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This nefarious Trojan may impersonate your favorite ridesharing app

Be careful the next time you hail a ride from your favorite transportation app. As per a recent report from Kapersky Lab, a mobile Trojan "has been caught recently stealing bank data by impersonating the interfaces of taxi-booking apps."
Cars

This self-driving crash truck in Colorado is designed to get into accidents

The majority of self-driving vehicles pride themselves on preventing accidents. But there's a new truck on the road that boasts the ability to do just the opposite. Meet Colorado's self-driving crash truck.
Cars

Mercedes-Maybach’s Vision 6 Cabriolet is the luxo-cruiser of the future

Mercedes-Maybach's Vision 6 Cabriolet concept is what Jay Gatsby would drive if he made his millions in Silicon Valley during the dot-com boom. It's entirely electric, and it might preview an upcoming production model.
Cars

How the ordinary rearview mirror became the hottest bit of real estate in your car

Backup and parking tech for cars is everywhere, but what do these devices and systems do, and who has the best parking tech? We break it all down for you here, and name the automakers that do it best.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Tiny iPhones, injectable bandages, Bitcoin for dentists, and more

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 it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top tech stories from this week.
Cars

Acura teams up with an old rival on new purpose-built ARX-05 race car

The Acura ARX-05 race car will compete against Cadillac, Mazda, and Nissan in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next year. It marks Acura's return to high-level prototype racing.
Car Review

Now with volume knob! Honda's refreshed Fit fixes the little things

Sporting a revised look, new tech features and improved driving dynamics, the latest iteration of the Honda Fit offers more bang for the buck than ever before. We got a close look at the refreshed third generation.
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Mitsubishi has big plans for the total solar eclipse, and with good reason

Mitsubishi will live-stream the upcoming total solar eclipse to promote its new Eclipse Cross SUV. Because if you have a car named Eclipse Cross, how could you not do something like that?
Cars

Chevy's Colorado ZR2 is tough, but can it handle 550 miles of punishment?

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 will take on Best in the Desert's 550-mile "Vegas to Reno" off-road race, billed as the longest race of its kind in the United States. Can the ZR2 handle it?
Cars

Why a Brit turned his Volkswagen Passat into a garden shed on wheels

A British man dropped his garden shed on a Volkswagen Passat chassis, and he's out to set speed records in it. He recently added a nitrous oxide injection system in a bid to break the 100-mph barrier.
Emerging Tech

Harvard’s new self-healing rubber could mean the end of the road for flat tires

Harvard scientists have developed a new type of rubber which, in addition to being as tough as existing rubber, can self-heal in the event that it gets a puncture. Wave goodbye to flat tires!
Car Review

From bare bones to luxurious, the new F-150 is so customizable, it's bewildering

In our 2018 Ford F-150 first drive review, we learn that Ford adds new technology to the same impressive mix of power, payload and reliability, but the dizzying array of options can be both confusing and very, very expensive.