GM Announces Goal to Eliminate Gas and Diesel Vehicles by 2035


The automaker is focused on electric vehicles and wants to be completely carbon-neutral by 2040 GM CEO Mary Barra announced a bold plan to phase out gas- and diesel-powered vehicles by 2035. The plan is part of a larger strategy to make the company carbon neutral by 2040. GM’s plan aligns the automaker with regulations being putContinue reading “GM Announces Goal to Eliminate Gas and Diesel Vehicles by 2035”

FINDING GENESIS MOTORS When rave reviews aren’t enough


Finding Genesis Genesis Motors,the luxury division of Hyundai is on fire. The South Korean automaker is known for building quality vechicles with the longest warrenty in the industry. Their vechicles have garnered many rave reviews and awards. But few Americans know about the company or where to find a dealership. In 2014, Genesis Motors wasContinue reading “FINDING GENESIS MOTORS When rave reviews aren’t enough”

Ford shading Tesla


When anyone thinks electric cars, Tesla is ususually the first car mentioned. Tesla is massive, it is the highest valued automaker in the world. Last summer Tesla over took Toyota in valuation. Tesla’s electric engines are efficent, their cars are fast and fun to drive. The electronics in Tesla’s is currently like no other vehicleContinue reading “Ford shading Tesla”

“CrazyTown”General Motors 1000hp Hummer EV is just a couple of ticks slower than the Corvette


Imagine being at an AM/PM gas station near the Interstate and a family of five exits the store with giant sluprees and family sized bags of chip. Parked in the station, is the Generals most powerful petro car, the Z51 Chevrolet Corvette. As the two vehicles enter the Interstate, the Vette hits warp speed. InContinue reading ““CrazyTown”General Motors 1000hp Hummer EV is just a couple of ticks slower than the Corvette”

Would free Gas (or electric charging) for three years Convert you?


Six short years ago, not many Americans outside of California and New York knew Electric cars existed. It’s about Range Far and away the most popular electric car sold in America was the Nissan Leaf introduced in 2011 These, $33,000 cars had a paltry driving range of 75 miles per charge, not practical for mostContinue reading “Would free Gas (or electric charging) for three years Convert you?”

California Plans to Ban Petrol Cars by 2035


California is the first state in the United States to ban new Gasoline and Diesel cars by 2035. Governor Gavin Newsom of California issued an executive order today, directing that state to require that all new vehicles sold in 2015 to have zero emissions. This executive order targets private passenger cars and trucks, as wellContinue reading “California Plans to Ban Petrol Cars by 2035”

Chrysler Dodge and the Last Days of the V8


There is nothing like the sound, smoothness and the exhilaration of a V8 engine. After more than hundred years the V8 continues to be a prestigious option. The days are fading for the mighty V8. Fuel consumption,greenhouse gases, and demand is behind their eventual demise.  I want a V8!  Turbo, Supercharged 4 and 6 CylinderContinue reading “Chrysler Dodge and the Last Days of the V8”

RIVIAN! The Next Big Thing?


What was a small buzz in the automotive world, has become noiser in recent months. Another upstart electric automaker has entering the market place. Rivian’s buzz grew louder when, Amazon not only invested with the company, but ordered 100.000 electric delivery vans from Rivian. A part of Amazon’s plan to convert all of its deliveryContinue reading “RIVIAN! The Next Big Thing?”

“Million-Mile” Batteries Are Coming. Are They a Revolution?


  An employee of Volkswagen Sachsen in Zwickau wires the battery on a line for the new VW ID.3, which is fully electric.Hendrik Schmidt/Zuma By: Maddie Stone\Mother Jones Electric vehicles (EVs) have a clear environmental advantage over their gas-guzzling counterparts, but when it comes to longevity, the two are in a dead heat. Two hundredContinue reading ““Million-Mile” Batteries Are Coming. Are They a Revolution?”

This Ohio city’s plan to get more people to buy electric cars worked


Columbus, Ohio, exceeded its goal of more than 3,200 new BEVs and plug-in hybrids.  Giving someone a short test drive in a plug-in vehicle is the quickest way to get them to consider buying one.  Monty Rakusen/Getty Images   BY:Jonathan M. Gitlin/arstechnica.com In 2016, the city of Columbus, Ohio, won a nationwide Department of TransportationContinue reading “This Ohio city’s plan to get more people to buy electric cars worked”