California plan aims to triple electric vehicle sales by 2026

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California wants electric vehicle sales to triple over the next four years to 35% of all new car purchases, an ambitious goal set as part of the goal to phase out the sale of gasoline-powered cars by the middle of the next decade. The California Air Resources Board’s proposal would slowly increase … Read more

Financial face-to-face: renting a car or buying a car: what should you do?

Hello and welcome to Financial Face-off, a MarketWatch column where we help you weigh your financial decisions. Our columnist will give her verdict, then you can tell us in the comments what you think. When you buy a car, you typically pay 20% cash up front, then pay the balance in monthly installments (with interest, … Read more

How much does gasoline cost extra for each type of car? See how yours compares

As gasoline prices rise steadily in the United States and abroad, despite Monday’s weekly price decline in the United States, many drivers are learning how much it costs recently to fill their vehicles’ tanks. Gas prices across the country began to rise before Russia invaded Ukraine. But the escalation in the war pushed them even … Read more

How much does gasoline cost extra for each type of car? See how yours compares

With gas prices steadily rising across the country, many car owners wonder how much it will cost to fill up. Gas prices across the country began to rise before Russia invaded Ukraine. But the escalation in the war pushed them even higher, and then came the sanctions against the Kremlin. As of March 17, the … Read more

How much does gasoline cost extra for each type of car? See how yours compares

With the constant increase in gasoline prices in the country, many car owners are wondering how much it will cost them to fill up. Gas prices across the country began to rise before Russia invaded Ukraine. But the escalation in the war pushed them even higher, and then came the sanctions against the Kremlin. As … Read more

How much does gasoline cost extra for each type of car? See how yours compares

With the constant increase in gasoline prices in the country, many car owners are wondering how much it will cost them to fill up. Gas prices across the country began to rise before Russia invaded Ukraine. But the escalation in the war pushed them even higher, and then came the sanctions against the Kremlin. As … Read more

As Gas Prices Soar, Shoppers Find Fewer Fuel-Efficient Car Options

Americans looking to offset soaring gas prices with a more fuel-efficient vehicle probably won’t find much on the car lot today. Sharp rise in fuel prices, largely due to the war in Ukraine and related disruptions, is causing yet another shock to the auto sector and sparking renewed interest in fuel economy after a multi-year … Read more

Tesla defined the electric vehicle sales model; Ford, VW and others want to follow

As automakers go electric, some are trying to wrest control from dealerships over how these vehicles will be priced and sold, in an effort to bring the experience closer to the direct-selling model used by Tesla. Inc. TSLA -4.98% Ford F -1.41% Motor Co. executives recently outlined plans for a system in which dealerships would … Read more

Iconic Russian automaker known for its Cold War autonomy halts production

Lada cars have been a symbol of Russia’s self-reliance ever since they first rolled off the assembly lines in the depths of the Cold War. Lada factories came to a halt on Wednesday as Western sanctions starved its parent company of the parts and supplies it needed to make cars, according to people familiar with … Read more

Iconic Russian automaker known for its Cold War autonomy halts production

Lada cars have been a symbol of Russia’s self-reliance ever since they first rolled off the assembly lines in the depths of the Cold War. Lada factories came to a halt on Wednesday as Western sanctions starved its parent company of the parts and supplies it needed to make cars, according to people familiar with … Read more

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