Waymo will build its driverless cars in Detroit

Months after Waymo announced that it would select a factory in southeast Michigan to dedicate to the production of level 4 autonomous cars — that is, cars capable of driving without human supervision...

Google Maps now tells you if an EV charging station is in use

Along with showing you the location of charging stations for your electric car, Google Maps now also shows you whether they’re currently in use. The functionality is available across the US...

Tesla claims its latest self-driving chip is 7 times more powerful than its rivals’

As predicted, Tesla discussed its car lineup’s forthcoming self-driving features during an “Autonomy Day” keynote ahead of its Q1 2019 earnings call later this week. Full Self-Driving (FSD) computer (previously Autopilot Hardware 3.0)...

Nissan’s EV Hints at World Where Can Auto Designers Go Wild

Smooshed hips. No view. Awkward legroom: Nobody likes the middle seat. But Nissan's sleek, four-door electric IMs concept car, unveiled in January at the North American International Auto Show, transforms the miserable middle...

Punny SUVs at the NY Auto Show and More Car News This Week

On the floor of the New York Auto Show this week, Genesis showed off its sweet little Mint concept, an electric two-seater with a very abbreviated sedan body. The Hyundai luxury arm does...

Tesla gets restraining order on short-seller who photographed employees

Tesla has hit one of its prominent Twitter critics and short-sellers of the company with a restraining order — the same person who recently spotted and photographed a Model 3 being...

The mesmerizing rims of the 2019 New York Auto Show

Every year, The Verge scours the floor of the New York Auto Show looking for design trends to spotlight. One year it was gear shifts. The next, grilles. This year we...

British Beach-Goers Could Get a Bigger Road Through Stonehenge

Stonehenge! The UK’s premier archaeological destination—a ring of stones constructed by the ancients somewhere between 4,000 and 5,000 years ago—sits along a roadway known as the A303. However, not every car on this...

Audi’s first electric car reportedly delayed again because of a battery shortage

Audi has reportedly delayed deliveries of its first flagship electric vehicle, the E-tron, because of issues securing enough batteries from supplier LG Chem, according to The Brussels Times. Wait times have...

Uber Recruits Some Rich Friends to Drive Its Autonomous Cars

When Uber publicly filed for an initial public offering last week, it cemented its reputation as a technology behemoth with more than a few liabilities. One particularly weighty albatross: its Autonomous Technology Group,...

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