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Category Archives: Driving it Tomorrow

TEMPERING UTOPIA—A VIEW FROM DELOITTE PART 2

HERE’S PART 2 of my tidbits gleaned from “Tempering the Utopian Vision of the Mobility Revolution,” by Craig A. Giffi, Joseph Vitale Jr., and Ryan Robinson, one of the articles … Continue reading

February 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

TEMPERING UTOPIA—A VIEW FROM DELOITTE PART 1

DELOITTE INSIGHTS: Express Lane Ahead was recently published as an informative 25-page spiff to Automotive News, my weekly source of auto industry matters. Here in Parts 1 and 2, today … Continue reading

February 17, 2019 · 1 Comment

PICKING UP THE PACE—BEV-WISE

THE START-UP COMPANY Rivian intends to beat Detroit at its own money-making game by being the first to build a battery-electric pickup truck. Thus far, pickups have been conventionally internal-combustion-powered, … Continue reading

January 14, 2019 · 2 Comments

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