BYD ebuses to America

By | 2016-09-25T20:32:14+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BYD, Car shows, electric vehicles (EV), Emissions, Environment, Manufacturers, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , , , |

Long Beach Transit Board of Directors voted to recommend BYD Motors as the provider of 10 full-electric buses for Long Beach, CA, a city 30 miles south of Los Angeles, CA. On the last day of Governor Brown's visit to China he announced that BYD buses will be assembled in Lancaster, CA. On May 1, [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com April 19, 2013

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:48+00:00 April 19th, 2013|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), car buying tips, Driving tips, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), Emissions, Environment, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Hybrids, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , , , |

Lou Ann Hammond undefined: Good morning Warren and friends Today we have as a guest, Michael Austin, Vice President of BYD Co. BYD is around 25% owned by Chairman Chuan Fu Wang, and 9.9% owned by Warren Buffett's Mid American Energy Holding Co. 50% of the stock holdings are US owned. BYD Co., a company [...]

Detlev von Platen on 50 years of Porsche 911 and the GT3

By | 2016-09-25T14:34:02+00:00 April 18th, 2013|Categories: 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Diesel, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Porsche, Video|

Detlev von Platen, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about Jerry Seinfeld's 911, 50 years of Porsche, the new GT3 and the awards Porsche won at the 2013 New York International Auto show (NYIAS). Porsche already has a Cayenne diesel and a Panamera hybrid. [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com April 12, 2013

By | 2016-09-25T14:34:02+00:00 April 17th, 2013|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips, Fiat, Green cars, Manufacturers, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

We are at a Fiat 500 EV event. Some of the information (the most important things, like price! are still embargoed, but I've got some folks that can answer the questions that aren't embargoed. Top on the list is Nicole Longhini product manager for 500e! Ask any questions you want and we'll answer the ones [...]