audio and video,What Drives Us episode

#184 Your Friendly Robot Receptionist

12 May , 2016   Video

Aside from our usual Faraday Future tagging, this week we cover…

Russell
Me talking about buying an electric motorcycle. Or trying to anyway.

Zero Motorcycles

Hap’s Cycles

Tony
I want to talk hyper loop.

Mark
New Nissan xStorage (like a Tesla Powerwall)

Mark
Here we go, owner claiming Tesla crashed on its own! 

Russell
I once knew a guy who was sure that the best idea for a restaurant ever, in the history of food service, was a Dracula themed restaurant where the menus are shaped liked bats. Yeah, that was the whole idea. He was sure it was a winner. Faraday Future thinks our future is robots. Lots and lots of robots.

Russell
Predicting person makes big prediction, Chevy Bolt sales of 30K to 80K during first year says KBB analyst

Tony
Could we have a new, viable EV player?  

 

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audio and video,What Drives Us episode

#168 Faraday Future is the New Fisker

7 Jan , 2016   Video

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audio and video,What Drives Us episode

#165 Scofflaws

3 Dec , 2015   Video

VW still doing the one thing it’s best at, screwing it’s customers, a proposed “solution”
http://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1101130_volkswagens-fix-for-european-diesels-gets-the-green-light-but-will-owners-get-the-shaft

Kia announces Niro hybrid crossover
https://www.autonews.com/article/20151116/OEM04/151119908/kia-greenlights-niro-in-green-car-rush

“Cuz ‘plastic’ parts are made for toys”
http://insideevs.com/kia-soul-ev-recalled-for-possible-fault-with-steering-gear/

Tesla says Model S issues have been cut in half
https://chargedevs.com/newswire/tesla-says-model-s-reliability-issues-have-been-cut-in-half/

Wherein the police negate their main function
http://www.streetsblog.net/2015/11/16/speeding-is-a-big-problem-where-police-stopped-google-car-for-slow-driving/#more-165973

Faraday Future still only good at generating press releases, but wait, in January…
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1101151_faraday-future-electric-car-concept-coming-to-2016-ces
And, in the “heinous parlance of our time”, they’re still full of shit…
https://www.facebook.com/faradayfuture/posts/975454742521152

Audi e3 etron has 17 mile range
http://insideevs.com/audi-a3-e-tron-gets-up-to-17-miles-of-electric-range-according-to-epa-ultra-version-emerges/

Fall back and spring forward, tips for driving during the season change
https://www.metromile.com/blog/fall-driving-tips-2/

Two minute news topics…

http://www.teslamotorsclub.com/showthread.php/57871-Production-X-Configuration-Has-Begun!

http://www.businessinsider.com/vws-us-sales-got-destroyed-in-november-2015-12

http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1101216_2017-chevrolet-bolt-ev-production-car-spied-before-2016-ces-reveal

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