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Uber settlement protects travel with your guide dog

Uber settlement protects travel with your guide dog

Filed under: Etc.,Government/Legal,Green,Transportation Alternatives,Technology Need to get somewhere with your guide dog? Now you can call an Uber.Continue reading Uber settlement protects travel with your guide dog Uber settlement protects [more]
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Recharge Wrap-up: Jaguar's aluminum recycling, lithium demand rises

Recharge Wrap-up: Jaguar's aluminum recycling, lithium demand rises

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Videos,Jaguar,Emissions,Green Automakers,Transportation Alternatives,Electric Jaguar celebrates a recycling milestone. EV makers will compete for lithium. Connecticut funds EV charging infrastructure. Car clubs make a big im [more]
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Nissan recalls 3.5 million vehicles over airbag sensor

Nissan recalls 3.5 million vehicles over airbag sensor

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Recalls,Chevrolet,Infiniti,Nissan,Safety,Crossover,Hatchback,Minivan/Van,Sedan,SUV Nissan is recalling 3.53 million vehicles globally – 3.2 million in the United States – because the front passenger airbag may or [more]
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In Michigan, car hackers could face life imprisonment

In Michigan, car hackers could face life imprisonment

Filed under: Etc.,Government/Legal,Ownership,Jeep,Technology Car hackers may not want to mess with vehicles in and around the Motor City. A pair of Michigan lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would punish anyone who infiltrates a vehicle's electron [more]
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Brake-checking cop facing internal affairs inquiry

Brake-checking cop facing internal affairs inquiry

Filed under: Etc.,Government/Legal,Videos A Clifton, NJ cop is facing an inquiry from his internal affairs department after brake-checking a civilian driver in a bizarre incident in late March.Continue reading Brake-checking cop facing internal affairs inquiry [more]
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Germany will offer 4,000 euro incentives for plug-in vehicles

Germany will offer 4,000 euro incentives for plug-in vehicles

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Germany,Electric,Hybrid German plan will fund as much as $4,500 in perks for those who buy electric vehicles.Continue reading Germany will offer 4,000 euro incentives for plug-in vehicles Germany will offe [more]
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Snapchat named in lawsuit by man hurt in distracted driving crash

Snapchat named in lawsuit by man hurt in distracted driving crash

Filed under: Government/Legal,Videos,Weird Car News,Safety Snapchat was named in a lawsuit brought by a man who suffered brain damage in a car crash his lawyers say was caused by one of the app's special features.Continue reading Snapchat named in lawsuit by m [more]
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City installs traffic lights on sidewalks for texting pedestrians

City installs traffic lights on sidewalks for texting pedestrians

Filed under: Government/Legal,Videos,Weird Car News,Driving,Safety The German city of Augsburg installed pedestrian signals in the ground at busy crossings so texting walkers know when it is safe to cross.Continue reading City installs traffic lights on sidewa [more]
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Russian lawyer eats breathalyzer report to save client

Russian lawyer eats breathalyzer report to save client

Filed under: Government/Legal,Humor,Videos,Weird Car News,Driving,Russia A lawyer in Central Russia recently went above and beyond the call of duty for his client when he destroyed evidence in a DUI case by eating it.Continue reading Russian lawyer eats breath [more]
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EPA, CARB want Mitsubishi to retest US fuel economy figures

EPA, CARB want Mitsubishi to retest US fuel economy figures

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Mitsubishi,Fuel Efficiency The EPA and CARB are requesting fuel economy info from Mitsubishi and want the company to do additional testing on some US models.Continue reading EPA, CARB want Mitsubishi to retest US fuel econom [more]
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VW diesel cheat linked to 2006 PowerPoint presentation

VW diesel cheat linked to 2006 PowerPoint presentation

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Volkswagen,United States,Diesel Slides laying out the cheating scheme have reportedly been uncovered in the investigation into VW.Continue reading VW diesel cheat linked to 2006 PowerPoint presentation VW [more]
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Michigan police officer buys car seat for struggling father

Michigan police officer buys car seat for struggling father

Filed under: Government/Legal,Driving,Safety,Police/Emergency A police officer in Westland, Michigan helped out a struggling young father when, instead of writing him a ticket, the officer bought a car seat for the man's daughter.Continue reading Michigan poli [more]
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Ford, Volvo, Google, Uber and Lyft form self-driving alliance

Ford, Volvo, Google, Uber and Lyft form self-driving alliance

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Ford,Volvo,Autonomous Ford, Google, Lyft, Uber and Volvo form an organization to better prepare America's roads for self-driving technology.Continue reading Ford, Volvo, Google, Uber and Lyft form self-driving alliance [more]
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Mitsubishi cheated on Japanese fuel economy test since 1991

Mitsubishi cheated on Japanese fuel economy test since 1991

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Mitsubishi,Fuel Efficiency,Japan Mitsubishi admits that it didn't use a portion of Japan's mandated fuel economy test since 1991, which allowed the company to inflate vehicle fuel economy.Continue reading Mitsubishi cheated [more]
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Man records woman who left baby in car while shopping

Man records woman who left baby in car while shopping

Filed under: Government/Legal,Videos,Weird Car News,Toyota,Safety A man recorded a woman in California as she left her infant alone in the back of a car on a hot day while she shopped.Continue reading Man records woman who left baby in car while shopping [more]
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VW won't release diesel scandal investigation report

VW won't release diesel scandal investigation report

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Volkswagen,Emissions Volkswagen believes that it's too risky to release Jones Day's interim diesel scandal report and no longer plans to publish the documents in April. The company thinks the information could negatively aff [more]
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Fiat diesels might also cheat emissions tests

Fiat diesels might also cheat emissions tests

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Fiat,Germany,Diesel Fiat may be running its emissions control devices for only the first 22 minutes a car is on. An emissions test takes 20 minutes.Continue reading Fiat diesels might also cheat emissions tests [more]
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Car salesman becomes amateur ISIS investigator, goes to jail

Car salesman becomes amateur ISIS investigator, goes to jail

Filed under: Government/Legal,Read This,Toyota The New York Times shows how obsession caused a Toyota salesman to investigate ISIS and eventually go to jail for allegedly threatening an FBI agent.Continue reading Car salesman becomes amateur ISIS investigator, [more]
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The government is shaming people for texting and driving

The government is shaming people for texting and driving

Filed under: Government/Legal,Driving,Safety,Smartphone,Technology Apparently, some people use social media to brag about their texting-and-driving habits. NHTSA isn't amused.Continue reading The government is shaming people for texting and driving [more]
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US Senate reauthorizes controversial DOE green car loan program

US Senate reauthorizes controversial DOE green car loan program

Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Fisker,Tesla,Electric,Hybrid The federal government last funded the green-vehicle technology program in 2007.Continue reading US Senate reauthorizes controversial DOE green car loan program US Senate reaut [more]
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Uber settles suit with 385k drivers for $100 million

Uber settles suit with 385k drivers for $100 million

Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Government/Legal,UAW/Unions,Transportation Alternatives,United States The 385,000 Uber drivers are from California and Massachusetts, and those driven more than 25,000 miles might get $8,000.Continue reading Uber settles suit w [more]
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