Cars, Advertising, and The Cult of Individualism

Cars don’t kill people, people kill people! At least, they do when they’re only thinking of themselves– as opposed to the complex ecosystem of different people who use streets and sidewalks. Marketing

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Sidebar: GM Says They’re Serious About Electrification? Prove It.

GM talks about its commitment to electrification, and then displays a spread of exclusively gas-powered cars at the Belle Isle Grand Prix.

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EV Charging Networks: Drive Infrastructure, Not Just Cars

A few weeks ago, I had a chat with some folks from A Major Automaker, one of the Big Two-And-A-Half,

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Michigan Population Numbers: How Long Before We Just Admit That This Strategy Isn’t Working?

The census numbers are in, and we’re unsurprised to learn that population growth is stagnant in parts of the great,

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Mispricing the Chevrolet Bolt, And Other Strange Corporate Decisions

The Chevrolet Bolt originally sold poorly. It’s now selling well, but at an average of a 30% discount off its full MSRP. Maybe that suggests it wasn’t priced right to begin with.

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The “Mobility” Council’s Report: Buy A Car, Peasants

The Michigan Council on Future Mobility and Electrification said that Google’s Cavnue project is “one of the most ambitious mobility initiatives in history.” We looked through the history books and picked our top four competitors.

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Driven: The Race To Create the Autonomous Car, by Alex Davies

Weekend Read. This book, Driven: The Race To Create the Autonomous Car, is worth reading for anyone who is interested

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Gretchen Whitmer: When We Say “Mobility,” We Really Mean “Cars”

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Council on Future Mobility is not about mobility, it’s about cars. That’s got to change if we’re serious about decarbonizing transportation– or building an equitable future of any kind.

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How Losers Still Get Paid: Why Bankruptcy Can’t Rein In Executive Compensation

IF YOU’RE ONE OF THE BILLIONS OF ONLOOKERS OBSERVING THE COLLAPSE OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMY, you might be wondering: what’s

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Autonomous Vehicles And The City Of To-Morrow

No, it’s not a Potemkin Village in which erstwhile Governor Rick Snyder staged his great Austerity March for propaganda films.

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