Monthly Archives: February 2011

Charlie Freese, on the hydrogen budget, on John Batchelor radio show

By |2016-09-25T20:33:11-07:00February 15th, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, DOE (Department of Energy), Fuel cells, GM, Hydrogen, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Politics, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , , , , , |

The United States has no energy policy. Every administration budgets money for it's pet project, leaving the projects from the previous administrations in a lurch. Why? Charlie Freese is General Motor's executive director for fuel cell activities. He was also a keynote speaker at the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy 2011 in Washington DC. How [...]

GM & Chrysler bonuses; UAW; hydrogen funding evaporated

By |2016-09-25T14:13:04-07:00February 15th, 2011|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Chrysler, GM, Hydrogen, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Politics, Radio, The John Batchelor show|

General Motors and Chrysler to give bonuses to employees I completely agree with General Motors and Chrysler that their salaried employees have worked long and hard hours. I understand the desire to compensate them for that work. But should employees be compensated when the company isn't making money and the company is asking for even [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat on, February 14, 2011

By |2016-09-25T14:13:05-07:00February 14th, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Manufacturers|

I joined Warren Brown, Washington Post journalist since 1982, on his chat line again last week. This is how it started: Warren, great to get this time to chat. My question is based on the electric cars (Volt, Leaf). When is the infrastructure going to be in place (quick charging stations). It is great to [...]

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