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Let the battle begin: Uber and Lyft both motivated to win market share

Uber isn't competing with Didi and Lyft isn't going to be bought out, so the two companies now can focus on building their respective market shares. Both are developing self-driving tech, because that's where the big money will be.
Cars

Tesla may be able to sell directly to Alabama consumers

Alabama law currently restricts vehicle sales to dealerships. A bill introduced in the state senate allows direct sales of alternative fuel vehicles. The bill has been assigned to a committee.
Cars

Uber and Lyft to tip Massachusetts taxi drivers a nickel per trip

A new Massachusetts law requires that Uber, Lyft, and other ride-hailing companies in the state pay 5-cents per trip to taxi companies. The 20-cent overall law that also pays 5-cents to a state fund and 10-cents to cities and towns.
Mobile

Keep your ear to the streets with the best police scanner apps

Police scanners are an interesting way to keep up with the daily grind of law enforcement, and thanks to smartphones, you no longer need a bulky radio to listen in. Here are the best police scanner apps available right now.
Cars

Ford plans to introduce all-electric Model E with 200-mile range in spring 2019

Ford Motors is rebirthing a venerated naming convention with Model E, due in the spring of 2019. Hybrid and plug-in hybrid Model E's are planned, but attention will be on the electric-only version with a planned 200-mile range per charge.
Cars

Volvo Trucks' Iron Duke is the Veyron of the big-rig world

Volvo Trucks has designed and built a one-off big rig called Iron Duke for the sole purpose of setting speed records. The Iron Duke boasts an upgraded turbodiesel engine, and a lightweight cab made out of fiberglass.
Cars

Ohio Turnpike may be used to test driverless vehicles

Authorities say the Ohio Turnpike may be used for testing self-driving vehicles within a year, possibly before the end of 2016. Ohio is one of several states vying to be a test route. The 241-mile highway has wide lanes and moderate…
Gaming

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is a big fan of VR, too

When Tony Stewart isn’t tearing up a NASCAR track, he can be found enjoying a game – like iRacing, a racing sim he recently competed in. We spoke with Stewart about gaming, virtual reality, and how it all comes back to being a better…
Cool Tech

Dronekehana is what happens when the world's best drone pilots partner with Ford

In a recent promo video released by Ford Europe, World Drone Prix champion Luke Banister and his Tornado Blades teammate Brett Collis take on the Ford line of automobiles in this incredible obstacle course video.
Cool Tech

Ride in the sky: Airbus says it will test airborne taxis as early as 2017

Airbus has turned to its innovation branch, A3, to lead the Vahana project, an effort to develop autonomous flying vehicles that could shuttle passengers and cargo from point A to B for around the cost of a taxi ride.