Nuro gets permit to start commercial autonomous deliveries in California

Almost three years after revealing its autonomous delivery vehicle, Nuro is about to start commercial operations in California. Initially, service needs will be met by fully autonomous Prius vehicles, but the R2 delivery pods won't be far behind.

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Glorious Toyota Land Cruiser 4×4 RV ready to leave 2020 behind

The merging of two of the toughest "cruisers" on dry land is complete. EarthCruiser presents its Toyota Land Cruiser XTR, an expedition rig that combines legendary 4x4 capability with three-person living quarters complete with state-of-the-art tech.

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Testing of Microlino 2.0 electric bubble car prototypes begins

Back in early 2016, Micro Mobility Systems AG revealed an electric reworking of the front-loading BMW Idetta bubble car. Now the company has started building and testing prototypes ahead of manufacture in 2021.

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Volvo’s electric excavator gets to work in Paris

After trundling out electric heavy machinery at a test quarry in 2018, Volvo has now sold its first all-electric construction industry vehicle in France. The compact electric excavator has been delivered along with the group's FE Electric truck.

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Vauxhall Elite camper van to roam roads as both an electric and diesel

Vauxhall has partnered up with Wellhouse Leisure to create a camper as British as the Union Jack itself. The Vauxhall Vivaro Elite Campervan will launch next year, first as a diesel-powered pop-top, later as an all-electric Vivaro-e camper.

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The production Hennessey Venom F5 is here, and it’s all out of bubblegum

The 1,817-horsepower Venom F5 hypercar has been unveiled in production form, along with acceleration figures that would suck the doors off a Koenigsegg Regera and sights firmly set on the recently vacated title of "world's fastest production car."

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Walmart removes the safety driver from autonomous trucking tests

Walmart is pressing ahead with its efforts to automate certain parts of its logistics operations, today announcing plans to conduct tests of completely driverless trucks along a leg of its supply chain in Arkansas.

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In pictures: Witness the rough-hewn wildness of the Bugatti Bolide

Bugatti has released a photo dump showing its nascent Bolide hypercar getting a little coy with some of its clothes off. Currently #6 on our list of the world's most powerful cars, the 1,825-hp Bolide prototype is an epically raw rejection of luxury.

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Bentley completes its first reverse-engineered 1929 Blower

Bentley is 40,000 man-hours into its painstaking reverse-engineered, laser-scanned copy of the 1929 Bentley Blower, and has just announced the completion of "car zero" – the master prototype from which 12 "Continuation Series" cars will be built.

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Aptera opens orders on 1,000-mile solar EV that never needs charging

With three square meters of solar panel on the roof, and a body so ludicrously efficient that it can squeeze up to four times as much range out of a kilowatt-hour as other EVs, the new Aptera becomes the first EV you can drive daily and never charge.

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