You can't calculate the $7500 tax credit into the price, because you don't get that upfront. If you say "well, the Volt is 28K after the tax credit" the fact is you still have to take out a loan or fork over 35.5K up front. Then at tax time you realize you only paid 5K in federal taxes, so that $7500 tax credit is… » 7/17/14 10:42am Thursday 10:42am

Except that, yeah, everything you just said about manuals, is actually the opposite. We get it, you love manuals, and to you it's not a chore or an increased workload - or you just accept it because you love it. Whatever. But stop pretending that it's just as easy to drive a manual as an auto. It's not. I've… » 7/09/14 11:46am 7/09/14 11:46am

F1 tech may not trickle-down right away, but remember when they had ABS, Traction Control and Stability Control? Where is all that now? On every new car sold in the US, that's where. It will get to the masses eventually. Most likely not in the same form as in F1 cars, of course, but they'll get to the exotics… » 7/08/14 11:02am 7/08/14 11:02am

Some commercial airliners, flying in/out of the right airport, can take off and land by themselves. It's entirely conceivable that if flying from one of these airports to another one of these airports that the only time the pilot would be in direct control of the plane is while taxiing. » 7/06/14 11:59pm 7/06/14 11:59pm