Now that Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk spent nearly $1 million buying the transforming submarine car from the James Bond move The Spy Who Loved Me, he wants to make it work.
New technology from Ford’s European researchers could one day help you avoid collisions — or squeeze into a tight parking space — with the help of radar, ultrasound, and a digital camera.
The race is on to make our cars smarter.
Using sensors in your smartphone, ZenDrive collects data on your driving habits and rewards you for making good decisions.
Two hackers discover a way to control your car’s brakes, steering, and much more.
Ford’s director of technology Vijay Sankaran spends a lot of time thinking about what the “Internet of things” means — and where cars fit into that vision.
Gorilla Glass in your car? Corning is trying to make it happen.
And just to put a cherry on top, the notoriously tough Consumer Reports writers say that the $89,650 Tesla Model S comes close, and just may be, the best car ever.
Several thousand Tesla owners have now purchased their cars by ordering and paying for them online after visiting a Tesla Store showroom. And national auto-dealer groups don’t like it one bit.
Nintendo is touting the third-party support for its home console.
Electric car company Tesla just unveiled a new financing plan today that allows people interested in getting one of its Model S vehicles to essentially turn the car back over to the dealership after three years of payments.
Security systems, cars, homes, appliances: everything modern, seemingly, has a remote control.
Lightning McQueen and Mater join a growing cast of interactive toys for the upcoming Disney Infinity.
In a push to grow beyond its San Francisco roots, ride sharing service SideCar has purchased Austin, Texas-based competitor Heyride.
Thanks to Canadian engineers, it won’t be long until 3D-printed cars are a reality.
Popular ride-sharing startup Lyft got a green light today to continue operating while the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) re-examines its policies.
Honda is the latest in a string of automobile manufacturer that will bring Apple’s Siri voice control technology to its line of cars, the automaker announced today.
Streetline’s smart parking system attracts a large, third round of investment.
Pandora announced a new agreement today that will put its streaming music service into automobile maker Chrysler’s line of vehicles.
Not content to let Google see all the hype for self-driving cars, both Toyota and Audi will be showing off their own driverless solutions at the Consumer Electronics Show next week.
Today, Cisco and NXP announced they are making a strategic investment in Cohda Wireless, which builds hardware to make cars smarter and more connected.
Kia Motors has signed a new agreement with Google that will bring the search giant’s Maps and Places web services to its in-dash navigation system, the auto maker announced today.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is asking for your opinion on whether or not event data recording devices, or black boxes, should be installed in all cars.
A day after Apple’s new iPad mini tablets hit retail shelves, people are already starting to do creative things with it.
Local Motion is the first company to graduate from Lemnos Labs hardware incubator program and raise $1 million.
Last week, Elon Musk responded to accusations — and lawsuits — from traditional car dealers, who claim that Tesla’s factory-owned showrooms violate federal and state automobile sales laws.
We’ve likely all wondered whether police officers have quotas for how many traffic tickets they issue. Big data to the rescue.
The Tata Nano has never really taken off in India. Perhaps that’s because it’s perfect for the U.S. market.
California just added its name to the list of states allowing driverless cars to operate on public roads, and inadvertently made David Hasselhoff’s work on Knight Rider a bit more relevant to future generations.
Today Ford revealed that its new Fusion hybrid has received a 47MPG rating from the EPA, putting it close to Prius territory.
On Thursday, Tesla Motors said that since June 22, when it started deliveries of its 2012 Model S, it has built 50 cars. Of those, 29 are destined for customer deliveries.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6MVQ4m0vaE&w=560&h=315] Terrafugia, a Massachusetts company that’s making our dreams of flying cars a reality, has already taken 100 pre-orders for its second-generation flagship model The Transition.
Mercedes-Benz announced a new cloud-connected dashboard computer called “mbrace2″ that provides access to 3G Internet, apps such as Facebook and over-the-air software updates. The company announced the new product at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.