SpaceX and Blue Origin think point-to-point space travel will replace flights as the preferred means of passenger travel. A plane ride from New York City to Shanghai is about 15 hours – and it could be as long as 29 hours with connecting flights.

With point-to-point travel, SpaceX says it could get you there in less than an hour. How realistic is this approach to long-haul travel?

Electric Production Car Series is an upcoming racing championship featuring the world’s first Tesla race car. The car used for the series is a Model S P100D that has been optimized for competing. Electric GT, the series’ owner, continues working and planning for the championship’s inaugural season.