John Velasco

Storyteller, ongoing health nut, persistent complainer of running, & religious flosser.

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Hands-on: The SwagRoller gets you rolling in style

We take the funky new SwagRoller for a ride. Worth the $400 price tag?
by John VelascoJuly 21, 2017

Swagtron Swagger electric scooter review: A great buy at $299!

The Swagtron Swagger electric scooter is an absolutely great option for anyone who wants a solid electric scooter to help with their commute.
by John VelascoMarch 24, 2017

Parrot Bebop 2 drone hands on

Parrot is no stranger to drones but the world has come a long way since its first drone in 2012. Can the Bebop 2 compete with the best drones out there?
by John VelascoJanuary 26, 2017

Faraday Future to live stream its car reveal at CES 2017

Faraday Future will live stream the unveiling of its first production intent car at CES 2017 on January 3rd at 6PM (PST).
by John VelascoDecember 13, 2016

Google to spin off self-driving car project into a company called Waymo

Google has just announced that it plans to spin off its self-driving car project into a standalone company called Waymo.
by John VelascoDecember 13, 2016
News switches to open source, smartphone-based self-driving solution announced that its autonomous technology would go open source. Already available on GitHub, the tech is now called OpenPilot.
by John VelascoDecember 9, 2016

Tesla’s SolarCity is now hiring staff for its Buffalo factory

Tesla-owned energy services company SolarCity is now hiring workers for its South Buffalo 'Gigafactory' as it prepares to start production in 2017.
by John VelascoDecember 6, 2016
Electric Cars

NextEV making an affordable electric SUV for the USA

Tesla continues to be the king of the road when it comes to luxury electric vehicles, but the US-based car maker will have some foreign competition soon.
by John VelascoDecember 3, 2016

Space X moves forward with plan to put thousands of satellites around Earth

SpaceX formally asked the FCC for permission to move forward with a plan that would fill the orbit with over 4,000 internet satellites.
by John VelascoDecember 1, 2016

All-electric version of the Maserati Alfieri coming in the future

A company official has confirmed that the company's very first EV will be based on the astounding Alfieri concept car unveiled back in 2014.
by John VelascoNovember 25, 2016
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