Americans reluctant to join the EV train

By Ronald Stein Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California We’re constantly being bombarded with the EV movement, but Americans must have a multitude of subconscious reasons for not buying into one of the major movements to save the world from itself as they are showing their lack…

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Predictions are Hard, Especially About the Future

Gasoline vs Electric Vehicle Future Fuel Costs This was originally a comment on David Middleton’s post, https://wattsupwiththat.com/2019/10/31/the-oil-age-is-doing-just-fine-bloomberg-new-energy-finance-notwithstanding/ The original comment was from Detengineer, in reply to another comment from Mark, so the 2nd paragraph is directed at Mark, not David. Detegineer goes into very good detailed calculations, on replacing ICE with EVs. Mod. I think…

What's That Musky Smell?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, the man who has made billions with a “b” by sponging off of your taxpayer dollars, the man you can always find face-down at the government trough, is at it again. Elon Musk now says that his whiz-bang glass solar roofing shingles will be, get this, cheaper than a “normal”…

Are fuel cells environmentally friendly? Not always!

Fuel crucial for life cycle assessment From the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) Fuel cells are regarded as the technology of the future for both cars and household heating systems. As a result, they have a key role to play in the switch to renewable energies. But are fuel cells always…

Bad Karma? Obama promotes electric cars, but they still fall short

Guest post by Steve Goreham Originally published in The Washington Times Last Friday, President Obama once again pitched electric cars during his presentation at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois. At one point, he called for an end to gasoline-powered vehicles, “…but the only way to really break this cycle of spiking gas prices…is to shift…

Cash for clunkers: electric vehicle deliveries lag

Brief news by Ryan Maue The recent oil price shock likely hasn’t figured into the February sales numbers at GM or Nissan, which announced their electric vehicle sales numbers for the month.  Actually, there wasn’t an announcement, but you can find the information buried in a PDF file: GM “delivered” 281 Volts in February, which…