Tien Duong, DOE, on Lithium-ion batteries

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:59+00:00 December 30th, 2008|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, batteries, DOE (Department of Energy), Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, youtube.com|

Tien Duong, Department of Energy, USA, opened the 1st International Conference on Advanced Lithium Batteries for Automobile Applications at the Argonne National Laboratory, September 15-17, 2008. Duong was good enough to sit down at the event and talk with me about the challenges of a lithium-ion batteries in PHEV, EV and HEV cars in the [...]

2009 Nissan 370Z Pricing

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:59+00:00 December 30th, 2008|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Nissan, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

From Nissan: BASE VEHICLE 370Z Coupe 3.7 Liter V6 6speed manual $29,930 370Z Coupe 3.7 Liter V6 7 speed automatic $31,230 370Z Coupe Touring 3.7 Liter V6 6speed manual $34,460 370Z Coupe Touring 3.7 Liter V6 7 speed automatic $35,760 The iconic 2009 Nissan 370Z, the first full redesign of the Nissan Z since it's [...]

Nissan/Datsun 300ZX 1984 & Paul Newman

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:59+00:00 December 16th, 2008|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Celebrities, Nissan, Racing, Video, youtube.com|

Can you spot the two times Datsun is used? That's right, Nissan is slowly changing over in their commercials from Datsun to Nissan. How did Nissan celebrate their 50th anniversary? By bringing out the 300ZX with 6 cylinders. And they have Paul Newman in #33 racing seat in 1985 for the GT-1 championship. This was [...]