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#55 Leave My Scooter Alone

14 Mar , 2011  

Honda recalls 36K DC to DC converters in ’06-’07 Civic hybrids
http://www.hybridcars.com/news/honda-recalls-2006-2007-civic-hybrids-dc-…

Tesla Model S pricing and delivery date confirmed, well, pricing, date not so much (“sometime around the summer of 2012” isn’t a date, it’s a season)
http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/07/tesla-model-s-pricing-and-delivery-de…

I so totally love this scooter
http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/07/fremont-motors-shows-off-fido-electri…
http://fremontmotors.us/

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#53 Not Quite Ready For Prime Time – Our First Live Show

23 Feb , 2011  

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.

Show Notes:

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?”
http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/21/bmw-launches-new-i-brand-focused-on-e…

Volvo leapfrogs toyota with V60 or not?
http://www.allcarselectric.com/blog/1055663_2012-volvo-v60-plug-in-hybri…

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#52 Inside the Nissan Leaf with David Laur

19 Feb , 2011  

We talk about the Leaf with owner Dave Laur and then run through the weekly news. Complete show notes below.

Show notes:

Bad name, cool concept, awesome specs, most likely link bait
http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/09/etox-plans-all-electric-zafer-sportsc…

Honda to unveil Fit EV in Geneva because doing something like this in the US would send the wrong message
http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/11/honda-to-unveil-new-ev-in-geneva-said…

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