Archive for the ‘Automotive’ Category

I’ve been dark on this blog since mid-September, which is kind of embarrassing, but it’s been for the best. Of necessity, my investigation of opportunities in industries transforming as a result of the seismic macro-economic shift is on hold for the rest of the year. I have a real live project to absorb my energies, […]


Every day, the argument over how best to power the U.S. economy while minimizing environmental damage, economic burden and dependence on hostile energy sources rages in the blogosphere and specialized media.  All bear at least some evidence of the authors’ interest in protecting one sacred cow or another. Some tout the political advantage of making […]


I’ve only been following the EV space for a couple of months, but sporadic announcements had already given me a sense that, despite the growing economic and political significance of environmental issues, with the exception of the much-heralded press darling, Tesla, the popular press was largely ignoring the state of progress on this important front. […]


SEMA responses

30Jun09

Thanks to the many of you who responded with help getting me into this auto industry event. I’m very gratified at the level of support.  If any of you will be in Las Vegas in November for this event, please let me know and I’ll arrange to thank you properly in person.


If you’re in the car biz, or know anyone who is, maybe you can help me. I’d like to go to this automotive after-market exposition, Nov 3-6, here in my backyard, Las Vegas.  The snag:  It’s not open to the general public.  Any suggestions or help appreciated.  Thanks.


While the automotive news, at least as reported in the mainstream press, is all about bankruptcy, bailout, dealer closings and other bad news, there is evidence of rebirth even before those complicated puzzles get resolved. According to AutoBlog, a new car company, V-Vehicle Co., based in San Diego and backed by T. Boone Pickens, among […]