Monthly Archives: May 2013

California legislature dealing with take away of carpool lane access for EVs

California owners of plug-in electric vehicles have been furious with the state government for allowing disappearance of HOV carpool-lane single passenger access on a few major freeways – turning them into toll roads and taking away one of the key … Continue reading

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Bob Lutz May Become Fisker Automotive’s Godfather

Bob Lutz will be remembered for a lot of things in the auto industry, and one them might be as the Godfather of Plug-in Hybrids. The former vice chairman of General Motors is credited with the concept that turned into the … Continue reading

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Driverless Cars Becoming its Own Industry

Robotic, autonomous, driverless cars are starting to look like the real deal and go mainstream. Here’s some evidence: It now has a trade association and they’re having a conference! The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will be hosting … Continue reading

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Why AeroVironment is an EV Charger Company to Watch

Electric vehicle charging solutions provider AeroVironment just made an agreement with Ford Motor Co. to be the preferred installation partner and authorized charging station supplier for its plug-ins – Ford Focus Electric and the C-Max Energi and Fusion Energi plug-in … Continue reading

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Don’t Throw Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Out the Window

While some of you may think that hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are entirely lofty and unrealistic (and sounded good 10 years ago), here are few interesting snippets, and not necessarily just under the hood…. Hyundai has committed to supporting the … Continue reading

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