California utility companies pulling out all stops to promote electric vehicles

Three major investor-owned California utility companies submitted proposals in support of clean air mandates aimed at increasing EV adoption. Proposals included fast-charging infrastructure build-out, fleet deployments, and consumer…

The Prius Prime is Toyota’s most advanced plug-in hybrid ever

The 2017 Prius Prime is Toyota's most advanced plug-in hybrid vehicle ever. It features a 25-mile range in EV mode and smart features, some of which are controllable through its accompanying app.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Webcam covers and one-handed shoelaces

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but there's no denying that it's fun to gawk!

Google loses another bright mind to Uber: engineer Amit Singhal

Apple is to Tesla what Google is to Uber -- at least, when it comes to employee migration. On Friday, Amit Singhal became the latest bright mind to bid adieu to Google and bonjour to black cars.

Weekly Rewind: Emoji freeze iPhones, Tesla taps solar power, Samsung scandals soar

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…

Ford’s 2018 Mustang Convertible adopts the coupe’s love-it-or-hate-it look

Ford has revealed the updated 2018 Mustang Convertible. Like the coupe, the drop-top receives a polarizing new look, more tech features, and an available 10-speed automatic transmission.

Can VR improve experience of buying a car? Jaguar Land Rover thinks so

Jaguar Land Rover is shipping virtual reality kits to dealers as a new way of showing off its latest models. The VR kits will allow customers to view life-size re-creations of the company's cars.

NHTSA concludes Tesla’s Autopilot system not to blame in fatal accident

The NHTSA has closed its investigation into Tesla's Autopilot system. Autopilot isn't to blame for the accident that killed Joshua Brown, and the system actually reduces accidents when it's used properly.

Audi may be done with Le Mans, but it’s not done with rallycross

Audi will return to the FIA World Rallycross Championship for the 2017 season. The carmaker's continued participation was in doubt after a recent reshuffling of its motor sports programs.

Shelby celebrates the Super Snake’s 50th year with a 750-horsepower Mustang GT

Shelby is celebrating the Super Snake's 50th birthday with a limited-edition model. Based on the Ford Mustang GT, the commemorative Super Snake packs a 5.0-liter V8 that produces up to 750 horsepower.

Two new Porsche 911 variants will give enthusiasts more power to play with

Porsche is preparing two new variants of the 911, according to British magazine Autocar. The first is an updated 911 GT3 with a 4.0-liter flat-six, and the second is a more hardcore GT2 RS with no less than 650 horsepower on tap.

Uber will shell out $20M to settle claims it misled drivers over wages

Uber has agreed to pay $20 million over claims made by the Federal Trade Commission that it recruited drivers with false information about how much they could earn in the job.