The Past, Present and Future

The Past, Present and Future

The past, present and the future of the automobile is encapsulated in the EV. From 19th century taxis to Tesla’s innovations, electric vehicles are an integral part of the automotive story. And it is quite likely that they will be the next evolutionary step in...
Gasoline Electric Hybrid

Gasoline Electric Hybrid

Gasoline-electric hybrid cars such as the Toyota Prius will be considered game changing transitional vehicles by automotive historians of the future. Likewise with the first generation Tesla and other electric vehicles being produced today. However, today, these cars...

Electrifying

A recent story in the New York Times opened with this thought provoking introduction. “About 80 percent of new cars sold in Norway are battery-powered. As a result, the air is cleaner, the streets are quieter and the grid hasn’t collapsed. But problems with...

The Past, Present & Future of The EV

Tesla, Lucid Motors, and Rivian are in the news almost daily. The electric vehicle is a point of contention, a glimpse of the future, or a milestone in the evolution of automotive technology. All three points of view are correct. As the development of supportive...
Nothing New Under The Sun

Nothing New Under The Sun

Here are a few points to ponder. One of the first hybrid automobiles was manufactured more than 100 years ago. Studebaker launched its automotive empire with the production of an electric car designed by Thomas Edison. On September 13, 1899, 69-year-old Henry H Bliss...