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Category Archives: Driving it Today

FUEL CELLS FORGOTTEN? YET AGAIN?

WHAT WITH everyone but the guy next door promising to build only “electrified” cars, it’s surprising to me that only a few of the world’s automakers are seeing promise in … Continue reading

October 28, 2017 · 1 Comment

IS THAT WALTER P. SPINNING TO REDLINE?

NO, ACTUALLY the metaphor for Chrysler’s founder spinning in his grave is long out of date. True, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is being courted today by possibly four—count them, four—Chinese automakers. … Continue reading

September 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

A LAMENTABLE TALE OF A FORD F-250

KEITH MARTIN’S Sports Car Market is an entertaining and informative magazine, even if, like me, you’re not into buying or selling collector cars at auction. In this magazine’s July 2017 … Continue reading

May 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

MAKE LITHUANIA GREAT (YET AGAIN)

WALL STREET’S love affair with Tesla has baffled me, though a news item from Vilnius, Lithuania, may help my reasoning. Based on the number of Tesla shares and their stock … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · 4 Comments

48 VOLTS? (YET AGAIN? OR DIFFERENT?)

AUTOMOBILES WITH 48-volt electrical systems are being seen in some markets as a near-term necessity. In other markets, the unsettled U.S., for example, it’s anyone’s guess. Automobiles with 48-volt electrical … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · 2 Comments

EV UPDATE: BUT WILL IT MATTER IN THE U.S.?

GLOBAL EV SALES are trending upward by significant percentages. Not that the overall numbers are large, mind. What’s more, the U.S. situation is at best unsettled. It’s a good time … Continue reading

February 6, 2017 · 3 Comments

WELL OILED

WHAT WITH CONFLICTING and often misleading news and opinions about the U.S. oil business, it’s helpful to consult a reliable source now and then. The U.S. Energy Information Administration offers … Continue reading

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