GE Likes EVs, So Should You!

Electric vehicles (EVs) could significantly reduce our dependence on foreign oil. And they can lower the carbon emissions generated by our transportation systems—provided the electricity is generated from clean, renewable sources. But among the impediments to the widespread adoption of EVs is a "chicken-and-egg problem." EVs need to be recharged, and few consumers are going to buy them until there's an effective ... (read more)


As if all of the other hazards of driving weren't enough, a recent CNN report highlights a new phenomenon facing motorists. Range anxiety, a new phrase popular with drivers (and potential buyers) of electric vehicles, describes the distress that can be associated with the limited range of current ... (read more)

Old Enough to Know Better?

Everyone knows by now that it's dangerous to drink and drive. But what if the substance you're intoxicated by is a medication that you need to stay healthy? (For the record, the law doesn't care why drivers are chemically impaired, or how they got that way, only that they are unable to safely operate a motor vehicle.)

Older Americans are driving more, and driving later in life, than in previous generations. In some cases, this is because they are remaining in the ... (read more)