After mastering electric cars, Renault circles back to explore hybrids

Renault beat all of its competitors to the EV segment with the Zoe, an affordable and purpose-built battery-electric hatchback. The company is now circling back and exploring other forms of electrification.

Ford's flingable Focus RS may be rally ready, but it's built for fun

The eagerly awaited Focus RS is finally stateside, but was it worth the wait? With 350 horsepower, all-wheel drive and a built-in drift mode, it’s built as much for fun as performance.
Cool Tech

3D-printing startup working with Peugeot to rethink the ways cars are made

A 3D-printing startup called Divergent 3D has just inked a letter of intent with top automaker Peugeot to bring its 3D metal printing technology to the factory floor. Its goal? To rethink the way cars are built.

Being an Uber driver is the perfect job for college students … says Uber

Uber is recruiting college students. According to the rideshare company, working as an Uber driver is "perfect" for college students -- especially in Los Angeles -- because of scheduling flexibility.

Texting and phone use while driving soar in U.K., officials to double penalties

Near quadrupling of texting while driving in two years in the U.K. is leading officials to double the penalties. New drivers could lose their licenses immediately and have to retake their tests.

Going for a ride in Ford’s self-driving car

Automakers and tech companies believe autonomous cars are the future, but what is it actually like to surrender control to a machine? I hopped in a self-driving Ford Fusion Hybrid to find out.
Movies & TV

BMW Films is bringing back Clive Owen as The Driver for 'The Escape'

Clive Owen will get back behind the wheel as The Driver for BMW Films' upcoming short film The Escape, a sequel to the 2001-2002 film series The Hire, with Neill Blomkamp directing the short film.

Federal policy for self-driving cars aims to set framework for next 50 years

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy, its initial set of regulations for autonomous vehicles. Sections include a 15-point vehicle assessment, model state policy, and regulatory…