Tesla needs to step up its game


From the moment I first saw the Tesla Model S, I was in love, I didn’t know it was an electric car, I just knew it was sexy, at 70 grand, it was out of my league. In a few short years, Tesla has become a Prestigious brand, rivaling Mercedes Benz,Land Rover and BMV. TeslaContinue reading “Tesla needs to step up its game”

Exclusive: Hyundai to slash combustion engine line-up, invest in EVs – sources


By Gilles Guillaume and Heekyong Yang PARIS/SEOUL (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Group will slash the number of combustion engine models in its line-up to free up resources to invest in electric vehicles (EVs), two people close to the South Korean automaker told Reuters. The move will result in a 50% reduction in models powered byContinue reading “Exclusive: Hyundai to slash combustion engine line-up, invest in EVs – sources”

Pollution by Design


Realtor.com predicts Sacramento will be the strongest housing market in the nation this year.   In the last few years Sacramento, has been the fastest growing large city in the state. Cailfornians are moving to the central part of the state where home prices are considerablely lower than the coastal areas of the state.  InContinue reading “Pollution by Design”

REVIEW: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E


By: Greg Migliore/Autoblogcom Ford puts its best foot forward with the Mach-E, combining the idea of a Mustang with significance of an electric car. It’s capable, interesting and it is necessarily a crossover. DETROIT — The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E is a lot to unpack. It’s a crossover. It runs on electricity and wearsContinue reading “REVIEW: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E”

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”

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”

“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”