Women in Saudi Arabia Are Adding a First: An Auto Rally

HAIL, Saudi Arabia — Rally Jameel’s starting line for women in Saudi Arabia in 2017 earned a driver’s license. Last month, the green ceremonial flag, flown by Prince Abdulaziz bin Saad bin Abdulaziz, at the royal’s first all-female rally at Qishlah Palace in Hail, finally fell, marking another historic start for women in Saudi Arabia. …

Toyota Tops GM in US Auto Sales in 2021

Automakers are also struggling with the transition to electric cars and trucks. Many companies spend tens of billions of dollars designing battery-powered models and building facilities to manufacture them. They are racing to catch up with Tesla, which currently sells the vast majority of electric vehicles. But most established automakers are unlikely to gain ground …

Pete Buttigieg Says US Is ‘Focused’ on Reducing Auto Emissions

The USA did not join the countries. commitment to rapidly decommissioning petrol and diesel powered vehicles On Tuesday, transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg said the Biden administration is “focused on what we do at home.” Speaking at the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow, where Wednesday’s events focused on transportation, Mr Buttigieg said the United States …

6 Auto Manufacturers and 31 Countries Say They Will Stop Selling Gasoline Vehicles

GLASGOW — At least six major automakers and 31 national governments, including Ford, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors and Volvo, announced Wednesday sales of new gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles worldwide as “leading markets” by 2040 and by 2035. But some of the world’s largest automakers, including Toyota, Volkswagen and the Nissan-Renault alliance, did not join the legally …

6 Auto Manufacturers and 29 Countries Say They Will Stop Selling Gasoline Vehicles

GLASGOW — At least six major automakers and more than two dozen national governments, including Ford, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors and Volvo, pledged on Wednesday to work towards halting sales of new petrol and diesel-powered vehicles worldwide by 2040. 2035 in “leading markets”. But some of the world’s largest automakers, including Toyota, Volkswagen and the Nissan-Renault …

AutoNation’s Profit Increases As Auto Prices Rise

Spherical shortage of computer chips It has hurt auto production, but it’s also helping to increase the profitability of auto retailers. The most recent example came Thursday when AutoNation, a chain of more than 350 new-vehicle dealerships, reported doubling its third-quarter profits to $362 million. As a result, the company’s sixth consecutive record quarter per …