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Plug In Drivers Not Missin' the Piston

This is the Kodak Moment for the Auto Industry. Electric vehicles are here to stay. Their market acceptance and growth will continue....

Sunday, March 25, 2012

C-Max Energi: Why Low All Electric Range Plugins Don't Make Sense

C-Max Energi: Why Low All Electric Range Plugins Don't Make Sense: "As you see, each extra kWh capacity in the car is worth $417 in tax credits. Interestingly that money is close to the marginal cost of one kWh of battery as well. That means, the extra battery that any manufacturer puts in the car is essentially free for the consumers."

EV’s–just drive it! « The Lady Electric

EV’s–just drive it! « The Lady Electric: "the secret behind the EV cult following–it’s not really being “green” that makes EVs so great–it’s the power and performance.  The smooth rocket-like acceleration, the effortless torque, the sleek silence. In any circumstances it’s the riding experience of an EV that really settles the age old dispute of gas vs. electric.

As Ms. Holding’s friend said, “Just drive it.”"

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

RMI Spinoff Bright Automotive Dies, But the Ideas Behind It Remain a Force

RMI Spinoff Bright Automotive Dies, But the Ideas Behind It Remain a Force: "Oil dependence also incurs hidden costs totaling roughly $1.5 trillion a year, or 12 percent of GDP—plus untold costs to human health and the environment."