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A self-driving taxi went rogue, blocking traffic and evading officials, as a YouTuber captured it on video from the backseat

A Waymo self-driving car is seen during the annual Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View, California Thomson Reuters A self-driving car went rogue in Arizona, stalling, then speeding off before assistance could arrive. A YouTuber caught the nearly 20-minute episode on video from the backseat of the car. Waymo issued a statement that it has assessed the event and used it to improve future rides. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Waymo self-driving taxi went rogu...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Texas, News, California, Youtube, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Arizona, Autonomous Cars, Johnson, Thomson Reuters, Self-driving Car, Phoenix


Fisker soars 17% after reaching deal with Foxconn for development of an electric vehicle

Production on Fisker's Ocean SUV is slated to start in 2022. Mark Matousek/Business Insider Fisker shares revved up 17% on Friday after the company and Foxconn finalized agreements to develop a "breakthrough" electric vehicle. Production of the vehicle is expected to begin in 2023 in the US. Fisker is aiming to begin production on its Ocean SUV in Europe in 2022. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shares of Fisker sharply jumped Friday after the company finalized a dea...
Tags: Apple, Europe, India, Cars, US, Trends, Markets, Taiwan, Electric Vehicles, Foxconn, Ev, Fisker, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, Henrik Fisker Fisker, Carla Mozee, Ocean SUV


How to use Carvana to buy a used car online

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Carvana Carvana is an online-only marketplace of used vehicles that aims to make the car-buying process less stressful. The website allows shoppers to complete the entire buying process on a computer or phone. Here's how to use Carvana, from applying for financing to finalizing a purchase and getting a car delivered. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Carvana's online marketplace of preowned v...
Tags: Reviews, Auto, Transportation, Facebook, Cars, Trends, Used Cars, Car Buying, Carfax, Carvana, Carvana Carvana, Rick Stella, Outdoors (Reviews, Insider Picks How To, Insider Reviews 2021, Masthead Sticky Carvana


How semitrucks are crash tested

Just like consumer cars have to undergo crash testing, so do commercial semitrucks. Some of these tests are the same, but others are designed specifically for trucks. Thanks to these crash test trials, safety standards for trucks are only improving. See more stories on Insider's business page. Following is a transcript of the video.Narrator: Every year, there are half a million semitruck accidents in the US alone. That's why, just like passenger cars, these massive vehicles need to be c...
Tags: Transportation, Video, Cars, US, Trends, European Union, Volkswagen, Trucks, Volvo, Volvo Trucks, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Scania, IIHS, Crash Test, Semi Trucks, Daniel Gessner


New electric vehicle charging research could allow drivers to power their cars as they drive on the highway

Electric vehicle charging. Jackyenjoyphotography/Getty Images Researchers at Cornell University are developing technology that can charge an electric car while its in motion. US highways could embed the roads with metal plates that charge the cars as they drive over them. The project is about five years away from a roll out, but can already power most electric vehicles. See more stories on Insider's business page. What if you could charge your electric car while you were driving it?Res...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, News, California, Cars, US, Samsung, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, Nasa, Toyota, Path, Nikola Tesla, Nissan


Watch Tesla’s Cybertruck cruise the streets of New York City

Watch Tesla’s futuristic Cybertruck pickup cruise the streets of NY City on Saturday night -- just hours before Tesla CEO Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live.
Tags: News, New York City, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, NY City, Cybertruck


Watch Tesla’s Cybertruck cruising the streets of New York City

Watch Tesla’s futuristic Cybertruck pickup cruise the streets of NY City on Saturday night -- just hours before Tesla CEO Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live.
Tags: News, New York City, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, NY City, Cybertruck


A man was arrested after allegedly spending $5 million in stolen COVID-19 relief on Ferrari, Bentley, and Lamborghini sports cars

A black Lamborghini, one of the cars federal agents seized from the suspect. US Attorney's Office for the Central District of California, Twitter A man was arrested Friday on charges related to fraudulently obtaining and spending $5 million in PPP loans. Officials said the man gave banks falsified documents to apply for loans for four "sham businesses." They said he spent some of the money on Ferrari, Bentley, and Lamborghini sports cars, which were seized by federal agents. See more s...
Tags: News, Congress, Cars, US, Trends, Fraud, Connecticut, Department Of Justice, Biden, Orange County, Mercedes, PPP, Justice Department, Lamborghini, Irvine California, Sports Car


Chinese EV startup Nio is entering the international market - and plans to start deliveries in Norway in September

