Toyota plans to build 100 fuel-cell buses in time for the 2020 Olympics

The Toyota FC Bus hydrogen fuel-cell bus will go on sale in Japan next year. Toyota hopes to have 100 buses on the road in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, with deliveries ramping up in 2018.

Volkswagen may put the power back in the rear of the iconic Beetle by going electric

The next Volkswagen Beetle could switch to the MEB platform and once again adopt rear-mounted power. A MEB-based Beetle would be entirely electric, and Volkswagen would stop offering the model with a gasoline engine.

Clive Owen is back behind the wheel in BMW Films ‘The Escape’

BMW Films is back with a new installment called The Escape, which finds Clive Owen and Dakota Fanning on the run from a heavily armed Jon Bernthal. It follows The Hire, an eight-part series that premiered in 2001 and 2002.

Mercedes-Benz teases its sleek pickup truck concept ahead of Swedish reveal

The Mercedes-Benz pickup truck will be previewed by a concept to be unveiled in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 25. Developed with help from Nissan, the truck likely won't be sold in the U.S.

Expert voices chime in on how will autonomous cars change cities

Self-driving cars are coming, no question. How they will change cities and towns remains to be seen. Urban planners and designers offer their thoughts. Most say cities will be less congested and less polluted unless the cost savings are too…

Uber hunts for more business in Mexico with Uber-branded debit card

Bank cards don't always support online payments in Mexico. Uber has therefore partnered with Bankaool, for its own Mastercard debit card. The Uber card can be used any place that accepts Mastercard and new users get their first Uber ride…

Car makers find California autonomous vehicle regulations proposal unworkable

California adopted its proposed autonomous vehicle rules from the NHTSA regulations draft, but car makers find them too restrictive. The state also suggested testing rules that require car makers to get approval from each city and town.

Is ethanol in your gas a problem? We revisited the question with an expert

About 97% of the gasoline sold in America has ethanol in it. Some people say this is ruining our engines and killing our fuel economy. We asked a NASCAR engine-building expert with a Ph.D in chemical engineering to give us the low-down.

Here’s your first look at Lucid Motors’ 900-horsepower, 300-mile Tesla fighter

California-based Lucid Motors has released several teaser images of its upcoming electric production car. Lucid Motors is led by former Tesla VP and Model S Chief Engineer Peter Rawlinson.

Lamborghini goes to school partnering with MIT for future super sports cars

Lamborghini's desire to be seen as a trendsetter in super luxury sports cars has led a partnership with MIT students and faculty for technology development. The primary focus will be on new materials for the automotive industry.

Weekly Rewind: Nintendo Switch, Galaxy Note 7 costumes, and Eminem's take on Trump

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…