audio and video,What Drives Us episode

#129 Battery Scam

2 Mar , 2015   Video

This week, Danny Cooper, Russell Frost, Evan Fusco, Paul Guzyk and Patrick Connor discuss the usual range of activity including, why we need an Indiegogo project to push a hybrid battery price decrease, how thieves are targeting some of those same hybrid batteries and more, yes, more on the Apple car.

Show note links after the jump…

Thieves in Queens targeting hybrid batteries.
http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20150206/sunnyside/thieves-targeting-hybrid-car-batteries-queens/

This is basically turning into Russell’s Honda rant, err, Toyota rant
http://www.macrumors.com/2015/02/22/no-carplay-toyota-us/

The dance continues, the Apple Car
A123 sues Apple for “poaching” talent, someone obviously does not watch enough cooking shows
http://insideevs.com/a123-files-suit-apple-poaching-battery-talent/
More navel gazing from Apple watchers
http://9to5mac.com/2015/02/19/why-apple-car-is-happening-and-big-issues/
And Bloomberg says, Apple Car hits in 2020
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-19/apple-said-to-be-targeting-car-production-as-soon-as-2020
Gruber said it better than I, Akerson coughs up a hairball
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-18/former-gm-ceo-akerson-cautions-apple-on-trials-of-making-cars

Electric Jaguar crossover slated for 2018
http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/scoop/electric-jaguar-heading-showroom

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