Security

Six parts of your car that gather data on you

You can tell a lot about someone from the car they drive. The data that many vehicles now collect can reveal the patterns of our daily lives and provide insights into our behavior, actions and even our state of mind.

Software

Autonomous driving: New algorithm distributes risk fairly

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed autonomous driving software which distributes risk on the street in a fair manner. The algorithm contained in the software is considered to be the first ...

Energy & Green Tech

Arctic cold 'no sweat' for electric cars in Norway

Norwegian electric car owners have a word for the way they feel when they look nervously at their battery indicators while driving in subfreezing weather: "rekkevideangst", or "range anxiety".

Engineering

Autonomous steering system keeps human drivers engaged

Researchers from EPFL and JTEKT Corporation have developed an automated driving system based on the concept of "collaborative steering," which aims to increase transportation safety, efficiency, and comfort by encouraging ...

Business

More EV charging stations amp up home values

As electric vehicles continues to speed ahead in the market, a new study from the University of Maryland's Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) found that homebuyers are willing to pay a premium in areas where it's easy ...

Energy & Green Tech

Electric car sales gain pace despite hurdles

The electrification of the car industry is gathering pace, particularly in Europe, where the sale of new cars running on petrol and diesel will end in 2035.

Business

Jordan's electric car users battle with batteries

Electric car early adopters in oil-poor Jordan are now having to grapple with the thorny question of battery disposal, as demand for the technology accelerates across the region.

Business

Ford shares fall as Q4 profits lag estimates

Ford reported an annual loss Thursday following disappointing fourth-quarter earnings that reflected what it called execution problems that marred performance.

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