Automobile

What sets the Williams FW44 apart from its F1 2022 design secrets

Another car appears, another different approach emerges: This time it’s the Williams FW44, and while we’re short on images from the shakedown that the team conducted with its 2022 challenger at Silverstone, some details are clear to analyse. Starting up front, the nose is much more domed than we’ve seen

Toyota’s new electric SUV has a solar roof and a steering yoke like Tesla

The first all-electric vehicle from the Japanese automaker Toyota released new details about its upcoming electric compact SUV, the BZ4X, which includes an optional solar roof and a steering yoke similar to the one featured in the latest version of the Tesla Model S. The steering yoke, which Toyota describes

Ford Finally Has A Competitor To Tesla Autopilot And GM’s Super Cruise.

Ford has been hyping this since last year, but Wednesday it said its Level 2 semiautonomous driving system is finally coming to many 2021 Mustang Mach-Es and 2021 Ford F-150s via over-the-air software update later this year. It’s called BlueCruise. It’s probably just as problematic as other Level 2 systems.

Flying taxi startup Lilium shows off sleek new aircraft design

Make no mistake — compact, quiet, and emissions-free aircraft that can take off and land vertically are on their way to our cities. German firm Lilium is one of a growing number of companies that are developing such an eVTOL aircraft, and this week it unveiled its latest design. The

Tesla Semi is unlawful in Australia, so it’s lobbying to change regulations

Should regulations as they stand stay in place, Australia will not see any Tesla Semi trucks on local roads. Tesla has something to say about that, however, and submitted its own comments during a regulatory review process begun by the country’s National Transport Commission last year. In a document (PDF)

Apple and Tesla expert says Apple is getting into the car business

Is Apple going to build a car, partner on a car, or offer software and services for cars? You’ve heard all of those theories — and heard them retracted. Now what? “I think it’s important to make a distinction between when Apple works on something compared to when it sees

Uber’s Autocab acquisition gets eyed by UK competition watchdog

Uber’s plan to acquire Autocab, a maker of SaaS for booking and dispatch software for the taxi and private hire vehicle industry which also operates a global trip marketplace for taxis and PHVs (iGo), is being looked at by the UK’s competition watchdog — which announced the launch of an

2021 Acura TLX long-term introduction: This one deserves a double take

We’ll be taking an closer look at Acura’s luxury-sport sedan over the next 12 months. Now more than ever, the Acura TLX deserves your attention. The redesigned sedan is a more premium, better-driving car than it was before, and it’s finally got the chops to truly battle Germany’s luxury-sport stalwarts.