Auto manufacturers are pouring cash into developing electric vehicles, but for a long time they tended to only be bought by enthusiasts. Sporting impressive power, an affordable price tag, and an experience that’s no different from an average set of wheels, can the Chevrolet Bolt finally normalise EVs?
Though many auto manufacturers and analysts claim that electric vehicles are the future of the car industry, they account for just 0.1% of global sales at present, with low fuel prices causing a slowdown. Is the EV dream fading, or is this just a blip in an inevitable electric revolution?
With DuoSkin, wearables are no longer just an accessory – they become part of your skin. Developed by the MIT Media Lab and Microsoft, these temporary tattoos use gold leaf to create aesthetically-pleasing user interfaces. But to what extent are we comfortable turning ourselves into cyborgs?
There are over one billion cars on the world’s roads today, but just 400,000 of them are electric. With issues surrounding recharging, driving range and aesthetics, they are simply not cool. All-electric racing series Formula E hopes to change perceptions. But will it work?
Tesla didn’t set out just to challenge the automotive sector – it wants to change it. It ranks in the top five brands among motor enthusiasts, and celebrity fans of Tesla include Jay-Z, Ben Affleck and Jay Leno. But how has an electric car company become a cool cult brand?