Uber licence not renewed in London


Ride-hailing firm Uber is "not fit and proper" to be a private hire operator, according to Transport for London (TfL)...
Not fare: how Uber drivers gang up to exploit passengers

How Uber drivers gang up to exploit passengers


Uber drivers are secretly colluding to cause price surges that allow them to charge customers more, according to research seen by The Times.
Queens Speech boosts number of electric car charging points

Queen's Speech: EV chargers for motorway services


After limited driving range, the greatest hurdle to more drivers switching to an electric car is often said to be the limited number of public ch
New Chinese vehicle plant for Midlands signals dawn of electric black cab

Electric cabs on horizon as Midlands plant opens


Britain is to get two new vehicle plants in one. Geely of China has said its new factory in the Midlands will assemble hybrid black cabs and ...
How sat-navs shut down brain’s ability to navigate

How sat-navs shut down brain’s ability to navigate


In 2012 three Japanese tourists in Australia drove their rented car up to its wheel arches on a mudflat and themselves into the annals of...
New microprocessor steers British company towards driverless cars

New chip steers company towards driverless cars


Britain’s biggest tech company has unveiled a new microprocessor targeted at emerging technologies, including driverless cars.
Video: Flying car offers commuters speedy escape from gridlock

Video: Flying car offers escape from gridlock


It could be the answer to the congestion crisis gripping our biggest cities: a car that can take to the skies to avoid rush-hour gridlock.
Uber’s fake

Uber’s fake app foils undercover regulators


The taxi-hailing company Uber has been caught using software to fool authorities that have been trying to curtail its service around the world...
Opinion: If Uber is worth what the investors claim, I’ll eat my brake pads

Opinion: If Uber is worth what the investors claim


With a name like Uber, a business could not make the scale of its ambitions clearer. Deutschland über alles, and all that...
China tells motorists: no GPS tracker, no petrol

China tells motorists: no GPS tracker, no petrol


Drivers in the troubled northwestern province of Xinjiang are to be forced to install GPS tracking devices on their vehicles to allow...
Scorpion-3 hoverbike takes off for extreme commute

Video: Hoverbike takes off for extreme commute


Watch a Star Wars-style hoverbike being tested successfully in Russia.
Uber launches investigation after tech worker exposes ‘culture of sexism’

Tech worker exposes ‘culture of Uber sexism’


Silicon Valley executives like to think of themselves as disrupting tradition. But in certain respects, some seem to remain in the dark ages...
Driverless cars make their testers dozy

Driverless cars make their testers dozy


Ford’s engineers have been nodding off so often in tests of self-driving cars that the manufacturer has ditched its plans for semi-autonomous...