20 Blog Posts From the Electric Vehicle Tag


War on Cars Watch for January 31, 2019

War on Cars Watch for January 31, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Automated Cars – And Dumbed Down Drivers

Automated Cars – And Dumbed Down Drivers

One of the arguments used by automated car pushers (I use the term deliberately, to convey the fact that the market isn’t asking for automated cars any more than it is electric cars; both are being forced upon the market by parties who are frustrated by the market’s reluctance to “embrace” either thing) is that […]

Guillotines and Red Octobers

Guillotines and Red Octobers

The French would be in the streets. Of course, they are in the streets — but that’s in France. What about here? General Motors just announced it will be closing five plants and firing about 15,000 people — and that’s probably just for openers. This, by itself, isn’t cause for pitchforks. Companies sometimes have to […]

The Next Ten Years – Readers’ Edition, Part 2: NMA E-Newsletter #523

The Next Ten Years – Readers’ Edition, Part 2: NMA E-Newsletter #523

In NMA E-Newsletter #520, The Next Ten Years, Jim Walker, Gary Biller, and Steve Carrellas provided their thoughts — limited by the NMA to less than 300 words — on the significant challenges that motorists and the NMA will face over the next decade. We asked readers to chime in with their thoughts and published […]

Dracula and the Dawning Sun

Dracula and the Dawning Sun

Did you know that the percentage of new cars sales that are actually leases has risen from about 3-5 percent in the early-mid 2000s to more than 30 percent as of this year? It appears about a third of the population — about five times as many as used to be able to — is […]