New Electric GT race series takes Tesla’s Ludicrous mode to the track

A new, one-make race series named Electric GT puts the Tesla Model S on the track. 20 pilots from 10 private teams will compete in identical, ultra-light cars upgraded with bigger brakes and a new suspension system.

Peugeot's new race car takes the first three spots in this year's Dakar Rally

Peugeot has captured the first three spots of the 2017 edition of the Dakar Rally. First place went to Stephane Peterhansel, an experienced French pilot who has won the event 13 times.

The Nevada sun will power Tesla's gigantic 'Gigafactory'

The Tesla Gigafactory will be powered in part by a massive rooftop solar array Tesla says will be the largest of its kind in the world. Tesla hopes to use "100-percent sustainable energy" to power the factory.

Lexus' RC F GT3 will race on two continents in 2017

The Lexus RC F GT3 will compete in two race series on opposite sides of the globe in 2017, one in Japan, the other in the U.S. This marks the first season of competition for Lexus' sporty coupe.

Renault launches two all-electric vans to make bustling cities cleaner and quieter

Renault has launched an all-electric version of the full-size Master van. Designed for big cities, the model is equipped with a 33-kWh battery pack that provides up to 124 miles of range.
Movies & TV

Holy Legos! Batman's Lego Batmobile debuts in Detroit

The Lego Batman movie opens next month, and in advance of the release, fans at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit got to check out a life-sized version of the Dark Knight's ride.

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.