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#168 Faraday Future is the New Fisker

7 Jan , 2016   Video

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#159 Crowdsourcing the Panel

9 Oct , 2015   Video

First and foremost, big thanks to Tom Stangl and Bruce Nowrocki for being on the show this week, our first ever, crowdsourced panelists.

As usual, thanks as well to all our regular, hard working panelists, Patrick, Paul, Mark and our special panelists tackle…

Porsche picks Apple CarPlay over Android Auto
http://www.ibtimes.com/porsche-picks-apple-carplay-over-android-auto-due-privacy-concerns-google-data-2128769

Toyota wants the Thai people to pay for EV infrastructure (among other things) before they’ll expand operations there
http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/719308/toyota-seeks-ev-infrastructure-support

Gorgeous Honda EV-Cub concept that, sadly, we’ll probably never see
http://insideevs.com/quick-look-honda-ev-cub-concept-photos/

The Google autonomous car
http://www.buzzfeed.com/mathonan/googles-cute-cars-and-the-ugly-end-of-driving#.ytNlogxAM

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#154 Russell Rants About Tesla & Airbnb

26 Aug , 2015   Video

This week Tony, Patrick and Russell discuss a new Hyundai hybrid and EV, Gm building an EV plant in China and long discussion about what type of tech we want in our vehicles.

What types of tech do we want in our vehicles? (ignore the link baity headline)
http://fortune.com/2015/08/25/apple-carplay-android-report/

Another “Prius fighter” but forgive the link bait, this might be real
http://wot.motortrend.com/1508_spied_ev_variant_of_hyundai_prius_fighter_spills_its_all_electric_guts.html

GM to build half billion EV factory in China
http://www.hybridcars.com/general-motors-begins-building-470-million-ev-factory-in-china/

Two minutes news…

Hawaii moves away from fossil fuels

http://www.thenation.com/article/hawaiis-governor-dumps-oil-and-gas-in-favor-of-100-percent-renewables/

Tesla and Airbnb

http://cleantechnica.com/2015/08/22/tesla-airbnb-partner-up/

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#153 Picking On Evan

19 Aug , 2015   Video

Two minutes news links:

 

Portland airport installs 42 EV chargers

http://buff.ly/1EBdsfM

 

Tesla industrial batteries to help reduce power costs to Escondido high schools

http://insideevs.com/tesla-power-escondido-schools/

 

Sexy Tesla charging robot arm

https://youtu.be/uMM0lRfX6YI

 

Tesla says, “we didn’t mean ‘unlimited'”

http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1099608_tesla-letter-to-rein-in-local-supercharger-use-goes-wrong

 

Where does your energy come from visualizations

http://www.vox.com/2015/7/29/9066685/coal-oil-solar-maps

 

my 2M, University of Waterloo students create autonomous vehicle for campus use

http://kitchener.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=683180

 

This week in the news…

Mea culpa culpa culpa grande with a nice slice of humble pie…maybe

http://www.macrumors.com/2015/08/14/apple-car-test-track-discussions/

WSJ says Apple’s CarPlay is on the right track

http://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-carplay-review-siris-finally-on-the-right-road-1439920604

Leaf 2.0 more miles

http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1099610_2016-nissan-leafs-two-batteries-84-miles-base-110-miles-for-top-trims-dealer-says

We’re seeing more and more of the Model X

http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1099639_tesla-model-x-prepped-for-delivery-spyshots-and-video

Fourth generation Prius makes it’s debut on 9/8 and we’ll be there

http://priuschat.com/threads/2016-gen-4-prius-reveal-set-for-september-8th.156952/

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#145 Golfing in Dubai

25 Jun , 2015   Video

This week, Russell Tony and Paul take on…

Consumer Reports looks at CarPlay and AndroidAuto…
http://www.carscoops.com/2015/06/consumer-reports-reviews-android-auto.html

Kind of like “unlimited data” cell phones, unlimited charging may, in fact, be limited…
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1098831_teslas-contradictory-messages-is-supercharging-unlimited-or-not

Toyota says they’re going to make more fuel cell membranes…
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1098818_toyota-fuel-cell-megafactory-matches-tesla-gigafactory-in-impact

On one hand, fixing things is good, on the other, the need to have things fixed sends another message…
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1098807_fiat-500e-electric-car-software-issue-leads-to-fourth-recall

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#143 Is He Still Alive?

11 Jun , 2015   Video

Danny calls in sick but Russell bravely soldiers on with Evan Fusco, Patrick Connor and Paul Guzyk at his side. The topics? Oh we got topics…

Another nail in the coffin for franchise dealers, well, not really but we wish…
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2015/06/costco-grows-to-become-a-leading-car-seller/index.htm
ADJUNCT story, Chevy dealer learns that by actually not pissing off everyone who asks, you can sell a lot of Volts…
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1098599_high-volume-chevy-volt-dealer-how-to-sell-successfully-lessons-learned

A follow up or continuation of a topic from last week, how branded telematics shove the manufacturer to the side…
http://www.businessinsider.com/raymond-james-apple-google-enemies-auto-industry-carplay-android-2015-6?utm_source=googleplaynewsstand&utm_medium=referral

EVs and resale value
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1098663_used-electric-cars-which-hold-their-value-best-which-is-worst

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