Tesla if fighting a state-by-state battle to sell its cars without dealerships. CEO Elon Musk believes dealerships aren’t in the best interest of consumers, prefering a direct sales model, but he has never ruled out the possiblity.
Wendell Scott was the first African-American driver on the NASCAR circuit, and the first (and still only) to win a Grand National race. NPR’s StoryCorps project recorded his son Frank’s remembrance, and artist Julie Zammarchi animated the interview in this short film.
The 2016 Prius ups the ante to 52 mpg combined (56 with the Eco model), and its one big reason why the three west coast states are on target to cut oil addiction 50 percent by 2030.