German media outlets report Mercedes is serious about taking on Tesla with an all-electric crossover called ELC. Set to launch in 2018, the ELC will inaugurate a new platform that will underpin a full range of electric vehicles.
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. It's too much to keep track of, so here are the top 10 tech stories you may have missed this week. We've got everything from climbing Mt. Everest in VR to avoiding Star Wars spoilers.
According to a new report from Bloomberg, self-driving vehicles have a crash rate that is twice as high as those involving humans, and the reason is all too ironic: Autonomous cars are just too good at obeying the law.
Why drive a car (even if it's autonomous) when you can fly one? That seems to be the question of the day at the Federal Aviation Administration, where test flights in U.S. airspace have just been approved.
GM-owned Vauxhall has added more power to the Australian-born Maloo pickup for the 2016 model year. With 536 supercharged ponies under the hood, the Camaro-powered Maloo can reach 62 mph from a stop in 4.6 seconds.
Renault is open to the idea of building more hot-rodded models, but it will expand its lineup carefully in order to avoid diluting Renault Sport's image. The company's next RS-badged model will be a sport-focused version of the Megane…