German report calls Tesla’s Autopilot a “hazard”

 A new study from Germany’s Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) found that the autopilot feature of the Tesla Model S constitutes a “considerable traffic hazard,” according to a report in Der...

The Barnacle means no more boots on your wheel

 The Barnacle is a new way for parking patrols to immobilize vehicles. Instead of using a boot to keep a wheel from moving, officers can slap a Barnacle across the...

Industrial robots will replace manufacturing jobs — and that’s a good thing

 There is no denying that the U.S. and Canada have been losing jobs to offshore competition for almost half a century. From 2000-2010 alone, 5.6 million jobs disappeared. Interestingly, though,...

Tesla to unveil “unexpected” new product October 17

 Tesla will unveil something on Monday October 17, according CEO and founder Elon Musk. It’ll be a new product, he said in a Tweet on Sunday, which will be “unexpected...

Wheego and Valeo get California road driverless testing permits

 Self-driving car testing in California is becoming a badge of progress for companies working in the space. Only 17 companies in total have the honor, including two just added to...

Maserati is targeting 2020 for a production EV

 The electric vehicle bandwagon has long left the station thanks to Tesla, but Maserati still wants to get on board. The high-end carmaker might be behind the curve when it...

Rinspeed’s Oasis self-driving car concept is living space on wheels

 Self-driving cars of the future won’t need to be configured on the inside the way they are now, since things like steering columns won’t be required. Electric drive trains will...

Watch an Uber self-driving car give two Pittsburgh Steelers a ride

 Uber’s self-driving cars are operating on Pittsburgh streets, so it’s only natural they’d pick up some professional athletes along the way. Defensive ends Cam Heyward and Stephon Tuitt likely max out...

Formula E grows, gains cred

 This morning, Faraday Future Dragon Racing unveiled its livery for the third season of the Formula E all-electric open-wheel racing series in Hong Kong. The car’s black-and-white fade pattern echoes...

Udacity open sources an additional 183GB of driving data

 On stage at TechCrunch Disrupt last month, Udacity founder Sebastian Thrun announced that the online education company would be building its own autonomous car as part of its self-driving car nanodegree program. To get...

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Moto G5 images leaked ahead of MWC 2017 launch

Leaks and rumors regarding the Moto G5 have been gathering steam as of late and now new images of Motorola's upcoming budget smartphone...