Tag: automotive

Don’t wait — back-to-school shopping will be more expensive and more challenging this year

Families are getting a welcome taste of normalcy with most schools slated to reopen for in-person learning in the fall, but back-to-school shopping this year...

What does a mature streaming service look like? Netflix is about to show us

Netflix Inc. proved to the world that streaming video could be a big business. Now it will show the world what that business looks like...

A benchmark-beating robot thinks AMC will outperform Facebook and GameStop. It likes these other stocks, too.

An exchange-traded fund run by artificial intelligence bought AMC stock at the beginning of July, preferring shares in the cinema chain and retail investor favorite...

Electric-car sales in China are expected to double this year

Sales of electric vehicles in China are likely to double this year, with Chinese EV makers sidestepping chips and parts shortages and getting creative around...

Here’s your chance to buy bank stocks before rising interest rates boost profits

Shares of the largest U.S. banks have staged a recovery following the stock market’s pandemic low point last year. But they have lagged behind the...

Stock futures pause for breath with S&P 500, Nasdaq at records

U.S. stock-index futures were in a holding pattern near record highs on Tuesday as investors returned from a three-day weekend. Investors were also keeping tabs...

The Stellantis EV day is coming. Here’s what to know.

Stellantis, the world’s fourth-largest car maker, will host its EV Day on Thursday and unveil more details around its electrification strategy. The company, formed earlier...

The 5 most eye-popping disclosures in Robinhood’s long-awaited IPO filing

Wall Street is finally getting a peek under the hood of Robinhood ahead of the most anticipated public debut since WeWork, and while the no-fee...

Americans are still hesitant about getting on a plane

At the onset of the pandemic, airlines and hotels saw nearly identical declines in bookings as Americans quarantined at home, but new research suggests that...

Opinion: Meme stock investors are bringing AMC and other troubled companies back to life

During the takeover battles of the 1980s, the term “white squire” designated a significant bloc shareholder that management enlisted to deter or defeat unwanted bids...

15 electric cars (and trucks) to watch for in 2022

As we continue to strive for reduced emissions and air pollution, the electric car market is being flooded with new options. What used to be...

Opinion: 5 smart ways to shift your investments as the Fed gets ready for a big move

Fed policymakers surprised a lot of investors on Wednesday by signaling that tapering and interest-rate hikes are finally on the way. Investors sat up and...

AMC, big movie chains are more than meme stocks to property bond investors

“Nowhere special. I always wanted to go there,” said Gene Wilder’s character in Mel Brooks’ 1979 parody Western “Blazing Saddles,” a film NPR credited with...

The 2021 Kia Seltos vs. the 2021 Ford EcoSport —which is better?

2021 Kia Seltos 2021 Kia Seltos starting price: $21,990 Above average: Optional turbo engine; all-wheel drive (AWD) is standard on all but one trim; roomy interior; great...

Carlos Ghosn Fallout: American Father, Son Plead Guilty to Role in Escape

TOKYO—Americans Michael Taylor and Peter Taylor pleaded guilty to the charge of helping former Nissan Motor Co. NSANY 0.54% chief Carlos Ghosn escape Japan in...

Musk says Tesla sold about 10% of bitcoin to test market, and will ‘resume allowing crypto transactions’ when 50% of miners are green

Prices of the world’s No. 1 crypto on Sunday were trading sharply higher, as digital-asset bull Elon Musk said Tesla would resume allowing transactions at...

Opinion: Stock investors have come to a fork in the road — and their options are limited

The coronavirus pandemic has been excellent for investors, but most now realize that the stock market’s extraordinary performance is not based on fundamentals, which ceased...

Chatter around meme stocks grows quiet as sector sees uncertain end to the weel

After a torrid two weeks of almost non-stop action, things went suddenly eerily quiet in the world of meme stocks on Friday. As the major...

Dow books 3rd day of losses, S&P 500 retreats from record as stocks lose ground ahead of inflation update

U.S. stock benchmarks finished lower, losing steam in the session’s final half-hour, ahead of an eagerly awaited inflation report due Thursday, which could set the...

Vaccinated and need a vacation? CDC relaxes guidance for Americans traveling to more than 100 countries.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued updated travel advice, easing restrictions on more than 100 countries and opening up more destinations...

Airlines demand trans-Atlantic travel restarts, as Biden prepares for G-7 trip

The bosses of six airlines offering U.S.-U.K. passenger services have called for trans-Atlantic travel restrictions to be lifted, saying high COVID-19 vaccination rates in both...

Tesla price increases caused by major issues sourcing critical parts, Elon Musk says

Major issues sourcing key parts for the production of Tesla’s automobiles are behind recent increases to the cost of the electric vehicles, Chief Executive Elon Musk said...

NIO is making a landmark push outside of China into this electric-vehicle-obsessed country

Chinese electric-vehicle company NIO will make a landmark move later this year by pushing into its first market outside of China, the company said on...

The 2021 Honda CR-V does just about everything right

If you’re in the market for a compact crossover SUV, the 2021 Honda CR-V must be on your test-drive list. Like its rival the Toyota RAV4...

We compare the 2021 Kia Sportage to the 2021 Honda CR-V

This battle of compact SUVs pits the 2021 Kia Sportage against the 2021 Honda CR-V. Here’s how they compare. 2021 Kia Sportage 2021 Kia Sportage...