Test Drive: 2019 Audi e-tron

Why it matters that their first production electric vehicle looks and feels like the car you're used to driving

The idea that the near-future will be radically different from the present might be false. Yes, we’ll see progress and innovation, however broad acceptance of new technologies only really occurs when they’re delivered in a familiar format, and only when these semi-cloaked new technologies are widely distributed is there the true opportunity for paradigm change. Whether it was the first TV programs offering the ability …

World Premiere of the All-Electric Mercedes-Benz EQC

How the brand is going electric on its own terms

Today Mercedes-Benz unveiled the production version of its all-electric EQC, a midsize SUV, in an auditorium in the woods in Stockholm. Arriving at dealers in 2019, it’s the first of ten all-electric vehicles that will come to market by 2022. Dieter Zetsche, the Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars made the company’s intentions very clear—they’ll be investing nearly …

Onewheel+ and the Hasselblad X1D, an Unlikely Pairing

We photograph the latest self-balancing board in the desert with a medium-format point-and-shoot

Off-roading with a “hoverboard?” Outdoor action photography in lowlight with a Hasselblad? None of this makes sense, but we tried it anyway. When the original OneWheel launched in 2015, we took it for a spin on the Las Vegas strip and fell in love with the floaty feel and precise maneuverability. Their latest version, the OneWheel+ has refined that feel with an upgraded electric motor, …