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The Boring Company has received federal approval to build a series of tunnels that will link major East Coast cities together and significantly cut travel time between them. The tunnels would house Boring Company founder Elon Musk’s innovative ‘Hyperloop’ – a system in which train car type pods are launched through a tunnel with a […]

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Tesla’s Autopilot self-driving system is being blamed in a rollover crash in Minnesota that injured five. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of the vehicle, 58-year old David Clark, was approaching an intersection when he turned the Autopilot system on, causing the car accelerate suddenly and veer off the road. The vehicle […]

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With automakers rushing into the EV market like Forty-niners, they inevitably look towards Tesla. Volkswagen is no exception to that trend and now Herbert Diess, VW’s CEO, says the automaker will be able to “stop” the current EV-leader because it has “abilities Tesla doesn’t have.” Those abilities, for the record, are global scale and manufacturing […]

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Volkswagen has two all-electric sedans in the works says the brand’s head of experiential marketing, Greg Lucia. Recently returned from a Global Summit on future cars in Berlin, Lucia spoke to journalists about VW’s direction in Indianapolis, following the latest leg of the Global Rallycross Championship. “I was just at this event in Berlin and […]

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German tuning companies are known the world over for their crazy interpretations of supercars and sportscars, but Novitec recently tried its hand at tuning something for the Tesla Model X. Novitec’s tuning program for Tesla’s crossover consists of a carbon fiber front lip spoiler, a carbon rear diffuser and the choice of two different carbon […]

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A plug-in hybrid version of the Bentley Bentayga SUV will arrive in 2018 with a zero-emissions electric drive mode. The Bentayga plug-in’s imminent arrival was signaled last week when spy shots surfaced of a Bentayga prototype testing with an additional ‘fuel door’ for the electrical socket. It was believed the hybrid SUV would arrive with […]

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Nissan is slowly letting out more information on the 2018 Leaf as its Sept. 6 debut date nears, today releasing a video demonstrating its advanced ProPilot Park technology. The self-parking system is a part of Nissan’s ProPilot Assist suite of semi-autonomous driving tech. It uses sonar and cameras to guide the vehicle into a parking […]

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Toyota has introduced a mild off-road variant of the Prius c for Japan – but it doesn’t seem as though it will arrive in North America. The tougher Prius c, which is called the Aqua in Japan, is distinguished by a different grille, plastic body cladding, roof rails, a cosmetic front skid plate and different […]

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency first began to suspect Fiat Chrysler of using an illegal emissions control device on its EcoDiesel V6 engine back in 2015, it has been revealed. According to emails obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, EPA regulators first approached FCA about its alleged use of an emissions control device in […]

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With the vehicles now fixed and supply limited, demand for vehicles affected by Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal is proving to be strong. Volkswagen was unable to sell the vehicles with its “Generation 3” 2.0-liter diesel engines until it introduced a software fix to bring vehicles within compliance of U.S. emissions laws. It did just that […]

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