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December 7th, 11:38 AM EST
Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Tennis ball bots, eco-straws, smart swear jars
Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Tennis ball bots, eco-straws, smart swear jars

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

April 30th, 3:58 PM EDT
McLaren puts the pedal to the metal in special edition OnePlus 6T
McLaren puts the pedal to the metal in special edition OnePlus 6T

The OnePlus 6T is yet another flagship killer smartphone, bringing powerful specifications to a much lower price than the competition. Now, OnePlus has teamed up with McLaren for the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition.

7 hrs 20 mins ago
Sick of Long Commutes? These Cities Have the Worst Traffic
Sick of Long Commutes? These Cities Have the Worst Traffic

No matter how you do it—by car, rail, or foot—commuting can be a hassle.

November 2nd, 12:07 PM EDT
Driving a prototype 2020 Passat at Volkswagen’s Arizona Proving Ground
Driving a prototype 2020 Passat at Volkswagen’s Arizona Proving Ground

Volkswagen’s Arizona Proving Ground is where new cars are tested to the breaking point, including the 2020 Passat midsize sedan. Ride along as the new Passat completes testing ahead of its 2019 launch.

December 12th, 5:25 PM EST
Drunk Driving Capitals of the U.S.
Drunk Driving Capitals of the U.S.

Drunk driving has, overall, subsided as a national habit.

October 25th, 3:23 PM EDT
Car Theft Capitals of the U.S.
Car Theft Capitals of the U.S.

Check your pockets—do you have your keys on you?

October 2nd, 1:18 PM EDT
Aston Martin’s 1,000-hp Valkyrie will boast the Mona Lisa of the engine world
Aston Martin’s 1,000-hp Valkyrie will boast the Mona Lisa of the engine world

Aston Martin has released new details about its F1-inspired Valkyrie hypercar. Co-developed with Red Bull Racing, the Valkyrie will be one of the most aerodynamic production cars ever made.

4 hrs 20 mins ago
The redesigned 2020 Passat shows Volkswagen still believes in sedans
The redesigned 2020 Passat shows Volkswagen still believes in sedans

The sedan segment in America is shrinking, but Volkswagen still believes in it. The German firm has released a teaser sketch to preview the redesigned 2020 Passat it will introduce during the 2019 Detroit Auto Show.

4 hrs 20 mins ago
The best cars for the snow
The best cars for the snow

Snow can be an absolute pain if your vehicle isn't optimized to handle that sort of terrain. If brutal snowstorms are an annual part of your life, we recommend you pick up one of these winter-ready vehicles.

December 11th, 8:40 PM EST
A lidar-equipped truck knows exactly how much de-icer to apply on roads
A lidar-equipped truck knows exactly how much de-icer to apply on roads

Lidar is best known as the laser-based technology that helps self-driving cars sense their surroundings. But the city of Knoxville has another, more seasonal use for it: De-icing roads.

December 12th, 3:25 PM EST
Bosch’s CES-bound shuttle concept takes us on a trip to a not-too-distant future
Bosch’s CES-bound shuttle concept takes us on a trip to a not-too-distant future

Bosch envisions a future in which driverless shuttles occupy their own market segment. The German firm won't build the shuttles, but it wants to provide everything else, ranging from the drive system to the apps used to...

December 12th, 12:55 PM EST
With this robotic garage, retrieving your car is like using a vending machine
With this robotic garage, retrieving your car is like using a vending machine

Remembering where we parked our cars can be a real pain. But what if our cars came to find us, rather than the other way around? A new automated robot parking valet system aims to help.

December 11th, 5:25 PM EST
The 600-hp, $155,000 Polestar 1 is the sexy Volvo coupe you’ve been waiting for
The 600-hp, $155,000 Polestar 1 is the sexy Volvo coupe you’ve been waiting for

Volvo's return to the coupe segment just took an interesting turn: the model will join the Polestar lineup, and it will get a 600-hp plug-in hybrid powertrain. The Polestar 1 will be built in China starting in 2019.

December 7th, 3:53 AM EST
NYC mandates minimum wage for Uber, Lyft, other app-based rideshare drivers
NYC mandates minimum wage for Uber, Lyft, other app-based rideshare drivers

New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commission approved a rule that drivers for companies such as Uber and Lyft must be paid at least minimum wage, even though they are independent contractors. The new pay rate includes...

December 12th, 9:55 AM EST
The difference between diesel- and gasoline-powered cars
The difference between diesel- and gasoline-powered cars

Modern diesel-powered models prove that it is possible to build a clean, efficient diesel engine without sacrificing performance. Here's what you need to know about diesel cars, and how they differ from gasoline-powered...