Nio CEO William Li, stood next to a Nio car. STR/AFP via Getty Images Nio said it plans to start deliveries of its electric vehicles in Norway in September. This would be the Chinese company's first international market. It said the first vehicle on offer in Norway would be the Nio ES8, a seven-seater smart SUV. See more stories on Insider's business page. Electric-vehicle startup Nio announced plans to launch sales in Norway later this year, marking its first entry into a market ...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Elon Musk, China, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Norway, Electric, Electric Cars, Oslo, Nordic, Li, NIO


London-based EV maker Arrival soars 10% after announcing a vehicle-development partnership with Uber

Arrival product chief Tom Elvidge. Arrival Shares of London-based electric automaker Arrival soared Tuesday after the company struck a deal with Uber to develop a vehicle for ride-hailing drivers. Arrival said the car will reduce emissions as Uber has pledged for its London-based service to go fully electric by 2025. The Arrival Car's design is expected to be shown by the end of 2021. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shares of London-based electric automaker Arrival s...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Uber, Europe, London, Cars, Trends, Markets, North America, Air Quality, Emissions, Eastern Europe, Ev, Carla Mozee, Climate Crisis, Arrival


Best cheap dash cam deals for May 2021: Vantrue, Garmin, Anker, and more

Want to buy a dash cam? We've rounded up the best deals inside, along with tips on making the right choice.
Tags: Deals, Cars, Trends, Commerce 2020, Vantrue Garmin Anker, Evergreen Deals


A car and a computer help shopper complete wacky parking project

Everyone needs a project. Gareth Wild’s involved parking his car in every space at his local supermarket. And six years after starting, he’s finally finished.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Computing, Spreadsheets, Parking, Google Maps, Skoda, Gareth Wild


Ford dives 10% after warning 2nd-quarter production will be halved by a chip shortage

Workers build Ford F-150 trucks. Associated Press Ford shares fell as much as 10% on Thursday as the company expects a 50% hit to second-quarter production. The company said a global shortage of semiconductors will be a potential drag on its output. Ford said a fire at a Japanese chip supplier worsened the shortage situation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ford shares tumbled to a two-month low Thursday after the vehicle maker said a worldwide shortage in semiconductor...
Tags: Apple, Japan, Cars, Trends, Markets, Vehicles, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Tim Cook, F-150, Trucks, F, Ev, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Associated Press Ford, Carla Mozee


14 travel essentials to keep your dog safe and comfortable in the car, recommended by experts

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. If you're taking a road trip with your dog, you'll need to ensure their safety and comfort. We rounded up the best dog car travel accessories, including a crash-tested dog crate and harness. You can protect your dog from overheating on the road with window shades and plenty of water. Sleepypod With changes to how we travel, Americans across the country are hitting the road with dogs as their cop...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Amazon, Dogs, Pets, Trends, Walmart, Car, Car accessories, Red Cross, Don, Kong, BPA, Fraser, Reston Virginia, Petco


Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he's 'disappointed' Elon Musk is talking about a deadly crash involving a Tesla while it's under investigation

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Chris Saucedo/Getty Images for SXSW Sen. Richard Blumenthal criticized Elon Musk's decision to tweet about a deadly crash. Authorities in Texas said Tesla's Autopilot was engaged when two people were killed in a crash in Houston this month. Musk dismissed the connection between the Autopilot and the crash on Twitter. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Richard Blumenthal has called out Tesla CEO Elon Musk for his response to a fatal Tesla cras...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Elon Musk, Texas, News, Senate, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Connecticut, Houston, Wall Street Journal, Electric Car, Cnbc, Musk, Nhtsa


Elon Musk says pandemic supply-chain issues and a global microchip shortage resulted in 'insane difficulties' for Tesla

Elon Musk NurPhoto/Contributor/Getty Images Elon Musk said Tesla experienced significant supply chain hurdles in the last quarter. Musk cited the global chip shortage, as well as port delays, and COVID-19 restrictions in China. Supply-chain disruptions have impacted many US companies, causing shortages and price hikes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk told investors during the Tesla's quarterly earnings call that the automaker has been forced to reckon with nu...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, California, China, Cars, US, Samsung, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Deloitte, Electric Car, Musk, Tech Insider, Zach Kirkhorn Tesla


A 2017 lawsuit shows how electric car startup Lordstown paid outside workers to gin up 10,000 pre-orders per year

Vice President Mike Pence at the unveiling of the Lordstown Endurance. Lordstown Motors A 2017 lawsuit shows how Lordstown Motors banked some pre-orders for its upcoming pickup truck. The case reveals the company paid outside workers to generate up to 10,000 pre-orders per year. Experts warn pre-orders and reservations are flawed measures of a startup's potential. See more stories on Insider's business page. Electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors has been paying salespeople to s...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Gartner, Start-up, Electric, Electric Cars, Securities And Exchange Commission, Burns, Mike Pence, Fisker


