Electric motors are used in everything from utes to mining trucks – because they pack plenty of oomph.
Concerns about the strain electric cars can put on the electricity grid are not unfounded, but there are some relatively simple fixes available.
American companies still face enormous uncertainty about how they'll be doing business in the UK and EU in the coming years, particularly as the April 12 Brexit deadline draws closer.
Cars that keep your speed within the limit may seem like a good idea, but the prospect of introducing the technology raises some tricky questions.
Using driverless cars to get from A to B in the future will mean more free time to do other activities – but will people really use it productively?
The danger with car hacking isn't terrorists taking control of your car (as movies might have you think), but the age old problem of dodgy mechanics getting you to spend more on servicing it.
As a police officer, I was involved in many pursuits, investigated serious accidents and later became a researcher. Here's what I've learned about how police make decisions in a pursuit.
This attention grabbing policy has less to do with solving public transport problems, and more to do with the government’s nation-branding campaign.
Their analysis finds that the costs exceed the benefits by over $170 billion – but it includes four major errors in the calculations.
With car manufacturers closing down factories, and self-driving technologies improving and becoming more widely accepted, have we reached Peak Car?
The private car is the default transport option for many families. This reduces physical activity and increases greenhouse gas emissions, with unhealthy results for their children and the environment.
New anti-sickness technology is needed for driverless cars to deliver on the promise of letting us read, work or watch films while we travel.
Do high fuel economy requirements make the US auto fleet less safe? The Trump administration says yes and is moving to freeze these standards, but auto experts and US car makers disagree.
Bumps in the road are dangerous, expensive and difficult to fix.
Torontonians have been experiencing pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities since the advent of the automobile. The one way to stop the deaths is to ban cars but since that won't happen, what can be done?
From the 1930s to the 1960s, 'The Negro Motorist's Green Book' and 'Travelguide: Vacation and Recreation Without Humiliation' offered African-American roadtrippers lists of black-friendly businesses.
If the insect wants to stay right in front of your nose, it must fly forwards just a little bit when the car is speeding up. But when the car is at constant speed, it only needs to hover.
'The Mother Road' is one step closer to becoming a National Historic Trail, which would allocate funds for struggling towns along the original Route 66.
A lecturer in transport engineering weighs in on one of the greatest debates of our time.
Far from setting us free, autonomous vehicles are set to enable new forms of surveillance and oppression.