GM Kills the Electric Car

GM Kills the Electric Car

If electric cars are such a grand idea, why is GM killing off the Chevy Volt? It’s the one electric car that actually did make some practical sense, at least. 400-plus miles without stopping and regardless of the weather (other EVs are badly fractured by extremes of heat and cold). Same time to get back […]

Who knew that General Motors could be so Nimble…

Who knew that General Motors could be so Nimble…

In the direction of nimbleness, General Motors announced this week they were closing down five North American plants, letting go 14,000 hardworking folks (15 percent of the company’s US work force) and up to 25 percent of their worldwide administrative staff. GM let go all these folks because they worked on sedans and the hybrid […]

A More Expensive (and Slower) Porsche

A More Expensive (and Slower) Porsche

Porsches have never been inexpensive — but they’re about to become more so. You could call it the electric surtax — because that’s what it amounts to. And it’s probably going to be applied to us all, eventually. Porsche corporate — the company — just announced that it will expect all 190 of its U.S. […]

Will Autonomous Cars Cause the Centralization of the Auto Industry?

Will Autonomous Cars Cause the Centralization of the Auto Industry?

From guest writer Tom Butcher Autonomous technology will utterly transform our relationship to cars and travel in the coming years. I think we can all agree on that. Driverless cars are on the way and are set for testing on public roads in the UK by 2021, China by 2025 and Russia by the end […]

What Do Young Drivers Think About Driverless Cars and Mobility as a Service?

What Do Young Drivers Think About Driverless Cars and Mobility as a Service?

Decades ago, we would only dream about cars that could drive themselves. Now, self-driving cars are the newest solution to a lesser pollution and the new experience of sitting in the driver’s place without the need to get involved. Personally, I believe that driverless cars and mobility as a service is a great thing, especially […]