Car Theft Capitals of the U.S.
Car Theft Capitals of the U.S.

Check your pockets—do you have your keys on you?

October 2nd, 12:18 PM
Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Tennis ball bots, eco-straws, smart swear jars
Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: Tennis ball bots, eco-straws, smart swear jars

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

April 30th, 2:58 PM
Get twice the juice with Nomad’s Tesla Model 3 wireless charger
Get twice the juice with Nomad’s Tesla Model 3 wireless charger

Nomad's wireless charger for the Tesla Model 3 fits the EV's charging dock exactly. If you plug both of the Nomad's into the Model 3's two front USB ports you can charge two smartphones quickly or one phone twice as fast.

October 16th, 4:57 AM
Google Maps is now a lot more useful for electric-vehicle owners
Google Maps is now a lot more useful for electric-vehicle owners

Google Maps now lets electric-car owners find the nearest charging station with ease. It's also added data on the number and types of ports available, charging speeds, and notes on the business where the station is located.

October 17th, 2:27 AM
Terrafugia Transition flying car will finally go on sale in 2019
Terrafugia Transition flying car will finally go on sale in 2019

The Terrafugia Transition flying car will go on sale next year, roughly a decade after the first prototype rolled out of its hangar. Terrafugia promises improvements, including a hybrid powertrain, to make up for the long...

July 19th, 10:40 AM
Could the next Mazda3 boast a fuel-saving breakthrough in engine technology?
Could the next Mazda3 boast a fuel-saving breakthrough in engine technology?

Mazda released a teaser video that likely previews the next Mazda3. Expected to make its global debut at the L.A. auto show, the next 3 will wear a more curvaceous design and offer one of the most advanced engines in the...

October 17th, 1:12 PM
The snake escapes: Ford’s 700-hp Mustang GT500 slithers online ahead of schedule
The snake escapes: Ford’s 700-hp Mustang GT500 slithers online ahead of schedule

The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 will return in 2019 with over 700 horsepower, Ford confirmed at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show. The GT500 will be the most powerful Ford production car ever.

2 hrs 14 mins ago
Race car or daily driver? Choose either with the 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS
Race car or daily driver? Choose either with the 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS

Porsche has expanded the Panamera lineup with a midrange, GTS-badged model. Part race car and part daily driver, it's the variant we've been waiting for since the current-generation Panamera arrived in 2017.

October 15th, 5:27 PM
Just 10 people will get to put this limited-edition Audi R8 in their garages
Just 10 people will get to put this limited-edition Audi R8 in their garages

The 2018 Audi R8 V10 Plus Competition makes use of Audi's motor sports experience to turn up the performance dial. Decreased weight and increased aerodynamic downforce make this R8 a track monster.

15 hrs 29 mins ago
Forget transponders with Peasy’s nationwide pay-as-you-go toll service
Forget transponders with Peasy’s nationwide pay-as-you-go toll service

Verra Mobility launched Peasy, a consumer highway and bridge toll payment service. Designed to be less hassle than managing traditional transponder or toll tag accounts, Peasy pays tolls as they are levied across most of...

16 hrs 29 mins ago
The 10 Most Stolen Cars in America
The 10 Most Stolen Cars in America

With the national car theft rate at a near-fifty-year low, car owners may not always take theft statistics into account when choosing a new or pre-owned vehicle.

17 hrs 31 mins ago
Arizona-Intel partnership aims to advance self-driving tech, safety standards
Arizona-Intel partnership aims to advance self-driving tech, safety standards

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced the Institute for Automated Mobility (IAM), partnering government, academic, and private organizations to develop self-driving tech and safety standards. Intel is the first...

October 12th, 9:11 AM
Lyft has a new fixed-price subscription plan for frequent passengers
Lyft has a new fixed-price subscription plan for frequent passengers

Lyft wants you to save money by using rideshare services instead of owning a car. The new Lyft All-Access Plan monthly rideshare trip subscription includes 30 rides a month with a small discount for additional trips.

October 17th, 11:12 AM
At 503 mph, Turbinator II is the world’s fastest wheel-driven vehicle
At 503 mph, Turbinator II is the world’s fastest wheel-driven vehicle

The Turbinator II is a four-wheel drive streamliner powered by a 5,000-horsepower helicopter engine, and it just achieved 503.332 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats. That's an unofficial record for a wheel-driven car.

October 17th, 10:12 AM
The best used car websites of 2018
The best used car websites of 2018

Shopping for a used car isn't easy, especially when the salesman is looking to make a quick sale. Thankfully, there are plenty of sites aimed at the prospective buyer, whether you're looking for a sedan or a newfangled...

October 12th, 6:11 PM
The best GPS for your car
The best GPS for your car

Love hitting the open road but hate having to rely solely on your phone for getting around? Thankfully, the best in-car GPS systems will allow you to navigate and capitalize on a range of features sans your cellular...

October 11th, 5:41 PM
Ford imagines a future without traffic lights or stop signs
Ford imagines a future without traffic lights or stop signs

Ford is using vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V) tech to allow cars to pass through intersections without stopping. The experimental "Intersection Priority Management" system basically acts as air traffic control for...

October 12th, 10:11 AM
Waze takes its carpooling service nationwide for dirt cheap rides
Waze takes its carpooling service nationwide for dirt cheap rides

Following a tentative rollout over the last two years, Waze is now expanding its carpooling service to all 50 states, offering drivers a chance to fill their spare seats with riders heading in the same direction.

October 10th, 11:11 PM
Spare Your Wallet: 3 Tips for Getting Seriously Cheap Auto Repair
Spare Your Wallet: 3 Tips for Getting Seriously Cheap Auto Repair

It costs an average of just over $700 a month to own a vehicle. If you’re a car owner, we know that you’re always looking for the best gas prices, the most affordable car washes, and other ways to save money. ...

October 16th, 1:57 PM
Vanderhall Carmel adds creature comforts to the basic three-wheeler formula
Vanderhall Carmel adds creature comforts to the basic three-wheeler formula

The Vanderhall Carmel is the fifth three-wheeler from Utah-based Vanderhall Motor Works. It takes the basic design of the Vanderhall Venice and adds a handful of creature comforts, as well as a more powerful engine.

October 15th, 3:27 PM