California DMV gives Faraday Future permission to test self-driving cars

Faraday Future will begin testing self-driving cars on public roads in California later this year. The Chinese-backed startup received permission to do so from California's DMV last week.

How Tesla is helping Nissan sell electric cars

Nissan's next-generation Leaf could offer 340 miles of range in its most powerful configuration. The extra range will help make the Leaf more popular in Europe, but Nissan also credits Tesla for making EVs trendy and desirable.

The next Dodge Journey could have Italian citizenship

Dodge has started working on a replacement for the Journey, one of the oldest members of its lineup. The crossover will allegedly switch to rear-wheel drive by adopting a platform borrowed from Alfa Romeo.

Rixi, Uber’s competitor in Pakistan, utilizing SMS messaging and rickshaws

Uber may need to adjust its business in Pakistan, where most people don't use smartphones and don't ride in cars. Startup Rixi employs SMS text messaging and three-wheeled motorized rickshaws, the common forms of communication and…

10 ways Bentley’s stretched Mulsanne goes unapologetically over the top

There's more to the Bentley Mulsanne extended-wheelbase (EWB) than just a few additional inches of sheet metal. It's spacious, luxurious, surprisingly fast -- and, above all, extremely rare.

Tesla wants to buy SolarCity to achieve vertical integration in the energy space

Tesla has officially made an offer to buy SolarCity, one of the largest solar panel and energy service providers in the world. In accepted, Tesla claims it would become the world’s first vertically integrated energy company offering clean…

Updated – Dodge launches five special editions to mark the end of the Viper

The Dodge Viper will end production this year, which happens to be its 25th anniversary. Dodge will usher the car out with five special editions, each referencing some part of Viper history.

Soon, you’ll be able to use BMW i3 batteries to power your house

BMW is launching a home energy storage system using the same batteries as its i3 electric car. The system will use either new batteries or "second-life" batteries recycled from cars.
Cool Tech

Synthia is a massive virtual city where autonomous vehicles can safely learn how to drive

“Our research shows that the gap between virtual and real worlds is getting very small,” German Ros, a research assistant and Deep Learning PhD candidate, who worked on the project, tells Digital Trends.
Product Review

Garmin DriveLuxe 50 LMTHD GPS Review

Save your smartphone’s data and let the Garmin DriveLuxe take the wheel for your navigation.

Behind the curtain at collector car auctions

The collector car market has much more in common with the stock market than it does with the regular business of buying and selling cars. We pull back the curtain and show you who wins, who loses, and how it all works.
Movies & TV

Check out the new Batmobile in Zack Snyder's 'Justice League'

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the official plot synopsis and title logo for its upcoming superhero team-up movie Justice League, as wellas the first image of the film's upgraded Batmobile.