Sasha Lekach

Sasha is a news writer at Mashable's San Francisco office. She's an SF native who went to UC Davis and later received her master's from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. She's been reporting out of her hometown over the years at Bay City News (news wire), SFGate (the San Francisco Chronicle website), and even made it out of California to write for the Chicago Tribune. She's been described as a bookworm and a gym rat.


By Sasha Lekach

Tesla-less 'Consumer Reports' autos list crowns Mustang Mach-E top EV
A white Ford Mustang Mach-E facing forward.

Uber reveals rider ratings breakdown for first time
A person holds a phone while cars line up in the street behind them.



How to correct Siri's pronunciation
The Siri button illuminated on the iPhone screen.

TikTok's ban on misogyny and misgendering attempts to clean up For You Pages
The TikTok logo on a smartphone and on a red background.

General Motors Super Bowl ad puts the EV in 'Dr. Evil'
Dr. Evil and his gang seated in a row.

Alfa Romeo's Tonale hybrid SUV comes with an NFT
A blue SUV on a highway

Ride with Cupid on the Waze app
A purple Cupid in a car.

The best electric scooters to buy
Backside look at a green scooter.

Every carmaker that's truly going all electric to compete with Tesla
A group of silver cars.

Before adding a date on Strava, consider this
A red heart route shape on a map.


Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ phantom braking problem is getting worse
The screen behind a Tesla steering wheel with red arms holding a digital wheel.

Polestar 2's ‘Arctic Circle’ concept is made for icy roads
A car with a large number two on the door in the snow.


Elon Musk shuts down Twitter negotiations with teen creator of flight-tracking bot
Elon Musk standing in front of a poster.

Kia EV6 kicks off new EV era of sleeker looks, lower price, higher range
Gray car going around a curve with tress on the side of the road.

Porsche Taycan demolishes Kia's EV charging record
A red Porsche Taycan at a charging station with the sunset behind it.

Elon Musk confirms Tesla Cybertruck not happening in 2022
Tesla Cybertruck driving toward horizon on a desert highway.

The best EVs for all different types of drivers
Different colored cars from overhead at a parking lot with electric vehicle chargers.

Tesla snubbed in latest driver monitoring safety ratings from Consumer Reports
A driver looks at the screen behind the wheel.

'Best Cars for the Money' list snubs every EV on the market
A sedan on the left and a white SUV on the right.

Even drone newbies can pull off cinematic shots with Skydio's new mode
A drone with a purple rendered trail flies over a mansion.

Tesla's self-driving option still mostly unusable, now costs $2,000 more
Inside the driver seat of a Tesla.
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