Energy cost per vehicle type and Natural Gas on the John Batchelor radio show

By |2016-09-25T14:26:06-07:00June 24th, 2012|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Chevy, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Honda, Manufacturers, Natural gas, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Toyota, Video|

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, talked to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show about energy costs per vehicle. Definitions: EV “ Electric Vehicle, this vehicle will only run on electricity. The Nissan Leaf, Ford Focus, Tesla Roadster, CODA, Mit'subishi i-MiEV and are all cars with just electricity. PHEV “ Plug-in Hybrid Electric [...]

2012 Honda Civic natural gas on Driving the Nation

By |2018-11-05T17:29:44-08:00February 20th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Emissions, Honda, Natural gas, Video,|

I asked Eric Rosenberg, Honda's Assistant Manager, Alternative Fuel Vehicles, Why Natural Gas? The list was long, "It's plentiful, it's cleaner than petrol/gasoline and it's an American resource, and it's extremely affordable". The best known use for natural gas is to heat our homes, but Rosenberg thinks Natural gas has been under-appreciated as an automotive [...]

Shale Gas a Bridge to More Global Warming

By |2016-09-25T20:14:45-07:00February 5th, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Environment, Natural gas, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy UXBRIDGE, Canada, Jan 24 (IPS) - Hundreds of thousands of shale gas wells are being "fracked" in the United States and Canada, allowing large amounts of methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas, to escape into the atmosphere, new studies have shown. Shale gas production results in 40 to 60 percent [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat on, June 3, 2011

By |2016-09-25T20:33:11-07:00June 3rd, 2011|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Gasoline (petrol), Natural gas, Travel & Leisure,|Tags: , , , , , |

I joined Warren Brown, Washington Post journalist since 1982, on his chat line Friday, June 3, 2011. This is how it started: Hey Warren Thanks for having me on again this week. My question is, as a consumer, are you willing to use natural gas as a fuel for your vehicle? Two weeks ago I [...]

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