Transportation

Here's How Crazy Pricey It Is Just To Keep A McLaren F1 On The Road

The McLaren F1 is legendary for reasons that barely need repeating anymore. Fastest car in the world for over a decade. Most expensive car in the …

Electric Vehicles

The 2018 Nissan Leaf gets a semi-autonomous upgrade

The Nissan Leaf is the top-selling electric vehicle in the world. Sure, Tesla and Chevy get all the hype with the Bolt and Model 3, but with more than 290,000 cars sold, Nissan's little electric car is the one people are buying. After seven years without a design refresh, the automaker dropped a …

Electric Vehicles

I rode Amtrak's Coast Starlight the wrong direction. I still loved it.

"Toot toot!" I yelled, as my friends and I were delayed and waiting around at the San Francisco Bay Area's <i>Emeryville Station</i>, waiting for the Amtrak …

Trains

New York City has a secret subway line with antique cars - here's what it's like to ride it

The New York City subway system is one of the most fascinating curiosities in a city full of mysteries. Miles of underground track shrouded in …

Trains

Inside Faraday Future's financial house of cards

Inside Faraday Future’s financial house of cards<p>When Faraday Future emerged from stealth mode in 2015, it promised to transform the car industry with an American-made luxury electric vehicle that would someday be fully autonomous, maybe even sold through a subscription service. As we learned at CES …

Top 5 rail destinations for 2018

Trains, planes and automobiles – these have been the staples of travel for over a hundred years. But while most of us could call ourselves frequent …

Trains

It’s time to start thinking of driving like smoking

For the last few years, my particular position on cars has grown more extreme; from making SUVs and pickups safer to banning pickups and SUVs to …

Sustainability

Volvo puts Swedish families to work on driverless data-slurp trials

Two Swedish families are to start data-gathering trials for Volvo’s driverless car project, revealing that the Chinese-owned Swedish carmaker is …

Driverless Cars

Metro link to airport gets cabinet nod, eight stations to dot 29km stretch

BENGALURU: The arrival of Namma Metro’s airport link will bring the much-needed relief to commuters who travel regularly on Ballari Road to the …

Bangalore

Christmas travel warning: Rail passengers are being sold tickets for trains that won't run

A transport watchdog has called for more clarity from rail operators after it warned passengers are being sold tickets for trains that may not run …

Trains

My Not Too Fast, Not Too Furious Ride In A Self-Driving Uber

Inside Uber’s self-driving efforts in Pittsburgh.<p>PITTSBURGH — It’s about 10 minutes into my ride in one of Uber’s mostly autonomous vehicles, and I’m starting to feel a little carsick. The car suddenly hits the brakes — hard — and the audio equipment I’m using for this story goes flying off the …

Uber

What to do if you skid on ice in your car

With the winter temperatures causing snowfall and ice across the UK it is essential that drivers are prepared to drive in these conditions.<p>Snow and …

Singapore's electric car-sharing program hits the road

1 / 7<p>Marie Bollore, managing director of Blue Solutions poses in a BlueSG electric car-sharing vehicle during their launch in Singapore<p>Marie Bollore, …

Devialet built a car audio system for Renault’s Symbioz concept car

High-end speaker maker Devialet is branching out of home speakers. The company announced a partnership with Renault for its first ever car audio system. You can’t buy a Renault car with Devialet speakers just yet, but there’s a Renault concept car with those speakers.<p>Devialet has always said that …

Startups

Why Tesla Wants a Piece of the Commercial Trucking Industry

As Adam “MCA” Yauch’s bass line fuzzed through the speakers, and the crowd—encouraged by Tesla Motors (tsla) CEO Elon Musk to “jump over the …

South African Communters Stranded After Train Services Suspended

Rail operator Metrorail has announced that services on Cape Town's central line were suspended after damage to several mini sub-stations, cables and …

South Africa

As gas taxes fall short of funding Colorado’s roads, CDOT gets good reviews on test of mileage-based tax system

A four-month study designed to measure Coloradans’ appetite for overhauling how the state pays for roads offers a glimpse of the challenges that …

Toyota Camry

Karnataka Cabinet okays Rs 5,900-cr metro link to Bengaluru international airport

The 29.62-km Metro project to have seven stations and is expected to be completed by 2021

India

$75,000 per car? How competition is driving down costs of technology used in driverless vehicles

As the real-world deployment of driverless cars draws near, the race is on to make them even remotely affordable. The systems that currently drive robot cars cost upward of $100,000 per vehicle – not counting the cost of the car itself.<p>Until that price comes down, there will be no mass market for …

Driverless Cars

Delays hit Downtown Line during evening rush hour due to signalling fault

SINGAPORE: Evening rush-hour commuters travelling along the Downtown Line reported delays on Tuesday (Dec 12).<p>Several commuters tweeted that they …

This is why Uber hikes its prices when trains are delayed in Bristol

Ever been in desperate need of an Uber after a cancelled train only to be hit with a fare four times the normal one? Well, here is why...<p>Uber has …

Uber

First robot-written stories from Press Association make it into print in ‘world-first’ for journalism industry

The first robot-generated stories produced by Press Association have appeared in print in what is claimed to be a world-first for journalism.<p>RADAR – …

Journalism

Volvo's Drive Me takes detour on road to full autonomy

GOTHENBURG, Sweden -- Volvo’s Drive Me autonomous driving project is taking some detours compared with promises the automaker made when it announced …

Sweden

2018 Honda Clarity review

<b>The Good</b> The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid operates seamlessly between electric and hybrid operation, such that it's difficult to tell when the engine is on. 47 miles of purely electric range means no gasoline for a 20 mile commute. Standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay make for excellent …

Alternative Fuel

Railways told give priority to track maintenance

The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has asked Railways to accord top priority to track maintenance works in the Thiruvananthapuram railway …

Trains

Trying to Bypass Anxiety on the Road to Driverless Cars

GOTEBORG, Sweden — One of the big unknowns about self-driving cars is how human drivers will react once they can hand off the tasks of steering, braking and avoiding obstacles to a combination of unseen sensors, software and computer chips under the hood.<p>Volvo Cars is trying to find an answer. It …

Business

Speed bumps to an electric bus future

Transcript<p>00:00:01<p>>> With a sharp drop in battery prices and ranges approaching 300 miles on a single charge, it would seem like the right time for …

'Smart' luggage could be banned over fire safety fears

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is reportedly expected to introduce new industry-wide guidelines on all forms of smart luggage, following a move by major US airlines including American Airlines - the world’s largest airline - and Delta Air Lines, which have banned all ‘smart’ …

Delta Airlines

Bombardier signs U.K train contract

Bombardier (OTCQX:BDRAF, OTCQX:BDRBF) rail unit has signed a $724M contract to sell 333 of its electric Aventra trains to be used by British rail …

Business

Train strikes unoccupied car on tracks: Suspensions, delays on SEPTA's Regional Rail lines

A train struck an unoccupied car on railroad tracks near Rice’s Mill Road in Montgomery County Tuesday morning, causing the suspension of three SEPTA …

Philadelphia