Amazon Puts a Charge Into Startup Automaker Rivian

Amazon has ordered 100,000 all-electric delivery vans from American startup Rivian, suggesting the retail giant intends to own more of the logistics network that makes more than 5 billion deliveries a year. The move is a major boon to Rivian, a young, Tesla-like...

Trump Threatens California’s Role as a Clean-Air Pioneer

The news came, like so much else these days, over Twitter. In a series of tweets Wednesday, President Trump said his administration will revoke California’s ability to set its own vehicle emission standards. The state’s leaders have promised resistance, and the...

The Shift to Electric Vehicles Propels a Strike Against GM

When United Automobile Workers members walked off the job at 33 General Motors sites around the US on Sunday morning, perhaps the most … striking detail was that they only numbered 46,000. The last time the UAW’s GM workers went on strike, in 2007, they were 73,000...

Why Your Flight to San Francisco Was Three Hours Late

Three days into the closure of the main arrival runway at San Francisco International Airport and the disruption to travelers’ plans has hardly let up. On Tuesday, 208 flights into and out of SFO were delayed; 103 were canceled. The fact that the numbers were even...