How bad will it be for BP? Think Toyota

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:16+00:00 April 29th, 2010|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, carlist.com, Fossil fuels, Gasoline (petrol), Manufacturers, Toyota|

A complete disaster, that could have been averted, or minimized by utilizing one piece of equipment that was available. “While BP is ultimately responsible for funding the cost of response and cleanup operations, my administration will continue to use every single available resource at our disposal,” President Barack Obama On the surface it might appear [...]

Jan Kreider, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vs electric vehicles (PHEV)

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:16+00:00 April 26th, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, carlist.com, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Toyota, Video, youtube.com|

Dr. Jan F. Kreider, PE is both the Founding Director of the University of Colorado's Joint Center for Energy Management and Professor Emeritus of Engineering. Jan Kreider talked to me, Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.carlist.com, about low carbon fuels, especially  Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) versus electric vehicles (PHEV). Kreider talked to me about which vehicle [...]

Simon Constable & Margaret Hoover on the Batchelor radio show

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:16+00:00 April 26th, 2010|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, carlist.com, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Manufacturers, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Toyota|

Simon Constable of Dow Jones, and Margaret Hoover of Fox News host the John Batchelor radio show on Saturday night. We talked about Toyota and their problems. Is this the end of Toyota's problems? Are things looking up for General Motors? Did General Motors pay back the government loan with money earned or money loaned [...]

General Motors pays back loan, Toyota rating dropped by Moodys

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:16+00:00 April 21st, 2010|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, carlist.com, GM, Manufacturers, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Toyota|

Toyota Rating Cut to Aa2 by Moody's Toyota has recalled more than 8 million vehicles, and halted production and sales on different vehicles. They have paid the government $16.4 million, the highest fine the government could fine them. They have another 180+ consumer and shareholder lawsuit's looming. Toyota's incentives on their vehicles are higher than [...]