Electric Avenue – PHEVs in Travel+Leisure Magazine

Date: 5 Oct 2007 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

A new kind of hybrid uses less gas and more electricity. All-electric cars are already here. What will this mean for the road trip of the future? ILSR’s David Morris plugs in and gives us a little history lesson of the Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV). This article by David Morris appeared in the October 2007 issue of Travel + Leisure.… Read More

Turn on the Electric Road

Date: 8 Oct 2006 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Turn on the Electric Road by David Morris, Vice President Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) October 8, 2006 – published in the New York Times Last summer, New York State took a page from California’s playbook, using state policy to jump-start a 21st century automobile industry. Albany started a $10 million program to convert its fleet … Read More

Commentary: Before long, a vehicle that solves problems?

Date: 1 Apr 2006 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Commentary: Before long, a vehicle that solves problems? by David Morris Originally published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, April 1, 2006 I magine driving a car without consuming petroleum, or generating pollution, or making noise. Imagine getting the equivalent of 100 to 150 miles per gallon. Imagine that every time you drove, you pumped money into … Read More

Business Forum: Ford can find its way by looking to future

Date: 5 Dec 2005 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Business Forum: Ford can find its way by looking to future by David Morris Originally published in Minneapolis Star Tribune, December 5, 2005 The imminent eclipse of General Motors by Toyota as the world’s largest car manufacturer was decades in the making. We will read many instructive tales about how General Motors, and U.S. car companies … Read More

Hybrids and biofuels would be a good fit for Minnesota

Date: 18 Sep 2005 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Hybrids and biofuels would be a good fit for Minnesota by David Morris Originally published in Minneapolis Star Tribune, September 18, 2005 In the aftermath of Katrina’s fury, and the passage of a remarkably weak and largely irrelevant federal energy bill, Americans have learned two important lessons. We need desperately and rapidly to eliminate our dependence … Read More

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