Mary Nickerson, Toyota, at the 2010 Plug-in conference

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:13+00:00 August 10th, 2010|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, electricity, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Toyota, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

Mary Nickerson, Toyota Motor Sales national external communications manager, discusses the Prius plug-in hybrid at the 2010 Plug-in conference. Nickerson talks about the Electric vehicles Toyota will be bringing out, the plug-in hybrid, the 100% plug-in city electric and the RAV4 EV that Tesla will produce. Toyota had an electric RAV4 before, and it didn't [...]

MINI takes the states (MTTS) kick-off party, Los Angeles, CA

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:13+00:00 August 8th, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Manufacturers, MINI, Video, youtube.com|

Thinking of buying a MINI but not sure what car color you want? Watch this video of the blast off in Los Angeles, CA and see every car color MINI has to offer. The cult following is on the move and we're drivingthenation with them. MINI is kicking off the rally on the West coast [...]

Lee Slezak, DOE, at the 2010 Plug-in conference

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:13+00:00 August 7th, 2010|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), DOE (Department of Energy), electricity, National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

We sat down with Lee Slezak, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Manager-Advanced Vehicle Systems Simulation & Evaluation Office of Freedom Car and Vehicle Technologies at the 2010 Plug-in conference in San Jose, CA. Slezak talked about the codes and standards and car companies working with energy companies. How does the Department of Energy (DOE) get [...]

Carlos Tavares, Nissan, at the 2010 Plug-in conference

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:14+00:00 August 7th, 2010|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, electricity, Emissions, Manufacturers, Nissan, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

At the  2010 Plug‘In Conference in San Jose, Nissan's executive vice-president of the Americas, Carlos Tavares, discussed plans for the LEAF roll-out. What are Nissan's plans for Electric Vehicles for the next two years? How many major markets will the EV be rolled out in? How many cars does Nissan envision selling in the next [...]