Monthly Archives: June 2004

John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk ethanol

By |2018-02-17T18:03:36-07:00June 23rd, 2004|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ethanol, Hybrids, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|Tags: |

June 23, 2004 - Lou Ann Hammond discusses ethanol fuel with WABC-AM radio host John Batchelor. Ethanol is produced mainly from corn. One bushel of corn makes almost 3 gallons of ethanol. Years ago, Minnesota's corn prices were among the lowest in the country, according to Ralph Groschen, Agriculture Marketing Specialist, Minnesota Department [...]

The China Syndrome

By |2017-03-22T08:08:23-07:00June 2nd, 2004|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Emissions, GM, Health & Fitness, Manufacturers, Politics|Tags: , , , , , |

Since the end of the cold war China has systematically been gathering industrial trust and economic prowess from American industries. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, in November, called the US-China relations "the most important state-to-state relations in our world". Chinas trade surplus is a hot political issue in 2004. Its an election year and Bush is [...]