What is a Partial Zero Emission Vehicle (PZEV)? Driving the Nation takes us to a Ford Focus event where the Ford engineers were explaining what a PZEV vehicle is and how it is different from a non-PZEV vehicle.
In my family I’m known as lead foot louie and my husband, Stretch, is known as Mr. Rogers. There is no concern for gas mileage when I am driving. If I drove everyday in rush hour you would hear about me as one of those road rage people. Stretch, he uses cruise control and drives [...]
Michelin's green tires Were in Times Square where the NASDAQ and Reuters electronic billboards are displaying reductions in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions that Michelin has attributed to the company's “green energy-saving” tires for passenger cars and commercial trucks since the launch of the first generation of the green tires in 1992. Four billboards are [...]
It's summer time. The price of gasoline is already starting to climb; according to AAA, California is averaging $3.61 a gallon, Hawaii, $3.37 a gallon, New York, $3.26 a gallon and Florida $3.20 a gallon. The price of gasoline is going up again. The question is, how high will it go? Analysts are saying that [...]
South Korea Hydrogen Highway Hyundai recently showcased that its latest autonomous SUV, Nexo, can deliver Level 4 autonomy. The South Korean carmaker believes this breakthrough in self-driving vehicles was possible because Nexo's electric motor runs on hydrogen fuel. The largest Korean automaker Hyundai revealed the industry-best range for hydrogen at the South Korean Pyeongchang Winter [...]
No internal combustion engine The Hyundai FCEV (Fuel cell electric vehicle) hydrogen vehicle doesn't have an internal combustion engine. How does it run? Watch as we take you through the different components that make up a hydrogen car. Hyundai is producing their own fuel cell stack, what are they still buying and from whom?
Dong-Jin Kim, Ph.D., Vice Chairman & CEO of Hyundai, talks about Hyundai's cars and their fuel economy. How important is it to Hyundai that their fuel efficiency be better? So important that Hyundai is upgrading their Theta and Lambda engines to Theta II and Lambda II to increase their horsepower and decrease the fuel consumption. [...]
Dong-Jin Kim, Ph.D., Vice Chairman & CEO of Hyundai, talks about Hyundai and bringing new cars to the Americas. Currently, the Sonata and Santa Fe are built in the Hyundai Alabama plant. Kim says there is "a possibility" that a midsize, SUV or minivan could be built in the Alabama plant. He ruled out a [...]
Dong-Jin Kim, Ph.D., Vice Chairman & CEO of Hyundai, talks about exporting vehicles to Russia. Vice-Chairman Kim shines in his understanding of global economics and politics in Russia and Latin America. Hyundai has done a feasibility study on where to put their next plant. Where will it be?
Dong-Jin Kim, Ph.D., Vice Chairman & CEO of Hyundai, talks about Hyundai's manufacturing plants. Assan plant is about ten years old and Hyundai has built six or seven plants since then. Slovakia, Brazil and Georgia, U.S.A. will all have plants opening soon. Hyundai owns a steel company and is looking at procuring iron ore from [...]