audio only,What Drives Us episode

#44 Antler Marks

8 Dec , 2010  

This week Russell & Danny are joined by Linda, Tony and Jason and special guest Paul Guzyk of Boulder Hybrid Conversion (boulderhc.com). This week we talk about little batteries, Brabus Green Package for Tesla, the feds loan out supercomputers, Honda dumps the price on the Insight and much more. See our weekly show notes at whatdrives.us for a complete listing and links.

Special Guest: Paul Guzyk of Boulder Hybrid Conversions and 3 Prong Power

Show Notes:

Toyota and Daimler take the Tesla path for EVs/plug-ins
http://www.newstimes.com/business/article/At-a-Glance-Automakers-adopt-T…

Brabus offering “green” customization package but wait for it…it offers fake engine noises
http://www.motorward.com/2010/12/brabus-green-package-for-tesla-roadster/

Chu says new batteries coming soon and loans out Gov. supercomputers to help make it happen
http://www.plugincars.com/chu-says-next-generation-ev-batteries-could-be…

Speaking of new batteries…”solid state” batteries now being tested by Toyota?
http://blogs.edmunds.com/greencaradvisor/2010/12/toyota-reportedly-has-p…

2011 Honda Insight gets cheaper
http://www.earthtechling.com/2010/12/honda-drops-2011-insight-hybrid-price/

CR-Z scores too low for consumer reports to recommend
http://blogs.consumerreports.org/cars/2010/12/2011-honda-cr-z-hybrid-sco…

Press release: Leaf engine named one to Ward’s one of the ten best engines
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/nissan-leaf-power-system-named-t…

Buy a Porsche Cayenne and get $1800 back from the Feds
http://www.insideline.com/porsche/cayenne/2011/2011-porsche-cayenne-s-hy…

Prius about to be Japan’s best seller ever
http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2010/12/07/toyotas-prius-to-become-to…

Mazda to roll out hybrids and plug-ins
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-12-06/mazda-may-introduce-plug-in-hyb…

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