Volkswagen could face criminal charges in the U.S.

While it may seem that everyone is investigating Volkswagen, the Department of Justice reportedly has enough evidence to support criminal charges. Whether those charges will be filed or negotiated remains to be decided.

No steering wheel, no pedals, no driver: Ford's autonomous car is coming in 2021

Ford announced that it will produce a fully autonomous car for ridesharing hailing companies in 2021. The cars will not utilize a steering wheel, gas pedal, brake pedal, or driver.

Dodge revisits golden age of muscle cars with 2017 Challenger T/A, Charger Daytona

The 2017 Dodge Challenger T/A and Charger Daytona revive classic names from the golden age of muscle cars. But while the original T/A and Daytona were built for racing, the 2017 models are strictly street cars.

LG is helping Cadillac build more elegant-looking interiors

Cadillac will introduce a brand new design study in a few days during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The yet-unnamed model will give provide a glimpse into what the Cadillac of tomorrow will look like.

Velodyne just got $150 million from Ford and Baidu to develop its lidar tech

What could possibly bring an American car manufacturer and a Chinese search engine giant together? Self-driving car technology, of course. Ford and Baidu have raised $150 million to drive development of Velodyne's lidar sensors.

Audi’s traffic-light information system counts down to green lights

This fall, Audi will launch a system that tells drivers when traffic lights are about to change. But it will only work in select cities that are equipped with networked traffic lights.

These Master & Dynamic headphones will make the exquisite Aston Martin DB11 come alive

Master & Dynamic headphones are to be sold alongside Aston Martin cars. What's more, the headphones will be used to complete a virtual test drive experience in a DB11, and the two companies will work on products and technologies together in…

It turns out Uber drivers are abused more often than passengers are

Uber drivers are more likely to be abused or attacked by passengers than the other way round, says the company. Riders can be banned due to driver ratings. Uber also works closely with police when incidents occur.

Will Nissan’s variable compression tech be a game-changer for gasoline engines?

At the Paris Motor Show in September Nissan is going to debut a variable compression and displacement gasoline engine that could supplant diesels. The goal is to maximize power and efficiency while minimizing emissions.

Tesla Model S spontaneously combusts during a test drive in France

A new Tesla Model S 90D caught fire during a promotional event in France. The couple test-driving the car and the saleswoman got out unharmed, and Tesla is still looking into the cause of the fire.

We can’t stop staring at this sleek, mysterious Mercedes-Maybach teaser

Mercedes-Maybach has published a dark, enigmatic teaser image that previews a long coupe. The model is a concept, but we don't know if it's a one-off or a preview of a production model.

Honda’s hatchback 2017 Civic keeps its concept look, gives a peek at the Type-R

The 2017 Honda Civic hatchback goes on sale in the U.S. this fall, virtually unchanged from the sleek Civic hatchback concept car that debuted at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show earlier this year.