To pay off its epic loan, Volkswagen may need to sell its luxury brands

The bad news just won't stop coming for Volkswagen. In the latest episode of the saga, collapsing sales may force the automaker to sell some of its high-end luxury brands, including Bentley, Lamborghini, and Ducati.

Could driverless cars be the secret to an accident-free future?

According to recent research from Mobileye, the developers of autonomous driving technology who supply the tech that supports Tesla, BMW, Audi, and Nissan, one in 10 Americans has been hit or almost hit by a car since May.

Rad Power Bikes offer an electric alternative to four wheels

Rad Power Bikes are ebikes that can perform many functions. They can haul cargo or get you to work. They can average 20 mph for 30 miles, depending on payload and riding conditions.

Audi, BMW, and Daimler completes acquisition of Nokia’s Here mapping tech

BMW, Audi, and Daimler have completed their acquisition of Nokia's Here mapping tech to power next-generation autonomous vehicles. The consortium will jointly pay $2.8 billion, slightly less than the original offer.

Ford’s high-tech plasma coating gives old engines a new lease on life

Ford has revealed a new plasma coating technology that can help restore old engines to factory condition. The Plasma Transferred Wire Arc coating strengthens worn-out engine blocks, removing the need to manufacture new ones.

Volvo's S90 could get a lot sportier with Polestar plug-in hybrid model

Volvo could build an S90 Polestar as it looks to expand the performance brand's reach. That model could feature a plug-in hybrid powertrain, something previously discussed by Volvo for Polestar.

Porsche's all-electric Mission E will go into production

The Porsche Mission E electric car concept will go into production at the end of the decade, Porsche says. The news comes as the German carmaker and parent Volkswagen continue to weather the 'Dieselgate' scandal.

What happens when a 4-year-old girl drives a heavy-duty Volvo truck? Pure insanity 2:23

Volvo Trucks has released a new video called “Look Who’s Driving,” in which a 4-year-old girl named Sophie drives a heavy-duty FMX truck with a remote control. The film is likely staged, but the vehicle’s ability to…
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Your weather tweets could make the streets (and highways) safer during bad weather

Researchers at the University of Buffalo think that incorporating weather data from Twitter could help traffic planners make our roads safer during inclement weather.

Aston Martin's 12-cylinder opus reaches its crescendo in the last-ever DB9

Aston Martin’s 2016 DB9 GT is the final chapter in a story of striking beauty that has paved the way for the brand’s next iconic design.

Nissan aims to quell range anxiety with an EV equipped with a gas-burning range extender

Nissan will introduce an electric model equipped with a gas-burning range extender in a bid to quell the range anxiety associated with the Leaf. Set to debut next year, the yet-unnamed model will not be based on the Leaf.