Toyota wants hydrogen to succeed so bad it’s paying people to buy the Mirai | TechCrunch
Toyota is offering some amazing deals for its hydrogen fuel cell-powered Mirai. That is, if customers can find the hydrogen to power it.
Ford, Mercedes, and Tesla have the least problematic EV supply chains
Ford and Tesla, in particular, did the best.
Is battery swapping a better way to recharge electric cars?
With queues at public charging points getting longer, some companies are opening power swap stations where you can simply exchange your battery for a fully charged one
Honda doubles down on hydrogen with new fuel cell-powered SUV
Available for lease in California later this year.
The Microlino Lite is here to make urban SUVs look even dumber
A tiny EV that brings smiles all around.
Hyundai's ‘posh sibling’ to open showrooms across the UK
A LUXURY car manufacturer dubbed the “posh sibling” of Hyundai, is set to open showrooms across the UK, with thousands of its motors already on the road. The brand was previously operat…
Breakthrough Could Make Electric Cars Go 1,000 Kilometers On One Charge
Researchers are using an inexpensive material to push batteries even further.
We try Personal Pilot - BMW's most advanced autonomous tech
We try Personal Pilot, the most advanced autonomous tech from BMW available on the road. But not in the UK yet.
Best selling cars in Europe revealed - as pricey EV comes top for first time
AN ELECTRIC vehicle has been named Europe’s best-selling car for the first time ever, as a full list of drivers’ favourites are revealed. The winning family SUV offers plenty of storage…
The US will relax pollution-limiting rules for vehicle emissions
Biden will give automakers more time to transition to EVs.
Feds open second probe into Fisker's Ocean SUV after rollaway complaints | TechCrunch
Fisker’s Ocean SUV now faces a second investigation from federal safety regulators, after complaints of the vehicle rolling away.
Sci-fi solar EV never needs to plug in for a recharge
California-based start-up Aptera has developed a vehicle that is solar-powered, eliminating the need for plugging in at charging stations.
Tesla Model Y refresh might not be happening this year, but there's a catch
Sorry, you’ll have to wait until 2025.
Major car firm unveils its 'most powerful EV ever' & will arrive in UK this year
A MAJOR car firm has unveiled the “most powerful EV ever” and the model is expected to go on sale in the UK this summer. Abarth has given drivers the first sneak peek into its long-wait…
Scientists may have found way for EVs to go further on one charge
The use of a special gel in batteries could increase the distance EVs can travel without recharging by nearly 200 miles.
How to Guarantee the Safety of Autonomous Vehicles
As computer-driven cars and planes become more common, the key to preventing accidents, researchers show, is to know what you don’t know.
Apple Ramped Up Autonomous Vehicle Testing Last Year, Filings Show
Government records show Apple’s secretive auto division almost quadrupled its self-driving miles in 2023.
Tesla recalls over 2 million vehicles in US due to warning lights issue
Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company Tesla is recalling some 2.2 million models due to incorrect font size on warning lights, U.S. regulators said.
Major car firm aiming is to bring electric people carrier to UK for first time
A MAJOR motors firm will debut its all-electric people carrier in the UK. The London Electric Vehicle Company’s L380 MPV EV will celebrate its wildly anticipated launch in the United Kingdom …
Elon Musk confirms a new low-cost Tesla model is coming in 2025
Elon Musk has confirmed that a “next-generation low-cost” Tesla EV is in the works and is “optimistic” that it’ll arrive in the second half of 2025.
Apple's electric vehicle delayed at least four more years
A new report indicates an Apple car won’t arrive until at least 2028, despite a decade of development costing hundreds of millions of dollars.
The 2024 Lincoln Nautilus has a 48-inch panoramic 'infotainment' screen
When in Park, the luxury SUV’s screen offers gaming, video streaming, and—in the future—video conferencing.
I'm an autos reporter who's driven plenty of EVs. My first experience with a Tesla was still eye-opening.
Much of my past experience didn’t serve me in a Tesla Model 3. Elon Musk’s cars are a unique experience.
What happens when you trigger a car’s automated emergency stopping?
Experiencing the sequence of events in a car programmed for automated emergency stopping.
Forget self-driving cars — CES 2024 showed us how AI will truly benefit drivers
AI is coming to cars, but not in the way you might expect
Supercars have a 360 degree driving wheel and this is what they can do
One of Mercedes’ newest vehicles has shown off its amazing abilities on the Las Vegas strip.
