BRIC (brazil, russia, india china)

John Batchelor and auto sales in China on Driving the Nation

By | 2018-08-20T08:23:34+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, Volvo|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 Motors, Volvo and corruption bribes in China. BYD is a Chinese owned company, owned by the private entrepreneur Wang Chuanfu. Tesla is trying to break into the [...]

GM sued for recalls Russian sanctions

By | 2018-02-13T13:09:06+00:00 March 29th, 2014|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), GM, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|Tags: |

How long has General Motors known there was an issue with the ignition switch? Can the new GM be sued for the recalls? Will sanctions against Russia hurt car companies? 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 [...]

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 [...]