Uber founder Travis Kalanick has stepped down as CEO

Uber founder Travis Kalanick has resigned as CEO of the ride-hailing company following calls from five major investors. Kalanick's leadership had come under increasing scrutiny in recent months following allegations...

Honda’s multitalented Civic Type R will take on different personalities in U.S.

Honda wanted to launch the U.S.-spec Type R in its original configuration, but that's just the beginning. The company is looking at ways to expand the lineup to cover the...

Watching a Tesla tech pull a kitten out of a bumper will warm your...

A man became concerned when he heard cat-like noises coming from his Tesla Model X. A kitten was trapped behind the bumper, so a Tesla technician pulled it out, gave...

After conquering Le Mans, Porsche may give Formula E’s electric cars a shot

Porsche may join the Formula E electric-car race series, which has one more manufacturer slot available for its 2018 season. However, the German automaker wants to see some rule changes...

Here is the turbocharged, high-performance Jeep Wrangler of your dreams

When it comes to project cars, a little bit of creativity goes a long way. An enthusiast dropped a Toyota Supra-derived straight-six engine in a Jeep Wrangler to create a...

Ex-NASA engineer creates the friendliest car horn you’ll ever hear

Mark Rober decided his car horn always sounded a little on the aggressive side, so, using a variety of parts bought on Amazon, he set about building the politest horn...

France believes it can transport people on driverless trains by 2023

Who says cars are the only form of transportation that could benefit from being driverless? Certainly not engineers in France, who have high hopes for the future of their trains...

Uber wants its New York City-based passengers to know how sorry it is

Uber sent an email to NYC-based passengers on Friday, which noted that it "failed to prioritize" some of its key stakeholders. "In expanding so quickly, we failed to prioritize the...

Plan to get driverless taxis on Tokyo streets for 2020 Olympics steps up a...

A Japanese robotics firm has partnered with a Tokyo taxi company to build driverless cabs for the 2020 Olympics. ZMP is making goodprogress with its driverless tech and wants to...