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Tesla Semi does its first production cargo run with batteries on board

Tesla is putting its new electric Semi to work, with its first run as a “production” vehicle — for a familiar client. Tesla itself is the customer, as the trucks were equipped with trailers loaded up with battery packs fresh from the Gigafactory assembly line, heading to the Tesla Fremont car factory in California. Read More

Balkrishna (B.V.) Doshi becomes the first Indian architect to win the Pritzker Prize

Balkrishna Doshi has just been named the 2018 Pritzker Prize Laureate. The prize is architecture's most prestigious award, and it's designed to heighten public awareness of outstanding architecture while encouraging greater creativity within the profession. Show More Summary

Common Space Brewery and tap room opens in Hawthorne with plenty of promising brews

With over a dozen independent breweries, the South Bay is indisputably one of L.A.’s best destinations for beer. And now, there’s another reason to visit. Common Space Brewery in Hawthorne is now pouring. It’s located just a block away from L.A. Ale Works, which opened in Hawthorne a year ago,...

Volvo’s hybrid Polestar 1 available for pre-order next week

Volvo turned its race-tuning sub brand Polestar into its own company with a focus on electric performance last year, and at the Geneva Motor Show this week it revealed the Polestar 1 GT, a hybrid electric car that’s designed to go toe-to-toe with Tesla for performance-loving customers eager for alternative powertrain options. Show More Summary

This dreamy boutique hotel in California is made up of 11 refurbished Airstreams

Anyone looking to blend a little Americana nostalgia with California dreaming will feel right at home in this boutique hotel made up of renovated Airstreams in California. Located in the gorgeous Ojai Valley, Caravan Outpost offers guests a choice of 11 iconic trailers surrounded by lush palm trees for a unique glamping experience.[...]

A 3,400-square-foot pasta palace just opened in Culver City, plus a Food Network star opens a cake shop in Pasadena

From fresh pasta in Culver City to a Food Network star cake shop in Pasadena, here’s what’s happening in the food world. Mangia, mangia: Chef Paola Da Re, her son Francesco Sinatra and her daughter Giorgia Sinatra opened Pasta Sisters, a tiny, 12-seat pasta shop in a strip mall in Arlington Heights...

Renault’s EZ-GO envisions walk-on, walk-off urban EV mobility

Renault’s EZ-GO is less concept car than a full transportation service concept design. The vehicle revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this week is a fully autonomous electric car that can’t travel fast, but that does fit as many as six passengers through a big, almost garage-like door that opens up to load people and goods easily. Show More Summary

Rimac creates an electric supercar with almost 2,000 horsepower!

The name Rimac may not be that familiar to you, but that could soon change with the Crotian automaker's debut of the supercar of all supercars. Unveiled with significant fanfare at the Geneva Motor Show, the Rimac C_Two comes with almost 2,000 horsepower on tap and a suite of other impressive features; it's basically what all electric carmakers should aspire to create.[...]

Easy dinner recipes: Garlic shrimp, Tuscan kale salad and more great ideas ready in 30 minutes or less

Keep it short and simple for dinner tonight with these quick and easy dinner ideas — from pastas to salads, sandwiches and more — ready in 30 minutes or less. @noellecarter

Honda intends to actually put its retro Urban EV concept on sale in 2019

Honda’s adorable little Urban EV Concept stole hearts at last year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, and at the Geneva Motor Show this week, the automaker confirmed that it’s making a production version of the car, with a target street date of late 2019 for the cute little guy, though it’ll be a European exclusive at first. The Honda Urban EV concept features a two-door,… Read More

Sheldon Chalet combines extreme engineering with luxury on North America's highest mountain

Sheldon Chalet is a cozy retreat perched on the flanks of North America’s highest mountain in Alaska. Set on Denali at 6,000 feet in elevation, the Sheldon Chalet offers views of breathtaking natural surroundings while enveloping its guest in a blanket of luxury and comfort.[...]

Nachos, margaritas and royal bibingka pie: Our top recipes for February 2018

From margaritas to meatballs, nachos, tacos, chocolate cake and royal bibingka pie, February was all about entertaining and having fun. Our top 10 recipes of the month also include chili, hoe cake and tteokbokki, spicy Korean rice cakes. @noellecarter

Babies who look like their father at birth are healthier one year later

Infants who resemble their father at birth are more likely to spend time together with their father, in turn, be healthier when they reach their first birthday, according to new research.

Love good bread? Check out recommended baking books and bread-making classes from L.A. bakers

Many people are exploring new routes to bread these days, despite or maybe because of issues with gluten. One of the most popular types of bread is also one of the oldest — sourdough, or bread that’s made with natural leavening rather than commercial yeast. With this baking renaissance has come...

Mothers who smoke while pregnant contribute to the severity of asthma and poor lung function in their children

Tobacco smoke exposure during pregnancy is worse for children with asthma than postnatal secondhand smoke exposure, according to a new study in the journal.

Volkswagen’s I.D. Vizzion electric sedan aims for 2022 production

Volkswagen’s big centerpiece for this year’s Geneva Motor Show is the I.D. Vizzion, the latest in its I.D. EV lineup and the car that’s designed to lead the pack as a premium offering. Volkswagen talked a lot about the Vizzion’s future-focused design and features yesterday during a special pre-show press unveiling, but on Tuesday it also detailed some more realistic… Read More

Jaguar’s Incredible Turnaround And How It Got Ready To Pounce On Tesla

Under India's Tata Motors, Jaguar has reinvigorated its vehicle lineup with stylish and powerful SUVs like the F-PACE and E-PACE. Now it's taking on Tesla with its first electric crossover, the I-PACE.

Skinny 91 inch-wide house in London gets tons of sun thanks to multiple skylights

Houses built on extremely skinny plots are becoming a serious real estate trend in cities with expensive property markets. The Slim House by design studio alma-nac is one such dwelling, clocking in at a mere 91 inch-wide. While someShow More Summary

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