FROM Tim Stevens
SUVs are back at LA auto show The LA Auto Show will attract big crowds this week to see the latest models, from Chevrolet to Ferrari. DnA went down to the convention center to find out what's getting buzz this year. A lot of people are talking about Alfa Romeo's Stelvio, an SUV built by the famed Italian car maker better known for its zippy sports cars. Jaguar has also developed their first electric concept vehicle, the I-Pace. But will the new Trump Administration continue to subsidize the fledgling electric car industry?
Tesla gigafactory Despite recent criticisms of the company, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced new big plans: his "Master Plan, Part Deux." And he invited journalists to check out his new "gigafactory" for electric batteries, currently under construction in Nevada. Tim Stevens, Editor-in-Chief of Roadshow, CNET's auto destination site, gives us an update on the company that's disrupting the automotive and energy fields.
With first DREAMer deported, what's the future of DACA? The first DREAMer has been deported since Donald Trump took office. That’s according to a lawsuit filed in San Diego on behalf of Juan Manuel Montes, who has DACA status. Border agents picked him up in Calexico in February. He was deported after he wasn’t able to produce an I.D.
In 'Free Fire,' Ben Wheatley wants to "meet the audience halfway" British filmmaker Ben Wheatley has built up a cult following with his hyper-violent, darkly funny movies. His newest film Free Fire is an action comedy starring Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, and a whole lot of guns. The movie has the broadest commercial appeal of any of his work to date, but it's still a Ben Wheatley film, which means, spoiler alert...a lot of people die.
How California gave birth to Trumpism California served as an incubator for the hard-line conservative thinking that helped propel Donald Trump to the White House. It’s an ideology birthed out of opposition to the liberal politics and multiculturalism that now dominate the state.