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Cars are the technology of the future. The Verge brings you new car reviews, auto show insights, deeply reported investigations, and news from the frontlines of autonomous and electric vehicle development. We bring you updates from major companies like Ford, GM, Mercedes, and VW as well as digital upstarts like Uber, Google, and Tesla. Cars are among the biggest computers that we’ll ever own, and we know computers. We also bring you news and analyses from the growing effort to reduce the number of cars crowding our cities and the fight to reduce oil consumption, cut CO2 emissions, and shift to more sustainable sources of energy.

GM says two Chevy Bolts caught fire after getting recall fix

EU proposes phasing out new internal combustion cars by 2035

Mercedes-Benz’s new Roadster has a flippy touchscreen

Can Polestar design a new kind of car company?

Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath wants the freedom of an auto startup with the benefits of an established player

Formula E nearly turned a profit during the pandemic

Foxconn is dangling a shiny new EV plant in front of Wisconsin

Stellantis, parent company of Dodge and Jeep, had an ‘EV Day’ and it was extremely weird

Bentley reveals details about its Flying Spur Hybrid, the ‘most efficient Bentley ever’

Volkswagen, BMW fined $1 billion for colluding to make dirtier cars

LiveWire One is Harley-Davidson’s second chance at electric motorcycle dominance

Jeep says it will have ‘zero-emission’ SUVs in every category by 2025

Dodge will make an electric muscle car in 2024

Polestar made a more powerful version of its electric sedan for the Goodwood Festival

BMW’s actually making the futuristic CE 04 electric scooter

Rimac takes over Bugatti from VW in powerhouse electric supercar deal

Lordstown Motors is now being investigated by the Justice Department

Porsche recalls Taycans over sudden power loss problem

A Tesla Model S Plaid caught fire in Pennsylvania, briefly trapping the driver inside

The new, high-end version of the Model S had just started reaching customers

Tesla delivered over 200,000 cars in the second quarter of 2021

Electric vehicles are the future for everyone — except disabled people

General Motors strikes a deal to source lithium in the US for its electric car batteries

Workhorse says Postal Service broke its own rules in new mail truck contest

Volvo’s new electric concept car is a ‘manifesto’ for the future

Say farewell to the BMW i3, the kooky electric hatchback that couldn’t quite make it

Honda’s first electric SUV in the US will be called ‘Prologue’

Volkswagen plans to stop selling combustion engine vehicles in Europe by 2035

The Lucid Air is nearing the finish line

Nearly a decade in the making, the EV startup is getting ready to finally meet its customers

Volvo won’t charge extra for its upcoming electric vehicles with lidar sensors

New York City votes to block new licenses for electric taxis, snubbing Revel’s Tesla plans

An electric popemobile is Fisker’s latest leap of faith

Canoo will build its electric vehicles at a new Oklahoma factory

Workhorse starts federal court fight over lost USPS contract