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German Automakers Criticized for Not Building Electric Cars "Half as Sexy as Tesla"
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California Uber Drivers Selling Respirator Masks for Huge Profit Amid Wildfire Smoke
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LAWRENCE AND THE MACHINENov 9, 2018
Jaguar Is Slumping—Again. Can Anything Save This Historic Car Brand?Disastrous sedan sales. A bad bet on diesel. Brexit. China woes. Jag just can't catch a break.
LAWRENCE AND THE MACHINENov 2, 2018
Hey, Detroit, Here's Your Common Sense Survival Plan: Invest in Cars, Not Just Trucks and SUVsIf Detroit automakers give up their hard-won passenger-car business, they'll never win it back.
Nov 2, 2018
A Local's Guide to Being Slowly Choked to Death by New York City Traffic, in Five VehiclesNYC gridlock can do to mobility solutions what whisky did to Dylan Thomas outside of White Horse Tavern, but with less humanity.
Nov 1, 2018
Should We Care If Car Companies Advertise on Fox News?Fox News's reputation for massaging the truth and spreading right-wing propaganda is well-known. So what does it say when car companies still advertise on it?
LAWRENCE AND THE MACHINEOct 19, 2018
How Convenient: Ford CEO Jim Hackett Blames Trump, Tariffs for His Company's Shaky PerformanceTrump's metals tariffs are indefensible, but they're no scapegoat for Ford's challenges around the world.
Oct 15, 2018
All-Female 'W' Racing Series: The Good, the Bad, and the UglyUntil the pool of candidates grows or the female equivalent of Lance Stroll turns up, things won’t change much for women in motorsports.
LAWRENCE AND THE MACHINEOct 12, 2018
Trump's Ethanol Plan Is a Gift to Big Agra—and a Swift Kick to Big OilThe president's bid to add more ethanol to the nation's gasoline surely has oil executives asking, "But I thought we were friends?"
Oct 3, 2018
Tesla's 'Leaked' Email About Using Employees to Beta Test Full Self-Driving Cars Makes No SenseThere's something off about the timing, motivation, and especially the content of Tesla's latest "leak."
Sep 21, 2018
An Honest Tech Glossary for Micromobility, Tesla, and the 'Cactus Effect'The buzzwords are proliferating faster than Bird scooters in Los Angeles. Here, a handy glossary for the current mobility lingo.
Aug 8, 2018
Driving While High Was a Personal LowIn pot's golden age, driving high is treated as no big deal. But take it from a former—and regretful—stoned driver: it's stupid and dangerous as hell.
LAWRENCE AND THE MACHINEJul 30, 2018
Sergio Marchionne's Record as Fiat Chrysler CEO Was, In Fact, Decidedly MixedEncomiums for the late, great auto executive are deserved. But the champagne toasts and Pollyanna takes are obscuring serious problems at FCA.
Jul 24, 2018
Dr. Strangecar, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the High-Performance SUVA wave of SUVs as potent and fast as sports cars has broken upon us. Stop fighting the tide—it's time to surf.
Jul 23, 2018
Mobility Showdown: Bird Scooter vs. Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG in Santa MonicaLos Angeles traffic is the great equalizer.
Jun 28, 2018
Was Elon Musk's Tesla Pickup Tweetstorm a Smokescreen for Battery Fires?Musk dropped some surprise details on the promised Tesla pickup—just as the NTSB dropped a report on battery fires.
Jun 25, 2018
Who Survives in the Age of Mobility, Part 1: Jaguar Land RoverHow autonomy and mobility induce corporate schizophrenia.
Jun 18, 2018
The Dangerous Difference Between Electrek, Journalism, and TruthEditor Frederic Lambert is to truth what Autopilot is to safety.
Jun 8, 2018
Shoot to Thrill: 14 Secrets to Taking Great Car Photos From a Professional PhotographerWant to show off your baby on the 'gram? Try these pro photo tricks.
Jun 5, 2018
What Is True Automotive Safety—and Does Anyone Really Care?You can't buy vehicular safety, but you can invest in it.
Jun 4, 2018
How Much New-Tech Transportation Death Will We Tolerate?Will we be able to stomach the carnage that will surely come with air taxis, rockets, and self-driving cars?
May 29, 2018
Assault And Battery: Dissecting the New York Times Attack On Elon MuskNo one is going to like the pravda behind Bret Stephens' blistering column.
May 25, 2018
Brace Yourself, Elon Musk, For the Story You Fear Most: Is Tesla the New Morgan?I drove a Tesla Model 3 and Morgan 3-Wheeler back-to-back! You won’t believe what happened next!
May 25, 2018
Booster Seats For Little Dogs Are Just Plain DangerousYou wouldn't put a small child in the front seat. Don't put a small dog there, either.
May 16, 2018