Episode 46

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What Drives Us #46 recorded January 5, 2011

Danny and Russell are joined by Linda Weidemann and Jason Holder. This week they discuss SUVs, quick chargers for EVs, Fisker Karma and Tesla Model S pricing, something called the Wheego, a funny looking electric bike, Toyota's Entune system and make some NAIAS predictions.

TOPICS:

SUVs lead US auto sales
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/29/AR201012...

EV quick chargers
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/02/chademo-ev-quick-chargers-to-get-wide...

The Karma gets marked up to $95k and Tesla assures everyone the Model S will stay at $57K, Which is the path to success?
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/02/tesla-assures-57k-model-s-will-be-pro...

I want a London Taxi
http://www.engadget.com/2010/12/17/volkswagens-london-taxi-concept-small...

Fuel cell buses? Giv. coughs up $16M for research
http://www.engadget.com/2010/12/31/fta-awards-16-6-million-in-grants-for...

$33K and a very silly name for this tiny EV, does it make any sense?
http://www.engadget.com/2010/12/29/wheego-whip-life-grabs-up-epa-certifi...

Have your dignity utterly destroyed for $3595
http://www.engadget.com/2010/12/19/yikebike-foldable-electric-bike-now-a...

Molten salt solar
http://inhabitat.com/californias-first-molten-salt-solar-energy-project-...

Tethering Entune
http://priuschat.com/news/toyota-announces-sync-entune-multimedia-system

NIAIS predictions

As always, thanks to Michael Manring for our theme music. Visit him at www.manthing.com

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