The Electric Car Myth

By |2018-07-18T23:51:23-07:00February 5th, 2013|Categories: Automotive Trends, CAFE, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Electric Cars|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Published February 5, 2013, Los Angeles Daily Journal - In truth, it never really had the potential many had hoped for.  Supporters were hoping that the electric car would be the regeneration of an industry, but boundless enthusiasm could not replace the state of technology and sound economic principles. Until recently, profit seekers were throwing money at anything [...]

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Up in Smoke: GM and the Obama Administration’s Public Relations Nightmare

By |2018-07-23T18:51:30-07:00January 5th, 2011|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, CAFE, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Electric Cars, General Motors, NHTSA|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published January 5, 2012, Los Angeles Daily Journal -  The plan was seemingly perfect.  Put all of America’s might behind the emerging electric car industry and help the U.S. automakers reclaim their place as global leaders.  GM was positioned to be first to market with its Chevrolet Volt – the car would pave the way for the [...]

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Electric Shock!

By |2018-07-23T16:42:45-07:00September 7th, 2010|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, CAFE, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Electric Cars, Environmental Protection Agency, Tesla|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published September 7, 2010, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Last Wednesday, the latest entrant to the burgeoning electric car market went on sale, the cleverly-named Nissan Leaf.  Rallying around claims of saving the environment and helping the nation rid itself of its dependence on foreign oil, consumers lined up in droves to buy the new commuter car.  In fact, [...]

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