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#102 Hosed by Hendrickson

25 Mar , 2012  

Seven grand over list? A “Market Value Adjustment”…
Comment from TMS…
On the matter of the “market adjusted price” of a Prius c in Florida, we offer this comment direct from TMS:

“While Toyota Motor Sales does not advocate mark ups beyond the MSRP, the dealers are independent business operations and though we advise against raising prices beyond suggested retail, ultimately the final price is determined in the negotiations between a dealer and the customer.”


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#100 Volt Resistance

7 Mar , 2012  

Woo-hoo! Episode #100! Recorded March 7, 2012 with special guest John Voelcker, Senior Editor at High Gear Media and

Show notes:

After their best sales month, Chevy halts Volt production, temporarily lays off workers, is there more?…

Ford Focus EV, 105MPGe, anyone actually seen one for sale?…

Thanks to all of you for listening to our shows.


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#99 Tony Sits In The Big Chair

3 Mar , 2012  

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#98 Not A Parade Car

23 Feb , 2012  

Russell, Patrick Connor and Chelsea Sexton discuss…

-Chelsea drives the Fisker Karma
-The Tesla “bricking” story
-Pike Research says hydrogen and fuel cells are making a comeback this year
-Refuting the Newt (it’s actually very easy)


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#97 No Muff Too Tough

16 Feb , 2012  

Fiat says they will actually build some 500EVs, this year…

Chicago Auto Show
Interview with Linda and Tony

Better solar means more juice…

Tesla Model X reveal
Chelsea and panel discuss their thoughts

Prius c
Danny and Russell offer comments and take questions from the panel