This week we eviscerate the silly Faraday Future batmobile, we talk about Danny’s new BMW i3, we discuss Toyota’s continued desire to have their own infotainment to frustrate owners and much more. Big panel, great show.
Faraday Future is making a race car
and (no, it’s not)
Toyota continues to fight for your right for a tepid ownership experience
This time, it is a Tesla
Chevy Bolt debut
VW still doing the one thing it’s best at, screwing it’s customers, a proposed “solution”
Kia announces Niro hybrid crossover
“Cuz ‘plastic’ parts are made for toys”
Tesla says Model S issues have been cut in half
Wherein the police negate their main function
Faraday Future still only good at generating press releases, but wait, in January…
And, in the “heinous parlance of our time”, they’re still full of shit…
Audi e3 etron has 17 mile range
Fall back and spring forward, tips for driving during the season change
Two minute news topics…
This week Russell works the topics below with Patrick Connor, Paul Guzyk and Tony Schaefer…
Subaru sport hybrid comes to Japan
Bugatti Chiron will be a hybrid
4th Gen Prius debut
Terrible reporting, stupid people or both?
The LATimes says the Prius is DeadBeforeArrival, more or less
This week Danny and Russell tackle the news without a panel…
Because it’s all about the “moribund” platinum market (the following two stories are mostly just rewritten version of the reuters piece)
It might have been easier (and more honest) to just call Elon an asshole and leave it at that
You can now buy H2 on the autobahn (insert Kraftwerk music here)
Embedded infotainment and the danger to carmaker branding
Apparently EV patents aren’t worth shit because everyone is giving them away
The international business times tells you today what we told you months ago, ain’t no apple self driving goole car with tesla power train coming (please click here)
Cars are stupid but transportation planners are even stupider, err, dumber, sorry, stupid dumbheads
– by Jon B
“It’s premium German engineering at a price engineered to get you moving”. The tagline is certainly appropriate for the Jetta, with a starting price of Cdn$14,990. Canadians certainly responded as Volkswagen Canada moved 31,042 Jettas in 2014, which accounts for nearly 50% of its total sales. One may recall that the cost of entry into the Volkswagen family started in the low $20,000s less than a decade ago, so how did Volkswagen manage to drop the price substantially?
Week two of the WDU comeback brings together a bigger panel and higher alcohol levels than ever before. This week hosts, Danny Cooper and Russell Frost share the small screen with Chelsea Sexton, Tony Schaefer, Linda Weidemann, Patrick Connor and Evan Fusco
And, as always, much more. Enjoy.
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We’re back and potentially better than ever. Hosts Danny Cooper & Russell Frost reunite with panelists Chelsea Sexton, Patrick Connor, Evan Fusco,and Tony Schaefer to discuss: