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Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

Autonomous Cars Head for the Big Apple

By Dee-Ann Durbin and Tom Krisher | Oct 19
Autonomous vehicles may soon be tested by the chaos of Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and bikes embark daily on an eternal quest to avoid impact.

Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Traffic, but Increase Sprawl

Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Traffic, but Increase Sprawl

By Matt O'Brien | Oct 17
A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl.

Toyota to Highlight Reading of Driver Emotions at Tokyo Show

Toyota to Highlight Reading of Driver Emotions at Tokyo Show

By Yuri Kageyama | Oct 16
Driving sleepy? Hungry? Toyota will be highlighting an array of experimental technologies aimed at improving safety and anticipating drivers' desires at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month.

Self-Driving Cars: Not Ready Yet, but New Rules Open a Path

Self-Driving Cars: Not Ready Yet, but New Rules Open a Path

By Justin Pritchard | Oct 15
Although consumers can't yet get a self-driving car for themselves, the technology's long and windy road to market is getting shorter.

Paris Hopes to Ban Gas-Powered Cars in City by 2030

Paris Hopes to Ban Gas-Powered Cars in City by 2030

By Samuel Petrequin | Oct 14
In the future, the noise of car engines revving around the streets of Paris might become just a memory. In its latest initiative to reduce air pollution, Paris City Hall wants gasoline-powered cars off the roads by 2030.

Tricked Out: Pickup Trucks Get More Luxurious

Tricked Out: Pickup Trucks Get More Luxurious

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Oct 13
Heated and cooled seats. Backup cameras. Panoramic glass roofs. Not exactly what springs to mind when you think of a pickup. But that's what American truck buyers increasingly want

Midsize Match-Up: Edmunds Sizes Up Camry Versus Accord

Midsize Match-Up: Edmunds Sizes Up Camry Versus Accord

By Jason Kavanagh | Oct 11
The Honda Accord and Toyota Camry have long been household names, but these stalwarts are shaking things up for 2018.

Renault Wants Half Its Cars to be Electric or Hybrid in 2022

Renault Wants Half Its Cars to be Electric or Hybrid in 2022

By Jeffrey Schaeffer and Angela Charlton | Oct 9
French carmaker Renault said Friday that half of its models will be electric or hybrid by 2022 and it's investing heavily in "robo-vehicles" with increasing degrees of autonomy.

Edmunds: How the Mazda CX-5 and Chevy Equinox Compare

Edmunds: How the Mazda CX-5 and Chevy Equinox Compare

By Will Kaufman | Oct 7
The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox and 2017 Mazda CX-5 recently underwent full redesigns to make them even more competitive. But which one is the best match for you?

Senate Bill to Clear Obstacles to Self-Driving Cars Advances

Senate Bill to Clear Obstacles to Self-Driving Cars Advances

By Joan Lowy | Oct 5
Legislation that could help usher in a new era of self-driving cars advanced in Congress on Wednesday after the bill's sponsors agreed to compromises to address some concerns of safety advocates.

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