This week, Tony, Mark and Russell take on:
VW fixes diesel…prices…sort of
Honda’s dream or merely an illusion?
Nissan to deploy FCvs around 2020
Global plug-in sales hit an all time high
Tony’s 2M topic:
Mark’s 2M topic:
This week Evan, Tony, Patrick and Russell discuss…
Next gen PiP to have 30-35 miles of EV range, according to an anonymous source
Toyota starts taking Mirai orders, unicorns everywhere cower in fear
Craig Scott, national alternative fuel vehicle manager at Toyota, “With batteries there is a fundamental science problem that we don’t know how to solve.”
Toyota recalls 625,000 Priuses globally (109,000 in the US)
Apple hires Doug Betts formerly of Chrysler
Depends on how you define “hybrid”
apple, batteries, Chrysler, EV, evan fusco, featured, fuel cell, future, hybrid, hydrogen, Hyundai, Kia, LE, mirai, Model S, Patrick Connor, Plug-in, Prius, Prius Plug-In, russell frost, Tesla, tony schaefer, Toyota
Our first ever live show. Excuse the mess. We hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed doing it. Going forward, you can listen to our unedited live stream on Wednesday evenings beginning at 9:00 p.m. Eastern at whatdrives.us/live
Big thanks to special guest Von Rogers of Express Way Chrysler in Evansville, Indiana for coming on and talking about Chrysler’s offerings.
BMW makes the futurecar commitment and launches “i”, Apple lawyers sharpen their pencils and creative people around the world go, “whathaf*ck, is the best they could do?”
Volvo leapfrogs toyota with V60 or not?
Danny Cooper, Russell Frost and Jason Holder discuss a ton of news this week. See the show notes below details and links. Watch the enhanced version of the show for the images and links as well.
Great commercial, bad idea, facebook voice integration in the new chevy cruze
Battery “myths” maybe not so mythic, maybe so
An amazing show. The first half of show stars inventor, Anthony Reale, the man who created the Strait Power device.
The remainder of the show is dedicated to covering this week’s news.
Bloom energy’s subscription plan
This week, Russell, Danny, Linda and Jason discuss dumb surveys, the Fiat 500 we might never see, single distance guessestimes, the “world’s safest” Prius and much more. See our show notes for a complete listing and links.
Respondents offer no surprises in what might be the dumbest survey ever
Tesla losing money but still on track with the Model S
Semi-mythical Chrysler still years away from getting anything but news stories
Single distance estimates are misleading
Happy birthday Stella!
Danny & Russell are joined by regular panelists Tony Schaefer, Linda Weidemann and Jason Holder to dissect the Consumer Reports reliability survey. oil futures, recycling batteries, disappearing rare Earth minerals and much more. See our show notes below for a complete listing.
Consumer reports reliability “survey”
Surprise, not so much oil as we thought
Toyota now recycling batteries…back into batteries. The stainless steel sink business is sad.
can’t sell them if you don’t have the stuff to make them, rare earths increasing in price
“Old GM” which means us, paying to clean up factory for Fisker
This is why it is criminal when one of these companies moves their factories out of state or out of country
50 ugliest cars in the last fifty years, so sayeth Damian
Is this the future of EVs?
That’s one way to get people to charge their EVs at home
Just love these because they’re so cool
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