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    Video: Tesla Model S quality check takes five hours, reuses 1,500 gallons of water

    A year ago, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk told us he was, "literally, personally looking at every [Model S] at this point. I won't be able to do that long-term." That time has come, but for anyone worried that the change means quality may slip, don't. Why? Because WIRED shows us in the short video ...

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    Report: Tesla's Model S software updates connect well with Wired

    Earlier this month, Tesla Motors announced a software update for its Model S all-electric luxury sedan. No less an authority than our old friend Damon Lavrinc over at Wired has blessed the upgrade. Lavrinc calls Tesla's upgrades a "solid, feature-rich update" that overcomes what had been ...

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    Report: Tesla Model S suspension getting potential upgrade

    You can't say those Tesla Motors guys take any challenges sitting down. In this case, the luxury battery-electric vehicle maker may be working on an upgraded suspension package for its top-of-the-line Model S sedan, according to Wired. Tesla is testing a version that includes 21-inch rear ...

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    Development of Porsche 918 plug-in hybrid supercar progressing nicely

    "This is most definitely not a Prius." So says ex-Autoblog staffer Damon Lavrinc in a story written for Wired. The non-Prius-esque vehicle to which he's referring? The Porsche 918. We know all about the concept and how it stole the show at the at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. We know that interest ...

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    Win a chance to drive the Chevrolet Volt in Wired's video contest

    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Would you like to be one of the lucky few to drive a Chevrolet Volt before its on-sale date late this year? Would you like to drive it amongst the engineers working to make it a reality at the General Motors Proving Ground? ...

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    It's Friday: a peek at the truck stop of the future

    What's the price of gas going to be in 2021? Specifically, what will the gamut of transportation fuels cost on March 16, 2021? WIRED recently published one of its artifacts from the future: a truck stop 12 years from now. As you can see in the imaginary scene, a full tank of hydrogen will cost a ...

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    WIRED NextFest: Imagine PS Roadster

    There aren't too many transportation-related green displays at the WIRED NextFest going on in Chicago this month, but it's hard to miss the ones that are present. While the back of the tent is taken over by Toyota's plug-in Prius and 1/x, right in the middle of the floor is the ridiculously ...

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    Wired LivingHome gets a BMW Hydrogen 7 in the garage

    WIRED Magazine is setting up a custom house celebrating all things modern and high-tech and they've chosen the BMW Hydrogen 7 to occupy the garage. The WIRED LivingHome is supposed to 'serve as an example of how people can effectively balance green living with high technology and high design." How ...

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    Wired NextFest Report: Wrap-up and more advanced vehicles

    (Editor's note: to read the rest of Derrick's NextFest coverage, click here)Overall, Wired's NextFest certainly wasn't the Paris Motor Show, nor was it meant to be. Instead, it was a gathering of new technologies in many different fields. On the positive side, I'd say that if there was any ...

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    Wired NextFest Report: Carl Vogel's electric Harley and biodiesel sidecar

    The commute from Rhode Island to Manhattan for NextFest was a short trip for Carl Vogel and his electric Harley-Davidson. His was certainly one of the smaller exhibits in size, but he certainly got a lot of attention. At one point in the afternoon, attendees were 5 rows deep trying to get a look at ...

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    Wired NextFest Report: Virginia Tech's ethanol-electric Equinox

    Ohio State wasn't the only school exhibiting an impressive alternative-powered car at NextFest. The Hybrid Electric Vehicle Team (HEVT) from Virginia Tech brought along their Challenge X-winning Equinox. Challenge X is a 3-phase competition in which 17 teams were chosen to re-engineer an Equinox ...

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    Wired NextFest Report: GM's green portfolio. Sequel, Hy-wire, Graphyte and more

    (Editor's note: to read the rest of Derrick's NextFest coverage, click here)When I heard that GM was showcasing their "portfolio of green advanced propulsion technologies" at NextFest, the first thing that came to mind was that this is finally my chance to get a first-hand look at the fuel ...

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    Wired NextFest Report: Overview

    Just got back from NextFest. Dubbed Wired's version of a new world's fair, NextFest brought together more than 130 exhibitors bearing new technologies in a plethora of fields from all over the globe. Given that it's being held just 3 short subway stops from my apartment, I couldn't quite think of a ...


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