The Most Scenic Train Trips in the U.S.

Before the interstate opened and air travel became more affordable, the most relaxing (and fashionable) way to travel the United States was by train. Some of those epic train trips still exist and there’s still nothing quite like the unhurried pace of riding the rails as you enjoy breathtaking views of the American landscape. Take […]

737 Max Cleared for Takeoff

Twenty months after it was initially grounded, Boeing’s 737 Max has been cleared to fly by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In a video message, the agency’s administrator Steve Dickson said he’d be “100 percent comfortable with my family flying on it.”  The backstory: The Max had been involved in two fatal crashes—one in Ethiopia […]

When Rush Hour Goes Quiet

Remember commuting? That thing you used to do when you’d get in your car half-asleep, pop on The Daily, and drive 40 minutes to your company’s parking lot…then do the same thing in reverse eight hours later? During the pandemic, the word “commute” has become nearly as outdated as “doth.” In the spring, the remote […]

California Throws Gasoline on the EV Market

Yesterday, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order that calls for a ban on the sale of new gasoline-powered cars in the state by 2035.   An announcement like this a few years ago might have resulted in legacy automakers shaking their treads, but in 2020’s red-hot electric vehicle market, they’re honking their approval. Ford […]

Tesla Rolls Out Plan to Slash Cost of EV Batteries

by Eliza Carter “It’s a little bit hard to read the room with everyone in cars.” That’s a quote from the one and only Tesla CEO Elon Reeve Musk at the company’s shareholder meeting and “Battery Day” event yesterday. Musk did his thing (touting Tesla’s manufacturing capabilities and talking cathodes) onstage for a crowd…of parked […]

Tesla Is Officially the S&P’s Most Eligible Bachelor

Tesla Turns a Profit, Eligible for Inclusion Into the S&P 500 by Toby Howell Yesterday, financial analysts and Brew writers alike waited around all day for Tesla’s earnings report like it was George R.R. Martin’s next GoT book. Tesla delivered: The electric automaker posted $104 million in net income, paving the way for inclusion in […]