All posts by Richard Lane

Richard is a London-based automotive journalist specialising in future mobility and sustainable design. Having fallen for cars because of the virtues of a particular German flat-six, it's what we'll all be driving next that now interests Richard most. Dream garage: Alfa Romeo GT 1300 Junior and a Detroit Electric SP:01.


Revealed: Toyota Mirai’s disaster-proof secret

Joining the dots between underwater earthquakes and a state-of-the-art family sedan may seem a fool’s errand, but a relationship exists,


How Tesla transformed an electric car factory (videos)

In July Tesla Motors shut its factory doors in Fremont, California, to focus on preparing production lines to assemble the


Graceful electric charging stations US-bound

EIGHT, the Willy Wonka of the electric car charging industry, will soon arrive in the US after a deal to


Gallery: MINI’s ‘last-mile’ commuter scooter (+video)

MINI has built a collapsible electric scooter that allows drivers to avoid urban congestion and arrive at work on time


Aggressive 2016 Chevrolet Volt design teased

Chevrolet has revealed part of the 2016 Volt’s final design at the LA Auto Show, lifting the cover on a


LA Auto Show: Green car report & gallery

Once carmakers committed to developing hydrogen fuel cell cars, the LA Auto Show was the only place they were ever