BRIC (brazil, russia, india china)

John Batchelor and auto sales in China on Driving the Nation

By | 2016-09-25T20:29:49+00:00 April 4th, 2015|Categories: 2009 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), BYD, Politics, Radio, Tesla Motors, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , , , |

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, and Gordon Chang, Forbes, and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talk about BYD and Tesla, BYD is a Chinese owned company, owned by the private entrepreneur Wang Chuanfu. Tesla is trying to break into the electric vehicle market in China. China heavily supports the [...]

Can the new GM be sued for the recalls? Will sanctions against Russia hurt car companies?

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:26+00:00 March 29th, 2014|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), GM, Health & Fitness, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , , , , |

How long has General Motors known there was an issue with the ignition switch? Was there a cover up May 15, 2009, when, according to the New York Times, "data in the black boxes of Chevrolet Cobalts confirmed a potentially fatal defect existed in hundreds of thousands of cars." Is General Motors shielded by the [...]

Brazil trys to quinch world’s thrist for oil with energy revolution

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:36+00:00 December 3rd, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Emissions, Environment, Fossil fuels, Politics|

By Stephen Leahy WARSAW, Nov 15 2013 (IPS) - Energy consumption and production are undergoing fundamental shifts but the world is still on course to a 3.6 degree C hotter climate according a report released during the U.N. climate talks in Warsaw. Brazil will play a major role in quenching the developing worlds growing thirst [...]

Tesla Q3: Elon Musk; exploring options on battery plant with partners

By | 2016-09-25T20:32:13+00:00 November 5th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Europe, Luxury vehicles, Tesla Motors, Travel & Leisure, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , , , |

Highlights from the Tesla Motors, Inc. “ Third Quarter 2013 Shareholder Letter * Record 5,500 Model S deliveries * Gross margin increased to 21% (non-GAAP) excluding ZEV credit's * Net income (non-GAAP-Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) of $16 million * Major WW expansion of service centers, stores and Superchargers * Cash balance nonetheless increased by $49 [...]