Volvo’s R&D chief sees EVs ahead, but says gas engines aren’t dead

Volvo's downsizing policy is going as planned, it's rolling out plug-in hybrid models, and it's preparing to launch a fully electric car. We caught up with R&D vice president Henrik Green to learn more about the tech his team is working on.

Scooter rallies attract two-wheeler fans who don't take themselves too seriously

Scooters, tents, parades, bands, and people passionate about all four gathered on England's east coast for the 2017 Skegness Scooter Rally. Scooter rallies are a big deal in the U.K. and growing in popularity in the U.S., too.

Watch this souped-up Subaru Impreza tear up a homemade obstacle course

You don't need a big budget to perform Ken Block-style stunts. This stunt driver gives a Block a run for his money with a Subaru Impreza, and an obstacle course full of construction equipment.

Tesla wants to collect videos of your driving habits to make self-driving technology a reality

Tesla wants you to help render yourself obsolete -- at least, insofar as driving is concerned. Over the weekend, Tesla updated its Autopilot feature along with its data sharing policy to allow for video collections.

An abandoned Toyota Supra haunts the mountains of Japan

A third generation Toyota Supra was found abandoned in the mountains of Japan. A drifting enthusiast managed to find it and upload a video of what's left of the vehicle. It likely ended up in the valley during a race or drift session.
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Taking public transportation in San Francisco is going to get even greener

The California city's BART system has adopted "aggressive guidelines" enabling the transportation system to buy more power directly from renewable sources. Thanks to the newly approved policy, the BART is going greener than ever.

Does the 2018 Mustang remind you of Darth Vader? Ford says it should

The upcoming 2018 Ford Mustang certainly looks meaner, but one Ford designer revealed that the team took some design cues from Star Wars' Darth Vader. Elements of the Sith lord's helmet were worked into the vehicle's front end.

Have fun with a naked Monster 797, Ducati’s new entry-level sport bike

After a year without an entry-level version of its Monster naked sports bike, Ducati is back with the 2017 Monster 797. The 797 is lighter, easier to ride, and less intimidating to ride than the larger Monster bikes. But it's a start.

Go anywhere in any weather with an EarthRoamer XV-LTS expedition vehicle

Colorado-based EarthRoamer builds custom off-road expedition vehicles that combine off-road, off-grid capability with luxury. Based on a Ford F-550 4-wheel drive chassis, the XV-LTS can carry your team in comfort and style.

Weekly rewind: Hydrofoil boogie boards, a 100-year-old hybrid, AI explained

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 10 tech stories from this…

Toyota’s 2,000-horsepower Land Speed Cruiser hits a supercar-rivaling 230 mph

The Toyota Land Speed Cruiser reached a top speed of 230.2 mph in the hands of recently retired NASCAR driver Carl Edwards. Toyota says that broke the SUV world speed record by 19 mph.

Watch Porsche’s 2018 911 GT3 blitz the Nurburgring in 7:12.7

The 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 achieved a Nürburgring lap time of 7:12.7, beating its predecessor by 12.3 seconds. That's very impressive considering the new GT3 isn't much more powerful than the old one.