This year's stateside Advanced Automotive Battery Conference, held in Detroit, had old flavours back on the menu— fuel cells and lead-acid. The Editor was there to sample the technologies that had formerly been declared "Treif"*
Detroit's a bit of a living legend… there's still some auto industry there and remnants of the power of the big three US auto giants, but you'd hardly know it. The downtown area appears devoid of people; curiously there's a mixture of both old and young black women who look like they're auditioning for a Diana . . .