Scott Belcher, Intelligent Transportation Systems America

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:18+00:00 December 26th, 2011|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Technology, Video|Tags: , , |

Scott Belcher is the President and CEO, Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America). Belcher talks about ITS America and the transportation available in America. ITS America utilizes GPS, smartphones, connected vehicles to achieve intelligent means to make driving faster and safer. There are companies at ITS America that are creating different modes [...]

Fisker automotive answers questions about the DOE loan

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:18+00:00 December 21st, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, DOE (Department of Energy), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), Fisker automotive, Green cars, Technology|

There's a lot of chatter on the internet about Fisker automotive getting a Department of Energy (DOE) loan. We went to the source, Fisker Automotive it'self. Russel Datz, spokesperson for Fisker Automotive, answered the questions for drivingthenation.com The Department of Energy (DOE) has granted Fisker, an American automobile manufacturer in Anaheim, California, $529,000 to build [...]

The Volt, Obama, and Ford on the John Batchelor radio show

By | 2016-09-25T14:20:54+00:00 December 21st, 2011|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electricity, Ford, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Politics, Radio, The John Batchelor show|

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, and Lara Brown, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Political Science at Villanova University talk about the lofty goal of 60,000 Volt/Ampera sales that Dan Akerson, CEO, General Motors, has set for 2012. Batcheor doesn't drive, Brown drives a Volvo, a sensible car for a Professor. Is the [...]

Ian Callum talks about designing Jaguar cars on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:18+00:00 December 21st, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Car shows, Jaguar, Manufacturers, Video, youtube.com|

Ian Callum is Jaguar's chief designer.  Callum is a world renonwned designer and my favorite designer to interview. His answers are not scripted, he thinks about the questions. What part of the car does he start with when designing a car? Is it "a line" or a lack of lines? How do you create motion [...]