New York DMV’s facial recognition enhancements have led to more than 100 arrests since January

After New York State made enhancements to how its DMV combats identity theft and fraud in January, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week that the changes have since led to more than 100 arrests and 900 open cases.

VW says 300-mile range EV will charge in 15 minutes and cost less than gas version

The all-electric "Volkswagen for the digital age" will have a 300-mile driving range, fully charge in 15 minutes, and cost less than similar gas models, according to the VW Group CEO. Those are high goals the company aims to reach by 2025.

Miles of music: The top 40 songs about cars, driving, and roadtrips

Who better to share the road with than a bevy of sweet tunes? To aid you on this journey filled with miles and music we've compiled a list of the top 40 songs about cars and driving.

Feds want trucks and buses to slow down, and the trucking industry agrees

With speed contributing to a third of all truck crashes, both the federal government and the trucking industry are calling for trucks to slow down. Speed limiters are already installed in most trucks but not activated.

Possible steering flaw in 190,000 Mazda CX-7 SUVs causes recall

Mazda CX-7 SUVs model years 2008 to 2011 are being recalled due to a potential loss of steering. A similar recall last year was for CX-9 SUVs. The problem can occur if salt-contaminated water gets into suspension balljoints.
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Watch Carbon Fiber get destroyed under a hydraulic press

The Hydraulic Press Chanel on YouTube has uploaded a video testing out carbon fiber, one of the hardest and most durable synthetic materials ever made. How well does it fare under 10,000+ pounds of pressure?

Weekly Rewind: Milk replaces plastic, humidity slows phones, wicked supercars

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…

Internet on the go: Tesla equipping new vehicles with Wi-Fi hot spot chips

Tesla filed with the FCC to install Wi-Fi hot spot chips and modules in new vehicles starting after the first quarter of 2016. Drivers and passengers will eventually be able to access the internet while on the go.

Aston Martin pays tribute to legendary British aircraft with V12 Vantage S Spitfire

Aston Martin has created a special version of the Vantage called the V12 Vantage S Spitfire 80 Edition. Limited to just eight examples, the vehicle was designed to honor the 80th anniversary of the Supermarine Spitfire’s maiden…

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' gets a little promo help from Nissan

It’s time for another episode of "Pairing Something Exciting With Something Dull"! Lucasfilm has partnered up with five brands, including Nissan, to promote Rogue One: A Star Wars Story across the galaxy.

Lotus' newest Elise blends performance with user-friendliness

Lotus has introduced a limited-edition version of the Elise, its most affordable model, to celebrate its headquarters' 50th birthday. It features carbon fiber add-ons, and an array of comfort features in the cabin.