Author: Howard Lovy

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Lutz Rides Current Motor’s Potential |

Current Motor is a homegrown Ann Arbor electric scooter company that now has former GM executive Bob Lutz on board. After last writing about the company almost two years ago, The Chronicle caught up with them at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. [Full Story]

No Secret: Sakti3 Wants Its Batteries in Cars |

The Chronicle caught up with Ann Marie Sastry, co-founder of Sakti3, at the auto show in Detroit last week. She didn’t give up the secret sauce to her proprietary battery technology, but she did sketch out where they hope to go with it and how they’ve arrived at this point. [Full Story]

Auto Show: A Day with David Cole |

Freelance journalist Howard Lovy shadowed David Cole, chairman of the Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, on the first day of the auto show in Detroit. Cole is more cautious about the short-term future of electric vehicles than Gov. Granholm, who stopped by for a chat with Cole. [Full Story]

“What Did You Say?” |

Judy Ravin, founder of the Accent Reduction Institute, has developed pronunciation software aimed at eliminating language barriers. [Full Story]

J Block at the Washtenaw County Jail |

The Chronicle profiles a corrections officer at the Washtenaw County Jail, Carla Wilson, who leads inmates in meditation at the J Block. She’s a contributing author to a new book, “Serving Productive Time.” [Full Story]