What is new in the world of hydrogen? John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk about hydrogen vehicles at the 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Andreas Klugescheid, BMW communications manager, talks about the BMW Hydrogen-7. Klugeschied talked about what BMW has learned, where they plan to go from here and Chevy winning the Green car of the year award for the two-mode hybrid in the Chevy Tahoe SUV
2007 Los Angeles auto show (LAAS) Lou Ann Hammond talked to Stephen Ellis, Manager of Fuel Cell Marketing for American Honda Motor Company, at the 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show. Ellis talks about the improvements made in fuel economy and how it was done. How much will it cost to lease? Can you buy one? [...]
2007 Los Angeles Auto Show Real-world drivers, Ben and Jackie Lee, in front of a Chevy Equinox fuel cell, blogged their way to be part of "Project Driveway," a three-month trial period from General Motors. The Lees didn't meet any of the expectations I thought GM was looking for, kids, big fuel bills, lots of [...]
Jim O'Sullivan is the President and CEO, Mazda North America Operations; Managing Executive Officer, Mazda Motor Corporation. O'Sullivan talks about being nominated for Green car of the year for the Mazda Tribute hybrid and his Partial Zero Emissions Vehicles (PZEV). Mazda has been working with the firefighters in Southern California with their hybrids since 2003. Those same [...]
Volvo's President and CEO, Frederick Arp, sat down and talked to Lou Ann Hammond at the 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show. Arp talks about the difference between Europe and the United States when it comes to getting off the dependence of foreign oil. What does the government in Europe do differently than the United States [...]
Volvo's President and CEO, Frederick Arp, replaced long-time chief Hans-Olov Olsson. Arp sat down at the 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show and talked about the EU parliament and the Congress of the United States. Is Europe more concerned about using less oil than the United States or is the use of oil commiserate with the [...]
Mean and Green!!! We're at the 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show with Carlos Ghosn. Ghosn gives us a run-down on when his alternative vehicles will come into production: flex-fuel, plug-in electric, diesel. It's all there. But Ghosn also talks about the mean (meaning 480 horsepower) 2009 Nissan GT-R coming to the United States in 2009.
Ichiro Sugioka, recharge concept vehicle project manager, talks about Volvo's plug-in electric vehicle at the 2007 Los Angeles auto show. Sugioka talks about the challenges Volvo faces to produce a plug-in electric vehicle and what needs to happen to be able to work with electric companies to get the full value out of a plug-in.
"Absolutely the same GT-R as in Japan except for left-hand steering..." Shiro Nakamura, Nissan's Senior designer. Mr. Carlos Ghosn, President and CEO, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., announced that the 2009 Nissan GT-R supercar will be priced starting at $69,850 when it goes on sale in June 2008. Engine All-new VR38 3.8-liter twin turbo V6, producing [...]