Mercedes-Benz’s Hideous New Mobility Concept Isn’t All That New

On Monday, Mercedes-Benz unveiled the Vision URBANETIC (styled in all caps by the manufacturer) — an all-electric, autonomous nightmare the company claims “answers the questions of future urban mobility.” The modular design is as versatile …

Trademark Foreshadows Launch of GM Subscription Service ‘DriveScription’

While we’ve bashed them for being one of the most expensive ways to acquire a vehicle, automotive subscription plans have becoming increasingly popular among premium nameplates. General Motors already has one exclusively for Cadillac but it appea…

You Won’t Have to Buy One of Volkswagen’s Upcoming Electrics to Drive One

A product onslaught with a questionable sales future is on the way from Volkswagen, but Americans, as well as Europeans, won’t necessarily have to purchase one to add it to their lifestyle. Under its “We Share” ride sharing venture, V…

Public Becoming More Apprehensive About Robotic Cars, Here’s Our Best Guess as to Why

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Despite the public having become more aware of autonomous vehicles over the last several years, acceptance of the technology appears to be at an all-time low. According to a recently published survey from Cox Au…

Autonomous Tech Won’t Displace Truckers, Biased Studies Claim

Last year, the Center for Automotive Research said robotic vehicles will eventually displace professional drivers in figures that will be “certainly in the millions.” Meanwhile, Goldman Sachs predicted trucking job losses of 25,000 per mont…