automobiles

cars

BMW’s Latest Art Car Is a Matte Black Augmented Reality Racing Machine

Cao Fei is the first Chinese designer commissioned by the German car manufacturer.
Diana Shi
6.5.17
cars

The 9 Best Flying Cars in Sci-Fi Movies

Lilium's real flying car is here, so we dug up its conceptual forebears.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.21.17
inequality

When Your Used Car Makes You a Target for Cops

Buying a car and actually owning it in the eyes of the law are not the same thing. Some Americans are finding that out the hard way.
David Dayen
3.2.17
Stuff

Lowriders Are the Beating Heart of Chicano Culture in America's Southwest

Chicano men have been self-customizing American bombs and muscle cars into lowriders since the 40s. In recent years, the car culture has been particularly vibrant in New Mexico, cementing itself into predominantly chicano/hispanic neighborhoods.
Samuel Gilbert
9.5.16
Art

Cars: Cultural Icons—and Artistic Mediums?

'Piston Head II' is a ride down memory lane, highlighting iconic artists who’ve used cars in their work over the years.
Andrew Nunes
8.10.16
Design

Flying Robot Cars Landing Soon at a Garage Near You

No runway or flight lessons required.
Noémie Jennifer
8.1.15
News

A Bunch of Uber Fans Protested at New York's City Hall Tuesday

Dozens of the ride-sharing company's employees and fans hung out with sandwiches and swag as NYC lawmakers debated new regulations.
John Surico
6.30.15
Film

This Jet-Powered Go-Kart Is Basically Mario Kart IRL

Go from zero to explosive with the perma-stoked Colin Furze's flamethrowing Jet-Kart.
Sami Emory
5.14.15
Film

Let This Supercut of Tarantino's Car Shots Drive You Wild

Explore the life-and-death drama, casual conversations, and awkward silences that all take place in cars in Part 3 of Jakob T. Swinney's Quentin Tarantino supercut series.
Beckett Mufson
4.20.15
Art

A Car (and Its Parking Space) Are Hanging Upside Down in London

Alex Chinneck's latest real life illusion places a car in what looks like a gravity-defying parking lot.
Beckett Mufson
2.19.15
Design

Neon Paint Experiment Visualizes High-Speed Ferrari Physics

For "State of the Art," Photographer Fabian Oefner transforms the Ferrari California T into his own colorful canvas.
Becky Chung
10.7.14
Design

Dream As You Cruise Inside This Stained Glass Driverless Car

Designer Dominic Wilcox's "Stained Glass Driverless Sleeper Car of the Future" imagines a future in which sleeping in driverless cars isn't just convenient—it's stylish.
Emerson Rosenthal
9.19.14
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