The Unintended Consequences of ASS | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


The Unintended Consequences of ASS

The Japanese make Bonsai miniature trees by stunting real ones. In this case, the result of altering the natural course of things is pretty.

When government stunts the natural growth of things, the result is usually not.

It’s also almost always expensive, too.

A good example of both is ASS – Automated Stop/Start – and the 48 volt electrical systems being grafted (just the right word) onto many new cars to make ASS palatable.

ASS is an engineering expedient, not a feature.

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