Fuel economy

Fisker, Tesla and the Chevy Volt on the John Batchelor radio show

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:49+00:00 March 18th, 2013|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Chevy, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), Emissions, Environment, Fisker automotive, Fuel economy, Green cars, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Radio, Tesla Motors, The John Batchelor show, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

From the John Batchelor radio show website: Thursday 14 March 2013 / Hour 4, Block A: LouAnn Hammond, DrivingtheNation.com, in re:TESLA Lays off 100 Workers Due to New York Times Article Cancellations ... TESLA Lays off 100 Workers Due to NYT Article Cancellations? ... no idea of the scope of the cancellations, judging by the [...]

Which car is more expensive over 3 years, gasoline or diesel? on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:51+00:00 February 18th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Bosch, Diesel, Fuel economy, Gasoline (petrol), Video, youtube.com|

Currently about 3 percent of all light-duty passenger car sales are diesel. Twelve percent of all car take rates, as of August, 2008, were diesels. Fast forward to August, 2012 and 30% of all car take rates were diesel. In the video, Bernd Boisten explains take rate “ if a vehicle is offered as a [...]

Mark Reuss, President, General Motors North America on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:57+00:00 December 28th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Los Angeles auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Chevy, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), electricity, Emissions, Fuel economy, GM, Video, youtube.com|

Los Angeles, CA - Mark Reuss, President, General Motors North America, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show. How critical is California to General Motors? I was surprised how frank Reuss was with his answer. Let's face it, when the word neglected comes out of an automotive executives [...]

John Edwards, Director, Land Rover on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:57+00:00 December 11th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), California Air Resources Board (CARB), Emissions, Fuel economy, Land Rover, Luxury vehicles, Video, youtube.com|

John Edwards, Director of Land Rover, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about Land Rover's new Range Rover. Land Rover sold about 300,000 vehicles globally last year, but countries are putting the pressure on all manufacturers to produce vehicles in the country they are being sold. They are doing this by increasing import tariffs. [...]