Matt DeBord

Business Insider

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Transportation editor at Business Insider; freelance writer on the auto industry for the New York Times, Washington Post and Los Angeles Times, and blogger for BNET, he formerly covered the auto industry for Slate's The Big Money and blogger at its Shifting Gears; he also teaches business journalism at USC

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Last night, Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla Model 3 in Hawthorne California. It’s the car Musk believes will change the world.

Tesla's Car for the Masses (Sort Of)

Last night, Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla Model 3 in Hawthorne California. It’s the car Musk believes will change the world.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The price of oil has fallen below $60 per barrel for the first time in five years. This, of course, is good news for drivers at the gas pump.

Low Gas Prices Not So Great for Car Companies

The price of oil has fallen below $60 per barrel for the first time in five years. This, of course, is good news for drivers at the gas pump.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Gas prices continue to fall: The average price for a gallon of regular gas in L.A. county dropped to $3.23 today, the lowest it’s been in 4 years.

Gas Guzzlers Are Back

Gas prices continue to fall: The average price for a gallon of regular gas in L.A. county dropped to $3.23 today, the lowest it’s been in 4 years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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