Politics

Abortion, automobiles, and Alabama

By |2019-05-30T08:26:17-08:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Politics, Toyota|Tags: , , , , , |

Shortly after the female Republican Governor of Alabama endorsed HB 314, a law that would ban all abortions statewide, even in case of rape or incest, the calls for boycotting Alabama in all forms started. Kay Ivey signed into law the “Human Life Protection Act” a bill that is intended to be a “vehicle” to [...]

Ghosn still in jail, Tesla 500 miles? Amazon buys Rivian stock

By |2019-02-22T08:45:25-08:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Nissan, Politics, Tesla Motors|Tags: , |

Carlos Ghosn went down a rabbit hole the minute the Ni55an jet landed in Japan. He was jailed November 19, 2018, and the nightmare for him has not let up. Ghosn has been in detention for three months. He has been indicted three times, has been refused bail a couple of times, and stripped of [...]

Russia versus Azerbaijan – political pipelines

By |2018-12-14T17:45:54-08:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Emissions, Environment, Europe, Natural gas, Politics|Tags: |

John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk about the political pipeline There's a reason Vladimir Putin is interested in President Trump and Ukraine. He is losing the dependence on Russian natural gas with the finding of gas in Azerbaijan and a proposed pipeline to Italy. Even though President Trump has given coal companies more leniency [...]

California legislature to strengthen car dealer franchise laws

By |2018-08-31T11:45:24-08:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Auto industry news, Politics|Tags: |

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California New Car Dealers Association, representing more than 1,150 new car dealers statewide, has achieved a significant milestone in its aggressive efforts to strengthen and update California’s new motor vehicle franchise laws. In the final hours of the 2018 legislative session, AB 2107, authored by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino), received [...]

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