Conversations with Authors - Alex Davies with Aarian Marshall (Virtual Event)

Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 4:00pm

Sunday, January 31st, 2021

Online • Live • 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET

Conversations with Authors is our free virtual event series! Join us throughout the week at 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET for a new chat with a different author.


Alex DaviesDriven: The Race to Create the Autonomous Car tells the dramatic, colorful story of the quest to develop driverless cars—and the fierce competition between Google, Uber, and other companies in a race to revolutionize our lives.

Alex is a senior editor at Business Insider where he oversees the transportation coverage. He was formerly an editor at WIRED, where he launched the transportation section in 2016. Along with autonomous vehicles, he has covered everything from designing bike lanes to electric aviation to the quest to rebuild American infrastructure. He has written features about how General Motors beat Tesla in the race to build the affordable, long-range electric car, the nascent flying car industry, and X, Alphabet’s “moonshot factory.” A New Yorker by birth, Mr. Davies has lived in California’s Bay Area since 2014.

Aarian Marshall is a staff writer at WIRED covering the business of moving people and things. Before WIRED, Marshall wrote for The Atlantic’s CityLab, GOOD, and Agri-Pulse, an agriculture trade publication. She’s based in Washington, DC.


Below, please find the link to purchase his book. Photo credit to Christie Hemm Klok.


Driven: The Race to Create the Autonomous Car Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501199431
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 5th, 2021