Uber drivers are more likely to be abused or attacked by passengers than the other way round, says the company. Riders can be banned due to driver ratings. Uber also works closely with police when incidents occur.
At the Paris Motor Show in September Nissan is going to debut a variable compression and displacement gasoline engine that could supplant diesels. The goal is to maximize power and efficiency while minimizing emissions.
Ford is reportedly working on a new Focus RS500 with 400 horsepower. The RS500 would be the last “super-Focus” before the model exits production in summer 2017. It's not clear if the hot hatch will be sold in the U.S.
Car dealers don't make it easy to buy EVs, concludes a Sierra Club survey. Shoppers found insufficiently charged cars for test drives, EVs not openly displayed, and sales staff who didn't provide information on rebates and tax credits.
Language that describes driver assist modes takes another turn when Tesla removes 'Autopilot' and 'self-driving' from Chinese website following crash. This change in terminology follows walk-backs by Mercedes-Benz and Volvo in the past few…