Sweetwater Texas

Image via Wikipedia I have believed for a long time that high energy prices would ultimately be good for the American economy. I generally keep an ear to the ground for new developments in renewable energy technology, and new products that take advantage of alternative energy sources. I recently learned of a small town that […]

Electric Drag Racing

A buddy of mine sent me a link to an electric car that is entering in drag races. This is awesome. John Weyland gutted a 1972 Datsun 1200, converted it into an electric drive, named it White Zombie and has breaking records at his local drag strip. In this video he drops both a Corvette […]

Ethanol

So I’ve been blogging about gas prices and the state of American automakers lately. I haven’t yet addressed one of the solutions that GM has proposed. Ethanol, or E85. Chevy and GMC are labeling their trucks, and some cars as well, as flexible-fuel vehicles, meaning that they can run on either unleaded gasoline or E85. […]

Are High Gas Prices Good?

Two years ago I wrote a couple of essays in which I argued that high gas prices would produce some positive changes for America, as people get tired of paying at the pump and begin to look for alternative solutions to our energy needs. Two years is enough time for changes to begin to occur, […]

High Gas Prices Are Good For America – Part I

There has been a lot of fuss about high gas prices lately. The buzz is all over the media, I’ve heard talk show hosts, read articles in the paper, and seen clips of congressmen speaking out against this lately. I’ve been thinking about it quite a bit, myself. After much thought, I believe high gas […]