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Special LIVE Episode – Faraday Future Live Reveal at CES

4 Jan , 2017   Video

Dr. Evan Fusco, Tony Schaefer, Mark Coughlan and Russell Frost get taken for a ride waiting for the reveal of the FF91, Faraday Future’s “first production” vehicle. Spend two hours with us being disgusted at how silly this presentation and more importantly, how clueless this vehicle is. We paid the price sitting through this so you wouldn’t have to. Watch us suffer and learn what folly really looks like, during this special What Drives Us live episode.

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Special LIVE What Drives Us – Tesla Model 3 debut

1 Apr , 2016   Video

What a night! In a very special live, almost two hours long What Drives Us episode, Danny Cooper, Russell Frost, Tony Schaefer, Evan Fusco, Mark Coughlan and Chelsea Sexton witness and explain the Tesla Model 3 debut as it unfolded on 3/31/16.

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#155 2016 Toyota Prius – The Secret Info

16 Sep , 2015   Video

Following the 2016 Prius reveal in Las Vegas, members of the What Drives Us podcast and Toyota’s Prius Experts panel got together for a late night show to talk about what they saw, what they didn’t see, and answer questions from

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#149 Observing Korea

22 Jul , 2015   Video

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

This week’s Tesla killer

Depends on how you define “hybrid”

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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…
ADJUNCT story, Chevy dealer learns that by actually not pissing off everyone who asks, you can sell a lot of Volts…

A follow up or continuation of a topic from last week, how branded telematics shove the manufacturer to the side…

EVs and resale value

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#141 A Different Kind of Sausage Fest

28 May , 2015   Video

In which we learn that Evan’s favorite place to charge has a lot to do with pork sausage.

Danny is taking week off so Paul Guzyk, Evan Fusco and Patrick Connor keep Russell from getting in too much trouble this week.

Field of dreams…

Tennessee to offer EV rebate

Tesla traveling road show OR Elon in a box

Oxymoron, fuel cell park

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#138 Interviewing the Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle Team

30 Apr , 2015   Video

A very special regular episode. We spend the entire show talking to Toyota’s Mirai team. Doug Coleman and Logan Grizzel, about the fuel cell vehicle and issues surrounding it. Danny and Russell are joined by Tony Schaefer, Patrick Connor, Evan Fusco and Chelsea Sexton.

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#137 Wisdom From The Back End Of A Cow

23 Apr , 2015   Video

Hosts Danny Cooper and Russell Frost are joined by Tony Schaefer, Evan Fusco and Patrick Connor to discuss…

The new Mirai commercial made for Toyota by Morgan Spurlock.

What success looks like…and what it means fro EV incentives
Meanwhile, in Oregon…

SUV’s, Lies and Statistics

Don’t forget that next week, April 29th at 9:00 p.m. EST you can hear directly from Toyota on the Mirai and the future of their FCV. See you next week!


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#136 Surmounting Taxes

15 Apr , 2015   Video

In celebration of tax week, Danny Cooper, Russell Frost, Evan Fusco, Patrick Connor and Paul Guzyk discuss…

Unicorns not being deployed fast enough in Japan

Battery swap scooter proposed

So are you a supporter of clean cars or of clean transportation? And if so, does spending money on cars versus trains make sense? While much of this op-ed makes little sense, there is a point here worth discussing.

Let’s talk about the SparkEV

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#135 Is It Safe?

9 Apr , 2015   Video

Danny Cooper is enjoying a spring break with his family so Russell Frost runs solo with Patrick Connor, Tony Schaefer and Even Fusco. The theme of the entire show is safety. The panel discuss all aspects of vehicle safety and upcoming innovations. This show also features, as part of a discussion on safety in young drivers, Evan Fusco’s two sons, Brendon and Heath, two fifteen year old drivers just learning to drive (but not in their dad’s Tesla).



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