audio only,What Drives Us episode

#34 The Gift That Keeps On Giving

23 Sep , 2010  

A very special show this week with our largest panel ever featuring Linda Weidemann, Tony Schaefer, Jason Holder and special guest, Chelsea Sexton (Who Killed The Electric Car). Topics covered include the Lotus Elite hybrid, Jim Farley quotes, SUVs, the future of gas prices, start/stop technology, rental Leafs and much, much more. Do not miss this episode.

This week’s show notes:

Lotus says hybrid is spelled e-l-i-t-e
http://www.automotto.org/entry/2010-paris-preview-lotus-unveils-hybrid-e…

Ford marketing veep says you can’t sell what Ford makes, uh, ok
http://green.autoblog.com/2010/09/14/ford-vp-you-cant-sell-a-hybrid-in-t…

gas prices
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/sep/20/deepwater-oil-rigs-insura…
and yet, crude oilprices have been relatively stable of late as have gas prices
http://news.google.com/news/search?aq=f&pz=1&cf=all&ned=us&hl=en&q=crude…

start/stop technology a solution?
http://www.detnews.com/article/20100918/AUTO01/9180380/1148/auto01/-Star…

Enterprise to rake some leafs
http://news.carrentals.co.uk/enterprise-rent-a-car-promotes-nissan-leaf-…

press release: GE and Better Place partner to promote EVs
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/ge-and-better-place-partner-to-accelera…

Tesla opens store in Paris, still only selling one product
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5g0xL4kIrBSvBE5VaaIETRm…

Liking hybrids, it’s genetic
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/green-motoring/8016019/Preference-fo…

I don’t care what car justin timberlake pretends to drive (and, apparently, lots of others don’t care)
http://www.whatcar.com/car-news/car-buyers-shun-celebrity-endorsements/2…

What Drives Us would like to thank…

Theme Music: “Fire Sermon” from Michael Manring’s album, “Book of Flame” available from CDBaby (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/manringm) and iTunes (http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=18473992&i…)
Visit Michael Manring’s site at http://www.manthing.com/

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