Happy Herald - Happy Motoring https://www.happyherald.com/articles.sec-8514-1-happy-motoring.html <![CDATA[Will My Vehicle’s Stop–Start System Fail?]]> Believe it or not, your vehicle’s stop-start system senses the outside temperature. Just like you in the morning, getting out of bed and getting going isn’t always easy.]]> <![CDATA[Crimes of Opportunity – Don’t Be a Victim]]> With criminals looking for opportunities, don’t become a victim of a vehicle burglary. Many law enforcement agencies have taken a proactive way to reduce vehicle burglaries by following these four steps..]]> <![CDATA[Electric Vehicles As A Back UP Power Source? ]]> To help during blackouts, your GM electric vehicle would be used to power your home’s essential needs.]]> <![CDATA[Putting The Brakes On Spending]]> The price at the pump is more than a sticker shock, it is a life changer. When the price of fuel accelerates, consumers put the brakes on spending.]]> <![CDATA[Rules and Laws for Drones?]]> Have you ever wondered what the laws or rules are for drones? It seems these pesky craft are gaining ground over neighborhoods and on the streets. The Operations Over People rule was effective as of April 21, 2021.]]> <![CDATA[ Are Electric Semis on Full Throttle? ]]> In another milestone for the EV industry, Panasonic has announced that the battery recycling company, Redwood Materials, founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, will begin supplying these recycled batteries for Tesla vehicles and Ford Motor Company..]]> <![CDATA[How Will California’s AB1346 Affect the Rest of the Country?]]> It has been a long and strong push by California’s CARB (California’s Air Resource Board) to eliminate small gas-powered equipment. Cleaning up the state’s air quality has been a mission for years, leading them to enact the extinction of these units..]]> <![CDATA[Chip Shortage – The Impact ]]> Most of us have heard about the chip shortage and the havoc it is playing on the automobile industry. The silicon chip has been around since 1961, invented by two Americans, Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce. Their invention helped revolutionize and condense the modern computer chip of today.]]> <![CDATA[Lithium and Geothermal, What’s The Connection?]]> Geothermal begins in the earth’s core, some 1,800 to 4,000 feet below the earth’s surface – making its way above ground, it creates hot springs, geysers, or steam beds.]]> <![CDATA[Game Changer for Electric Vehicles]]> Today’s lithium-ion batteries have proven to be very dependable and successful when it comes to electric vehicles. With technology on the fast track, so are more efficient batteries. The new lithium metal battery developed in Germany has proven to have a density of 500-WH/kg benchmark.]]> <![CDATA[Women With Wheelz ]]> Ages ranged from an 11 yr. old female, accompanied by her grandfather, to 78 years in age. The show is not about winning a prize, it is about connecting with other women who share the same interest – passion for their automobile. Many women dress to match their classics.]]> <![CDATA[The Future for Recycling Lithium-Ion Batteries]]> The question has always come up about how to dispose of Electrical Vehicle batteries. Well, the question is answered. The company Redwood Materials has been in business for a few years, housed in Carson City, Nevada, and run by a formal Tesla employee, executive J.]]> <![CDATA[Electric Semis are the Future]]> This new design is specific to the Freightliner eM2 and eCascadia, the all-electric Detroit ePowertrain. It provides the ultimate in power, efficiency and sustainability. The Detroit eFill chargers are designed for EV trucks and other types of EV..]]> <![CDATA[Leaving Your Animal In A Locked Car – Is It Illegal?]]> Over the last several years, animals have become more than pets, they are family. Leaving a pet in a vehicle during hot weather can be a crime. There are 31 states that have passed laws protecting citizens who observe an animal in a dangerous condition and that provide civil immunity for a person who rescues the endangered animal.]]> <![CDATA[The First Electric Vehicle ]]> Henry Ford worked as an engineer in one of Thomas Edison’s subsidiary companies, and during one brief encounter, Ford outlined the design he had for a gasoline engine that was self-contained. Thomas Edison responded by saying, “You have the thing. Keep at it.]]> <![CDATA[Autonomous Car Snitches]]> The ever-increasing urge to rush self-driving cars to the streets is also raising questions for criminals. What will they use for getaway cars in the future? If they believe that an autonomous car is like a well-trained dog – command and they will come – not so fast.]]> <![CDATA[Are Batteries Considered Renewable Energy? ]]> Batteries today are mostly made of lithium-ion to increase the electrical storage capacity. Batteries account for nearly 90 percent of all electricity storage, and the demand is driven by advances in rechargeable lithiumion batteries, which are a key component in electric vehicles.]]> <![CDATA[Canoo, A Company With Vision]]> Electric vehicles just became more versatile for businesses. Looking for a multipurpose electric vehicle? Canoo can manufacture one for you, with pricing starting at $33,000 and custombuilt to your needs. These vehicles offer innovation and greater cargo capacity than the current electric delivery offerings in their class.]]> <![CDATA[Technology has hit the world of license plates ]]> For years many states have allowed inmates to produce license plates while learning a trade. That may soon come to an end as we know it. Digital licenses plates were introduced and rolled out in California in 2018. Since then, the illuminated plates have gained miles and popularity.]]> <![CDATA[What’s That in the Sky? ]]> The sky will soon be filled with flying objects, from drones, to jetpacks, and even flying cars. Are we ready for this new flying age? Technology is on a super highway, with new inventions arriving weekly. It is bad enough we have dangerous drivers on our roadways – now we want to fill the skies with some.]]>