The Dirty Little Secret

By |2018-07-17T01:34:51-07:00December 6th, 2010|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, CAFE, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Electric Cars, Environmental Protection Agency|Tags: , , , |

Published December 6, 2010, Los Angeles Daily Journal - In just one month’s time, the long-anticipated overhaul to the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) regulations will take effect, marking the first increase in the U.S. fuel economy standard since the start of Ronald Regan’s second term.  The CAFE regulations, enacted in response to the 1973 Oil Crisis, establish [...]

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The Tesla Business Model: Brilliance or Impending Disaster?

By |2018-07-23T17:03:42-07:00July 6th, 2010|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Electric Cars, Tesla|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Published July 6, 2010, Los Angeles Daily Journal - Last week marked an epic event in the automotive industry when Tesla Motors launched its ambitious effort to raise $185 million through a public offering of 11.1 million shares of stock.  The IPO was historic in that Tesla is now among the ranks of only a small handful [...]

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