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.

Recent content

Clear Filter

Car industry to California: You're killing us

Obama moves to regulate greenhouse gas

The new Batmobile: Zap's electric Alias

Two more videos from the Detroit Auto Show

Shaping the Model S: Tesla's designer talks form and function

Fisker's big splash: Green luxury

Interview with Ford's Lisa Drake

Bill Ford thinks the future is electric

Detroit's auto show is crowded, noisy...and green

Dispatches from the Motor City

Barack's gas guzzler... it's kind of a Cadillac

Ford's Fusion Hybrid: Good car, bad market