David Herron is a writer and software engineer living in Silicon Valley. He primarily writes about electric vehicles, clean energy systems, climate change, peak oil and related issues. When not writing he indulges in software projects and is sometimes employed as a software engineer. David has written for sites like PlugInCars and TorqueNews, and worked for companies like Sun Microsystems and Yahoo.

Vectrix is dead, long live the New Vectrix?

Vectrix Corporation announced September 28, 2009 that it entered into an asset purchase agreement to sell most of its assets to New Vectrix LLC (“New Vectrix”), a Delaware limited liability company sponsored by GH Venture Partners LLC.  They have also filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy.  These moves were expected from…

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The State of Colorado offering an incentive program for efficient vehicles

House Bill 1331 (HB 1331), “Incentives for Efficient Motor Vehicles”, created financial incentives to help consumers purchase efficient motor vehicles.   The bill extends tax credits to consumers who purchase or convert vehicles that use “cutting edge” technology and petroleum reduction technology, including plug-in hybrid electric conversion technology.  Yes, you read…

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