VW recently announced it will stop making the Beetle after 2019 — in order to “focus” on . . . electric vehicles. Yes, really. Expiation, you see — for having sinned. Which brings us to the real reason for VW’s decision, which ties in with the extirpation of the company’s TDI diesel engines: The current […]
16 Blog Posts From the Electric Vehicle Tag
Connected cars will likely happen long before autonomous vehicles (AVs) are fully adopted. Not only will automakers need to master the nuances of V2X (vehicle-to-everything), the industry will also need to adopt standards that every automaker uses along with city and state governments. These standards not only will need to be robust but also protect […]
The Carrot and the Stick Approach to Vehicle Tracking: What’s wrong with congestion pricing and Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax Schemes?
This article first appeared in the NMA quarterly magazine Driving Freedoms Winter 2016 edition. Smart Growth supporters claim their transportation fixes will reduce congestion and lead to more accessible roads for all users. In practice, the opposite may be true. In the winter 2015 Driving Freedoms, a California NMA member described how congestion and travel […]
From James Bond to Back to the Future, the movie world has always pushed the boundaries in the functionality and practicalities of cars. But what about in real life? Recent technological advancements are seeing some equally innovative concepts come to life. In this article we explore some of the newest technologies on the market and […]
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