Put My Driver’s License on My Phone. Now.

The people who brought 5 million of us TSA PreCheck, MorphoTrust USA, are working to bring us an app that can securely store a mobile driver’s license, or mDL. This cannot happen fast enough for me. And apparently I’m not alone. MorphoTrust paired up with Radius Global Market Research to find out how badly we…

Lyft, maybe in Austin, TX

Without Uber and Lyft, More People Own Cars

For a little while, Uber and Lyft operated as happily in Austin, Texas, as they did anywhere else, with their own driver background checks in place. But voters wanted more — they wanted drivers to be fingerprinted. The ride hailing companies balked, and a measure was put on the ballot to let them keep their…

Chrysler Pacific hybrid

Diesel Is Dead and Gasoline Is a Goner

If you feel like you’ve got another 20 years or so of life left in you, first of all, that’s great! We’re glad to have you around. But second, it means that you will likely buy an electric car at some point. That’s because the United Kingdom today followed France’s lead in banning the sale…

EPA MPG

MPG Testing Is More Like Real-World Driving

by Kristen Hall-Geisler Whether we’re on a car lot looking at window stickers or online looking at car shopping websites, we all probably look at two things first: price and fuel economy. And we know neither of those is written in stone. We can probably negotiate a better price, and the EPA’s fuel economy was…