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Virgin Hyperloop Won’t Provide Passenger Travel. Here’s Why That Matters
It leaves a massive gap in the world of developing high-speed transit technology.
Where Are All the Robotaxis We Were Promised? Well…
It’s 2022, and the world is still missing the self-driving taxis we were told we’d get by now. Here’s what’s taking so long.
Carbon Fiber Wheels for Trucks and EVs Are Coming Sooner Than You Think
Carbon fiber wheels aren’t just lightweight and pose range benefits, but they might soon become more affordable.
2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Hit With Stop-Sale After Owners Stranded by Faulty Electronics
An unspecified number of Grand Cherokees are equipped with the hardware that totally bricks them.
AT&T 3G Shutdown Will Kill Connected Features for Millions of Cars
AT&T is shutting down its 3G service nationwide, blacking out millions of connected vehicles in the process.
Adaptive Headlights Finally Approved by Feds for US Roads
A brighter future for drivers, and a less-blinding one for oncoming traffic.
Ford Is Going to War for More Software Engineers
Unlike in previous decades, future automotive wars will be fought with software development—not engine displacement or outright hp.
Ferrari Has an Electric Supercar Patent That Stacks Batteries in a Mid-Engine Setup
Patent drawings reveal an electric supercar with a battery stack in the traditional mid-engine spot.
SUVs Have Gotten Too Big and Aggressive. EVs Might Just Change That
Electric SUVs offer all the same benefits that their gasoline-driven counterparts do. But will buyers see these lower and sleeker cars as “real” SUVs?
DaVinci-Style Drone With 600-Year-Old Screw Rotor Design Actually Flies
The tiny aircraft was engineered by a team of students at the University of Maryland.
Jaguar Developing Its Own EV Platform as Brand Goes Fully Electric in 2025
Previous reports claimed Jaguar would buy into a shared EV platform with another automaker.
Tesla Recalls 54,000 Cars With FSD Beta for Rolling Through Stop Signs
The feature intentionally performed rolling stops under 5.6 mph if certain conditions were met.
Toyota Has a New EV Strategy. Here’s Where We Think It’s Headed
Toyota’s made no secret of its reluctance to join the battery-electric car movement. But given how everything is going, there really isn’t another choice.
Skyrocketing Lithium Costs Could Drive Up EV Prices
Not only are automakers still dealing with a chip shortage, but now there are limited raw materials and skyrocketing costs.
A Fry Oil Fast Charger Has Made it Possible for EVs to Reach Australia’s Most Remote Road
Longer range EVs and expanded charging networks are making range anxiety a thing of the past.
New Porsche Electric Turbo Patent Promises Less Lag, Better Efficiency
It’s a combination of ideas, new and old.
This Tesla Model Y Dummy Crash Shows Exactly Why LIDAR Matters
Lasers trump cameras in this critical emergency braking test.
How Mercedes Built an Air-Cooled Battery for the Vision EQXX Concept
It’s a simpler option than having coolant and a coolant pumping system on board, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to pull off. Not at all.
Surprise, Surprise: Sony Really Wants to Make Electric Cars
The electronics giant wants to build EVs that focus on mobile entertainment via its new company: Sony Mobility Inc.
Tesla Model S Goes 752 Miles on Startup’s Battery Swap
The Michigan startup’s unique battery was tested twice, and both times it clocked over 750 miles.
Scientists Trained Goldfish to Drive a Little Car
It’s proof that fish are capable of navigation even in unfamiliar environments.
Tesla’s V11 Update Blasted for Hiding Things Like Defroster Button in Pointless Menus
Tesla gave owners a new update for Christmas, but it might as well have been a lump of coal.
NYC Buys 184 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Police Cars for $11.4 Million
First taxis, now police cars—the Mustang Mach-E faces a huge test in the Big Apple.
Rivian Delays 400+ Mile Max Battery and Base Model R1T, R1S Until 2023
By 2023, some customers will have been on Rivian’s reservation list for five years.
Rear Wings Don’t Work Great on Convertibles, As It Turns Out
If your aerodynamic device isn’t out of the windshield’s wake, expect to see some pretty serious losses.