Jim Motavalli

Jim Motavalli
Jim is a regular contributor to The New York Times. 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 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's 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

The key to standing desks? Easy does it

Dubai, home to far too many fatal Ferrari crashes, wants to go driverless

Can Volkswagen reinvent itself?

Americans are trading in EVs ... for SUVs

4 sporty cars that will keep their value

The outcry over EPA's proposed racing ban

Car collecting is hot, but you can get burned

Which is cooler? Tesla Model 3 vs. Chevrolet Bolt

The Tesla Model 3 rolls out in California

Say goodbye to traffic lights

The cars people want aren't the ones that are good for them

3 'miracle' car concepts that will never happen