WIRED’s Top 5 Transportation Stories of 2015
Getting from A to B was never more exciting than it was in 2015. In the past 12 months, we saw compelling evidence that the self-driving car it on its way, and sooner than many people think. We watched an intrepid duo attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered airplane, to prove sustainable aviation isn’t impossible. We tracked Tesla as it unveiled its new SUV and watched its competitors prepare to challenge it from all sides. We saw cities struggle to adapt their infrastructure to a world where cars aren’t king, and learned VW’s diesels weren’t quite what the German giant promised.
Before we head into 2016 and show you more of everything, here are our five very favorite transportation stories from the past year.