Jim Motavalli

Jim Motavalli
Jim is a regular contributor to The New York Times’ business section. He also contributes to Success Magazine and the New York Observer, is a blogger at NPR’s Car Talk, and writes in-depth environmental reports for the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He contributes “Green Living” to the Environmental Defense Fund newsletter and has written for Men's Journal, Ensia, AMC Outdoors, Audubon, Popular Mechanics, The Nation, The Boston Globe, Philadelphia Review, Salon, Grist, The Guardian, Tomorrow Magazine, Greenwich Magazine, Sierra and many other newspapers, magazines, and websites. He is a two-time winner of the Global Media Award from the Population Institute, and has shared his environmental expertise in radio interviews across the country.

Jim's most recent content

Artist uses billboards to make a pitch for nature

Miata and CX-3: Mazda's summer offensive

The hacked Jeep isn't new, and it won't stop the connected car

Michigan has a fake city to test self-driving cars

Uber vs. Tesla: Musk sends much tougher tweets

A 3-D printed car? You can buy one soon

Car spotting on the streets of New York

There's big money in confiscated drug cars

Why hydrogen fuel cell cars are taking off

Boris plugs in London's double-deckers

Millennials and Gen Z fear other drivers more than death, public speaking and spiders

Where are those famous gangster getaway cars?