Testing ZF’s Autonomous Ride-Hailing Taxi

We try out a robo-taxi at CES, and learn where the industry really is at on the road to autonomous lifts

As Silicon Valley and the car industry continue to converge, we’re seeing an increasing presence of autonomous cars at the Consumer Electronics Show, including an autonomous robo-taxi that we caught a ride in this year. The ZF Autonomous Ride-Hailing Taxi is a prototype that’s meant to preview the experience of a new form of urban mobility, but that technology will actually be put to use this …

Test Drive: 2019 BMW 3 Series

We take the revamped next-generation 330i through Portugal’s dramatic Algarve region

Skirting along the craggily cliffs in the next generation of BMW’s most important car right now—the 3 Series—the wild Atlantic surf pounds the rocks and picturesque coves below. In a few months, this region of Portugal will be flooded with sun-seekers splayed along its beaches, but at the moment, we have its roads to ourselves. A gorgeous late autumn day naturally seems to invite a spirited …

Test Drive: 2019 Bentley Bentayga V8

We test the spritely, luxurious model in the Austrian Alps

When the Bentley Bentayga debuted, it was the most luxurious SUV in the world, offering Bentley’s famed craftsmanship and comfort with a new level of capability. Very quickly, Bentayga became the nearly 100-year-old luxury British automaker’s top seller. Arriving just two short years after, a new V8 version tweaks the formula, and we took to the alpine roads of Austria, and the other-worldly heights of …