Nicolas Goubert, Michelin NA on the Pilot Sport AS Plus

By | 2018-07-27T17:06:28+00:00 July 30th, 2008|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Driving tips, Racing, Tires, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , |

Nicolas Goubert, brand category manager, Michelin North America talks about Michelin Pilot Sport AS Plus with a 45,000-mile warranty Michelin has brought a new tire out - the Pilot Sport AS Plus - for high-performance cars that have a 45,000-mile warranty. I drove the tires, back to back - the same car, once the car [...]

standardizing the electric vehicle

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:06+00:00 July 25th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Environment, Fossil fuels, Fuel economy, Green cars, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Mitsubishi, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, youtube.com|

Horsepower is Passe San Jose, CA - We are at a Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle symposium in San Jose, CA. Horsepower is Passe, now people are talking about kilowatt hours, torque, recharging and vehicle to grid power. Dr. Willett Kempton, University of Delaware, talks about the charging and regulation from the perspective of the ISO [...]

PHEV – Regulations & Charging, Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle symposium in San Jose, CA.

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:06+00:00 July 25th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Environment, Fossil fuels, Fuel economy, GM, Green cars, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Mitsubishi, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, youtube.com|

San Jose, CA - We are at a Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle symposium in San Jose, CA. Dr. Willett Kempton, University of Delawaretalks about some of the regulations of the grid that goes with charging electric cars. The regulations are difficult to understand and the charging needs to be discussed further. What about the minute [...]

Tesla announces plans for a sports compact EV!

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:09+00:00 July 25th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Environment, Fossil fuels, Fuel economy, Green cars, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Tesla Motors, Video|

San Jose, CA - We are at a Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle symposium in San Jose, CA. JB Straubel, CTO, Tesla Motors, talks about future development and production for Tesla. Straubel says that 1,800 will be built in 2009. The big news is that Tesla is also planning a sports compact car. The powertrain is [...]