Category Archives: Electric Cars

Why Are We Still Talking About Electric Cars?

A couple of months ago I wrote about my experiences test driving a Tesla motorcar. I think it might be more appropriate to consider these as battery cars.  Certainly they are rechargeable batteries, but batteries non-the-less.  Electricity being the power … Continue reading

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Electricity–I test drive a Tesla

This may come as a shock to you folks that know my feelings toward electric cars, but last week I had the opportunity to actually test drive what is probably the pinnacle of electric powered automobiles, the Tesla. Tesla Motors … Continue reading

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Formula E–Debuts

Olympic Park in Beijing China hosted the first of a series of races of this spec race.  It is the FIA’s attempt to create a Formula One type of racing experience but using all electric powered race cars. Like the … Continue reading

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Who’s Driving – Revisited

Back in 2010 I wrote about the emerging capability of hackers to get control of your car.  well here is a video of just what could happen given current capabilities three years later.  Sure the dash was torn apart and … Continue reading

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The Petersen

There is no automotive museum quite like it.  The Petersen publishing company’s legacy and homage to California automotive history and culture. I had the good fortune to have an entre to this gem of a museum by none other than … Continue reading

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Electric GT Racing Car is Here

We see now that every major (and some minor) automobile companies are producing EV (electric vehicles) as fast as their designe studies can develop them.  Now it is the race cars turn.  Here is a video of a very respectable … Continue reading

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BMW Saving the World – 2 i’s at a time

Now that we have seen how Ford reacts when someone uses it identity brand of F-150 (see: Ferrari vs. Ford – AGAIN) it should be interesting to see how Apple reacts to the use of its “i” brand name in … Continue reading

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