Best Prime Day Dash Cam deals

For your peace of mind and the safety of your family while driving, you should invest in a dash cam for your car with this year's Prime Day dash cam deals.
Tags: Deals, Cars, Trends, Deal, Garmin, Dash Cams, Amazon 2021, Prime Day 2021


Tesla’s Autopilot can be easily tricked, engineers find

Engineers at Consumer Reports said this week that it’s easy to trick Tesla’s Autopilot system into thinking someone is in the driver’s seat.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Consumer Reports, Autopilot, Consumers Reports


Tesla's top lawyer has left Elon Musk's company for a 26-year-old billionaire's self-driving startup

Ben Margot/Associated Press Tesla's acting general counsel has joined the self-driving startup Luminar Technologies. Alan Prescott, who joined Tesla four years ago, will lead the startup's legal team. Intel executive Trey Campbell also joined the startup, It said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tesla's top lawyer, Alan Prescott, has left the electric car company to join Luminar Technologies, a startup that develops laser sensors for self-driving cars, the co...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Elon Musk, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Intel, Ford, Toyota, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Volvo, Billionaire, Prescott, Russell


Elon Musk suggests Autopilot was off in fatal Texas Tesla crash

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that the automaker’s early investigations suggest the Model S in Saturday's fatal accident in Texas didn’t have Autopilot enabled.
Tags: Elon Musk, Texas, News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Autopilot, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Full Self-driving, Texas Tesla


Toyota has unveiled the first of 15 new electric vehicles it plans to sell by 2025

Toyota Toyota unveiled its new electric SUV at the 2021 Shanghai Auto Show. The car is similar to a RAV4 in design, but rides lower and has a yoke steering wheel. The new EV is one of 15 the company plans to make by 2025. See more stories on Insider's business page. Toyota debuted its new all-electric SUV concept car on Monday at the 2021 Shanghai Auto Show.The Toyota bZ4X is the first electric car under the company's new Beyond Zero (bZ) lineup of cars with zero carbon emissions....
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Japan, News, China, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Toyota, Electric Car, Ford Mustang Mach, Toyota Toyota, Shanghai Auto Show, Toyota RAV4, Tech Insider


Fatal Tesla crash in Texas appeared to have no driver

A Tesla Model S vehicle that crashed in Texas on Saturday, killing both occupants, appeared to have no one behind the wheel.
Tags: Texas, News, Safety, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Autopilot, FSD


Fatal Tesla crash in Texas appeared to have no one behind the wheel

A Tesla Model S vehicle that crashed in Texas on Saturday, killing both occupants, appeared to have no one behind the wheel.
Tags: Texas, News, Safety, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Autopilot, FSD


Watch Ford testing its next-gen driver-assist tech on a mega road trip

Ford has posted a video showing off its next-generation driver-assist tech — called BlueCruise — on a road trip covering more than 100,000 miles.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Ford, Autonomous Cars, Driver Assist


The Sonos-Audi partnership isn’t as exciting as we’d hoped

Sonos technology will appear in the forthcoming 2022 Audi Q4 E-Tron electric vehicle, but it's far from the deep integration that Sonos fans were hoping for.
Tags: Mobile, Cars, Trends, Radio, Home Theater, Sonos, Audi, e-Tron, Automotive Audio, Sonos Audi


Audi’s newest EV packs augmented-reality tech and customizable lights

New for 2022, the Q4 will likely become Audi's best-selling EV.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Crossovers, Audi, EVs, Electric Cars


Tesla is hiking the prices on its solar roof tiles for existing customers by as much as 70%

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Customers waiting on installations of Tesla's Solar Roof received were told the price was rising. Electrek reported customers receiving the same email with massive price hikes this weekend. Some customers had signed contracts over a year ago. See more stories on Insider's business page. Customers for Tesla's Solar Roof product are reporting they've suddenly been hit with massive price hikes. The Verge reported Monday t...
Tags: Elon Musk, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electrek, Tech Insider, Price Hike, Solar Roof, Tesla Solar Roof, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Tesla Kevork Djansezian Getty Images Customers


Apple may have finally found a partner to build the Apple Car

The Apple Car may be edging toward reality after a new report suggested the tech giant may have finally found a partner to help it make its electric vehicle.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Lg, Autonomous Cars, EVs, Electric Cars, Apple Car, Magna


Apple may have finally found a partner for the Apple Car

The Apple Car may be edging toward reality after a new report suggested the tech giant may have finally found a partner to help it make its electric vehicle.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Lg, Autonomous Cars, EVs, Electric Cars, Apple Car, Magna



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