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 [...]

Donald Trump, CAFE, EPA waivers & SB32

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Categories: #climatechange, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), California Air Resources Board (CARB), Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), electric vehicles (EV), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , , , , , |

California has saved almost 50,000,000 gallons of gasoline a year by using less than 175,000 alternative technology vehicles. If California hadn't instituted rules that required companies to use better fuel economy technology, we wouldn't have these cars on the market. These are two very important points to remember as you read this article. President Donald [...]