Whitepaper - Current Trends and Developments in the Hybrid Vehicle Industry

This white paper is intended to demonstrate the current developments in the hybrid industry, the brands at the forefront, and the current market position. As environmentally conscious consumers demand newer and cleaner versions of hybrids, the industry is feeling the pressure to produce at a higher rate than ever. By the year 2050, conventional car stock is expected to decrease by .5% whereas stock for alternative cars will increase by 5%. (ref 1) (see figure A) By the year 2020, the market for hybrid vehicles is expected to reach 10 million in the United States (2016 ended with almost 8 million cars sold).

The Dangers of Truck Driving Fatigue

A very real threat to the road, truck driver fatigue is a major problem in the industry. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, ”Nearly 4,000 people die in large truck crashes each year and driver fatigue is a leading factor.” The vast majority of those deaths are passenger vehicle occupants.  Most trucks weigh close to 80,000 pounds, so it’s easy to see why.  With the wide open roads in Texas, it can be a big problem. Fatigue is the number one reason that commercial trucks are inv

Top 3 Common Causes for Auto Accidents

Auto accidents happen every single day in Texas.  Generally people exchange insurance and walk away.  In some cases, however, the accident can be life altering.  Knowing the common causes for car accidents can help to prevent them in the first place.  Should you experience a life altering accident, however, there are steps you can take to improve the quality of your life.  Your first step would be hiring a the premier San Antonio accident attorney – The Welmaker Law Firm. The following are the