The National Transportation Research Center develops technology that informs tailpipe emissions standards
Fear of fines may fuel more sudden stops and rear-end accidents
Falling battery prices and foreign demand will keep the market going
Legal battles loom and pollution levels could rise as fuel economy standards are relaxed
Ride-hailing threatens does public transit but is also key to its future success with smart policies and the right price signals in place
Those most impacted by air pollution should be able to more easily use cleaner vehicles, environmentalists argue
Next-generation transportation systems are relatively easy to trick
The perceptions that driverless cars have of the world around them can be very different from those presented to human eyes
New cars have amazing technology everywhere but the dashboard
The ride-sharing company has halted its autonomous vehicle testing while it investigates the accident in Arizona
Researchers can’t always tell exactly why something works but they can evaluate the outcome
Demand for the metal, which is critical to EV batteries, could soon outstrip supply
Rosemarie Truman, CEO of the Center for Advancing Innovation, says a better system of governance for federally funded inventions could lead to many more good ones becoming commercialized.
In addition to addressing safety concerns, Silicon Valley firms have a strong incentive to create a new venue for increasing the use of their digital devices
A social scientist studies how car stickers turn the roads into actual information highways.
Even when autonomous vehicles are doing everything they’re supposed to, the drivers of nearby cars and trucks are still flawed, error-prone humans
State leaders are discussing banning the sale of cars that run on gasoline or diesel
Much of the necessary technology already exists
Vehicle manufacturers and utilities plan to find ways to cut the U.S. transportation system's energy use in half by 2050
A new device promises to tell police when a driver has been sending messages while behind the wheel, but is it legal? Larry Greenemeier reports.