China, joint ventures, domestic and foreign cars on the John Batchelor radio show

By |2017-03-22T08:01:10-07:00June 3rd, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), BYD, electric vehicles (EV), Ford, GM, Kia, Manufacturers, Nissan, Podcasts, Politics, Radio, Subaru, The John Batchelor show, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo|Tags: , , , |

Gordon Chang, Forbes, and John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com talk about China and cars. Some of the back stories that make up the radio show are; Why didn't Subaru get approval for a Joint Venture in China? Marvin Zhu, a correspondent for LMC Automotive, wrote [...]

How Chinese car companies will conquer the U.S. auto industry

By |2016-09-25T20:32:44-07:00February 6th, 2012|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), BYD, DOE (Department of Energy), electric vehicles (EV), Manufacturers, Podcasts, Politics, Radio, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , , , , , |

Gordon Chang, Forbes.com & the daily, and John Batchelor, the host of the John Batchelor Radio show talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, drivingthenation.com I started writing about Brand new 2012 cars under $15,000, but The Forbes story turned into an article about why the Chinese car companies would not bring cheap cars into the [...]

Micheal Austin, BYD, at the 2011 Detroit auto show on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:01:35-07:00January 29th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automotive executives, BYD, Environment, Green cars, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Everyone wanted a minute with Micheal Austin, the VP of BYD America. Warren Brown, Washington Post, and I got ten minutes to hear what BYD was up to in 2011. BYD Auto is a Chinese automobile manufacturer based in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China,established in 2003. Warren Buffet owns 9.9 percent of BYD. BYD brought out [...]

Henry Li, BYD, at the 2010 Geneva motor show

By |2017-03-22T08:05:17-07:00March 8th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Geneva Auto Show, Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, BYD, Car shows, carlist.com, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Green cars, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

80th International Motor Show, 2010 Geneva, Switzerland - Henry Li, General Manager for Auto Exports for BYD sat down with me at the 2010 Geneva motor show. Li talks about the memorandum of understanding (MOU) that was recently signed by Mercedes-Benz. What type of car is it, where will it be produced and sold? We [...]

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