audio only,What Drives Us episode

#59 It’s Not What You Think

8 Apr , 2011  

Open Discussion:
Speaking of the sustainable mobility conference, the conference keynote speaker, Dr. Robert Topel made a point, and forgive me for summarizing it, that “efficiency” doesn’t save fuel or lower emissions, only economic factors, primarily price, affect these things. Are we wasting our time with fuel efficient vehicles when in fact, we should taxing the shit out of inefficient ones?

How to save fuel in your Prius and to some extent, in any car
http://www.hybridcars.com/gas-saving-tips/maximizing-mileage-toyota-priu…

Batteries are recyclable and recycled, a lot
http://www.greencarreports.com/blog/1044372_who-knew-a-car-battery-is-th…

The Volt outsells the Leaf, which means what exactly?
http://www.greencarreports.com/blog/1057795_chevy-volt-outsells-nissan-l…

Will the Volt (and cars like it) really save you money? Do we really have to keep going down this road?
http://www.greencarreports.com/blog/1057619_video-will-electric-cars-lik…

no matter, people want hybrids
http://www.hybridcars.com/hybrid-clean-diesel-sales-dashboard/march-2011…

do we really need this?
http://crz.pavedearth.com/2011/04/02/pivot-to-release-cr-z-idle-stop-can…

tesla stock fluctuations, the market and analysts, keeping the anal in the world of stocks
http://seekingalpha.com/article/261659-tesla-bullishness-putting-the-car…
http://www.streetinsider.com/Analyst+Comments/Tesla+(TSLA)+Shares+Continue+Correction+Following+Morgan+Stanleys+Bullish+Call/6406628.html
Tesla chart
http://markets.financialcontent.com/streetinsider/quote/chart?Symbol=TSLA
Tesla insiders sell shares
http://www.gurufocus.com/news.php?id=128075

CAFE actually works to Detroit’s advantage
http://www.hybridcars.com/news/study-says-aggressive-cafe-increases-woul…

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