Patrick Connor’s feature; Russell’s Rant:
This week we speculate how the Nevada legislature can so stupid, visit the Chicago Auto Show *and* the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto and much more. Patrick Connor, Mark Coughlan, Paul Guzyk, Tony Schaefer and Russell Frost dive deep into world of crazy lawmakers and cars.
And funny enough, as I was posting this show this morning, this tweet from actor, Mark Ruffalo showed up…
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This week it’s all about the fourth generation Prius and it call comes from Danny Cooper. Paul Guzyk, Tony Schaefer, Patrick Conor and Russell Frost break down the new Prius, a car which Danny just drove. See Prius Chat for the video reviews (link below)
Yes, we talk the inside, the outside and everything in between on the Tesla Model X this week, as well dissect some new Volt ads and briefly mention hydrogen.
This week Russell & Danny are joined by Paul, Tony, & Pat for a look inside how Volkswagen got busted for cheating on emissions tests, the repercussions that are coming for them and their owners, and how it might boost plug-in/EV sales. Also, the Apple Titan electric vehicle might be a real car come 2019, and pricing information is out on the Tesla Model X SUV. Plus, will the Tesla Model X qualify for the $25,000 “Hummer” Tax Credit? Should it? We discuss.
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”
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This week Russell works the topics below with Patrick Connor, Paul Guzyk and Tony Schaefer…
Subaru sport hybrid comes to Japan
Bugatti Chiron will be a hybrid
4th Gen Prius debut
Terrible reporting, stupid people or both?
The LATimes says the Prius is DeadBeforeArrival, more or less
Patrick Connor, Paul Guzyk and Russell Frost spend the entire talking to Intel’s Senior Product Manager, Transportation Solutions, Ryan Tabrah. It’s an incredible show with lots of great talk about the future of cars from infotainment systems to autonomous driving.
This week, Danny Cooper, Russell Frost and Patrick Connor talks about stocks, movies and, oh, yeah, some car stuff too…AND a special and very brief appearance by a vacationing Tony Schaefer
The Tesla model 3 will be a platform for a variety of vehicles
Journalist type guy predicts 4G Prius will get better MPG and be sportier
Honda decides to bury the dead horse
Hyundai doesn’t understand why no one wants H2 cars?
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…