PHEV – electricity + battery pricing

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, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, youtube.com|

San Jose, CA - We are at a Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle symposium in San Jose, CA. Tom Gage, AC Propulsion is talking about the pricing of Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Electricity is cheaper than gasoline, but what about the battery? The ebox costs about $400 per mile, the range extender costs about $8,000. What [...]

plug-in electric vehicle (PHEV) symposium

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:09+00:00 July 25th, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Fuel economy, Green cars, Hybrids, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

San Jose, CA - We are a Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle symposium in San Jose, CA. Tom Gage, AC Propulsion, gives a comparison of the PHEV to some other popular alternative energy cars. Gage compares the Jetta hybrid to the Jetta internal combustion engine car. The PHEV was put on to show the difference PHEV [...]

The irony of General Motors

By | 2016-09-25T20:33:38+00:00 July 21st, 2008|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, GM, Health & Fitness, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , , , , , |

By Lou Ann Hammond For awhile now analysts have been concerned about the liquidity of General Motors. General Motors would say that they had enough cash. Finally they admitted that they only had enough cash to last them to the end of 2008. Last week General Motors announced a plan to keep them solvent through [...]

Ron Fellows, race car driver, on Michelin tires

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:10+00:00 July 17th, 2008|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Manufacturers, Racing, Tires, Video, youtube.com|

Ron Fellows, race car driver, corvette race car driver, in particular, talks about driving on Michelin tires. Michelin has just come out with run-flat tires, called PS2 ZP (zero pressure) tires. Fellows talks about the difference between racing on ZP - run-flats and regular tires. Fellows says the Pilot Sport PS2 ZP tire offers all [...]