The Truth About Lithium

By | 2017-09-06T17:20:02+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Electric Cars|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Lithium – the natural resource mined from the Earth’s crust – is perhaps the best-known commodity that people know the least about. Yet with multiple sovereign states betting their future on an industry bustling with electric vehicles, failure to understand the world’s order on the non-renewable element could prove fatal. Originally discovered in 1817 by Swedish [...]

Comments Off on The Truth About Lithium

Swimming in a Sea of Oil

By | 2017-07-13T17:06:11+00:00 February 5th, 2015|Categories: Automotive Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last year the U.S. achieved a goal long considered unapproachable: It surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world’s largest producer of oil. At 12.5 million barrels per day, the U.S. now extracts more oil than any of the OPEC countries, and more than Iran, Iraq, Kuwait and Qatar combined.   It wasn’t always this [...]

Comments Off on Swimming in a Sea of Oil

There’s No Honor in the System

By | 2017-06-13T23:13:46+00:00 August 11th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Fuel economy is a funny thing. While it is always a consideration for some consumers, its presence on the central stage for others frequently follows world energy politics. In 1973, when the price of crude oil quadrupled in six months during the OPEC oil embargo, fuel economy consideration was at an all-time high. The same was [...]

Comments Off on There’s No Honor in the System