Canoo’s Subscription-Only Electric Vehicle

The company fills the middle ground between car ownership and ride-sharing by offering a design-forward vehicle with SUV capabilities

LA-based Canoo formally announced its first-ever model today, its eponymous “urban loft on wheels.” The company aims to apply the subscription model to car ownership—freeing consumers from monthly payments, maintenance and registration. This model will also compete with lease-to-own vehicles in regards to range and charging capabilities: the canoo’s range is 250 miles and it can reach 80% charge in under 30 minutes. “Cars always …

Interview: Design General Manager at Lexus, Koichi Suga

Inside the bold, dynamic, and invigorating lineage of Lexus vehicles

It’s tough to stand out in the automotive marketplace these days. Just ask Lexus Design Department General Manager Koichi Suga, who says, “At first, nobody gave Lexus a second look.” True enough, the brand flew under the radar for years when it came to design, instead building a customer base that liked their vehicles because they were reliable and a good value. These days, design …

Bentley’s Futuristic EXP 100 GT Concept

The company imagines the future of mobility by building a car for 2035

A pinnacle of future-forward mobility and uncomprimised luxury, Bentley‘s EXP 100 GT concept celebrates the company’s 100th anniversary with an electric grand tourer that can be driven manually or autonomously. Inside, the vehicle provides passengers with countless physical and digital services, and ensconces them in a luxurious hand-crafted cocoon of sustainable and eco-conscious materials. “Innovation should be purposeful and intuitive, but never overcomplicated,” Stefan Sielaff (Bentley …