For coming up with a clever marketing response to General Motor's attempt to trademark the term "range anxiety," we have to give Tesla Motors some credit. GM will (is already?) come out swinging against all-electric vehicles, and it'll take some judo-like moves from smaller companies and electric vehicle fans to turn GM's energy against itself, if we want the intra-plug-in community fighting to continue. Here's Tesla's stab at GM's trademark attempt:
Michigan business writer Howard Lovy caught up with Martin Eberhard and asked him about ethanol. We all know where Eberhard's fuel-saving interests are focused, but he remains an informed and perceptive observer of the automotive energy situation in this country.