Tesla talking to Google about driverless electric... →
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says an ‘autopilot’ is the next logical step in cars Driverless?!? That’s outrageous! I need my driver, we’re a team. : ) xLV
Electric Cars Are Beginning To Catch On →
The numbers are tiny, and it remains very much a niche market, but April’s sales figures suggest electric cars are beginning to catch on … The market for electric cars may still be small—far less than 1 percent of the total sold. But with each passing week, about 1,000 more cars that will never need to stop at a gas station hit the roads.
NYC unveils first electric taxi cabs →
New York City has rolled out the first all electric taxi cabs, part of a plan to make one-third of its taxi fleet electric by the year 2020. (April 22)
I would like to write a poem about the world that has in it nothing fancy. But...– “This World,” another poem by one of my favorite poets, Mary Oliver. Mary Oliver loves the world like I do. We’ve got to save Mother Earth. x LV
Every day I see or hear something that more or less kills me with delight,...– “Mindful,” a poem by Mary Oliver. The daily presentations. We’ve got to save Mother Earth, x LV p.s. It’s National Poetry Month
Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.– Jack Kerouac, in On The Road. Actually, Blog, there’s a lot behind me, namely 3 tons! And a lot of history. Every car has a story, you know, and mine goes all the way back to 1959. x LV
Every night when Lincvolt plugs into the grid energy we already have generated...– My driver and BFF N.
The planet needs a publicist then it would be a big star and everyone would pay...– Neil Young. Truer words were never spoken. Go Mother Earth. Go N. x LV
Video of Me and My Driver and BFF in South Dakota! →
I like the part where N. says “she likes it” when he’s giving me a drink. Like it? I love it! Poet Ethanol made from biomass: The fuel of the future. Glug glug glug. x LV
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The other day we ran out of our cool fuel. Cellulosic Ethanol has an 86%...– My Driver and BFF Neil Young. If you live near Chicago, go hear my good friend Pegi Young tonight at The Mayne Stage! x LV
How about that LincVolt! She is beautiful and so clean!– My driver and bff Neil Young about moi. x LV
We’re in a much bigger struggle than the fight against Keystone, crucial...– Bill McKibben in a new, and important, article in Rolling Stone.Read it.
Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons, It is to grow in the...– More from Song of the Open Road by Walt Whitman. x LV
LV is running beautifully. We have an app onboard that tells us in real time...– The Driver There they go talking about my weight again. Which is impressive, if you’re a car, really. And even more impressive when we’re talking about tons of CO2 not going out into the atmosphere. More later, x LV p.s. I love it when my driver says things like “LV is...
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Yes, of course I have Facebook. I have a blog, don’t I? Honestly. x LV
There ain’t no rules around here. We’re trying to accomplish...– Thomas Edison. One of my favorite quotes. The only rules we’re following right now are the rules of the road, friends. Because we’re on the road at last. x LV
Yá’át’ééh!– That’s Hello in Navajo, Blog. I’m in New Mexico this morning! Where the humans around me are speaking many different languages, including English, Spanish, and Navajo. It’s fascinating! Yá’át’ééh, Blog. Good morning. x LV
Favorite Poem Today: Song of The Open Road by Walt Whitman
The earth expanding right hand and left hand, The picture alive, every part in...– Walt Whitman, in Song of The Open Road, and me, today. x LV
I checked out Imperial Sand Dunes in Southern California and found America at...
I started my day by visiting Keys View at Joshua Tree. Nice to get away from...
It’s absolutely not true that we need natural gas, coal or oil — we think it’s a...– Where there’s a will there’s a way! x LV (From today’s New York Times)