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Are Electric Cars Good for the Environment? Think Again!

For a quite a while, the advantages of electric cars have been fervently touted. There have been claims that the electric car’s environmental impact is minimal, which may very well be true, but only if the electricity to charge the electric car battery comes from clean energy sources. 303 more words

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Energetic Bar

Prompted by “Why Car Salesmen Don’t Want To Sell Electric Cars”: http://tech.slashdot.org/story/15/11/25/2120237/why-car-salesmen-dont-want-to-sell-electric-cars

Conflict of interest is the home of corruption, and that interest exists like a highly complex and ubiquitous minefield for us all to try to navigate. 760 more words

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Coal-fired Transportation

I can remember riding on a train pulled by a coal-fired steam locomotive when I was a kid. I didn’t think I would ride on a coal-fired vehicle in my old age, but… 39 more words

Political Correctness

Tesla Begins Taking Orders for Model X Electric SUV

Tesla on Tuesday began taking orders for its Model X electric sport utility vehicle with a starting price of $80,000 (roughly Rs. 53,06,000).

The Model X price can quickly ramp with extras such as self-driving capabilities, more powerful batteries, or “ludicrous speed.” 208 more words


Forget the FCX Clarity!

Get an electric Accord!  Yes, it is a coupe, too.

I began writing this post to complain about poor electric vehicle infrastructure and how it seriously hinders the feasibility of electric cars.   323 more words

Apple and Google expected to lead race for car of the future

”In a note to clients Monday, Morgan Stanley’s Katy Huberty reports that electronic parts suppliers in Asia have seen the future and it’s not 3D virtual reality headgear — at least not for now,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune. 131 more words