audio only,What Drives Us episode

#28 Omni-impotence

13 Aug , 2010  

This week Danny, Russell, Linda and Tony take on a number of issues including, some bad comparisons between the Leaf and the Volt (which are not the same), a possible Buick hybrid, Honda recalling half a million bad ignition switches and hybrid car sales in July (with lots of comparisons to previous year’s sales).

, , , , , , ,

audio only,What Drives Us episode

#27 The Singing Host

6 Aug , 2010  

This week Danny and Russell go it alone again and thrash out everything from some cool new home innovations to monitor electrical usage, awesome news about solar power, another telematics discussion and GM Venture’s buy into Bright Automotive. Then both Danny and Russell take some time to rant about the corporate involvement in social media.

,

audio only,What Drives Us episode

#SE1 Special Episode #1 2010 Green Drive Expo Madison Interviews

5 Aug , 2010  

Recorded July 17-18, 2010 conducted by Tony Schaefer

This special episode leaves Danny out but includes interviews done by WDU panelist Tony Schaefer with people in the green car industry. It’s long and a big download but it’s packed full of great information from the people who are moving green transportation forward.

, ,

audio only,What Drives Us episode

#26 Shower Cake

28 Jul , 2010  

This week and Danny and Russell are joined by the full panel (Dr. Evan Fusco, Linda Weidemann and Tony Schaefer) and discuss Leaf and Volt Pricing, breakdown some long term experience driving the Prius PHV and dissect Green Drive Expo in Madison. Look for a special episode later this week featuring a great set of interviews from Green Drive Expo conducted by Tony Schaefer.

, , , , , , , , ,

audio only,What Drives Us episode

#25 Together Alone Again, Naturally

21 Jul , 2010  

This week hosts Russell Frost and Danny Cooper go it alone with the regular panel taking a well deserved day off. In what turns out to be an all EV episode Danny & Russell discuss new electric bikes, new Nissan EVs, the Nissan Leaf battery warranty survey debacle, the RAV4 EV lives again through Tesla partnership, Honda relents and says they’ll make a plug-in and an EV, Google signs a 20 year contract for windpower and an Aptera spin-off company announces another potential vehicle that makes no sense.

, , ,

audio only,What Drives Us episode

#24 PHV

14 Jul , 2010  

This week Danny Cooper and Russell Frost are joined by the entire panel of Linda Weidemann, Evan Fusco and Tony Schaefer to discuss the most expensive hybrid ever, the Porsche 918, the Ford Focus EV, HOV lane controversy in California, the result of the NHTSA black box testing for Prius and much more including the announcement that Tony and Evan will both have a week of time with the new Prius PHV to test it.

, , , , , ,

audio only,What Drives Us episode

#23 Stop Breathing Please

9 Jul , 2010  

Hosts Danny Cooper and Russell Frost are joined by Tony Schaefer discuss a Lexus recall in Korea, the Volt’s “Freedom Drive”, the Opel Ampera, Prius tops sales in Japan, coverage of the Insight in Australia and much more.

, , ,

audio only,What Drives Us episode

#22 Introducing Chelsea Sexton

2 Jul , 2010  

A very special show featuring the complete panel of Tony Schaefer, Dr. Evan Fusco and Linda Weidemann, hosts Danny Cooper and Russell Frost are joined by clean car advocate and star of “Who Killed the Electric Car”, Chelsea Sexton. The group discuss Sexton’s recent article regarding adding noisemaking devices to hybrid and electric vehicles and a wide range of topics such as her take on the Volt, the Leaf and much more.

, , , , ,

audio only,What Drives Us episode

#21 Are You Calling From…

25 Jun , 2010  

Hosts Danny Cooper and Russell Frost are joined by Tony Schaefer and Linda Weidemann as and take on a wide range of topics. Look for news about Tesla (IPO and new vehicles), the Hyundai Veloster, the Honda CR-Z and much more.

, , , , ,

audio only,What Drives Us episode

#20 It’s All About Baker (California)

11 Jun , 2010  

Hosts Danny Cooper and Russell Frost are joined by Evan Fusco as and discuss a wide range of topics. Did I say discuss? Disagree and argue and discuss might be more to the point. All of which creates a very interesting show covering topics such as Alan Mulally and Jason Calacanis at D8 and when we’ll all get EV’s, CARB, Fuel cell vehicles, Why Baker California might be the next roadside metropolis and much more.

, ,