Tesla death watch 2.0 BMW vs GM tariffs

By | 2018-06-20T14:13:45+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: BMW, Politics, Radio, Tesla Motors, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , , |

Listen as John Batchelor and Wall Street Journal's Mary Kissel talks about Tesla death watch 2.0 and why BMW pays 2.5 percent import fees when coming to the United States versus General Motors paying 25 percent when selling cars exported to Europe. Tesla - The company known for making products of the future is once [...]

Top 10 States With the Highest Auto Loan Delinquencies

By | 2018-06-01T06:09:28+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Auto industry news|Tags: |

Auto loans are at an all-time high, up year-over-year to $1,108 TRILLION for the first quarter of 2018, according to Experian. The good news is that the deep sub-prime and sub-prime have reduced year-over-year. Deep subprime, is defined as a FICO score below 300-500 by Experian, and subprime is a FICO score of 501-600. [...]

Bosch ~ Private, Profitable, and electrified

By | 2018-05-31T14:05:15+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Bosch, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Fuel cells, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Plugin-electric vehicles, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

"We are in an era of transformation. I would argue that transformation is impacting the auto industry more than any other (industry). The automotive industry is currently the epicenter of innovation. Autonomous vehicles, electrified mobility, and ubiquitous connectivity are expected to transform the entire concept of transportation." Mike Mansuetti, president of Robert Bosch LLC There [...]

Shell Oil and Airflow create Starship hyper-truck

By | 2018-05-24T16:39:29+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Concept cars, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future|Tags: |

A typical commercial truck gets about six miles per gallon. Technology and Innovation Manager, Shell Lubricants Bob Mainwairing is responsible for Starship, a concept truck that emulates the same concept used on the car that achieved 89 mpg by using lightweight materials, streamlining and lubrication that uses less energy. Almost everything you have in your [...]