Apple Car patent shows new approach to safety
If you’re not facing forward, where do the airbags go?
Mercedes’ tech boss on in-car screens, driverless cars and AI
We sit down with Merc’s chief technical officer, Markus Schäfer at CES 2024. Read his thoughts on CAR
The White House Just Announced a $623 Million EV-Charging Bonanza
Electric vehicle charging stations are still scarce in many parts of the US. The White House announced grants totaling $623 million to top up electric cars, bikes, and scooters.
Volkswagen brings ChatGPT into compact cars
Volkswagen announced that its integration of ChatGPT into its “IDA” voice assistant for drivers makes it the first volume manufacturer to make the AI chatbot a standard feature.
Hyundai bets big on hydrogen from sewage, plastic | Digital Trends
Batteries aren’t going anywhere, but Hyundai will invest $1.4 billion in hydrogen for everything from big rigs to ships.
Now Nissan created brighter headlines that won’t blind oncoming traffic
The brand’s engineering and design teams are working on new headlight patterns to make the roads safer.
Green boxes across UK to be transformed into EV charging points
GREEN boxes across the UK are set to be transformed into EV charging points. Old street cabinets which were traditionally used to keep broadband cabling will be converted into power banks as part o…
Tesla Admits Its Cars Have Shorter Driving Range Than It Claimed
Long after being accused of artificially inflating range figures, Tesla has downgraded the estimated number of miles of some of its vehicles.
2024 Will Be the Year We Figure Out EV Charging
Charging confusion and range anxiety made many Americans hesitant to adopt electric vehicles. But 2024 is shaping up to change that, with most automakers shifting to the same standard.
Technical headaches put the brakes on GM’s big EV push
GM sold a record number of EVs in 2023, but only thanks to the Bolt EV and Bolt EUV.
No More EV Battery Replacements? VW's Solid State Cell Holds Up for 300K Miles
EV batteries tend to lose range capacity over their lifetime, but Volkswagen-backed startup PowerCo says it tested one from California-based QuantumScape that ‘practically does not age.’
Nio hits the 1000km range barrier
Nio has managed to squeeze over 1000km of range, and the test was carried out by none other than its CEO, William Li.
Rivian deliveries slip 10% in Q4, raising demand questions | TechCrunch
Rivian surpassed its annual production goals, but its fourth quarter results left investors wary as deliveries slipped.
Tesla's cheapest cars helped it notch another record year | TechCrunch
Tesla delivered more than 484,000 cars in the fourth quarter, driven almost completely by its cheapest cars, the Model 3 and Model Y.
First reported Tesla Cybertruck accident results in only ‘minor’ injury
A Corolla went off the road, came back on, and hit a Cybertruck.
Major firm to bring new car with AI tech to UK - and aims to rival Audi & BMW
CHINESE car firm is set to launch a brand new SUV with AI technology to the UK market next year. JAECOO J7 will be an upmarket alternative to Europe’s premium brands like Mercedes, Audi and B…
These 10 electric cars can charge faster than any others on the market
Automakers have a variety of claims about their electric cars’ charging abilities. This is one of the first head-to-head tests.
Could EVs have wireless charging? Here's what you need to know | Digital Trends
Could wireless charging tech one day come to your electric car? Well, it’s a long way off, but it’s very possible. Here’s what you need to know.
Tesla's Cybertruck may soon float on water | Digital Trends
Tesla boss Elon Musk says he wants to offer a mod package that would enable the new Cybertruck pickup to transform into a boat.
Volkswagen is returning to physical buttons instead of touch controls
Volkswagen is bringing back physical buttons to future cars, in response to customer feedback.
Porsche's best-selling Macan SUV Goes Electric in 2024
The new Macan will be sold side-by-side with a gas-powered version in the US. The gas-powered version is one of Porsche’s most popular.
Tesla's recall on its Autosteer technology could bolster lawsuits claiming the feature is dangerous: report
Tesla recalled 2 million vehicles equipped with its Autosteer feature in a move plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the automaker say proves the company knew the tech was dangerous.
Tesla's recall of 2 million vehicles reminds us how far driverless car AI still has to go
Autonomous driving technology needs to be able to think and behave more like a human.
Range Rover Electric teased ahead of its 2024 reveal
Several years ago, Land Rover announced plans to offer electrified versions of all its vehicle and now that process has begun.