Tesla’s latest challenge is finding new customers for the Model 3

As Tesla transitions out of a year full of Model 3 “production hell” and “delivery hell,” a new question has emerged: how many more customers are there for the car? This question...

ProBeat: Tech company expansions need to be less arrogant and more transparent

Amazon’s HQ2 beauty contest, which yesterday culminated with the company cancelling its New York plans will be analyzed and disseminated for years. It’s the perfect case study of how not to expand your...

Amazon invests in startup building electric pickup trucks and SUVs

Amazon continued its push into the transportation space on Friday with some big news: the company is leading a $700 million investment round in Rivian, a United States-based EV startup that’s...

See All the Tools and Tricks That Make Nascar Go

Yes, sure, Nascar racing is all about adrenaline: speedy cars, sweaty pit stops, spectacular fender benders. But before the flag wave comes the meticulous organization, in almost the same way your most diligent...

Au Revoir, Airbus A380 | WIRED

Many people will mourn the A380 jumbo jet, whose demise Airbus announced today. Perhaps none more than the residents of Lévignac, who rush to their windows and line the sidewalks when six articulated...

General Motors starts taking orders for its first e-bike

Last November, General Motors said it would start making electric bicycles, and it announced a crowdsourcing campaign to come up with a brand name. Today, the automaker released the winning name...

Tesla’s new Dog and Sentry modes take care even when you don’t

Tesla has just announced a pair of new modes that make great use of the abundance of sensors and technology inside the company’s cars to make a driver’s life a little...

A New Robo-Car Report Card Isn’t Quite What It Seems

The latest batch of autonomous vehicle developer disengagement reports—the closest thing we’ve got to a robo-report card—has just been published by the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The columns and columns of data...

Ford made a conveyor belt mattress to keep bed hoggers in their own lane

Move over, sex buttons, it turns out that the company most likely to improve couples’ relationships and save marriages is actually... Ford? The company has been known to develop conceptual prototypes...

California’s self-driving car reports are imperfect, but they’re better than nothing

On Wednesday, California’s Department of Motor Vehicles released the latest batch of reports from companies testing self-driving vehicles in the state. The reports offer the public its best glimpse into the...

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