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Ford Motor posted a $1.9 billion operating loss in the second quarter, the latest global auto maker to report steep losses from factory closures as the pandemic’s financial fallout on the car business comes into focus.

Autos Industry

Pressure is building on General Motors, Volkswagen and other major car companies to deliver on their electric-vehicle plans, as investor enthusiasm for the technology has grown in recent months.

Several sailors were being treated for a variety of injuries after a fire broke out on a ship at the U.S. Naval base in San Diego, according to the San Diego Fire Department. Photo: KSWB

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The Covid-19 crisis has crippled U.S. car sales in 2020, but Mazda’s aging midsize crossover seemed to find a whole new gear. Why? Dan Neil hops behind the wheel of the CX-9 to investigate.

Autos Industry

The auto maker’s strong performance during the pandemic has sent its stock soaring, dealing a blow to investors betting against the Silicon Valley auto maker. And Tesla’s chief is having a blast rubbing their noses in it.

Autos Industry

Auto sales in China increased 10.4% in the second quarter year over year, as dealers and auto makers began to repair the damage from a first quarter wrecked by the coronavirus.

Traveling on trains and buses means potential exposure to the coronavirus, so cities are racing to make their public transit systems safe. WSJ explores how things like sanitizing robots, working from home and expanded bike lanes are changing our commutes. Video/Illustration: Jaden Urbi and Zoë Soriano

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What does an SUV bearing the name of a Native American tribe say about the brand? About the driver? Dan Neil considers the complicated history of car names from behind the wheel of Jeep’s Gladiator Mojave.