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Chip Shortage Causes Toyota to Cut Production by 40%

As Toyota's latest announcement shows, the auto industry is still struggling to escape the chip shortage.

By Michael Kan

Waze Lets PAW Patrol Pups Give Directions

The limited-time feature turns the animated pups into your co-pilot.

By Stephanie Mlot

Dem Senators Ask FTC to Probe Tesla Over 'Misleading' Self-Driving Claims

US Senators Richard Blumenthal and Edward Markey are concerned Tesla is overhyping the company's self-driving technologies and thus putting Tesla owners at risk.

By Michael Kan

11 Crashes Trigger Tesla Autopilot Investigation by the NHTSA

The 'Preliminary Evaluation' will look at how Autopilot works on the Model 3, S, X, and Y.

By Matthew Humphries

Not Wild About Waze? Try One of The Best GPS Devices for 2021

Driving in circles? A good GPS can do a lot more than just get you where you're going, it can help keep you sane on the road. A mix of newer devices and older bargains, here are the top models you can buy.

Tesla Cybertruck Production Delayed to 2022

No reason has been given for the delay or a firm date for when production will begin.

By Matthew Humphries

The Best High-Tech Cars for 2021

Technology is one of the most important features to consider when buying a new vehicle. These hybrid and electric models have some of the best car tech we've tested.

By Alex Colon  & Doug Newcomb

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Review

4.0

Though it doesn't veer too far from the standard SUV formula, the 2021 Volkwagen ID.4 marks an auspicious debut for the company's first all-electric crossover with cutting-edge tech and a solid drive.

By Gretchen Newcomb

The Best Dash Cams for 2021

Whether for safety, liability protection, or just capturing the occasional on-the-road spectacle, a dashboard camera can be your second set of eyes on the road. Here's what to look for when buying one, along with the top models out there.

By Will Greenwald

VanTrue N2 Pro Dual 1080p Dash Cam Review

3.5

The VanTrue N2 Pro Dual 1080p Dash Cam doesn't have quite as many features as the competition, but it captures what's happening inside of your car in addition to activity on the road, making it an attractive option for rideshare drivers.

By Gretchen Newcomb

Tesla Reportedly Agrees to $1.5 Million Settlement for Battery Throttling Case

The proposed settlement would give affected Tesla Model S owners $625 each.

By Nathaniel Mott

Tesla Pushes Semi Truck Launch to 2022 Amid Battery Cell Supply Issues

In a message to shareholders, Tesla says the limited supply of battery cells will push its Semi truck's launch to 2022.

By Nathaniel Mott

Tesla Copes With Chip Shortages By Writing More Software

Why slow down production when you can just use different chips and write new firmware?

By Matthew Humphries

Lyft Riders Will Be Able to Hail Argo AI's Self-Driving Ford Vehicles Later This Year

Argo AI, Ford, and Lyft partnered to bring self-driving vehicles to the ride-sharing network in select US cities.

By Nathaniel Mott

These Hard-to-Get EVs Ferried Bezos and Crew to Blue Origin Launchpad

For now, Bezos and crew are among the only ones who can sample Rivian's sleek EVs, as pandemic-related supply constraints have delayed delivery of its R1S and R1T vehicles.

By Chloe Albanesius

Readers' Choice 2021: Connected Cars

Our readers rated their cars' in-vehicle connectivity features, and you won't be surprised to see which automaker is tops when it comes to tech.

By Ben Gottesman

Tesla Introduces $199 Full Self-Driving Monthly Subscription

The feature was previously locked behind a $10,000 one-time fee.

By Nathaniel Mott

Tesla Releases Ninth 'Full Self-Driving' Beta 2 Years After it Was Promised

The ninth beta of Tesla's Full Self-Driving software has finally started to reach drivers.

By Nathaniel Mott

Papago GoSafe 535 Dash Camera Review

4.0

The Papago GoSafe 535 is a high-resolution dash cam that records crisp images with a wide field of vision for under $100, but you'll need to plug it into your computer if you don't have an Android phone.

By Gretchen Newcomb

Garmin Dash Cam 66W Review

4.0
Editors' Choice

The tiny Garmin 66W is a thoughtfully designed, feature-filled dash cam that includes driver assistance warnings that can help prevent a crash.

By Gretchen Newcomb