Cars
Outdoors

Satisfy your wanderlust (and Instagram) with the best vehicle rooftop tents

Camping on the ground is great and all but why not go full modern nomad with a tent mounted on top of your truck or SUV? Here are the best rooftop tents.
Cars

Don't go into shock over the repair estimate after an accident with a new car

A wider range of body materials loaded with cameras, sensors, wiring, and radar is driving the costs of new car damage repairs sky high. More often than not, even with simple bumper dings, it's cheaper to replace than repair.
Mobile

Plug that phone in while you navigate: Our 10 favorite iPhone car chargers

The unspoken crux of almost every mobile device doesn't lie within its functionality, but how long its battery can last. Check out our selection of the best Lightning car chargers, so you'll never have to worry losing power during those…
Cars

Uber is not decreasing drunk driving deaths, according to study

Despite Uber survey rider statements that it helps them avoid driving drunk, drunk driving fatalities haven't decreased, study says. It may be too early to measure the effect and University of Oxford researchers will follow up as Uber and…
Cars

Not just anyone can drive your Tesla, Elon Musk says — you get to decide

Your Tesla will probably become your most prized possession (once you finally have it), so it's no wonder that you'll want to be extra picky about who you allow behind the wheel. That selection process is built into the Tesla app.
Business

Uber and Didi look to continue their ride-sharing war legally, thanks to new Chinese regulations

Even though Uber and Didi have been butting heads in China, the two ride-sharing services look to do so in a legal manner, if reported new rules are to be believed. The rules will reportedly go in effect in November.
Car Review

2016 Nissan Titan XD Review

Burly but plush, Nissan's Titan XD is almost too pretty to get muddy. Almost.
Cars

Mercedes-Benz Sprinters sold in the US to be made in the US (not just put back together)

Since 2006 Mercedes Sprinter vans sold in the U.S. have been made in Germany, taken apart, shipped, and reassembled. Now they'll be built here. In addition to a $500 million investment to build the plant, it will mean about 1,700 new jobs…
Cars

Michigan shuts out Tesla direct sales, incurs ire of resident Tesla owners

Michigan's efforts to maintain a ban on automakers selling cars directly to consumers prompt 400 plus Tesla-owning residents to fight back. The owners have formed a coalition to change the law and are giving test drivers to prospective…
Cool Tech

How BMW’s self-driving car tech will give American swimmers a leg up in Rio

BMW is lending its automotive computer vision expertise to helping Team USA develop cutting-edge technology for improving their swimming. "This tool allows for customized coaching," Peter Falt, director at BMW Designworks, tells Digital…
Cars

Not just for toddlers: Uber drivers get ‘timeouts’ if they turn down UberPool rides

Uber drivers say UberPool rides more often result in poor rider ratings, but refusing them causes the company to give four to 15-minute timeouts. Riders don't like going out of their way to pick up other rides and complain about other…
Cars

Ford goes to college to learn about auto mobility

Ford and MIT researchers are collaborating on a mobility services study on the MIT campus. Electric shuttles will learn how to show up when needed. The goal is to predict mobility service demand while co-existing with pedestrian traffic.