Sometimes you have to say goodbye to something you love. British company Dyson, for example, has closed its 500-passenger car business this week and plans to build an electric car that's ready to go. Founder and CEO James Dyson explained that the electric vehicle landscape has changed since the project began four years ago. Other electric vehicle enthusiasts – especially in the areas affected by the power outages in Northern California – also had to let go, as it turned out they could not use their Tesla to charge their home. The lawsuit of a Thai expatriate living in the UK against Elon Musk becomes even stranger and Bollinger Motors wants you to get to know its off-road electric vehicles. It was seven hard and falling days. Let us catch up.
Stories you may have missed in WIRED this week
Why does lightning strike twice as often on the shipping lanes? It turned out to have something to do with fossil fuels.
Court records released this week show the strange background of an Elon Musk tweet that led to a lawsuit for defamation ̵
Bollinger Motors is currently drafting plans for the construction of robust, all-electric SUVs and trucks.
Dyson abandons his dreams of electric cars to focus on vacuum cleaners – as well as on hairdryers and fans.  The idea of a power transmission system from vehicle to power grid has been around for decades, but no, you really can not charge your house with your Tesla.
The Trump administration could step out of its 30-year-old 34-country open skies agreement, which promotes transparency by allowing signatories to conduct surveillance flights over areas of interest. Allowing other countries' spy planes into your airspace may not sound intuitive, but foreign policy experts really do not want to get rid of this deal.
Trailer of the Week
Watch the upcoming documentary APEX which introduces you to the history of the Cannonball Run, the secret, illegal race to drive through the country as fast as you can come. The Doc debuts on October 20 at NBC Sports.
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