U-Haul Saves 1,410 Cars’ Worth Of Impact

A Wisconsin U-Haul operation has announced today that through repurposing a strip mall for its new facility in Baraboo, WI, it has effectively saved 1,410 automobiles' worth of steel and then some! Have you ever wondered why corporations don't use existing, vacant facilities instead of building new ones?  So have we.  And, apparently, so did … Continue reading U-Haul Saves 1,410 Cars’ Worth Of Impact

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Will Dropping EV Prices Displace European Diesels?

Diesel engines have long dominated EcoMotoring in Europe, but more stringent emissions standards combined with mass production of lithium batteries may be changing the game. It's well known that lithium batteries are the wave of the future for developing a more robust electric car infrastructure. Today, it was announced that lithium is at an all … Continue reading Will Dropping EV Prices Displace European Diesels?

Internal Combustion’s Complexity Problem May Hand The Victory To Electric Vehicles

"Too many moving parts" has gone from something gearheads and engineers would say to a common expression. Whenever something is complex and difficult to keep going, people describe it that way. Recent developments in internal combustion engines are continuing the trend of using less fuel to get more power while making lower emissions, but this … Continue reading Internal Combustion’s Complexity Problem May Hand The Victory To Electric Vehicles

Net Neutrality and the Electric Car

Net Neutrality is a big topic on the internet right now. The FCC is considering voting to allow internet service providers (ISPs) to interfere with your internet access, and even demand payment from websites to be visible to their subscribers. Some don't seem to understand the danger this poses, so let's look at how things … Continue reading Net Neutrality and the Electric Car

A Guide to the Half Truths Used to Attack Electric Vehicles

Prager "University", a social media site that is not actually a university, released a video "proving" that electric vehicles are "bad for the planet". Part of a much larger anti-electric movement, the video uses common half-truths used to attack electric vehicles. These have been thoroughly debunked in the past by multiple sources, but we need … Continue reading A Guide to the Half Truths Used to Attack Electric Vehicles

Bitcoin Mining in Electric Vehicles Raises Other Questions

Some creative Tesla owners came up with a way to make a few bucks from their parked EVs: Cryptocurrency mining. This raises questions that shouldn't just be aimed at bitcoin mining, or even electric vehicles. For those unfamiliar, cryptocurrencies only work because there is a network of distributed computing that processes the transactions. To reward … Continue reading Bitcoin Mining in Electric Vehicles Raises Other Questions