Mercedes’ latest high-tech concept car is a throwback to 1901

Many of Mercedes' concept cars are focused squarely on the future, but its newest example goes back in time even as it aims to go forward. The automaker has unveiled a Vision Mercedes Simplex concept car that hearkens back to the 1901 Mercedes 35 PS...

Watch Tesla’s record-breaking Laguna Seca lap

Last night Elon Musk tweeted that the company's Model S "just set record for fastest 4 door ever at Laguna Seca" and now there's video evidence of its 1:36.555 time. There aren't a lot of details available on the run or exterior shots to show how clo...

Hyundai’s first electric race car is a souped-up Veloster

Hyundai is joining the ranks of automakers with electric race cars -- if in a somewhat predictable way. The company has started work on the Veloster N ETCR, a race-tuned EV edition of the Veloster N built for its namesake ETCR championship starting...

Volkswagen teases the ID.3’s larger EV sibling

The automotive world loves a splashy debut. Lights, loud music, flashy presentations and sometimes there's a special guest. The ID.3 got that treatment as it was finally freed from its camouflage. But the first public appearance of the ID.4 SUV has b...

Rivian gets $350 million from the company behind Kelley Blue Book

Rivian won't even release its first electric truck until late 2020, but that isn't stopping the company from receiving its third big funding infusion this year. Cox Automotive, the company behind Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, has made a $350 mill...

Mercedes’ Vision EQS is a peek at its EV future

Mercedes' EQ EV sub-brand continues to grow with new cars being added it seems like every few months. That's good news for fans of luxury vehicles also want to be pampered when they drive. The latest concept car though, it's something else.

Volkswagen takes the wraps off the production-ready ID.3 EV

After announcing the MEB modular electric-car platform at CES in 2016 on the heels of Dieslegate, the automaker went on a tear announcing a microbus, dune buggy, crossovers and other vehicle types that would run on electrons instead of gasoline. Fina...