Thursday, March 31, 2011

Video Stardom

Not really. But I am in a tiny section of this video by Alexandra Paul. I need to write about turning in my CAB car and getting my own. I’ve been busy tooling around in the gorgeous Diamond White Volt, though

Friday, March 25, 2011

Finally, Good News!

Zilla’s are coming back! I am excited to announce that I am in talks with Manzanita Micro to bring the Zilla controller line back to life soon! We have agreed on the basics and now just need to finalize the details to get Zilla production, sales and support up and running at their facility in [...]

Monday, March 21, 2011

PIC Round-up: dazed and confused…

The week’s stories that got under my skin over at Sprinted the gamut this week- from earthquake aftermath, to consumer confusion, to a little bit of fun. Oh, and in case the Volt dancers are looking for work, I think we’ve found their next gig!

EV fires and BMSs

Unfortunately, every so ofter, and EV catches fire, and, if unattended, it may burn to the ground. If the EV uses Li-Ion cells and a BMS, a chorus of “BMS deniers” raises its voice, expressing the view that the fact … Continue reading

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery…

Bob really likes Tesla’s new(ish) Lightning Green paint color. Now it just needs the powertrain from their version of the electric smart- at which point I’m told we might have to dub it the “Snot Rocket”!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

CODA Building Technology and Jobs in America

Ohio Mayor Coleman, praises CODA Automotive,, at his State of the Address 2011 held on February 23rd, 2011 at COSI, http Mayor Coleman states "Job growth for the next economy will be fueled by new, clean energy sources. New energy sources will affect the cars we drive, the homes we live in, the products we buy. And Columbus is poised to become the national center for new sources of energy. Henry Ford's assembly line revolutionized how we produce cars. CODA Automotive's electric vehicle technology, could be just as transformative while creating thousands of jobs in the process."

Credit: codaautomotive

Sunday, March 13, 2011

PIC Round-up: truth is stranger than fiction…

A few stories from the week over at There are some days when I manage to remain diplomatic and keep my skepticism to myself (hey, it happens!) This is not one of those days…