What Drives Us episode

#126 We’re back, baby

4 Feb , 2015   Video

We’re back and potentially better than ever. Hosts Danny Cooper & Russell Frost reunite with panelists Chelsea Sexton, Patrick Connor, Evan Fusco,and Tony Schaefer to discuss:

  • Detroit Auto Show
  • The Chevrolet Volt & Bolt (not to be confused with the Dodge Colt)
  • Alt-Fuel Sales Numbers
  • Charging standards
  • Tesla marketing (and lack thereof)

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#102 Hosed by Hendrickson

25 Mar , 2012  

Seven grand over list? A “Market Value Adjustment”
https://www.facebook.com/alhendricksontoyota
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1074281_2012-toyota-prius-c-price-go…
Comment from TMS…
On the matter of the “market adjusted price” of a Prius c in Florida, we offer this comment direct from TMS:

“While Toyota Motor Sales does not advocate mark ups beyond the MSRP, the dealers are independent business operations and though we advise against raising prices beyond suggested retail, ultimately the final price is determined in the negotiations between a dealer and the customer.”

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#100 Volt Resistance

7 Mar , 2012  

Woo-hoo! Episode #100! Recorded March 7, 2012 with special guest John Voelcker, Senior Editor at High Gear Media and  http://www.greencarreports.com/

Show notes:

After their best sales month, Chevy halts Volt production, temporarily lays off workers, is there more?
http://idealab.talkingpointsmemo.com/2012/03/report-gm-halts-production-…

Ford Focus EV, 105MPGe, anyone actually seen one for sale?
http://www.engadget.com/2012/03/02/ford-focus-gets-epa-rating-105-mpge-7…

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