A Failed System

By |2018-10-02T16:56:10-07:00November 14th, 2014|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Auto Recalls, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, CAFE, Class Action, Corporate Average Fuel Economy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published November 11, 2014, Los Angeles Daily Journal - The sad truth is that automakers face little deterrent from U.S. authorities to correctly represent their vehicles’ fuel economy standards. The Environmental Protection Agency has long required manufacturers to state a vehicle’s fuel economy on the window sticker (officially called the Monroney sticker), but there is no regulatory [...]

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There’s No Honor in the System

By |2018-07-18T00:48:09-07:00August 11th, 2014|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, CAFE, Corporate Average Fuel Economy, Electric Cars, Fisker, Tesla|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published August 6, 2014, Los Angeles Daily Journal - 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 [...]

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Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

By |2018-07-19T00:01:53-07:00December 4th, 2012|Categories: Auto Industry Attorney, Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Class Action, Environmental Protection Agency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Published January 8, 2013, Los Angeles Daily Journal - You would think that billion dollar companies that grace the halls of the New York Stock Exchange, the Wall Street Journal and the Fortune 500 would have the good sense to govern themselves with principles of honesty and integrity. If they don’t do it because it’s the right [...]

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The Ghost in the Machine

By |2018-07-19T20:17:14-07:00October 8th, 2010|Categories: Automotive Economy, Automotive Trends, Autonomous Cars, Electric Cars, NHTSA|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Published October 8, 2010, Los Angeles Daily Journal - It’s fascinating when you think about it, but the day has actually arrived where the average commuter car has more software code in it than existed in the Apollo 11 spacecraft that put the first man on the moon.  Just how far have we progressed?  The Apollo 11 Lunar [...]

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