The stunning Alfieri concept that Maserati introduced in 2014 has received the green light for production. It will launch in with a powerful gasoline-burning engine and it will spawn Maserati's first EV before the end of the decade.
Wearable biometric scanners developed for health and wellness, and security sensors like iris and fingerprint scanners will be in one in three cars by 2025. Sensors and scanners will be built-in, brought in, and cloud-enabled.
Lotus has introduced a new, more hardcore version of the Exige named Sport 380. It stands out as the fastest Exige yet thanks in part to a supercharged 3.5-liter V6 engine tuned to generate 380 horsepower.
As a result of negotiations with the Independent Drivers Guild, Uber drivers can now appeal their deactivations. However, only New York City drivers can appeal, and even then, there is plenty of fine print.
A government agency is asking smartphone makers to build in technology that reduces the functionality of the device when its owner is driving. The idea is part of wider efforts to reduce accidents caused by distracted driving.
Uber just took yet another step towards ubiquity. Earlier this week, the transportation titan announced its expansion into Bangladesh, adding to the ever-growing list of countries and cities in which Uber is available.
Mercedes-Benz is conducting market research to determine whether it is worthwhile to continue selling diesel cars in the U.S. It will continue trying to get a limited number of diesel models certified in the meantime.
Volkswagen has ended a year's worth of speculation by confirming it won't sell another diesel-powered car in the United States. Audi, however, could one day return to the segment with an oil-burning version of the Q7.