Monthly Archives: August 2004

hybrid options John Batchelor radio show

By |2016-09-25T12:52:00-07:00August 14th, 2004|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Hybrids, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , , , |

August 14, 2004 - Lou Ann Hammond discusses hybrid vehicle options for the consumer now and in the future with syndicated ABC radio network host John Batchelor. 152,600 hybrids were produced in 2005, saving 22,576,900 gallons of gas next year. If the gasoline counterpart to these ten vehicles ( total of 2,849,566 vehicles) [...]

Honda Advanced Humanoid Robot

By |2017-03-22T08:08:21-07:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Honda, Manufacturers, Robots, Technology|Tags: , , |

Twenty years after Honda decided to pursue its dream of developing a humanoid robot, "ASIMO," the world's most advanced humanoid robot, today made its first appearance in the United States. At a unique bell-ringing ceremony, ASIMO opened trading in recognition of the 25th anniversary of Hondas stock listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). [...]

GM, Ford New front-wheel-drive plant

By |2016-09-25T20:08:10-07:00August 6th, 2004|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ford, GM, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Technology|

GM, ford announce $720 million investment to build all-new front-wheel-drive transmission Ford Motor Company and General Motors Corp., two of the worlds largest automakers, today jointly announced a $720 million investment in their plants to build an all-new, fuel-saving, 6-speed front-wheel-drive (FWD) automatic transmission. More than 1,100 jobs will be retained as a result. The [...]

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