Tag Archives: transportation

Tesla is hand-delivering the Model 3 to speed up sales

Tesla is determined to move as many EVs as it can before its summer quarter is over, and that includes saving you from even a short trip to get your vehicle.

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The ESA teamed with Nissan to build an off-road astronomy lab

Nissan unveiled its Navara Dark Sky concept vehicle at the Hannover Motor Show this week, and it's a vehicle designed for astronomers. The truck is an enhanced version of the automaker's Navara vehicle and along with including some handy new features...

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Yamaha Wabash gravel e-bike previews off-road electric

There’s no shortage of e-bikes intended for slicker city riding, but Yamaha wants to take the tech off-road with its new Adventure Gravel e-Bike, the Wabash. Revealed in prototype form today, the power-assisted bicycle looks at first glance like a regular mountain bike, but it packs an electric punch

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Lyft brings its electric scooters to Santa Monica

You no longer have to be a Denver resident to try Lyft's electric scooters. The two-wheeled transports are now available in Santa Monica, California under a city pilot program. As usual, it'll cost you $1 to unlock a scooter and 15 cents for every...

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Audi rips the camouflage off its E-Tron electric SUV

Audi finally took the wraps off its E-Tron pure electric SUV. At an event in Northern California, the automaker stripped off the QR code-esque wrap from the vehicle and announced how you can reserve your own and for how much.

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Mercedes’ latest GLE melds tech with a super-smooth ride

The EQC isn't Mercedes' only tech-heavy SUV launching in the near future. The brand has taken the wraps off a new version of the GLE where the technology matters as much with what you don't notice as what you do. It's billed as the first vehicle to...

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Boring Company steers its latest machine with an Xbox controller

It might not be all that exciting to dig tunnels, but The Boring Company may have a way of livening things up a bit: give the operators a gamepad. The Elon Musk-owned outfit has posted a video showing a test that used an Xbox One controller to steer...

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Volvo’s road-plane vision is beguilingly disruptive

Air travel is dire, autonomous car development is split into poorly-communicating silos, and the goal of cutting road fatalities and making better use of infrastructure simply isn’t the priority it ought to be. That, at least, is how Volvo sees the state of play in the self-driving world, and while the striking new 360c concept car may be a very … Continue reading

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Lexus LY 650 yacht makes real luxury out of striking boat concept

Lexus has revealed its latest luxury vehicle, though the LY 650 yacht is designed for the high seas, not the highway. Described as the fourth addition to the Lexus flagship range, the vessel joins its land-locked LS sedan, LX SUV, and LC coupe siblings as a high-end transportation option with striking styling. It’s inspired by the Lexus Sport Yacht Concept, … Continue reading

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Tesla package will enable Track Mode for more Model 3 buyers

Tesla's Model 3 Performance is potentially a tuner's dream EV thanks to its upcoming Track Mode, but there's a problem: to get that Track Mode, you have to spring for a Performance Upgrade package on top of the Performance trim level. You won't have...

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