Germany’s e-car discount program is off to a strong start

The German government's 1.2 billion-euro electric car and plug-in hybrid discount program had almost 2,000 applications during its July kickoff. The cost of the discount is split between the government and carmakers. The goal is 400,000…

Lyft will soon let you plan a multistop trip directly from the app

Lyft will soon let you make multiple stops within a trip. Sure, you've always been able to verbally communicate this to your driver once you're in the car, but now you can cut out the conversation altogether by scheduling the stop using the…

Ford’s next Mustang Shelby GT500 will mock Hellcats with 800 horsepower

Rumors are circulating that Ford's next Mustang Shelby GT500 will pack 800 horsepower, outmatching Dodge's Charger and Challenger Hellcats.

Tesla Model S P90D rips through quarter mile in 10.8 seconds in Ludicrous mode

Recent software upgrades now enable Tesla Model S P90D owners to consistently hit 10-second quarter miles, a previously elusive feat. When Ludicrous Mode option was introduced, early reports of sub-11-second quarters were hard to…

Here’s how to turn the Ford Focus RS into an even hotter hatch

British Ford tuner Mountune has announced three performance kits that make the Focus RS faster, more powerful, and more dynamic to drive. The kits were developed jointly with Ford Performance so they don't void the factory warranty.

Watch Atieva’s 900-hp electric van smoke a BMW i8 and Dodge Viper

After beating a Ferrari California T and Tesla Model S, Atieva's electric van is back. This time it's taking on a BMW i8 and Dodge Viper. The van is a development mule for Atieva's first production electric car.

For tomorrow’s cars, going driverless is just the beginning

Yes, your next car will drive itself. But it will also run on electricity or hydrogen, talk to the cars around it, and maybe you won’t actually own it at all.

Man claims Tesla Model X saved his life by driving to hospital on Autopilot

A Tesla Model X on Autopilot helped get a man suffering from a pulmonary embolism to the emergency room. The driver believed it was faster than pulling over and calling an ambulance.

Weekly Rewind: The next moonshot, quantum computer duets, stateside Skodas

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…

Google's Self-Driving Car CTO is Leaving the Company

Chris Urmson, who joined the project in 2009, said in a post on Medium that “now, 1.8 million miles of autonomous driving later,” the time is right to “step down and find my next adventure.”