Tag Archives: Automobiles

David P. Hamilton : On the Road in France

French road sign warns of curves ahead. Photo from photoguide.cz.On the road in France:A different approach to getting around …you will often find yourself passing through villages where the road shrinks to one lane to be shared with pedestrians, bicycles, … finish reading David P. Hamilton : On the Road in France

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Neil Young :
A Race for the Planet

If the Big three cannot agree to make only cars that are fuel efficient enough to get at least 50 MPG by 2011, 75 MPG by 2013 and 100 MPG by 2015, then they should go into bankruptcy and fend … finish reading Neil Young :
A Race for the Planet

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Hawaii : Revolutionary New Electric Car System Proposed

The entrepreneur Shai Agassi, right, met with Anders Eldrup, center, a Danish energy executive, in Copenhagen last March. Photo by Jonas Pryner Andersen / Polfoto / AP.‘By using existing electric car technologies, coupled with an Internet-connected web of tens of … finish reading Hawaii : Revolutionary New Electric Car System Proposed

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Neil Young : How to Save a Major Automobile Company

‘We need visionary people now with business sense to create automobiles that do not contribute to global warming.’By Neil Young See ‘Neil Young’s car heads west’ by Chris Frank and Video, Below. Find a new ownership group. The culture must … finish reading Neil Young : How to Save a Major Automobile Company

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Electric Cars Are the Key to Energy Independence

German electric car.‘Anyone who drives an electric car falls in love with an electric car’By David Morris / August 2, 2008. Renewables won’t give us energy independence unless that electricity is used as a substitute for oil in our transportation … finish reading Electric Cars Are the Key to Energy Independence

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Jim Hightower : ‘Lifestyles of the Rich… and Cranky.’

Ferrari F430 Spider, just $3,500 a day. Dude.Democratizing luxuryBy Jim Hightower / July 11, 2006 Time to take another peek into the “Lifestyles of the Rich… and Cranky.” A problem for many rich people is that they’re merely rich – … finish reading Jim Hightower : ‘Lifestyles of the Rich… and Cranky.’

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Volkswagen Fast Tracks "One-Liter" Bullet Car

Of course it costs $30-50,000, but thats a detail. Just think of all the money you’re going to save on gasoline. Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / July 5, 2008 Laugh at high gas prices with a 235-MPG VW(Of … finish reading Volkswagen Fast Tracks "One-Liter" Bullet Car

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Two For The Road : Heading For The Exit Lane

By 2012 there should be roughly 10 million fewer vehicles on the road in America… We stand at a turning point for US transport. Real gasoline prices have already surpassed the peak levels that followed the second OPEC oil shocks, … finish reading Two For The Road : Heading For The Exit Lane

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Two For the Road : Killing Off the Small Town

A road going to Leeton, Missouri, population 619. Photo by jelene’s photostream.High Gas Prices Threaten to DrainSmall Towns’ PopulationsBy Donald Bradley / June 28, 2008 LEETON, Missouri – In this small town south of Warrensburg, directions usually begin with, “From … finish reading Two For the Road : Killing Off the Small Town

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