard to imagine. But as...

Elon Musk’s crypto tweets have ‘destroyed lives,’ says video purportedly from Anonymous

Elon Musk has “destroyed lives” through irresponsible tweets that have recently roiled cryptocurrency markets, a group claiming to represent the hacker collective Anonymous said in...