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Apple CarPlay’s New Update Takes Over Gauge Cluster, HVAC Controls [Updated]
Apple CarPlay will be updated later this year to include multiple screens and more information.
How Autonomous Cars Are Learning To Drive Off-Road
Hooning it, for science.
Stellantis and Samsung Team Up to Build Battery Plant in Indiana
The plant is a key part of Stellantis’ plans to sell 5 million EVs a year by 2030.
Lucid Turns to Saudi Arabia for Future EV Factory
The electric automaker’s first plant outside of the U.S. is set to produce 155,000 vehicles annually.
New Tesla Hack Allows Thieves to Unlock, Steal Car in 10 Seconds
Nearly two million Teslas on the road today are susceptible to this attack.
Here’s How to Hack a Real Car’s Gauge Cluster to Fully Work With a Video Game
Everything works—from the speedometer and tach to warning lights and turn signals.
Batteries for Electric Cars Now Demand More Cobalt Than Phones
Cobalt mining is still fraught with danger and unethical practices, and our dependency is only growing.
Google Maps Immersive View Digitally Recreates Earth for Next-Level Nav
Google has combined its Street View and satellite imagery with the help of computer vision and AI.
Public EV Charging Still Sucks, but Ford Is Working to Fix It
For years, legacy automakers haven’t done much to improve the public charging experience for their customers the way Tesla has.
Automakers Not Ready for Complete Shift to EVs: VW Boss
Slow and steady wins the EV race, as long as supply chains aren’t an issue.
BMW Will Launch a New Modular EV Platform in 2025
BMW is finally going to have a dedicated EV platform called Neue Klasse.
Hyundai Eyes Georgia for New U.S. EV Plant: Report
Nothing’s been confirmed yet, but a new, EV-dedicated plant in Georgia makes a lot of logistical sense.
Korea to Build Safer Shipping Containers for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Port authorities in Busan, South Korea, will build a “smart” container that will hopefully make lithium-ion battery transport safer.
Continental’s Robot Truck Can Perform 100,000 Tire Tests a Year
This crazy-looking, six-wheeled thing is intended to simulate road car braking.
Small Cars Are Getting Huge. Are Fuel Economy Regulations to Blame?
This is how Corporate Average Fuel Economy, or CAFE, regulations, can affect how big a manufacturer builds its vehicles.
The Life of an EV Battery From Cradle to Grave — and Why Recycling Is Still So Hard
Big batteries are fast becoming the norm for electric cars. But the lifecycle of one is still a convoluted, opaque process.
GM Is Adding a Heat Pump to Its Ultium EV Platform. Here’s Why That Matters
It’s not your average heat pump, either.
Tesla Is Building a Robotaxi Without a Steering Wheel or Pedals by 2024, Musk Says
CEO Elon Musk said the robotaxi would be a “very powerful product.”
What Do You Want to See From EV Reviews?
The car industry is changing. So too must car reviews.
Honda Announces 30 New EVs by 2030, Including Sports Cars and a Pickup
Honda will work with GM to bring EVs to the U.S., but it says it hasn’t forgotten “FUN” either.
The SkyPak Is a 112-HP Drone Backpack Prototype That Actually Works
Unlike so much of the vaporware out there today, this looks to have real potential.
VW Plans Self-Driving Taxis and Delivery Vans Using the ID Buzz
The self-driving vehicles will differ significantly from the standard ID Buzz, with optimizations made for autonomous operations.
‘Thank You for These 20 Years’: Honda’s Asimo Robot Says Goodbye Ahead of Decommissioning
Asimo’s retirement speech was a heartbreak on par with the incinerator scene in Toy Story 3.
Future Hyundai EVs Could Vibrate, Accelerate Like Normal Gas Cars
A patent application says that people who like ICE cars “may be bored” by an EV’s driving characteristics.
This Nasty Oil Byproduct Could Be a Cheap Way to Make Carbon Fiber
One result of making gasoline might just be a way to build lightweight cars for a lot less money.