How are Volt sales compared to the 24 other alt-power source vehicles?

By |December 11th, 2011|

WardsAuto U.S. Sales of Alternative Power Source Light Vehicles lists twenty-seven vehicles for sale as of November 2011. What are the cars and how is Volt faring compared to the other twenty-six vehicles?

The twenty-seven, […]

Bob Lutz on The John Batchelor radio show, Car guys vs. bean counters part 3

By |October 26th, 2011|

Bob Lutz talked to John Batchelor about his new book, Car Guys vs. Bean Counters: The Battle for the Soul of American Business.

Bob Lutz finishes his radio chat with John Batchelor show.

This is the most humorous […]

Dear President Obama, Secretary Chu and all 100 Senators

By |May 4th, 2011|

I suppose I should be applauding the fourteen Senators that signed the letter to Secretary Chu asking him to keep the funding for the fuel cell and hydrogen programs alive.

I understand that having fourteen senators […]

Charlie Freese, on the hydrogen budget, on John Batchelor radio show

By |February 15th, 2011|

The United States has no energy policy. Every administration budgets money for it’s pet project, leaving the projects from the previous administrations in a lurch. Why? Charlie Freese is General Motor’s executive director for fuel […]

GM & Chrysler bonuses; UAW; hydrogen funding evaporated

By |February 15th, 2011|

General Motors and Chrysler to give bonuses to employees

I completely agree with General Motors and Chrysler that their salaried employees have worked long and hard hours. I understand the desire to compensate them for that […]

Charles Freese, GM fuel cells, Chevy Equinox, at the 2011 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By |January 20th, 2011|

Charles Freese, executive director of General Motors Fuel Cell Activities, talked to me at the 2011 North American International Auto show in Detroit, MI.

General Motors has 119 Equinoxs’ out on the road, but they are ready […]

Arwed Niestroj, Mercedes-Benz B-Class Fuel-cell

By |December 29th, 2010|

Arwed Niestroj, Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell Manager showed off the new B-Class F-CELL, the first series production fuel-cell powered electric vehicle available in the U.S., at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show.

Mercedes-Benz is the first manufacturer to […]

Bill Reinert, advanced technology for Toyota part two

By |January 21st, 2010|

2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI – Bill Reinert is the  National Manager, Advanced Technology Group, Toyota Motor Sales USA.

This is the second video in a 30 minute interview. This video talks […]

Akimasa Yasuoka, Honda, California ZEV-2

By |January 6th, 2010|

I first met Akimasa Yasuoka at the California Air Resources Board meetings. I ran into him again at the 2009 Los Angeles autoshow.  He updated me on the demands CARB is making on the auto […]

Charlie Gasparino, CNBC, subs on the John Batchelor radio show

By |January 5th, 2010|

What is the future of the auto industry?

Will the Chinese have manufacturing in the United States?

Most car companies manufacture in the United States and that helps their currency hedging.

China has:

1. cheap labr

2. socialized healthcare

3. and […]