Ford dreams up a way to kill ‘new car smell’

Car companies often tweak their vehicles for different markets in order to comply with regulations or serve varying customer tastes. But...

US facial recognition will cover 97 percent of departing airline passengers within four years

The Department of Homeland Security says it expects to use facial recognition technology on 97 percent of departing passengers within the...

An American City’s Guide for Surviving the New World of Transportation

Last year was the first one in a while that made Americans stop, pause, and ask themselves if they could survive the end...

To Solve Flying Cars' Battery Problem, Tie Them to Power Lines

Of the many challenges facing the nascent flying car industry, few turn more hairs gray than power. A heavier aircraft needs more power,...
Lyft planning to introduce a rewards program for riders

Lyft planning to introduce a rewards program for riders

Lyft announced a new loyalty program on Monday, in which riders accumulate points that can be exchanged for trip upgrades or...

Pony.ai tests robo-taxi program on its employees, promises self-driving trucks next

Guangzhou, China-based self-driving startup Pony.ai is joining an exclusive club of companies that have launched autonomous ride-hailing programs. At this year’s Shanghai Auto...

Bird begins renting scooters by the month in San Francisco and Barcelona

Bird, the Santa Monica electric scooter startup that’s raised $415 million in venture capital to date, today announced a monthly rental program that...

Liveblog: Tesla Debuts the Model Y, Its Baby SUV

It’s been a weird few weeks for Tesla. Stores opened and stores closed, a $35,000 Model 3 appeared, the SEC asked a federal...

Beyond Elon Musk's Drama, Tesla's Cars Are Thrilling Drivers

If you're reading a story about Tesla, you're likely ingesting the level of drama you'd normally expect from a RuPaul drag race. That's...

Baidu and Ford team up to develop driverless cars in China

(Reuters) — Ford and Baidu launched a two-year project on Wednesday to test self-driving vehicles on Chinese roads, amid a global race by carmakers...