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Category Archives: Driving it Tomorrow

IS IT EV TIME YET? PART 2

YESTERDAY AT SimanaitisSays, Part 1 began sorting out my collection of EV tidbits gleaned from Automotive News. Such was the pile height that Part 2 is warranted as well. GM … Continue reading

November 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

IS IT EV TIME YET? PART 1

I’VE BEEN COLLECTING news items on what’s seen as the inevitable transition to electric vehicles. Indeed, this stack has reached critical mass, worthy of Part 1 today and Part 2 … Continue reading

November 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

TIDBITS FROM AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING MAGAZINE

SAE INTERNATIONAL’S Automotive Engineering is published ten times a year, with reports on advances in automotive engineering around the world. I worked as associate engineering editor there back in the … Continue reading

September 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

DO AUTONOMOUS BEVS MAKE SENSE? PART 2

IF I AM to believe predictions, we will all be driving, er… make that non-driving, autonomous battery electric vehicles in a few years. Yesterday here at SimanaitisSays, counter arguments were … Continue reading

July 4, 2018 · 4 Comments

DO AUTONOMOUS BEVS MAKE SENSE? PART 1

I MAY sound like a crusty old Luddite protesting progress. However, I believe evidence shows that autonomous BEVs (driverless battery electric vehicles) make no sense, particularly in being feasible within … Continue reading

July 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

CLEARING THE MPG AIR, IF NOT THE AIR ITSELF PART 2

OUR DISCUSSION of the Trump administration’s proposed backpedaling on existing Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards started here yesterday in Part 1. Today, we touch on states’ rights, international implications, returns … Continue reading

April 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

CLEARING THE MPG AIR, IF NOT THE AIR ITSELF PART 1

CORPORATE AVERAGE Fuel Economy (CAFE) has the news all agog with the Trump administration undoing yet another Obama administration action, this one involving fuel economy and emissions of new cars … Continue reading

April 4, 2018 · Leave a comment