Green, Greener, Greenest from the Detroit auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:26+00:00 January 22nd, 2008|Categories: 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Acura, Alternative Fuels, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Bio-fuels, BMW, Car shows, Chrysler, Diesel, Dodge, Emissions, Environment, Ethanol, Food and Wine, Ford, Fuel cells, Fuel economy, GM, Green cars, Honda, Hybrids, Hydrogen, International Energy Agency (IEA), Manufacturers, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Rolls Royce, Subaru, Technology, Volkswagen|

Do you feel like your head is swirling with all the green talk? Is it hard to keep track of who is doing something right now, and who just has the best display? Dont feel alone. There were times when I was at the 2008 North American International auto show that I felt the same [...]

Stephen Ellis, Honda’s fuel cell manager in Detroit

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:26+00:00 January 21st, 2008|Categories: 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Diesel, Emissions, Environment, Ethanol, Fuel cells, Green cars, Honda, Hybrids, Hydrogen, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Video, youtube.com|

Stephen Ellis, Manager of Fuel Cell Marketing for American Honda Motor Company sat down with me at the 2008 detroit auto show to talk about Honda's alternative platforms. I asked each person I interviewed the same questions; Which of the following alternative platforms are you putting the most resources behind? hybrids ethanol/flex fuel vehicles diesel plug-in electric [...]

Detroit auto show wrap-up on KFI-AM 640

By | 2016-09-25T13:40:25+00:00 January 21st, 2008|Categories: 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Diesel, Environment, Ethanol, Fuel cells, GM, Green cars, Honda, Hybrids, Hydrogen, Manufacturers, Mercedes-Benz, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|

Lou Ann Hammond and John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor show, talk about Detroit and the 2008 North American International auto show.

Frank Weber, Chevy Volt/E-Flex vehicle line executive

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:27+00:00 January 20th, 2008|Categories: 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Chevy, Emissions, Environment, Fuel economy, GM, Green cars, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Video, youtube.com|

A couple weeks ago there was a storm in the Sierra Nevadas that had winds gusting to 75 mph. We were without power for 60 hours! Listen as Frank Weber and I talk about the similarities between a house with electricity and what we did for electricity when we had none. Frank explains that there are [...]