Lyft partners with home care group to help seniors access ridesharing service

Lyft has partnered with high-touch senior support company Home Care Assistance so seniors can hail a Lyft ride with a conventional phone call. The program will start within the Bay Area and later expand to 150 Home Care Assistance markets.

Ferrari will build one more LaFerrari for earthquake charity

The Ferrari LaFerrari coupe that went out of production last year will get a brief revival. Ferrari will build one more for an auction to benefit victims of an earthquake that struck central Italy last week.

Kia shows its edgy side with the 2018 Rio hatchback

Kia will introduce the brand new Rio hatchback during the Paris Auto Show. The fourth-generation model features a sharper, more grown-up design than its predecessor and a sportier cabin.

Porsche turns up the heat with new Macan Turbo Performance Package

The Porsche Macan Turbo gets a new Performance Package that ups horsepower and torque, and includes retuned suspension and brakes. It also comes with a price tag of roughly $10,000.

Here’s your FCA brand cheat sheet for every 2017 model-year vehicle

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is one of the biggest umbrella brands in the automotive industry. To make sense of the madness, we’ve put together a roundup of 2017 model-year Dodge, Jeep, RAM, Fiat, Chrysler, and Alfa Romeo vehicles.

Ferrari's magnificent 488 GTB goes turbo, but will still please purists

As the first turbocharged mid-engine V8 Ferrari since the iconic F40 and the successor to the lauded 458 Italia, the 488 GTB has a lot to live up to. Fortunately, it appears to be up to the challenge.

Mercedes-Benz creates crossover performance middle ground with GLC43 AMG Coupe

Mercedes-AMG has revealed its latest offering: the GLC43 Coupe with 362 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque from a twin-turbo V6 engine. The compact crossover coupe goes toe to toe with BMW’s new X4 M40i.

How a fine spray of water can help automakers build cleaner engines

Bosch wants to bring the water injection system that debuted on the limited-edition BMW M4 GTS to the masses. Relatively simple, water injection promises to boost gas mileage and lower CO2 emissions.

Daimler offers up its top 10 reasons to carshare

Personal independence, modern mobility, and freedom from the burdens of car ownership epitomize the advantages of car sharing, according to Daimler. The company offers its expanding Car2go free-floating car-sharing service serves as the…

Pininfarina’s radical H2 Speed hydrogen concept car will become reality

The Pininfarina H2 Speed concept hydrogen fuel cell race car concept will enter production. Pininfarina says it will build 10 copies, at $2.5 million each. They may even be certified for competition.

Watch out Uber and Lyft — Google's new Waze-based service is coming for you

If the enemy of your enemy is your friend, Uber and Lyft may finally be on the same side as they prepare to defend themselves from Google and its Waze-based carpool service, slated to serve the San Francisco area.
Health & Fitness

Chicago installs air-quality sensors in high-traffic areas

Concerned about citizen health threats due to air quality, the city of Chicago is putting air quality sensors on 100 traffic poles to monitor and report. The computers will help monitor air pollution due to traffic, factories, and other…