Porsche Will No Longer Make Diesel Vehicles

Porsche has decided to give up on the diesel business for good. The German auto giant confirmed in a press release today that it’s no longer going to make diesel vehicles. It calls the dropping demand for diesel models one of the reasons why it has made this decision. It points out that the diesel share of worldwide Porsches was 12 percent in 2017.


Uber Reportedly Discussing Acquisition With Deliveroo

Uber already runs a food delivery service of its own called Uber Eats and it may be looking to acquire a food delivery firm to further bolster this effort. According to a new report, Uber is in talks to acquire a food delivery company called Deliveroo. It’s unclear how much Uber is willing to pay for the company but it would understandably have to be above Deliveroo’s latest valuation.


Google Maps For CarPlay Is Finally Here

The iOS 12 update was released just yesterday and one of the features of the update that some have been anticipating, is support for third-party mapping interfaces for CarPlay. This means that if you’re using CarPlay and you’d rather not use Apple Maps, you’ll be pleased to learn that you can now use Google Maps as an alternative.


Germany Puts World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Trains Into Service

The world’s first hydrogen-powered trains have gone into service in Germany. The two trains are part of a service running along a 62-mile track in the country. The trains have been created by a French company called Alstom and they are running on a route that was previously used by diesel locomotives.


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The E-Tron: Audi Launches Its First Electric Car Editor's Pick

Audi launched its first 100% electric vehicle, the Audi E-Tron, in our city of San Francisco yesterday evening. This new car increases the competition in a segment of the market currently dominated by Tesla. The Audi E-Tron SUV is an worthy Tesla Model X competitor.


Google Brings Android To Cars With The Largest Auto Group

Google is teaming up with the world’s largest auto group – Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance – to bring Android OS to cars. These companies ship the most number of cars globally every year and this partnership will enable Google to tap into that and have millions of cars running its Android operating system. Android will be behind the infotainment and navigation systems in these cars. The systems will enable drivers to access […]


Uber Might Buy Careem, Its Biggest Middle East Rival

While Uber has exited some markets in Southeast Asia, it most recently sold out to Grab in the region, the company is reportedly looking to acquire its biggest rival in the Middle East. According to a new report, Uber is in talks to acquire Dubai-based Careem for a price between $2-2.5 billion.


Tesla Free Lifetime Supercharger Offer Is Ending

Tesla initially provided car owners with free and unlimited Supercharger access which was supposed to end early last year. However, the offer has been available in select circumstances since then, as customers who were buying a vehicle other than the regular Model 3 could get it if they used a referral code from an existing Tesla owner to place their order. This referral program is now being shut down so […]


Uber Is Testing Out Its Own Traffic Estimates System

We’re sure that many have called for an Uber in which based on its location on the map, it seems like it could be pretty close, but for some reason it ends up taking way longer than expected. There could be many reasons behind this, but soon Uber riders can knock one of those reasons off their list – traffic.


Porsche To Offer Car Sharing Through Turo

Turo, a peer-to-peer car sharing platform, has been picked by Porsche to allow people to essentially lend their cars for short periods of time. It’s a new pilot program that the car manufacturer is running. The program is called Porsche Hosts and it’s going to be launched in Los Angeles and San Francisco initially next month.


BMW Shows Off Its Self-Driving Motorcycle

You have seen plenty of self-driving cars by now. Public trials are even being conducted in many cities across the globe as the world moves towards a future where cars will be able to drive themselves without requiring any input from us. The same can also be said for motorcycles, as BMW has proven with new footage of its self-driving motorcycle.


Lyft Announces Commitment To Go Fully Carbon Neutral

Many companies are starting to realize the impact that their operations are having on the  world today. This is why those companies (more recently Sony) have announced plans and initiatives to try and go green. Ride-sharing service Lyft is one of them as the company has announced their commitment to go completely carbon neutral.


Apple Now Has 70 Self-Driving Vehicles In Its Fleet

It is still very much unclear as to what Apple wants to do with self-driving cars. However whatever it is that the company has planned, it only seems to be expanding because according to California’s Department of Motor Vehicles, it appears that Apple’s self-driving fleet now boasts of 70 vehicles along with 139 drivers that are permitted to test these vehicles.


Tesla Reduces Color Options For Cars To Streamline Production

Tesla holds a lot of promise but the company’s struggles with the production of electric cars have been well documented. It continues to take steps to further streamline production and meet its quarterly targets. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed today that the company is dropping some color options for its cars so that it can simplify the production process.