Posts about Hybrid and Electric Vehicles


Hybrid and Electric Vehicles by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Whiskers of Tin

Check this out: That is actual metal, spontaneously sprouting a type of facial hair known as tin whiskers. While¬†tin whiskers are very cool (not to mention being an awesome name for a band), their consequences are pretty serious. Because ... Read More  

Hybrid and Electric Vehicles by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Speaking of the Third Wheel…

Before I wrote Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, everything I knew about cars came from watching episodes of Top Gear. From there “who thought this was a good idea in the first place” files, I give you the Reliant Robin, ... Read More  

Hybrid and Electric Vehicles by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

What Thomas Edison and Grandma Duck Have in Common

Here’s a fun fact. When automobiles were first introduced, they were hailed as a solution to pollution – the pollution left by horses all over the streets. Here’s another one. Three types of propulsion were used for early automobiles, ... Read More