GM’s Chevy Volt to come out big and publicly later in 2015

A piece of news has come which could cheer anti-electric-car “Conservatives” — GM is ending production of the Chevy Volt.  But the actual reason for ending Volt production isn’t what those so-called-Conservatives had predicted.  Instead of the Volt being a dismal flop (it’s not, quite), GM is stopping Volt production to…

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House Transportation bill headed into train wreck due to extreme right-wingers

The transportation bills being considered by the Senate and House are operating in different universes, with the Senate following the usual bi-partisan process to create good transportation policy, and the Republican-dominated House larding their bill with extreme right wing ideology that would doom mass transit systems, gut environmental review processes, and fundamentally change transportation system funding…

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Should gasoline cost $10 per gallon or more?

The price of gasoline can affect the outcome of the 2012 elections, the success or failure of alternatively fueled vehicles like electric cars, and the success or failure of efforts to mitigate climate change and other environmental goals. What should the price for gasoline be? That’s a huge question with…

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