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Electric Revolutionaries: Panel Discussion

Electric Revolutionaries features 11 designers at the edge of the EV industry.…

The Current News: May 5, 2022

first looks at the stunning Formula E Gen3 race car, a seven-pound powertrain,…

The Current News: April 29, 2022

This week’s roundup includes a stunning café racer e-Motorcycle, an EV brand…

‘Is This Not His Fate?’ Amphetamine History

Ephedra, the buzzy essence of the Ma Huang bush, was a Chinese stimulant for 5 milennia before being chemically isolated in 1881 by Nagai Nagayashi in Japan, while amphetamine, a related synthetic compound, was created the same year in Berlin. Cocaine was rampant in ‘medicines’ of the day, so the new stimulants seemed redundant, and they lay quietly in a drawer for 40 years. The great wave of early 20th Century chemical bounty hunters boosted amphetamine’s fortunes, as drug giants like Boroughs (family of William S.) and Smith, Kline and…

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‘Electric Revolutionaries’ at the Petersen Museum

Curated and concepted by Paul d'Orléans, the Electric Revolutionaries exhibit…

The Current News: April 21, 2022

This week’s roundup includes a new EV drag racer, an electric SUV concept from…

The Current News: April 14, 2022

Releases from Honda and Cake, a 2200hp hyper-car, some mind-blowing funding…

The Current News: April 7, 2022

Our 'Electric Revolutionaries' exhibit reception is April 14th; be there if you…

The Current News: March 31, 2022

A paper CAKE, the first eBike from the Middle East, a giant pedelec from…

The Current News: Mar 26, 2022

E-Bike sales are surging. New releases from several luxury brands. Is Can-Am…

The Current News: March 17, 2022

Big news from Super73, a new lunar rover, an EV Ford Mustang, and Alpha Motors…

The Current News: March 9, 2022

This week’s The Current News EV roundup includes exciting new releases from…

A Life on Wheels, With a Camera

The same time I fell in love with bikes I fell in love with cameras. I shot…