What Drives Us is a podcast dedicated to the future of personal transportation and to the greater green tech movement. Every week co-hosts Russell Frost and Danny Cooper, along with a constantly changing panel of experts comment on the week's news, developments and issues of concern. Listen for tips, reviews, cogent commentary and a little humor as well.

Episode 111 - We Had A Great Title Then We Forgot It

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Episode 110 - Is The Traction Control Off? - An All Toyota Show

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Recorded August 8, 2012

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Russell Frost, Danny Cooper, Tony Schaefer, Evan Fusco, Linda Weidemann, Jason Holder and Mark Rickey discuss their driving experiences driving the Prius c, Prius v, Prius plugin, standard Prius as well as the brand new RAV4EV. A great show with lots of in depth information about these vehicles.

Special thank you to Erica and everyone at Toyota for making these vehicles available to us.

Episode 109 Zombie Apocalypse

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Special Episode - The Toyota RAV4EV Technical Briefing

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Recorded at Toyota headquarters in California on August 3, 2012.

Everything you wanted to know about the new RAV4EV straight from the folks who make them.

Episode 108 Catching Up

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Episode #108 "Catching Up" recorded July 18, 2012

Enjoy the show, it's a long one!

Show Notes...

Chevy
Of 100 Million Miles Driven by Chevy Volts So Far, 2/3 Have Been in Electric Mode
http://www.treehugger.com/cars/100-million-miles-driven-chevy-volts-so-f...
Surprising June Sales for Volt
http://www.myperfectautomobile.com/nissan-test/14456.html

Nissan
Leaf sales sagging
http://www.brandchannel.com/home/post/2012/07/16/Volt-Charges-Past-Leaf-...
Desert Leaf owners complain the heat is killing their range
http://www.kpho.com/story/19050732/nissan-leaf-owners-claim-az-desert-he...
GE wattstations killing Leafs?
http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/dead-leafs-and-ge-chargers/
Nissan to add plugs to their entire range by 2016
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1077582_mitsubishi-aims-to-plug-in-e...

Tesla
Is Tesla's Road to Production Rocky?
http://www.thestreet.com/story/11622355/1/is-teslas-road-to-production-r...

Coda
Outperforming the EPA rating?
http://www.autoevolution.com/news/coda-ev-sedan-more-efficient-than-epa-...

Toyota
Toyota hybrids remain strong covering about 50% of the total alt car sales
http://www.hybridcars.com/news/june-2012-dashboard-47943.html

Mitsubishi
the "i" sells 33 units in June
http://www.hybridcars.com/news/june-2012-dashboard-47943.html

Honda
Compliance poster child…the Fit EV
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2013-honda-fit-ev-first-drive-of-...

Fisker
Looking for more money
http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2012/06/26/fisker-pursues-87m-capita...
The Atlantic will be delayed and they're probably not building it in Delaware
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120625/AUTO01/206250417/1361/GOP-se...

Ford
89 Ford Focus EVs Find Owners in June
http://www.autoevolution.com/news/89-ford-focus-evs-find-owners-in-june-...

Episode 107 It's Political

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recorded May 2, 2012

Episode 106 Power Trio

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recorded April 25, 2012

Episode 105 - Technical Difficulties

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recorded April 18, 2012

Show Notes:

The car dealers are at it again
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1075421_more-doom-gloom-on-higher-mp...

Ford to use Focus EV as NASCAR pace vehicle
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1075456_2012-ford-focus-electric-to-...

Some (a few) details on the 2013 Volt
http://www.plugincars.com/full-details-emerge-2013-chevy-volt-120472.html

A123 recalls some batteries (including those in some Fiskers)
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1074491_a123-systems-to-recall-elect...

Nissan eliminates $99 fee for ordering a Leaf
http://www.plugincars.com/nissan-eliminates-99-leaf-reservation-fee-orde...

EV leasing in the EU could be the standard
http://www.plugincars.com/leasing-battery-ev-may-become-norm-europe-1202...

Episode 104 - Wingmen

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Episode 103 - Meet CODA Automotive

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A very special episode. This week we spend the entire show talking to Aaron Cohen and Larkin Hill of CODA Automotive.

http://www.codaautomotive.com/

recorded March 28, 2012

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