Analog Cars Are Increasing in Value in a Digital World

To the extent that our brains are computers, they may have more in common with analog rather than digital machines — people don’t think in packets of 0s and 1s. Nevertheless, as the world we interact with becomes more digital, some pushback by analog fans was probably inevitable. Some people still favor vinyl records, film … Read more

Ford Has Made 2,000 Electric F-150 Lightning Trucks, It Says

DEARBORN, Mich. — Ford Motor said on Tuesday that it had produced about 2,000 electric F-150 pickup trucks and planned to begin delivering them to customers in the next week. The automaker said it was fine-tuning software in the trucks before releasing them to dealers, the company’s chief executive, Jim Farley, said at a kickoff … Read more

Ford Lost $3.1 Billion in the First Quarter

Ford Motor said on Wednesday that it lost $3.1 billion in the first three months of the year because of a sharp drop in the stock price of Rivian, an electric vehicle start-up that Ford has taken a stake in. Ford was also hurt by slowing sales stemming from an ongoing shortage of computer chips. … Read more

G.M.’s Profits Fell 3% in the First Quarter

General Motors said on Tuesday that its profits dipped in the first three months of the year. But the company said it expected to grow rapidly as it started selling a wider range of electric cars and trucks. Although it has sold only a small number of electric vehicles this year, G.M. has several new … Read more