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#10 Alone Together

2 Apr , 2010  

This week Danny and Russell are on their own. Together they discuss; Mazda licensing HSD technology, Hyundai announces the Sonata hybrid, Nissan Leaf pricing, Microsoft Hohm and Ford Sync technology integrated with vehicles, the ugly 2010 Prius dash display, the VW Touareg hybrid versus the Porsche Cayenne hybrid, the feds announce they’re buying 5,600 hybrids, the sad state of automotive journalism and Toyota bounces back.

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#9 Panamera Lust

26 Mar , 2010  

This week Danny and Russell welcome back Evan Fusco and Tony Schaefer. They discuss a wide range of news topics from three new Porsche hybrids (one of which goes 98MPH in EV mode) to pay in American factories.

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#8 Introducing Paul Guzyk

20 Mar , 2010  

This week on What Drives Us, Russell and Danny close out the James Sikes runaway Prius incident and dive head-first into the world of Plug-In Prius. To add credibility to the conversation we were joined by Paul Guzyk of 3ProngPower, a Prius plug-in conversion company in Berkeley, California, and Eric Powers from EV Powers and Green Drive Expo.

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#7 Sike Out

3 Mar , 2010  

This week on What Drives Us Russell and Danny dissect the runaway Prius driver James Sikes in an extended discussion on the subject. This week we were joined by panelists Tony Schaefer and Eric Powers.

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#5 Maximum Bob

7 Feb , 2010  

Topics include:

  • Prius/Toyota Recall – again
  • Prius resale values dropping
  • Nissan Leaf gets picked up by Hertz
  • Leaf to be built in US; Nissan gets $1.4B loan
  • Bob Lutz coughs up more stupidity

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#4 Get Up, Call In Now

6 Feb , 2010  

Topics include:

  • Prius Recall
  • Southeast Toyota pulls ads from ABC
  • Media Impact on Prius Recall
  • Nissan Leaf ordering information

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#3 Introducing Evan

5 Feb , 2010  

Topics include:

  • Toyota Recall
  • Steve Wozniak Can’t Cruise
  • Lightning Round
    • Honda CR-Z First Impressions
    • Toyota MR2 Spyder Hybrid
    • Toyota locking up lithium supplies
  • Tesla

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#1 our very first episode

20 Jan , 2010  

This is what we looked like way back then (January 20, 2010). It’s weird to listen to this now and hear the same show we’re doing today because we’re so much more comfortable with the whole process now but, this will always be our “first”. So even though there are lots of bobbles and a few stumbles, we hope you’ll enjoy it.

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