Skip the hotel room and sleep comfortably in your car with these tips and gear

We’ve all seen the Instagram account of the guy with the tricked out Sprinter, complete with custom solar panels, multi-sport racks and off-roading wheels. But you don’t need a decked out camper van to sleep in your car. In fact, with…

USDOT forms wide-ranging blue-ribbon federal automation advisory panel

The U.S. Department of Transportation formed an automation advisory committee whose members include private and public sector leaders from major companies, universities, cities, and advocacy groups.

Weekly rewind: Nintendo Switch incoming, incredible space photos, Vegas' self-driving buses

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…

Renault becomes the latest automaker affected by Dieselgate shock waves

The French government has accused Renault of selling diesel-powered cars that don't comply with emissions regulations. The Paris-based company denies the accusations, claiming none of its cars has ever used a defeat device.

Tesla reveals just how owners will be charged to Supercharge

On Thursday, two months after its initial announcement around its Supercharger network, Tesla informed the public as to some of the details of how it plans to "make long-distance travel a seamless experience for drivers," at a cost.

Update: Ludicrous+ sends Tesla Model S P100D to 60 mph in 2.41 seconds

Tesla has released an over-the-air software update for the P100D variants of the Model S and the Model X. The update adds a new mode named Ludicrous+ that lowers the 0-to-60 time of the Model S to 2.4 seconds.

Breaking: EPA refuses to roll back strong clean car standards for 2022-2025

The EPA on Friday issued a determination maintaining strong clean car standards for model year 2022-2025 cars. A July 2016 report that automakers were well on their way to attaining the strict standards was refuted by a carmaker lobby.

Lotus ups the ante with Exige Race 380 race car, which sets new track record

The Lotus Exige Race 380 is a new racing version of the recently introduced Lotus Exige Sport 380 road car. Road-going versions of the Exige aren't available in the U.S., but this race car might eventually make it here.

Professional drivers in New York want self-driving cars banned for 50 years

Concerned that self-driving cars will mean lost jobs, New York's Upstate Transportation Association wants a 50-year ban on self-driving cars. The association fears Uber and Lyft will shift to self-driving ridesharing, cutting thousands of…

Modular, lightweight Motocrane is the first universal car-mounted camera rig

Motocrane is a one-size-fits-all solution for using your car as a mobile video camera dolly. Designed to be as universal, the setup includes everything you need, from the camera arm to the wireless monitor.

Ford’ GT supercar has a digital dashboard display for any driving condition

The Ford GT supercar uses a 10-inch digital dashboard display with five driver-programmable modes. The display is used in place of an analog gauge cluster in Ford's flagship supercar.

Look out, London — Nissan's self-driving cars will begin tests there next month

The race to the autonomous future has taken to the streets -- this time, in London. On Friday, Nissan announced it would begin its first trials of self-driving cars in the British capital of London.