Episode 84 - Just the Two of Us

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recorded November 2, 2011.

This week's show features Danny and Russell sans panel.

Show notes:

TWO MINUTE NEWS TOPICS:

All new smelly cabs
http://www.engadget.com/2011/10/31/nissan-leaf-evs-to-join-nyc-taxis-won...

Honda says they'll try again with the Civic
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1067974_honda-okay-we-know-you-hate-...

The Roadster was dead, but it's back, in 2014
http://green.autoblog.com/2011/10/27/tesla-roadster-to-reappear-in-2014/

Where's the Mr. Fusion?
http://www.engadget.com/2011/10/27/electric-delorean-dmc-12-prototype-go...

russell-
They hate him, they love him, maybe he is iron man, errrr, tony stark
http://www.iewy.com/35502-elon-musk-named-innovator-of-the-year-in-techn...

Kia shows commitment to magical unicorn powered cars
http://www.torquenews.com/1070/kia-shows-commitment-zero-emission-auto-t...

Polaris coughs up $28M for Brammo
http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/1/11387/Motorcycle-Article/Polaris-Industr...

And finally...
Idiot of the week, author, James Wilkins, next time, do a better job at copy and paste
http://www.auto-types.com/autonews/cost-of-electric-vehicles-said-to-exc...

russell-ok, enough of that, let's dig into a few topics a little deeper. first up...

MAIN TOPICS:

Analysts, predictions and Tesla's performance (and we're not talking about cars here)
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2011/10/30/wider-loss-expected-f...

(the first two topics are related from the analyst angle but not from the specific subject so let's not blend them together too much but just refer back to the analyst rant)

Analysts, analysts, analysts! (but seriously, what's up with Honda)
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-31/honda-misses-profit-estimates-s...
and
Jazz hybrid review
http://uk.autoblog.com/2011/10/31/honda-jazz-hybrid-hx-road-test/
and
CR-V hybrid review
http://inhabitat.com/test-drive-inhabitat-zips-around-town-in-the-manual...

BYDe6, the China EV, does it matter?
http://autonews.gasgoo.com/china-news/byd-official-comments-on-new-energ...
http://www.engadget.com/2011/10/28/byds-e6-goes-on-sale-in-china-still-m...

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