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Tesla; oops, I did it again! Another over-exaggeration

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:40+00:00 August 28th, 2013|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electric vehicles (EV), Luxury vehicles, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Radio, Technology, Tesla Motors, The John Batchelor show, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , , , |

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about Tesla's non-existent, over-exaggerated 5.4 star rating and selling in China. According to Reuters, Zhan Baosheng, the businessman in the southern China province of Guangdong, owns the "Tesla" trademark in China, according to his agent who processed the papers [...]

Sub-prime financing is back! Is Tesla the new Volvo? on the John Batchelor radio show

By | 2016-09-25T14:39:44+00:00 August 21st, 2013|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|

What car company do you think of when you hear safety? To many of us it is Volvo. To the new generation it is Tesla. Ford Motor Company bought Volvo for it's technological breakthroughs in safety, including rollover resistance in SUVs. Ford also bought many other companies and when times got tough sold them all [...]

SAAR for auto sales eclipse all projections, closing in on 2007! on the John Batchelor radio show

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:46+00:00 July 4th, 2013|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|

The last time the auto industry had sales over 16 million was in 2007. If sales keep up 2013 could come close to that number! June sales are out and according to Automotive News the SAAR busted all analyst projections and came in at 15.98 million unit's projected! Some of the highlights came from pickups. [...]

NADA: EVs depreciate 30% in 2013 & 2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study winners

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:46+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Health & Fitness, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show|

The old adage that your car starts depreciating as soon as you drive it off the car dealer's hurts even more if you own an electric vehicle according to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in it's latest report, Plug-in Electric Vehicles: Market Analysis and Used Price Forecast. There are many reasons [...]