Mini- and micro-cars: Opportunity being missed

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Elio mini-carA recent Facebook post about the long-delayed Elio mini-car started a discussion about the dearth of similar vehicles out there for American drivers.  Many of these cars have been pitched for over a decade, but just can’t seem to get the financing or support to actually achieve serious (or, in most cases, any) production and distribution.  And that’s a shame, because they are missing what may be their only opportunity to shine… before it will be too late for them to run on American roads at all. Continue reading

Driverless Cars: Optional by 2024, Mandatory by 2044

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autonomous drivingIEEE Spectrum is on my wavelength when it comes to autonomous driving.  Their description of the future of driving mirrors the world I depicted in my novel Sarcology.