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Category Archives: Driving it Tomorrow

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

TRENDINGS, AUTOMOTIVEWISE

SOCIAL MEDIA are big on “trendings,” identification of how many of us are thinking about one thing and another. Being the Luddite that I am in some matters (driverless cars, … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · 1 Comment

AAAS LOOKS AT AUTONOMOUS CARS

SCIENCE, THE WEEKLY magazine of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, asks on its December 15, 2017, cover, “When Will We Get There?” Its subhead: “Deploying driverless cars … Continue reading

December 30, 2017 · 5 Comments

DISCORD WITH THE DEMISE OF DRIVING

THE ENTIRE Sunday magazine of The New York Times, November 12, 2017, is devoted to “Life After Driving.” Perhaps this is no big deal for those living in the Big … Continue reading

November 15, 2017 · 2 Comments

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

A MICRO TALE OF EV AMBITIONS

GENERAL PROCLAMATIONS about the world’s coming adoption of electric vehicles have set ambitious goals. For example, governments around the world plan to ban gasoline and diesel vehicles within decades. However, … Continue reading

October 19, 2017 · 4 Comments