Jeanne Whalen

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering business around the world

Education: Cornell University, BA in English

Jeanne Whalen is The Washington Post's global business reporter. She joined The Post in 2018, after 19 years at the Wall Street Journal, where she reported from New York, London and Moscow. She has also written for the Financial Times and the Moscow Times.
Latest from Jeanne Whalen

New cars, once part of the American Dream, now out of reach for many

The average price of a new car in the U.S. soared to $48,008 in March, up 30 percent from March 2020, according to Kelley Blue Book.

May 7, 2023

GM to scrap Chevy Bolt, its most popular and least expensive EV

The Chevy Bolt is GM's top-selling electric vehicle, but the company plans to end production to focus on EVs with more modern batteries.

April 25, 2023
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Which electric vehicle is right for you? Check out our guide.

A guide for comparing price, battery range and estimated environmental impact of the nation’s top-selling electric vehicles.

April 18, 2023

Fewer electric vehicles qualify for federal tax credits under new rules

Biden administration releases new and shorter list of EVs qualifying for federal tax credits as it begins enforcing tougher rules to comply with law.

April 17, 2023

Walmart to add EV charging to thousands of stores by 2030

Walmart plans to add the EV charging stations to stores coast-to-coast, more than quadrupling its current network of roughly 280 locations.

April 6, 2023

The company that needed $545 million for paychecks when SVB collapsed

The Silicon Valley Bank crisis could have mushroomed well beyond tech when Rippling, which distributes other companies’ payroll money, had its funds frozen.

April 2, 2023

New list of EVs eligible for tax credits to be released next month

Stricter qualification rules will apply as the Biden administration takes into account how and where the vehicles are built.

March 31, 2023

Electric cars are creating a new economy — and leaving some towns behind

As vehicle makers retool and go green, the fate of workers at idled factories in places such as Belvidere, Ill., is becoming the top issue for auto unions.

March 22, 2023

Fear dominates markets despite Wall Street rescue for First Republic

The bank failed last week, setting off jitters around the globe about the health of the financial sector.

March 17, 2023

Credit Suisse to borrow up to $53.7 billion from Swiss central bank

The Swiss central bank signals that Credit Suisse is not in immediate peril, but its announcement adds uncertainty about global bank stability in the wake of Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse

March 15, 2023