Why Tesla has already succeeded

By | 2018-04-10T12:54:47+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: electric vehicles (EV), Politics, Tesla Motors|Tags: |

I had dinner the other night with a wealthy car collector. Whether this person talks cars or politics, it is done with passion. At one point in the dinner, the conversation turned from politics to cars. He told me he owned a Tesla, an all-electric car initially owned by very wealthy people, now trickling down [...]

Nichols McCarthy CARB EPA look back over 50 years

By | 2018-01-30T16:38:25+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Politics|Tags: |

* McCarthy - more Volkswagen executives will go to jail * Nichols - Governor Brown invited Chinese to sell their electric vehicles in California * McCarthy - when the federal government takes a break, CARB doesn't * Nichols - U.S. as a whole is not as big a part of the World market for cars [...]

Gov. Brown on CARB – to the Sun and back

By | 2018-01-29T17:15:20+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Auto industry news, California, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Politics, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

* Californians drove almost 335 Billion miles last year * historic agreement (now known as CARB) was between California's Republican Governor Reagan and the United States Republican President, Richard Nixon * Henry Ford II came out to California to complain about not being able to meet standard Governor Brown was the keynote speaker at the [...]

Washington Auto show hosts Senate hearing

By | 2018-01-26T03:05:52+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles (EV), Politics, Washington Auto Show|Tags: |

The Washington Auto Show 2018 is in full gear, and since the auto show is in Washington D.C., it is full of rules, regulations, and politics. It was standing room only as U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, convened a hearing in the Walter E. Washington [...]