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Uber and Lyft drivers explain why they are striking

Organizing groups are also urging consumers to avoid taking rides Wednesday in solidarity with drivers, who want higher pay and more transparency.
Relatives of passengers on Lion Air flight JT 610 cry at Depati Amir Airport, Pangkal Pinang, Belitung island, Indonesia

The Lion Air crash dings Indonesia’s aviation record, but the region is not the Bermuda Triangle for air travel everyone is making it out to be

Some have condemned Indonesian aviation, but the tragedy is out-of-character for an industry that's worked hard to reform for more than a decade.
Relatives of passengers of Lion Air flight JT610 that crashed into the sea, cry at Depati Amir airport in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, October 29, 2018.

The Indonesian Lion Air flight JT 610 aircraft that crashed into the Java Sea shortly after takeoff with at least 188 on board was brand new and deliv...

A search-and-rescue effort is underway for at least 188 aboard an Indonesian Lion Air flight that crashed in the Java Sea after takeoff from Jakarta.

Tesla slashed the price of the Model 3 Performance and buyers who purchased before the price cut have some thoughts about it

Tesla chopped $5,000 off the price of the Model 3 Performance sedan and made the previously optional $5,000 "performance upgrade" package standard.

Uber passengers in Australia and New Zealand will get banned from the app if their rating drops below 4 stars

Uber riders in Australia and New Zealand with ratings under 4 stars are in danger of being kicked off the app, the company announced. The crackdown is set to begin September 19, but Uber says passengers at risk will be issued several warnings to improve their ratings.

Tesla Model S driving on Autopilot accelerated before crashing into a Utah fire truck

The development adds a new layer to the investigation into the Tesla Model S that slammed into a fire-department vehicle in South Jordan, Utah, earlier this month. The 28-year-old driver told the police the car was operating on Autopilot at the time.
Volkswagen Transporter

Apple teams up with Volkswagen to make a fleet of self-driving passenger vans

The partnership between Apple and Volkswagen is seen by some as bittersweet for the consumer-electronics giant, which had higher hopes for its self-driving car project when it first launched in 2014.
Carlos Ghosn

The CEO of the world’s largest car company flexes on Tesla, touts best-selling electric cars, and says range anxiety is no longer an issue

Carlos Ghosn, the CEO of the Renault Nissan Alliance, the world's largest automotive company, said the secret formula to building successful electric vehicles is to give them just enough range to suit customer's needs while also making them accessible to more buyers.
Elon Musk.

Elon Musk looks to ease concerns in an affluent suburb of Los Angeles where The Boring Company plans to build a new test tunnel

Elon Musk took questions at an event in the LA suburb of Bel Air on Thursday night, during which he and Boring Company officials talked about its tunneling activities and took questions from members of the community.

The feds are investigating a crash involving a Tesla Model S whose driver says she was using her phone while Autopilot was engaged

The Tesla Model S crashed into a fire-department vehicle last Friday in South Jordan, Utah. The 28-year-old woman behind the wheel told the police that the semiautonomous technology Autopilot was activated and that she was looking at her phone at the time of the crash. The NHTSA is investigating.