Category Archives: Cars

A car technology revolution is taking place with higher efficiency engines, flex-fuel engines, biomass fuels including ethanol, hybrids, plug-in electric and the growth of automobile use in China, India and other emerging markets

How Electric Cars Promote Weight Loss

No, the answer to how electric cars promote weight loss is not because they run out of electricity and you have to walk more. I have been driving the plug-in electric Chevy Volt for a week. While the Volt’s batteries … Continue reading

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How Autonomous Electric Cars Will Reshape Business Auto Fleets

Autonomous electric cars are on the cusp of transforming business auto fleets. These smart cars will deliver a quantum leap in cost reduction. They will accelerate the shift to “mobility as a services.” Not unlike how smart phones have impacted … Continue reading

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Clean Technology Stuns International Auto Show

Would you use email or text messaging any less if the Post Office slashed the price of stamps by half? Of course not. The technologies just revealed at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) could have a similar impact … Continue reading

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Bill Roth’s First Look Of Electric Volt From NAIAS 2015

The 2016 Chevy Volt electric hybrid looks great, offers performance that consumers want and is priced to sell (estimate of $30-35K before tax credits and state rebates). The Volt launches the auto industry into electric vehicles 2.0 by aligning with … Continue reading

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Oil Price Collapse And America’s Technology Crossroads

The oil industry has done a great job of self-promoting their increased production capacity as the reason for the collapse in oil and gasoline prices. Let’s get the facts right. The world has been, and continues to be, awash with … Continue reading

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Auto Industry Drives Toward Sustainable Profits

The auto industry has stopped waiting for governments to enact energy policy. Responding to their customers’ concerns on pump prices and emissions the auto industry is taking the initiative by launching price-competitive cars and trucks that met consumer expectations on … Continue reading

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Ford Bets The Company On Aluminum F-150 PickUp Truck

Ford Motor Company has bet its future on the launch of a precedent-setting aluminum body F-150 pickup truck. This is no small bet. The F-150 is the number one selling vehicle in America. It has been the number one selling … Continue reading

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