Research shows Google pays its interns a median $6,666 per month. Photograph: PA

This year’s batch of Silicon Valley summer interns might earn more money than you. The median monthly base salary for an engineering-focused sum(...)

Tesla Motors’ mass-market Model 3 electric cars which are set to retail at $35,000.(Photograph: Tesla Motors/Handout via Reuters)

Tesla Motors gave a sneak preview Thursday of its Model 3 sedan, saying more than 130,000 people had ordered the car, even though it is more than a y(...)

The Harman  Rinspeed Budii concept car at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Features like gesture control are now making it into production models and not simply reserved for concept cars.

Carmakers are becoming a familiar sight at tech shows, where they’re rolling out new models to woo a generation of consumers who question the need for(...)

California is finalising the rules needed to allow everyday use of self-driving cars. Photograph: The New York Times

Google envisions a world where a blind man can get in his car alone and tell it to take him to the grocery store. California regulators say self-drivi(...)

A driver with the ride-sharing service Lyft waits for a customer on a street in Santa Monica

General Motors is investing $500 million in Lyft and has laid out plans to develop an on-demand network of self-driving cars with the ride-sharing se(...)

Predictions for May: The new Amazon Prime motoring series begins, and the first episode consists entirely of Jeremy Clarkson speaking directly to the camera and “just saying what’s on his mind.” Three international incidents, a dozen lawsuits and one minor war result, along with a vendetta against Clarkson from Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Neil Briscoe dusted off his crystal ball to foresee the year ahead - but his predictions are about as likely to arrive as flying cars January Volksw(...)

Padmasree Warrior:  has joined US arm of Chinese electric car start-up NextEVs: she said software would play an important part in disrupting the existing auto industry. Photograph:  Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Padmasree Warrior, one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent female executives, has signed on to run the US arm of Chinese electric car start-up NextEV, (...)

A Roewe E50 electric car is parked next to a street as a bicycle travels past, amid heavy smog, after the city issued its first ever “red alert” for air pollution in Beijing, China last week. Photograph: REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Last week’s smog in Beijing was more likely to have a yellowish tinge than a silver lining but one beneficiary of pollution going off the charts last (...)

Ryanair followed up this week’s news that it made €1 billion surplus in the first half of the year with strong passenger numbers for October. Its shares added 1.07 per cent to end the day at €14.66

European shares closed off their highs yesterday amid continued fallout from the Volkswagen emissions scandal and indications from Federal Reserve cha(...)

Audi: results out today.   Photograph: Akio Kon/Bloomberg
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TODAY Results: Aramark; Audi; Avis Budget; Estee Lauder; Inmarsat; Ryanair; PostNL; Visa. Indicators: Irish Investec manufacturing PMI; Irish consumer(...)