The Volt, auto industry numbers Batchelor

Should there be a bailout? November 5, 2011 - Mary Kissell, Wall Street Journal and Representative Nan Hayworth (R- New York), join Lou Ann Hammond, www.drivingthenation.com, and John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show. We talk about General Motors bailout loan, they don't think it was worth it. I do and point out [...]

Wall Street Journal’s Lunch Break talks about vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V)

I was on WSJ.com's LunchBreak with Wendy Bounds today talking vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I). First the stats: In 2009 there were 5.5 million crashes and 2.2 million injuries. users wasted 4.8 billion hours stuck in traffic in 2010 “ nearly one full work week. 3.9 billion gallons of wasted fuel by congestion, accidents and [...]

Lend Your Car, Save some money and Save the World on Driving the Nation

Cars are parked 22 hours a day on average yet the world will have 2.5 billion cars in 2050 The costs of car ownership and travel are far higher than anyone realizes: a 100 km total trip costs between 65 and 80 dollars when parking, fuel, wear and tear, insurance, depreciation, repairs are included. A [...]

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