Turning a corner.
Academic experts on how the humble car could evolve to become an unlikely hero in the global fight against climate change.
This isn’t goodbye.
To become an attractive prospect for electric car manufacturers, the UK needs to sort out its supplies of rare earths – Brexit, or no Brexit.
When computers take the wheel, the emotive aspect of driving will change significantly.
Gone in a flash.
Driverless cars will form a fast, efficient transport network, which will make car ownership redundant. But they could also spell the end of public transport.
Having fun yet?
Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Motorists endlessly demand more roads, but is this really a solution?
These streets are made for walking.
The car revolutionised the way people travel – but at a heavy cost. Now, car-free cities will only work when there's reliable public transit and access for all.
From Alexa and Siri to intelligent speed assistance, there's a lot of technology competing for our attention while driving,
The year 2030 may not seem far away, but a decade is a long time in technological terms. Widespread automation, electrification, and connectivity are set to revolutionise the car of the future.
A Chinese hybrid-electric SUV made by BYD.
Chinese electric vehicle sales already amount to more than half of the world's total – and car makers and battery manufacturers are working hard to grow even faster.
When most inner-city apartment residents don’t use cars to get around, you can expect public transport to feel the impacts of new developments.
Traffic impact assessments required of major building developments mainly focus on the movement of cars, but these account for only 30-40% of trips by inner-city apartment dwellers.
A traffic jam on a busy highway near Vancouver, B.C.
Vehicles in Canada are big, heavy and guzzle a lot of gasoline.
Uber drivers live by the app.
One of Uber's selling points is that a driver is always available to pick up a rider within minutes. But the drivers who make this possible aren't being compensated for the time they spend waiting.
Nobuteru Taniguc drifting a Tesla Model S in Tokyo, Japan.
Electric motors are used in everything from utes to mining trucks – because they pack plenty of oomph.
Smart meters can help share the load of charging electric cars.
Concerns about the strain electric cars can put on the electricity grid are not unfounded, but there are some relatively simple fixes available.
A ‘hard Brexit’ appears increasingly likely.
AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth
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?
Lego Mechanic might look sweet and innocent, but what’s that smile really hiding?
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.
Police detectives at the scene of a fatal crash in Northcote in 2017. The crash occurred after a police pursuit.
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.
Appearances can be misleading.
This attention grabbing policy has less to do with solving public transport problems, and more to do with the government’s nation-branding campaign.