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#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.

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#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.

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#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.

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#19 Nasal

4 Jun , 2010  

This week co-hosts Danny Cooper and Russell Frost are joined by panelists Tony Schaefer and Evan Fusco to discuss Fisker Automotive, the wave of larger, “family size” hybrids on the horizon, A123 stock and how government investment has helped pushed alt-vehicle innovation.

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#18 Pitch Perfect

29 May , 2010  

Hosts Danny Cooper and Russell Frost are joined by Tony Scheafer and Linda Weidemann to discuss the Toyota Tesla partnership and they dissect Motor Trend published purported leaked images of the “Prius Alpha”.
Hosts: Russell Frost and Danny Cooper

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#17 Talking Smack

20 May , 2010  

This week Danny and Russell and joined by regular panelist Tony Schaefer and go over a wide range topics including, the sad state of auto journalism and link baiting, Nissan Leafs sales topping 12K, the auto industry bids Maximum Bob Lutz farewell and much more. We also respond to a previous Google Voice question on whether or not the Camry hybrid can be converted to a plug-in. The short answer is yes and with spectacular performance! For more details download or listen to episode #17.

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#16 Introducing Linda Weidemann

14 May , 2010  

This week Danny and Russell and joined by new panelist Linda Weideman. Linda is one of the organizers of Green Drive Expo, moderates the Prius Yahoo group and is on the Prius Experts panel for Toyota. We discuss the newly announced Range Rover hybrid and plug-in, the Fiat 500 conversion, beat up (just a little) on the Honda CRZ and much more.

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#15 Special Guests: Doug and Erica from the Prius Team

5 May , 2010  

This week is a very special multi-part episode recorded in Torrance, CA.  Hosts Danny Cooper and Russell Frost are joined by Tony Schaefer and Evan Fusco as well as Doug Coleman and Erica Gartsbeyn of Toyota and Rick Johnson who participates on the Prius Expert Panel (along with Danny, Russell, Tony and Evan).  They all get to drive the prototype Prius plug-in hybrid and discuss their thoughts on the vehicle and much more.  It’s a big episode so don’t be afraid to dig in start listening.

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#14 Kingship

30 Apr , 2010  

This week’s show features hosts Danny Cooper and Russell Frost as well as regular panelists Tony Schaefer and Evan Fusco.  This week the panel discuss topics ranging from a breakdown of Nissan Leaf sales to complaints about the Porshe 918 hybrid and the Honda IMA system.

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#13 I’m Not Allowed To Sit In The Car

23 Apr , 2010  

Regular panelists Tony Schaefer and Evan Fusco join Danny and Russell this week to discuss a wide range of stories from details on the Chevy dash, discussion of the Nissan Leaf pre-sales, more on dash telematics and the rumored “Prius” minivan

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