I took a look and noticed a nest taking shape, and sure enough when I checked again today, there were several small speckled eggs in there that look like cardinal eggs.
After a week with the i3, I came away impressed with a lot of what Munich has accomplished here and thinking it might be time to get rid of the brake pedal.
This is the third of about 8 unhatched chrysalises from last year that has come out. When this eastern black swallowtail first came out, the wings were all scrunched up and gradually expanded over about 15 minutes.
Anyone that purchased a 2015 Sonata with the navigation head unit can bring it their local dealer for a free software update that will enable Auto support. For now there is no news about Apple CarPlay support although since the Google I/O developer conference is also happening this week, I'd guess that we'll hear something the week of June 8 when Apple holds it's Worldwide Developer Conference.
I got demos of both systems back in January http://sam.abuelsamid.com/2015/01/19/trying-out-android-auto-and-apple-carplay-with-hyundai/
It's good to see Pickuptrucks.com publish a piece that looks at reasons why you might not want actually buy one. Personally, I've long been of the opinion that for my lifestyle, a truck is a great thing to be able to borrow (see item 5 in the list).
has just revealed the the 2016 Camaro and the Mustang is going to have a real battle on its hands. #camarosix
- Navigant Consulting, Inc.Senior Research Analyst, 2014 - present
- WPP GroupAutomotive product writer, editor, technologist, 2011 - 2014
- Weber ShandwickAccount Supervisor, 2010 - 2011
- TRWPrincipal Engineer, 2000 - 2007
- Kelsey-HayesVehicle Development Engineer, 1991 - 1994
- Delco Moraine NDHDevelopment Engineer, 1990 - 1991
- LucasVarityDevelopment engineer, 1994 - 2000
- AutoblogTechnical Editor, 2006 - 2010
- ICON Creative TechnologiesTechnical Editor/Director, 2007 - 2010
After 22 years working as an engineer in the auto industry I've made the transition to journalism and communications. After joining AutoblogGreen and later Autoblog on a part-time basis in September 2006 I became the technical editor for Green Fuels Forecast, Diesel Forecast, Hydrogen Forecast in January 2008.
From mid-2008 I also became the technical director for ICON Creative Technologies in Ann Arbor, MI producing a variety of content for clients including numerous live video webcasts. In my role as technical director I also developed solutions to a variety of needs including producing live web video streams from a vehicle test drive. In addition to my writing, I also do most of my own photography, video shooting and editing and was one of the regular hosts of the Autoblog podcast for two years.
Since late 2010 I've been working in automotive communications, creating media content in written and visual form and developing new ways of presenting that content.
In my roles first at ICON, Weber Shandwick and now WPP I've provided counsel to clients on how to more effectively communicate with non-traditional media outlets .
Specialties: My background in automotive engineering gives me a perspective on how the process of developing cars works and an in-depth knowledge of the new technology being developed.
My interest in new technology has allowed me to discover and adapt tools to a variety of purposes to help clients find solutions to communications needs.
I'm also author of Recharging the Car, Chronicling the development of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. It's an eBook compilation of my writings about the Volt from 2007-2010. It's available from Amazon’s Kindle Store, Barnes & Noble’s Nook store and the Apple iBooks store.
- GMI Engineering and Management Institute (Kettering University)B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, 1985 - 1990
- Scott Park Secondary School