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Chrysler Teams With Google On Self Driving Pacifica

Chrysler and Google have agreed to work together on self driving car technology. Google will buy 100 new Chrysler Pacifica minivans and use them to test autonomous systems. Engineers from both companies will work together at a joint facility in southern Michigan. Previously, Google purchased several Lexus 450h vehicles and added their own equipment to […]

May 4th

Tesla Shopping, Plug-in Hybrid Chrysler Minivan… (Cleantech Talk #18)

Originally published on CleanTechnica. For Cleantech Talk #18, Matthew, Kyle, and I talked about the Tesla buying experience and “Tesla dealerships,” the planned Chrysler plug-in hybrid electric minivan, and a 1 GW Quebec-to-Vermont HVDC interconnection (as well as the transmission network and renewable energy integration, in general). As a reminder, you can subscribe to Cleantech Talk on iTunes […]

February 2nd

Maserati CEO Doubles Down On Fiat Idiocy, Motor Trend Calls BS

No one said you had to be a good fortune teller to run a car company. The latest executive in the automobile industry to indicate that he’s on the wrong side of the electric revolution is Maserati CEO, Alfa Romeo CEO, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CTO Harald Wester. It’s not the biggest surprise to find out that […]

July 30th

The Evolution of the Electric Car

Originally published on Sustainnovate. Following up on my articles on the history of solar power science, history of solar power policy, history of solar power manufacturing, history of wind turbines, and history of trains, here’s a piece on the history of electric cars. Most people mean “electric car” when they say “electric vehicle.” Electric vehicles […]

April 29th

Friday Flashback: The 1979 ETV-1 Electric Car

America may finally be buying electric cars in meaningful numbers, but it isn’t the first time US policy makers have tried to force electrification on the auto industry. After the first Arab Oil Crisis sent gas prices skyrocketing, the U.S. government pushed the auto industry and its partners to develop a viable electric vehicle, and […]

April 24th