BMW autonomous driving car technology

By | 2017-11-15T10:02:05+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, electric vehicles (EV)|Tags: , |

When the BMW autonomous driving system, iNext launches in 2021, it will have an optional BMW autonomous Level 3 technology. Level 3 is the ability for the BMW car to tell the driver when the BMW autonomous car can drive itself. If the driver chooses to let the car take over, the BMW will stay [...]

John Batchelor – does GM have the will to be ZEV?

By | 2017-10-12T17:07:18+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, electric vehicles (EV), Fuel cells, GM, Honda, Tesla Motors|Tags: , , , |

In 2004, John Batchelor drove a Hydrogen3 in Central Park; Tavern on the Green to be specific. Soon after that, the Hydrogen fuel cell seemed to wither away, and all traces, including the Tavern on the Green, went by the wayside. This week John Batchelor and I talked about the resurgence of General Motor's zero [...]

What Electric Vehicles and the Affordable Care Act have in common

By | 2017-10-03T19:14:01+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, electric vehicles (EV), Health & Fitness|Tags: , |

People spend so much time talking about the product or the policy that they forget that behind all that talk there is a patient and a person. Let's take a look at the Affordable Care Act In 2015, 15.0 million people, or 10.1 percent of total U.S. employment, were self-employed. The largest percentage of [...]

2018 Volvo XC60 plus a Plug-In Hybrid

By | 2017-08-14T13:55:50+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Plugin-electric vehicles, Volvo|Tags: , |

The all-new 2018 Volvo XC60 compact SUV arrives in August with three engines. The great news is that Volvo is bringing out an XC60 plug-in hybrid in September. The difference in price between the petrol version and the PHEV (after the $5,000 Federal Tax Credit) is only $3,000. I just love that Volvo is bringing [...]