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The Tesla Bot, Optimus, on a stage.

Tesla AI Day 2022: Optimus, self driving cars, and everything else announced

Tesla AI Day 2022 is here, and we're poring through the heaps of technical information for the stuff that matters to you.
Front three quarter view of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV.

We need more 7-passenger EVs, but the 2023 Mercedes EQS SUV has room to improve

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV aims to be the luxury EV for families, but falls short on an important metric.
Audi Q4 E-Tron SUV in blue.

2023 Audi Q4 E-Tron first drive: the predictable and traditional EV SUV we need

Audi's new Q4 E-Tron is its long-awaited entry-level EV SUV, and it's a big deal. Here's what you get from a luxury brand at a reasonable $50,000 price.
The Tesla Optimus humanoid robot.

How to watch Tesla’s AI Day tonight and what to expect

Tesla is holding its second AI Day tonight, and a prototype of its humanoid robot is expected to make an appearance.
Front three quarter view of the 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE sedan.

Lux and refreshingly livable, Mercedes’ EQE moves EVs mainstream

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE sedan continues Mercedes' quest to offer an electric equivalent of each of its gasoline models.
A 2021 Tesla Model S.

Tesla to fix window software on 1M of its U.S. cars

Tesla will issue an over-the-air update to a million of its vehicles in the U.S. to fix faulty window software that could leave occupants with pinched fingers.
An Uber cab

The Uber hack is an outrageous tale of a teen hacking for fun

Uber has disclosed that the notorious Lapsus$ hacking group is behind its latest data breach. The hacker, an 18-year-old, claims that he did it all for fun.
An interior view of Nvidia's Drive Concierge in-car infotainment system, showing various in-car displays in use.

Nvidia’s Drive Concierge will fill your car with screens

Nvidia has revealed two new smart car systems at its GTC show, including Drive Concierge, an in-vehicle infotainment setup that will power your car’s displays.
An Uber App on a smartphone.

Uber says it’s investigating ‘cybersecurity incident’

Computer systems belonging to ridesharing giant Uber appear to have been targeted by hackers in what could be a serious security breach.
Front three quarter view of the 2023 Genesis Electrified G80.

2023 Genesis Electrified G80 Review: old-money luxury gets an electric edge

While it's based on a gasoline car, the Electrified G80 is a surprisingly good EV with old-money style and luxury to match.
A passenger getting into a Cruise robotaxi.

Cruise’s robot taxis head to Arizona and Texas

General Motors-owned Cruise is taking its autonomous cars to Texas and Arizona before the end of this year to test a robot taxi service.
Front three quarter view of the 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV.

2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV aims for affordability with $30,000 base price

The 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV will emphasize affordability, but won't skimp on tech.
Rendering of the Jeep Recon electric SUV.

Jeep is launching its first two electric SUVs in the U.S. in 2024

Jeep plans to launch four electric SUVs by 2025, with two confirmed for the U.S.
Volkwagen's ID. Buzz drives down the road.

2022 Volkswagen ID. Buzz first drive review: The iconic hippie hauler goes electric

The 2022 Volkswagen ID. Buzz is an electric van that channels the spirit of the classic air-cooled models. It's anything but retro, though.
The Apple logo is displayed at the Apple Store June 17, 2015 on Fifth Avenue in New York City

Ex-Apple employee pleads guilty to nabbing Apple Car secrets

A former Apple employee on Monday pled guilty to the theft of trade secrets from the tech firm, which could result in prison time of up to 10 years.
Front three quarter view of the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge electric car.

Are EVs more expensive than gas cars? It’s complicated

Sticker shock may send some buyers running from EVs, but maintenance, fuel and insurance all make the cost equation more complex than it seems.
tesla electric semi truck debut delivery rec

Tesla’s electric Semi truck coming sooner than expected

In a tweet posted on Wednesday, Tesla boss Elon Musk revealed a new shipping date for the automaker's all-electric Semi truck.
EV battery

What’s the environmental impact of EV battery manufacturing and recycling?

Like anything, making an electric vehicle has an environmental cost. Let's find out how an EV battery is made and where it goes when it dies.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan with Drive Pilot.

We tested the self-driving Mercedes tech so advanced, it’s not allowed in the U.S.

Mercedes-Benz Drive Pilot reaches a new level of sophistication for driver-assist systems. We hit the track to see what it can do.
Front view of the Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX.

We drove Mercedes’ hand-built EQXX concept, and it’s unlike any other EV

The Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX shows how EVs of the future can compete with gasoline cars on range.
Front three quarter view of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB.

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB first drive review: An EV better than its gas sibling

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB is essentially an electric version of the GLB-Class compact SUV.
Baidu's next-generation autonomous robotaxi.

Check out Baidu’s futuristic robotaxi

Chinese tech giant Baidu says its next-generation autonomous taxi features the capabilities of a 'skilled driver with 20 years of experience.'
Doctor Who's Whomobile.

Check out Doctor Who’s wacky Whomobile from 1973

Check out the Whomobile, Doctor Who's futuristic (well, futuristic for 1973) automobile that appeared in at least one episode of the British sci-fi show.
Apple's experimental self-driving car

Apple Car project continues to veer, report claims

Whether Apple will ever unveil the so-called Apple Car seems as unclear as ever following a new report that claims the project is still facing big challenges.
An Uber sticker is visible in the window of a car.

The 5 most disturbing Uber Files revelations you need to know

The Uber Files leak uncovers a worrying reports of violence, obstruction of justice, and more. Here are the 5 biggest things to know.
2020 ford escape review se sport hybrid

Ford recalls 100,000 hybrid cars over fire risk

Ford has recalled around 100,000 hybrid vehicles over a fire risk, and also expanded another recall that it announced in May.
The front three-quarter view of a 2022 Rivian against a rocky backdrop.

2022 Rivian R1S first drive review: An EV SUV fit for an expedition or a drag race

Rivian follows up its vaunted R1T pickup with the R1S electric SUV, which adds three-row seating without losing the modern off-roading features that put these EV beasts in a class of their own.
A passenger getting into a Cruise robotaxi.

A weird thing just happened with a fleet of autonomous cars

A fleet of autonomous cars suddenly gathered together on a street in San Francisco earlier this week, blocking it for several hours.
Apple CarPlay interface

Apple CarPlay feature to offer an easy way to pay for fuel

Apple is developing a new CarPlay feature that will let drivers pay for gas via their vehicle’s dashboard. The tech company is aiming to release it in the fall.
Front three quarter view of the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV.

Cadillac Lyriq first drive review: Electric manifesto

Brash, unique and genuinely innovative, the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq shows the kind of EV that GM can build when it tries.
Workers building a road that charges electric vehicles wirelessly.

This EV charging tech does the job as you drive

Auto giant Stellantis is testing a potential solution in the form of a wireless charging technology that does the job as you drive.
Android Auto update

The best Android Auto apps for 2022: Music, Messaging, Navigation, and more

Android Auto's best apps let you listen to live music, stay updated with your favorite podcasts, or keep in touch with friends via your car's touchscreen.
A car on a forest road in the winter.

How does weather affect EV battery life?

Extreme cold and heat will reduce your EV's battery life, but why? Battery chemistry and climate control help explain this fact of EV life.
Mitsubishi i MiEV review exterior plug charging electric vehicle plugged in

Why do EVs charge slowly? Lithium battery limits explained

Electric vehicles take so long to charge compared to gas cars. Why? The limitations of lithium-ion batteries help explain this frustration of modern EVs.