Coverage of Events Coming from Lynn Walford

I’m pleased to announce that I will be covering some exciting upcoming events in the coming months for Auto Futures where I have been promoted to contributing editor.

I like attending events because I get to learn new technology and meet interesting people.  I also like being able to touch, feel, smell and drive new vehicles.  If you will be at these events, you can contact me via youcanbookme or phone.

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Future Features for Auto Futures: Fantastic Fun

I have been writing for Auto Futures since the fall and I am pleased with our win/win relationship.  It has been a pleasure working with content head Adrian Smith who has a wry sense of humor and understands what makes a great feature story. Trade shows can be exhausting but they are much more fun when you guided to scout out genius.

For example, after sharing that I had Vegas throat and sounded like by former landlady Mrs. Furlong—-Adrian Smith suggested a spin on my coverage of CES and that’s how I came up with the “That’s Entertainment” theme feature. I personally didn’t think that spending time at the “dog kissing booth” at the LA Auto Show was strange—but it did make my LA Auto Show round-up howl.

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How to Write E2E Engineer-to-Engineer

When I attend CES  in Las Vegas, where the latest technology is on display, I talk a different language, I call it E2E (Engineer-to-Engineer). At every industry event there are technical words and abbreviations that are required to speak and write about the business.

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Battery Burn Out and E-Mobility Challenges

This lithium-ion battery expanded causing the case to crack.

Four years ago, I bought new lithium-ion batteries for my cordless phone system and remote control  for my sound system. Starting in February, the batteries in the cordless phone system would only allow me to talk on the phone for ten to twenty minutes depending upon the handset. The battery for remote for the sound system expanded causing the remote to no longer fit into the dock and cracked the case. I was able to buy three new batteries for the phone system for $5.99. The new battery for the sound system remote was $14.99.  My 2013 Nissan LEAF will be five-years old in June, new batteries for my Nissan LEAF are $5,000!

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Happy Light Holidays

It has been year of great darkness for many of us. Traditionally this is the season in which that we are reminded of the coming light. I hope that we find lightness over the holidays and that we have a happy new year.  I have two sides to my writing …

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