electric cars

Great Scott!

Watch Stanford's Self-Drifting Electric DeLorean Shred Some Doughnuts

If you’re going to build a autonomous electric car, why not do it with some style?
Becky Ferreira
7.9.18
Unicorn farts

Elon Musk Deleted All His Tweets About a Farting Unicorn He Stole From an Artist

Elon Musk thinks it would be totally “lame” to sue him for stealing a drawing from an artist.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.28.18
Moveable

Electric Cars Make Excellent Autonomous Vehicles—So Why Are Most AVs Gas-Powered?

These engineering students are making an autonomous electric car.
Tracey Lindeman
5.3.18
Moveable

People Are Buying Electric Cars in Bulk to Get Cheaper Prices

‘Electronauts’ are laying the groundwork for EV adoption.
Tracey Lindeman
3.5.18
Moveable

The US Energy Grid Is Making Electric Cars Dirtier Than They Should Be

Electric cars still run on coal, gas, and nuclear power.
Tracey Lindeman
1.2.18
Dear Future

Meet the DIY Mechanics Retrofitting Classic Cars With Electric Motors

EV West, a car shop in California, built the world's first electric Ferrari.
Louise Matsakis
11.2.17
Radio Motherboard

Who Are Tesla's Superfans?

Radio Motherboard meets Elon Musk's biggest fans at the opening party for the Tesla Gigafactory.
Jason Koebler
9.9.16
Motherboard

The Low-Cost, DIY Romanian Tesla

A half-French, half-Catalan engineer crossed the continent to build an electric car anyone could afford.
Andrada Fiscutean
4.22.16
earth

If You Were Sleeping During the Tesla Model 3 Unveiling, Read This Cheat Sheet

How to talk about the car everyone's talking about.
Jason Koebler
4.1.16
seattle

Old Volvos Last Forever, So This Guy’s Making Them Electric

In response to environmental and customer demands, Seattle's X-Ray Auto has begun to experiment with electric conversions on the 50-year-old cars.
Trevor Keaton Pogue
3.28.16
san francisco

The Immobile Masses: Why Traffic Is Awful and Public Transit Is Worse

Problems in San Francisco, New York, and DC highlight the failure of the funding model for mass transit.
Kendra Pierre-Louis
3.24.16
News

Tesla Will Begin Taking Preorders on Its Make-or-Break Vehicle

Elon Musk says the company will start taking $1,000 reservations on March 31.
Jason Koebler
2.11.16