Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica

Jonathan M. Gitlin

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Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Jonathan:

Coronavirus cuts Chinese carbon emissions by up to 25 percent

Nitrogen oxides have also fallen significantly as factories are closed. → Read More

Driver stranded after connected rental car can’t call home

Tech reporter from The Guardian gets stuck in the boonies by the Internet of Things → Read More

Coronavirus cancels F1 and Formula E races, could make EU miss CO2 target

Sporting events and trade shows are cancelled or postponed as a result of contagion. → Read More

The auto industry’s unseen inventions—some are weirder than others

From cars that project their own pedestrian crossings to efficient extending tails. → Read More

Airbus shows off MAVERIC, an unusual aircraft to test blended wing bodies

First the Flying V, now MAVERIC—are blended body designs really going to happen? → Read More

British Airways 747 just set subsonic speed record for Atlantic crossing

Thanks to Storm Ciara, the 747-400 saw a peak ground speed of 825mph. → Read More

Supersized trucks and SUVs seem here to stay, unlike the auto show

There was little technological innovation on display, mostly intimidating bulk. → Read More

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata now gets a 52mpg hybrid version

It has a more aerodynamic shape, clever software, and a solar panel for a roof. → Read More

Panasonic and Toyota team up to build prismatic batteries for EVs

The new company is called Prime Planet Energy and Solutions. → Read More

Spectacular sunrises and a sense of optimism mark the 2020 Rolex 24

IMSA and Le Mans are converging, and everyone still hates Balance of Performance. → Read More

Tesla made $105 million profit in Q4 2019 after record deliveries

Tesla shares soar in aftermarket trading as a result. → Read More

Cadillac enhances Super Cruise, adds lane change on demand

The updated system requires GM's new electronic vehicle architecture. → Read More

General Motors will invest $2.2 billion to build EVs in Detroit

Detroit-Hamtramck will build battery electric trucks and SUVs, starting in 2021. → Read More

Tesla needs to fix Autopilot safety flaws, demands Senator Markey

It should be renamed and fitted with a real driver-monitoring system, he says. → Read More

Star Wars: The Clone Wars starts its final season on February 21

Disney just released a new trailer for the animated series. → Read More

This EV company is using AI and 3D printing to add lightness

The components were designed by XponentialWorks in just four weeks. → Read More

New Star Wars movie to be made by Thor: Ragnarok director?

Taika Waititi also directed the final episode of The Mandalorian. → Read More

Lexus had its European design team imagine vehicles for moon mobility

The designs were invited by the art and fashion magazine Document Journal. → Read More

The 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid isn’t exciting, but it is quite frugal

It's a bit boring, but at $23,100 and 53mpg, it will go from A-B economically. → Read More

The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in proves competent and calming

Recent changes include a three-seat rear bench and the addition of Apple CarPlay. → Read More