Diesel engines once promoted as answer to improved air quality banned by 2025

In a reversal that makes sense but will still cause head-shaking, some of the same cities that heavily promoted diesel-powered cars are now getting ready to ban them. Paris, Athens, Madrid, and Mexico City to ban all diesel cars and trucks…

Uber’s surveillance feature tracks your location before and after your ride

As promised, the Uber app now has a surveillance feature that enables it to track riders from the time of the request until 5 minutes after the trip. Riders must allow location tracking in order for it to work and can turn it off later.

Did Uber help drivers break the law in Denmark?

Aiding and abetting criminal activity isn't just a charge reserved for people -- apparently, companies can get in hot water for the same thing. The latest to be charged with such a crime is none other than controversy-magnet Uber.

Apple’s letter to the NHTSA hints that there may be some truth to Project Titan

In early December, a letter from Steve Kenner, Apple’s director of product integrity, to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was discovered, in which Apple offered "comments on the proposed Federal Automated Vehicles…

Who’s liable when a self-driving car damages property or injures someone?

Questions of responsibility and liability relating to self-driving cars on state streets and highways were the focus for Washington state legislators this week. The state is looking at regulations in other states before developing its own.

Add cargo capacity to your Jeep Wrangler with this modular roof rack system

Rhino-Rack's Backbone system partnered with its Pioneer Platform adds substantial carrying capacity to the Jeep Wrangler without altering its iconic looks or innate off-road abilities, making it a great choice for overlanders.

With engine detection and roll-bar mounts, the Cyclops 360 is an off-roader's dream

In case the roll-bar mount, dealer exclusivity, and engine detection don't give it away -- the Cyclops 360 is a camera designed for powersports. The single-lens 360 camera is made for capturing epic off-road rides.

Weekly Rewind: The top Kickstarter projects, clairvoyant computers, and a potential AirPods launch

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on 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 stories from…

Newly crowned Formula One champ Nico Rosberg announces his retirement

Nico Rosberg announced his retirement from Formula One days after winning his first championship. The 31-year-old said he had achieved what he had wanted in the sport, and no longer wanted to be under such intense pressure.

Toyota’s CEO will personally lead its new electric car division

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda will personally lead the Japanese automaker's new electric car division, a move meant to speed development of a new electric model. Toyota is expected to debut the car in 2020.

Mini celebrates a major production milestone in the United Kingdom

BMW-owned Mini is celebrating a major production milestone in the United Kingdom. Its historic Oxford, England, factory has just assembled the three-millionth car since the brand was re-launched in 2001.

Can Nikola revolutionize the trucking industry with a hydrogen-powered semi?

A Utah-based startup named Nikola has introduced a futuristic semi truck that runs on hydrogen. The truck is faster, lighter, and much cleaner than a conventional gasoline-burning semi.