2010 Toyota Plug in Prius

By |2017-03-22T08:05:16-07:00May 17th, 2010|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, batteries,, electricity, Green cars, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology, Toyota, Video,|

Adam Crawford from the University of Toyota talks about the differences between the 2010 Toyota Plug-in Prius and the regular Prius. The cargo threshold has been raised to hold the lithium-ion battery pack. Crawford talks about the cooling system for the battery pack. Toyota has three separate blowers for the intake. Cool air blows in [...]

How bad will it be for BP? Think Toyota

By |2017-03-22T08:05:16-07:00April 29th, 2010|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy,, Fossil fuels, Gasoline (petrol), Manufacturers, Toyota|

A complete disaster, that could have been averted, or minimized by utilizing one piece of equipment that was available. “While BP is ultimately responsible for funding the cost of response and cleanup operations, my administration will continue to use every single available resource at our disposal,” President Barack Obama On the surface it might appear [...]

Jan Kreider, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vs electric vehicles (PHEV)

By |2017-03-22T08:05:16-07:00April 26th, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy,, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Toyota, Video,|

Dr. Jan F. Kreider, PE is both the Founding Director of the University of Colorado's Joint Center for Energy Management and Professor Emeritus of Engineering. Jan Kreider talked to me, Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about low carbon fuels, especially  Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) versus electric vehicles (PHEV). Kreider talked to me about which vehicle [...]

Simon Constable & Margaret Hoover on the Batchelor radio show

By |2017-03-22T08:05:16-07:00April 26th, 2010|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy,, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Manufacturers, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Toyota|

Simon Constable of Dow Jones, and Margaret Hoover of Fox News host the John Batchelor radio show on Saturday night. We talked about Toyota and their problems. Is this the end of Toyota's problems? Are things looking up for General Motors? Did General Motors pay back the government loan with money earned or money loaned [...]

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