Wednesday, December 3, 2008

More Autoblogging

Here are 10 cars that prove Detroit still has a chance.

Michael Moore's plan for the Big Three. More insightful than you might think at first glance. I especially like the idea of getting them involved in more aspects of the transportation system. Right now, there's a global shortage of rolling stock for railroads. I can't find the article, but I remember reading how at one point the Trans-Siberian Railway had several near-shutdowns because there weren't enough coal cars to supply the powerstations that power the cars that carry the coal! While I'm at it, I'll point out this article about electrified rail's potential in our nation's transportation system by New Orleanian Alan Drake.

Jalopnik finds Patches! Well, not quite. It's a '63.

Oh yeah, and Mittens is a dick.

1 comment:

GentillyGirl said...

Well, GM is the biggest maker of diesel locos in the Country. G.E. is second. Their products can easily be made as electric units very easily, but... setting up the delivery system for powering these babies must be built.

The oil companies won't like that very much.