Automobile

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.

Porsche builds its 1 millionth Cayenne and it’s a bright red GTS.

The SUV was pretty controversial when it came out in 2002, but now it’s widely respected. People tend to have a lot of opinions about the Porsche Cayenne. It was the brand’s first SUV, and when it launched back in 2002 for the 2003 model year, people decried it as

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime review: Primed for success.

The plug-in hybrid RAV4 offers usable electric range, great tech and plenty of room. It’s surprisingly quick, too.   It only takes one look at the spec sheet for the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime to pique my interest. This compact crossover has a plug-in hybrid powertrain, 302 horsepower, 42 miles