Robin Chase: Excuse me, may I rent your car?


A decade ago, Robin Chase founded Zipcar in the US, now the largest car-sharing company in the world. Now she’s exploring the next level of car-sharing: Buzzcar, a French startup that lets people rent their own cars to others. The details are fascinating (how does insurance work, exactly?), and the larger vision (she calls it Peers, Inc.) points to a new definition of ownership and entrepreneurship.

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Detroit Electric SP:01

The new Detroit Electric SP:01 is the world’s fastest pure-electric sports car and celebrates the return of the original electric car brand after an absence of over 70 years.

Launched in April 2013 following five years of research and engineering development, the SP:01 is a zero-emissions, limited-edition two-seat sports car.

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Cars are Art

American designer Chris Bangle explains his philosophy that car design is an art form in its own right, with an entertaining — and ultimately moving — account of the BMW Group’s Deep Blue project, intended to create the SUV of the future.