…Will BEVs Need New Power Plants?… No matter what the benefits of battery-powered vehicles (BEVs), proponents of BEVs are taking no chances that their pet project won’t be derailed. While BEVs may have a compelling value proposition long term, they Continue reading Will BEVs Need New Power Plants?
…Battery-Powered Vehicles Value Proposition… Battery-powered vehicles (BEVs) should only replace internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles if their value proposition is demonstrably better. See, Future of Battery-Powered Vehicles And what is the value proposition that warrants a transition to BEVs? Here Continue reading Battery-Powered Vehicles Value Proposition
…Battery-Electric Locomotives… GE is building a battery-electric locomotive for BSNF Railway Company to explore how to improve energy efficiency and lower fuel costs. Fuel costs are typically the largest cost for railroad companies. The battery-electric locomotive will be paired with Continue reading Battery-Electric Locomotives
…Lessons from Regensburg… My visit to the BMW factory in Regensburg Germany confirmed that the factory of the future had arrived. See, Manufacturing a Car is Easy There is no need for a government-mandated “50 state solution” for a National Continue reading Lessons from Regensburg
…Government Motors Lives Up to its Name… Saved by the government during the last economic crash, GM again turns to the government for help. This time they want to saddle the public with a National Zero Emissions Vehicle (NZEV) program Continue reading Government Motors Lives Up to its Name
…Carbon Folly… My first book on the CO2 issue, Carbon Folly, was published in 2008. It was remarkably prescient. It did not, however, predict the decline in the use of coal as the result of EPA regulations under the Obama Continue reading Carbon Folly