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Not Wild About Waze? Try One of These Top GPS Devices

Driving in circles? A good GPS can do a lot more than just get you where you're going, it can help keep you sane on the road. A mix of newer devices and older bargains, here are the top models you can buy.

Battery Cells Thrown During Tesla Model S Crash Set Bed on Fire

The battery cells were thrown from the vehicle, smashed through windows, and caused a fire to start.

By Matthew Humphries

The Best High-Tech Cars for 2020

Technology is one of the most important features to consider when buying a new vehicle. These hybrid and electric models have some of the best car tech we've tested.

By Alex Colon  & Doug Newcomb

2020 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid Review

Editors' Choice

The 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid has a longer EV-only range, a better infotainment system, and is priced lower than its main rival the Prius Prime Limited.

By Gretchen Newcomb

2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Review

Editors' Choice

The 2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid’s long electric-only range, solid tech, and excellent and roomy interior make it stand out among modern minivans.

By Gretchen Newcomb

Honda to Mass-Produce Level 3 Autonomous Cars by March

Level 3 autonomy requires a driver to be behind the wheel to take control at any time, but the car can operate without their intervention. For now, Honda is only planning a Japan release.

By Sherin Shibu

Walmart Tests Self-Driving Car Deliveries in Arizona

When customers in Scottsdale order items from their local Walmart, they will be able to choose a contact-free delivery from one of Cruise’s cars.?

By Sherin Shibu

Electric Heavy-Duty Volvo Trucks to Hit the Road in 2021

The Volvo FH, Volvo FM, and Volvo FMX trucks have a potential range of about 186 miles.

By Sherin Shibu

MIT Researchers Developing a Sound-Powered Underwater GPS

They’re working on a battery-free system built on reflecting sound instead of generating it.

By Sherin Shibu

Massachusetts Voters Give 'Right to Repair' a Big Boost With Car Data Initiative

The 'Question 1' ballot initiative in Massachusetts gives car owners and third-party repair shops expanded access to vehicle data, starting with model year 2022.

By Sherin Shibu

Want 'Full Self Driving' Mode on Your Tesla? Get Ready to Fork Over $10,000

The price hike was expected now that the Full Self Driving (FSD) capability is in beta. It's likely to increase more as the feature improves, so Tesla is hoping buyers will take advantage of it now.

By Sherin Shibu

Hey Mercedes, Turn My Car Into a Smart Home Control Center on Wheels

Starting with the S-Class in 2021, Mercedes owners will be able to link SmartThings-compatible smart home devices to their cars and control them via voice while driving.

By Sherin Shibu

Waymo, Daimler Partner on Driverless Trucks

Daimler's Freightliner Cascadia truck, outfitted with the Waymo Driver automated driver technology, will be on the road in the US 'in the coming years.'

By Sherin Shibu

GMC's New Hummer EV is 'World's First All-Electric Supertruck'

The 2022 Hummer EV boasts an estimated 350-plus-mile driving range and fast charging.

By Stephanie Mlot

Report: Tesla Reduces Used-Car Warranty

This comes after Tesla canceled its ‘no questions asked’ 7-day return policy last week.

By Sherin Shibu

Google Ends Support for Trusted Contacts App

Users are encouraged to try Google Maps' location-sharing services, instead.

By Stephanie Mlot

GM Cruise Approved to Test Fully Driverless Cars in San Francisco

The autonomous vehicle maker hopes to hit the road before the end of this year.

By Stephanie Mlot

Waymo Launches a Fully Driverless Taxi Service in Phoenix

After a brief COVID-19 break, the autonomous vehicle maker is back offering rides to the public.

By Stephanie Mlot

Amazon Reveals Its First Customized All-Electric Delivery Vehicle

The custom van was designed and built in partnership with electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian.

By Matthew Humphries

GMC's All-Electric Hummer Runs Unreal Engine

Next-generation digital cockpits for our cars courtesy of Epic Games.

By Matthew Humphries