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Author Archives: Steve Hanley

Understanding The Imported Car Market In America

October 22nd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

America imported about $170 billion worth of vehicles from foreign countries in 2017. In fact, the majority of all vehicles sold in the US last year were imports. Here's a chart that shows which countries were the largest exporters of vehicles to America last year.

Ford Layoffs & Trump Tariffs: The Real Story

October 16th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

The Trump tariffs on steel and aluminum have hit Ford hard, but they are not what is causing the company to begin a $24.5 billion restructuring and they are not the reason for layoffs. Here's what the MSM got wrong about the Ford story.

Jaguar Mulls Transition To Fully Electric Lineup

October 15th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Jaguar is considering transitioning to an all electric lineup by 2025, partly because the I-PACE has been so well received and partly because sales for the brand are sagging. Electric cars may be the shot of adrenaline the company needs to remain relevant in the future.

“Short Arms Syndrome” Sinks TerraE Consortium Plan

October 15th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

TerraE, the consortium of German vehicle manufacturers that was supposed to build "green batteries" in Germany, is dead -- a victim of timid industrialists who don't want to put up the money needed to bring the plan to fruition.

It’s Time For The Adults To Take Charge — 100 Corporations Responsible For 71% Of Carbon Emissions

October 14th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

The 6th IPCC Climate Assessment Report makes it crystal clear: Human society is facing a life or death. The only way to save ourselves is to drastically, dramatically, and deliberately reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. There are two ways to do that -- put less carbon dioxide in and/or take carbon dioxide out. Those are the choices. Deal with it like adults or suffer the consequences. End of story. Full stop

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