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Category Archives: Driving it Tomorrow

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

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