Category: General Article

Corvette New Generation

The Heads Up Display that has adorned many Corvettes for years now may be cutting edge technology, but as far as GM is concerned it is becoming antiquated. That seems like a stretch, but GM is currently working on the next generation of the Heads Up Display and this time it is filled with even more high tech goodies.

Imagine traveling down a road and all of the sudden you are engulfed in thick fog. What do you do? You can’t risk stopping as there is no visibility and someone may hit you from behind. You can’t pull over because the shoulder is too narrow. Your only choice is to press on and hope that you can make out the curves in the road fast enough.

This nightmare scenario will be eliminated with the next generation of the Heads Up Display for the Corvette. The system will use a laser … Read More

Electric Cars Roll Into Showrooms and Find Believers

Blogger Phil T picked up his Nissan Leaf on March 31 and has been posting about his experiences ever since.

His reviews?

“We’re very pleased with it,” he writes. “The LEAF drives like a real car, accelerating and stopping quickly.”

Phil T’s experiences are being repeated across the country as others take the electric car plunge and embrace a technology with a decidedly short consumer track record. Pioneers like Phil T, who recounts in detail all his thoughts and experiences on drivingelectric.blogspot.com, blaze the trail for others.

Just how many will follow is one of the big questions on the minds of many. (Well, mine at least). For instance, what about that limited range issue? Will the Chevy Volt, which has a much shorter all-electric capability than the 100-mile Leaf, be the bigger seller?

Will electric vehicles remain a niche market limited to true believers or users whose driving requirements … Read More