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Latest news from Digital Trends - Cars feed

  1. Uber picks up another key Google employee as its new VP of engineering

    01.21 / 01:39 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    Apple is to Tesla what Google is to Uber -- at least, when it comes to employee migration. On Friday, Amit Singhal became the latest bright mind to bid adieu to Google and bonjour to black cars. The post Uber picks up another key Google employee as its new VP of engineering appeared first on Digital…
  2. Ford’s 2018 Mustang Convertible adopts the coupe’s love-it-or-hate-it look

    01.20 / 18:18 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    Ford has revealed the updated 2018 Mustang Convertible. Like the coupe, the drop-top receives a polarizing new look, more tech features, and an available 10-speed automatic transmission. The post Ford’s 2018 Mustang Convertible adopts the coupe’s love-it-or-hate-it look appeared first on Digital…
  3. NHTSA concludes Tesla’s Autopilot system not to blame in fatal accident

    01.20 / 17:04 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    The NHTSA has closed its investigation into Tesla's Autopilot system. Autopilot isn't to blame for the accident that killed Joshua Brown, and the system actually reduces accidents when it's used properly. The post NHTSA concludes Tesla’s Autopilot system not to blame in fatal accident appeared first on Digital…
  4. Shelby celebrates the Super Snake’s 50th year with a 750-horsepower Mustang GT

    01.20 / 14:37 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    Shelby is celebrating the Super Snake's 50th birthday with a limited-edition model. Based on the Ford Mustang GT, the commemorative Super Snake packs a 5.0-liter V8 that produces up to 750 horsepower. The post Shelby celebrates the Super Snake’s 50th year with a 750-horsepower Mustang GT appeared first on Digital…
  5. Uber will shell out $20M to settle claims it misled drivers over wages

    01.20 / 10:18 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    Uber has agreed to pay $20 million over claims made by the Federal Trade Commission that it recruited drivers with false information about how much they could earn in the job. The post Uber will shell out $20M to settle claims it misled drivers over wages appeared first on Digital …
  6. Ford makes dash cams look boring with a dolly that responds to how you drive

    01.20 / 01:05 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    Filming a solo drive in the future may no longer mean shooting video from a fixed perspective. According to the patent, the camera dolly uses information from the vehicle to move the camera in tune with the drive. The post Ford makes dash cams look boring with a dolly that responds to how you drive appeared first on Digital…
  7. General Motors pays $1 million civil penalty in ignition switch case

    01.19 / 17:45 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    General Motors agreed to pay a $1 million fine to the SEC related to the ignition switch scandal that began over two years ago. The SEC said GM did not disclose the ignition switch fault to accountants in a timely manner. The post General Motors pays $1 million civil penalty in ignition switch case appeared first on Digital…
  8. Damning report suggests you’ll never commute in Elio Motors’ three-wheeler

    01.19 / 17:44 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    A new report finds Elio Motors has just $101,000 left in cash, and an accumulated deficit of $123 million. The company warned that it might have to cease operations if it doesn't obtain financing. The post Damning report suggests you’ll never commute in Elio Motors’ three-wheeler appeared first on Digital…
  9. Dodge’s next muscle car will be faster, lighter and more powerful than the Hellcat

    01.19 / 14:04 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    Dodge has announced it will introduce a new variant of the Challenger named Demon at the New York Auto Show. The model will be faster, lighter, and more powerful than the 707-horsepower Hellcat. The post Dodge’s next muscle car will be faster, lighter and more powerful than the Hellcat appeared first on Digital…
  10. Will Volvo’s posh XC90 SUV get a baby brother at the Shanghai Auto Show?

    01.19 / 14:03 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    Volvo will allegedly introduced a new model named XC40 at the Shanghai Auto Show. The first-ever XC40 will slot at the bottom of Volvo's crossover lineup, but it won't be a Xerox copy of the XC90. The post Will Volvo’s posh XC90 SUV get a baby brother at the Shanghai Auto Show? appeared first on Digital…
  11. Amazon’s latest patent reveals its own take on autonomous car technology

    01.19 / 09:45 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    Reversible lanes, where the direction of travel changes according to the volume of traffic, could prove a bit tricky for self-driving vehicles. Amazon, however, may have found a solution. The post Amazon’s latest patent reveals its own take on autonomous car technology appeared first on Digital…
  12. McLaren's P14 will be a whole lot quicker than its 650S predecessor

    01.18 / 22:07 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    McLaren's 650S supercar successor, dubbed the P14, will reportedly be twice as aerodynamically efficient as the current car thanks to active and static wings, inlets, and channels. The post McLaren's P14 will be a whole lot quicker than its 650S predecessor appeared first on Digital…
  13. 2017 BMW 5 Series first drive

    01.17 / 22:12 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    BMW’s 7th generation 5 Series is here to re-conquer the midsize performance luxury sedan segment. The post 2017 BMW 5 Series first drive appeared first on Digital T…
  14. The 2018 Ford Mustang has LED lamps, an LCD dash, and a polarizing new look

    01.17 / 18:30 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    Ford introduced the updated 2018 Mustang. The car receives a more muscular look and more high-tech features than ever before, but it loses the naturally aspirated, 3.7-liter V6 engine. The post The 2018 Ford Mustang has LED lamps, an LCD dash, and a polarizing new look appeared first on Digital…
  15. It's not just miles traveled: Something else causes rising U.S vehicle deaths

    01.17 / 03:48 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    Increased miles traveled cannot account for the rise in U.S. traffic fatalities, which so are about eight percent higher in 2016 than 2015. Eight consecutive quarters have seen vehicle deaths rise over the previous year's statistics. The post It's not just miles traveled: Something else causes rising U.S vehicle deaths appeared first on Digital…
  16. Peugeot's new race car takes the first three spots in this year's Dakar Rally

    01.16 / 23:30 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    Peugeot has captured the first three spots of the 2017 edition of the Dakar Rally. First place went to Stephane Peterhansel, an experienced French pilot who has won the event 13 times. The post Peugeot's new race car takes the first three spots in this year's Dakar Rally appeared first on Digital…
  17. U.S. DOT forms wide-ranging blue ribbon federal automation advisory committee

    01.14 / 16:25 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    The U.S. Department of Transportation formed an automation advisory committee whose members include private and public sector leaders from major companies, universities, cities, and advocacy groups. The post U.S. DOT forms wide-ranging blue ribbon federal automation advisory committee appeared first on Digital…
  18. Renault becomes the latest automaker affected by Dieselgate shock waves

    01.14 / 12:09 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    The French government has accused Renault of selling diesel-powered cars that don't comply with emissions regulations. The Paris-based company denies the accusations, claiming none of its cars has ever used a defeat device. The post Renault becomes the latest automaker affected by Dieselgate shock waves appeared first on Digital…
  19. More than 800,000 Ford vehicles being recalled due to faulty Takata airbags

    01.13 / 00:03 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    More than 800,000 Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles have been recalled due to faulty Takata airbags in cars made in the United States and Canada. The airbags can expel bits of shrapnel, potentially causing injury or death. The post More than 800,000 Ford vehicles being recalled due to faulty Takata airbags appeared first on Digital…
  20. Dieselgate 2.0? EPA claims Jeep and Ram diesels also cheated on emissions

    01.12 / 18:32 digitaltrends.com Digital Trends - Cars
    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has accused Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles of violating the Clean Air Act by selling non-compliant, diesel-powered light trucks. FCA disagrees with the EPA's accusations. The post Dieselgate 2.0? EPA claims Jeep and Ram diesels also cheated on emissions appeared first on Digital…