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.

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…

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…

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…

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.

Bristol leaps out of the history book with the new Bullet roadster

U.K.-based Bristol is being resurrected once again with a new roadster called the Bullet. The retro-styled two-seater features a BMW-sourced V8 engine and a lightweight chassis made out of carbon fiber.

Mercedes-Benz's new augmented reality app will aid first responders

The Mercedes-Benz Rescue Assist app uses augmented reality to let first responders see inside vehicles and plot the best way to rescue occupants. 3D models of vehicles show things like fuel lines and high-voltage wiring.

The mighty V12 is the future of Lamborghini’s supercars

Bucking the industry's downsizing trend, Lamborghini will continue to develop the V12 engine in the coming years. The company explains that there is still a lot of development potential in the V12, and that its customers expect 12…

Take an UberCentral ride and you won’t pay a dime

Uber has just made it a whole lot easier for businesses to organize and manage multiple rides for customers with the launch of its new UberCentral service.