Ford To Explore Strategic Options For Aston Martin

By | 2017-03-22T08:07:52+00:00 August 31st, 2006|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ford, Manufacturers, Podcasts|

DEARBORN, Mich., August 31, 2006“ Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) announced today it has begun the process of exploring strategic options for Aston Martin, with particular emphasis on a potential sale of all or a portion of the unit. "As part of our ongoing strategic review, we have determined that Aston Martin may be an [...]

Escape from earth

By | 2017-03-22T08:07:52+00:00 August 25th, 2006|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, Podcasts, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show, Travel|

Escape from earth Escape from earth By Lou Ann Hammond Its still a concept and there have been other concepts for flying cars for at least 90 years before Terrafugia started up. The price of aviation fuel (av-gas) is going up and sport pilots have to add that to a $400-$500 a month hangar rental. [...]

2007 Tesla Roadster – No more gas lines

By | 2017-03-22T08:07:52+00:00 August 16th, 2006|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, electricity, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology, Tesla Motors|Tags: |

Don Ruggiero and Barry Skolnick with a 2007 Tesla Roadster “We wanted to buy three of them, one for each of us, but Tesla wouldn’t budge off the $100,000. We offered them $150,000 for three, and they said no. By the time we got back to them, they had sold all 100 of [...]

GM sets Land Speed Records at Bonneville Salt Flats

By | 2017-03-22T08:07:52+00:00 August 16th, 2006|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Ethanol, GM, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Racing|

GM Performance Division Sets Two Land Speed Records at Bonneville Salt Flats on First Day of Record Runs Chevy Cobalt SS Sets First-Ever Bonneville Record Using E85 for FuelAugust 14, 2006 WENDOVER, Utah “ Two Ecotec-powered Chevy Cobalt SS race cars set land speed records yesterday at the Bonneville Salt Flats on the first possible [...]