Category Archives: Autos

Carbon indulgences

VW is buying carbon offsets.  Are these indulgences enough? Continue reading

Chrysler/Fiat’s CEO: Please don’t buy Fiat 500e electric car

It seems Sergio Marchionne either didn’t get the memo, or won’t play along. He’s right up there explaining that his company loses $14,000 on each electric 500e they sell

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Another Electric Car goes poof

Another electric care debacle.

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Political payoffs vs. (supposed) Enviro friendliness. Guess who wins?

The Tesla electric car is a darling of the Rich and Yuppie enviro crowd who want to believe it’s a “green” vehicle and want to show off their tree hugging credentials. Of course the truth ain’t quite that simple, but that’s a discussion for another day.
That being said, it seems to have run afoul of political business as usual in… New Jersey. Continue reading

Limited Emissions Benefits from EDV’s

A study from N. C. State University shows few emissions benefits even from a sharp increase in EDV’s. Continue reading

Why not Drive an IED?

These stories of all electric cars raise some questions, but note that the Tesla driver whose car burned up said he would buy another one in a minute. Gotta love these enviros.

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EPA car mileage calculations before 2009 were wrong, making it harder to sell used cars

The National Journal reports: Continue reading