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 […]

When a State Park Is As Exciting As the Alps

Travel During a Pandemic by Neal Freyman Good Saturday morning. Did we catch you at home? Thought so. Memorial Day Weekend, typically one of the busiest travel periods in the U.S., is almost unrecognizable this year. Highways are open, airports are mostly empty…even the line at Seacrets in Ocean City isn’t looking too bad. None […]

Who Knew Asphalt Was So Divisive

British Court Blocks Heathrow Runway Expansion by Alex Hickey U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised almost $130 billion in infrastructure investments around Britain. But there’s one project he’s frostier on than a nice hairbrush: a third runway for London’s Heathrow Airport. He got good news yesterday. A British court blocked the runway over concerns […]

Ginger Ale Hits Different at 800 mph

British Airways 747 Sets Record for New York to London Subsonic Flight by Kinsey Grant Saturday night, a British Airways 747 set a new record for the fastest subsonic flight between NYC and London. We’d say the travelers were lucky, but they didn’t even have time to digest their “dinner” before flight attendants started handing […]