"It's Not Going to Be Easy": The Boeing Tragedy Is Just the Beginning of the Self-Driving Techpocalypse
By Nick Bilton | Mar 18, 2019
Wall Street is banking on technologies such as autonomous cars, which will allow us to watch advertisements instead of the road.
How Do You Insure a Driverless Car (h/t Socrates Pichardo)
By Emma Kennedy | Mar 21, 2019
Technology giants and automakers are investing billions of dollars to develop driverless cars that promise to make roads safer. But who will pay when a crash does happen?
To build the cities of the future, we must get out of our cars
By Robert Kunzig | April 2019
Remaking healthy urban areas means repairing the damage done to communities once blown apart to serve the automobile.
Why Uber Cant Make Money (h/t Gareth Stanley)
By Len Sherman | Dec 14, 2017
By any measure, Uber's seven-year entrepreneurial journey has been extraordinary.
Locking More Than the Doors as Cars Become Computers on Wheels
By Jim Motavalli | Mar 7, 2019
Going back at least a decade, cars have been targeted by hackers, some who ended up working with the industry, others acting maliciously.
When Elon Musk Tried to Destroy a Tesla Whistleblower
By Matt Robinson and Zeke Faux | Mar 13, 2019
It started with a Twitter meltdown and ended with a fake mass shooter. A former security manager says the company also spied and spread misinformation.
A backyard mechanic who is taking on Tesla
By Billy Baker | Mar 4, 2019
SALEM - Three years ago, in his driveway in Salem, Rich Benoit rigged some ropes and pulleys and did something that could modestly be described as a bad idea.
A chaotic market for one sensor stalls self-driving cars
By Paul Lienert and Ben Klayman | Mar 6, 2019
Automakers and technology companies racing to develop self-driving vehicles are running into a problem: cars that can think are no good without affordable and reliable technology that allows cars to see.
A Town Made By Cars Awaits Life After General Motors
By Nicholas Wu | Mar 6, 2019
It wasn't long ago that GM's Hamtramck plant was being hailed as a Detroit comeback story. Now it's closing, and the town around it faces the end of its manufacturing era.
China buys one out of every two electric vehicles sold globally
By Echo Huang | Feb 18, 2019
China's overall car sales might be declining-but electric vehicle sales nearly doubled from the year before to cross one million for the first time.