In a slightly down-market targeting move, Tesla has launched $74,000 Model X 60D with a 6 kWh battery, software upgradable to 75kWh for $9,000. With the upgrade the 60D would be the equivalent of a 75D.
In April 2016, taxis registered 11.1 million trips in New York City, which works out to about 400,000 trips a day. That's more than double the number of trips Uber, the closest competitor, managed to log.
Bentley is looking at the possibility of offering the next-gen Mulsanne with an all-electric drivetrain. The push comes from China, where strict emissions norms are forcing carmakers to re-think how they design cars.
A limited time promotion with Gilt City lets Manhattan commuters ride to and from work for as little as $1.98 per trip with an UberPool Commute Card. Uber says it's about beating the summer heat but it could be a test for an ongoing plan.
Generally hailed as a driver's car, the Mazda3 could get a bump in power thanks to a new turbocharged 2.5-liter four-cylinder. The 250-horsepower engine fits in the 3, but the company hasn't decided whether or not it should join the lineup.
Tesla is under investigation by the SEC for not reporting a fatal crash involving the Autopilot autonomous-driving system to its investors, a new report says. Tesla says it is not aware of any SEC investigation.