So there’s a proposal before the Madison City Council to gather data on how much people drive. http://www.madison.com/wsj/mad/latest/460514 The goal is to reduce driving and make it easier for people to get around without a car.Â There use to be specifics like a reduction in of 25% in miles traveled by 2020, but that was… Continue reading You’d think they proposed destroying all cars….
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Automakers-putting-brakes-on-apf-14367968.html When American consumers start buying new cars again, they’ll likely find fewer combinations of moon roofs, seat upholstery and stereo systems to choose from. As with better fuel economy, it’s a case of U.S. automakers taking a cue from their Japanese counterparts. On the one hand it does make sense to “bundle” options into… Continue reading Are fewer options the right thing to do?
I rode my moped yesterday for the first time in over a month.Â I forgot how much fun it was.Â It doesn’t go that fast, but when you’re used to walking everywhere 30 mph feels like you’re flying.Â Last time I rode it was December 12th.Â With the weather we’ve been having it wasn’t safe,… Continue reading I rode my moped yesterday…..
((This was orginally posted on my Myspace blog)) Ford Fusion Hybrid to get 41 mpg city 36 hwy This is the newest, most state of the art hybrid that the big automotive companies have built.Â It’s 8 mpg better in the city and 2 mpg better on the highway than the Toyota Camry hybrid.Â This… Continue reading When are car companies really gonna wake up?