December 11th, 7:40 PM EST
Allegro.ai is helping Hyundai mine the artificial intelligence gold rush
Allegro.ai is helping Hyundai mine the artificial intelligence gold rush

In November 2018, Hyundai invested in a startup named Allegro.ai. We talked to the company's founder to learn more about what that means for consumers in the not-too-distant futures.

December 11th, 3:25 PM EST
Waymo will launch its commercial autonomous ridesharing service in December
Waymo will launch its commercial autonomous ridesharing service in December

Waymo will launch a commercial ridesharing service using self-driving cars in December, according to a new report. As previously discussed by Waymo, the service will operate in specific areas around Phoenix, Arizona.

November 13th, 11:33 AM EST
Pininfarina Battista is a 1,900-horsepower, 250-mph electric supercar
Pininfarina Battista is a 1,900-horsepower, 250-mph electric supercar

The Pininfarina Battista will be the first production car from famed Italian design firm Pininfarina. Named after company founder Battista Pininfarina, it has a claimed 1,900 horsepower and a $2.5 million price tag.

December 11th, 10:10 AM EST
Rivian CEO R.J. Scaringe wants his startup to be the Patagonia of electric cars
Rivian CEO R.J. Scaringe wants his startup to be the Patagonia of electric cars

Rivian is the latest startup hyping new electric cars. But unlike most other startups, Rivian is focusing on off-road vehicles. It launched an electric pickup truck and SUV at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. CEO R.J....

December 5th, 10:08 AM EST
Take a friend stargazing at 202 mph in the 2019 McLaren 720S Spider
Take a friend stargazing at 202 mph in the 2019 McLaren 720S Spider

McLaren has introduced the 2019 720S Spider. As its name implies, it's a convertible variant of the 720S coupe. The company promises the Spider retains the coupe's dynamism and agility thanks in part to the widespread use...

December 10th, 6:39 AM EST
Android auto is getting better (and it could soon get a lot worse
Android auto is getting better (and it could soon get a lot worse

Google just announced a few tweaks to the Android Auto experience focused on making messaging and media easier, but I worry about the future of the platform. For better or worse, there’s a real chance our dashboards could...

December 3rd, 9:22 AM EST
Cops chased a Tesla for 7 miles while the driver apparently slept
Cops chased a Tesla for 7 miles while the driver apparently slept

When a driver sleeps in their car, it's usually parked up at the time. So imagine the surprise of police offers in California on Friday when they spotted a car motoring along at 70 mph as the driver apparently slept.

December 3rd, 1:07 AM EST
Car-branded phones need to make a U-turn if they ever want to impress
Car-branded phones need to make a U-turn if they ever want to impress

Your car and your smartphone are becoming one, yet smartphones branded or co-created by car companies are a problem. We look at the history, some examples of the best and worst, then share hopes for the future.

December 8th, 4:24 AM EST
World’s fastest electric race car to display at Petersen Museum
World’s fastest electric race car to display at Petersen Museum

The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak race car smashed the all-time record at the hill climb for which it was named. The all-electric VW record-holder will be on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles until...

December 8th, 1:24 PM EST
Tesla’s Model 3 currently costs $38,000 to produce and sells for $35,000
Tesla’s Model 3 currently costs $38,000 to produce and sells for $35,000

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has told employees that the current cost for producing a Model 3 is $3,000 over the $35,000 sales price of the car. Tesla hopes that with improvements in production efficiency, this number can be...

December 1st, 5:07 PM EST
What Is the Average Cost of Car Insurance Per Month?
What Is the Average Cost of Car Insurance Per Month?

Does it feel like you’re paying entirely too much money for car insurance right now? Studies have suggested that the national average cost of car insurance per month sits at just under $120. That works out to be a...

December 6th, 8:09 PM EST
The Different Types of Car Insurance: Which One Do You Need?
The Different Types of Car Insurance: Which One Do You Need?

There are over 250 million cars on the road in the United States. That massive number makes the USA the world’s second-biggest car market on the planet next to China. Given that China has over triple the population of...

December 6th, 8:09 PM EST
Bosch is developing a Rosetta Stone for autonomous and connected cars
Bosch is developing a Rosetta Stone for autonomous and connected cars

Bosch and start-up Veniam want to create a common language that autonomous and connected cars can use. The two firms have developed a connectivity unit that transcends the national boundaries of technology.

December 6th, 9:23 AM EST
Did that car just wink at you? Daimler previews car-to-pedestrian signals
Did that car just wink at you? Daimler previews car-to-pedestrian signals

Eager to show off progress with autonomous cars and perhaps do some consumer softening as well, Daimler and Bosch previewed car-to-pedestrian communications. A sensor-loaded Mercedes S appears to wink to acknowledge a...

December 5th, 8:08 PM EST