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Cars are the technology of the future. In Verge Transportation, we bring you new car reviews, auto show insights, and news from the race toward self-driving, autonomous electric vehicles between companies like Uber and Tesla.

Apple’s Morning Show logo looks like the one for Elon Musk’s Boring Company

Nationwide US Customs computer outage causes gigantic lines at airports

Segway-Ninebot introduces an e-scooter that can drive itself to a charging station

Canoo’s CEO steps away as the startup shows off EV designs

Dropbox had to evacuate its headquarters when an electric scooter caught fire

Another Wednesday in Silicon Valley

NIO co-founder leaves the EV startup in the middle of a tumultuous year

UPS has been quietly delivering cargo using self-driving trucks

Battery-powered plane crashes in Norway as country tries to ditch fossil fuels

Bon Iver owns a Tesla called ‘John Teshla’

Audi’s E-Tron becomes first electric car to win top safety award

Autonomous Cars

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Having ‘Null’ as a license plate is about as much of a nightmare as you’d expect

Skip’s new scooter has a sturdier deck, bigger wheels, and a swappable battery

British Airways is testing VR entertainment on select first class flights

This company wants to fill the skies with hydrogen-powered planes by 2022

The FAA has banned recalled MacBook Pros from all flights — like any other bad battery

Electric moped startup Revel expands into Washington, DC

A Tesla owner implanted the RFID chip from her Model 3’s keycard into her arm

Keyless entry

Google, Apple, Microsoft reportedly ignoring safety pleas to add rail crossings to maps

NIO wraps up battery recall early, but it’s at the expense of sales

Watch Porsche’s first electric car make an EV expert’s mind melt

E-Tretroller at the Brandenburg Gate

Ride-sharing

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The Trump administration killed a self-driving car committee — and didn’t tell members

Uber lost over $5 billion in one quarter, but don’t worry, it gets worse

RadWagon electric cargo bike review: the SUV of e-bikes

The lesson from Elon Musk’s ‘funding secured’ mess is to never tweet

New York City extends its cap on new Uber and Lyft vehicles

EV startup NIO sold its Formula E racing team

Swagtron, maker of scooters and skateboards, unveils its first electric city bike

Uber and Lyft finally admit they’re making traffic congestion worse in cities

New York City’s first self-driving shuttle service is now open for business

“At a macro level, autonomy here in New York City is a beacon for the rest of the world.”

Amazon Echo Auto review: So... how dumb is your car?

Where the rubber meets the road

The electric vehicle Cannonball Run record was broken twice in one month

Audi has combined an electric scooter and a skateboard into one dweeby rideable

French inventor successfully crosses the English Channel on a hoverboard

Electric scooters aren’t quite as climate-friendly as we thought

What is ‘Ultra Cruise’? GM teases mysterious autonomous technology to investors

Tesla hit with another lawsuit over a fatal Autopilot crash

Tesla owner discovers problem with ‘Dog Mode’ air conditioning feature