DOE (Department of Energy)

Gov Jerry Brown won’t get dirty with Donald Trump

By | 2017-06-29T11:09:03+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Categories: #climatechange, Automobiles and Energy, DOE (Department of Energy), Politics, Presidential candidates|Tags: , , , , , , , |

<iframe width="1280" height="720" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/t-E5zt1X_jI?ecver=1" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> The floor opened for questions immediately after West Coast Leaders, Alaska, British Columbia, California, Oregon and Washington signed a Comprehensive Agreement at the Global Clean Energy Ministerial Symposium There was a cap-n-trade question, but the big question is how any of the clean energy initiatives will go forward if [...]

Fisker Automotive doesn’t have to go bankrupt: there are options, there are assets

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:49+00:00 April 9th, 2013|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), DOE (Department of Energy), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), Fisker automotive, Manufacturers, Politics, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , , , , , |

Car companies make mistakes all the time: some on the hardware, some on the software and some on the design. The difference between an established company making a mistake and a start-up company making a mistake is the ability to bounce back financially. The issue of bankruptcy is not because the Fisker Karma is an [...]

If your employer bought your energy, would you buy an EV? 80% said yes

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:51+00:00 February 12th, 2013|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), DOE (Department of Energy), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Technology, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

Washington, DC “ In what will probably be his last auto show as the Secretary for the Department of Energy (DOE), Dr. Steven Chu started his 2013 Washington Auto Show speech with an amazing fact, “We (the United States) spend roughly $1 billion dollars a day on foreign oil.” Acting on behalf of [...]

Jana Hartline, Toyota Motor Sales, on plug-ins and fuel cells on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:11+00:00 April 25th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, DOE (Department of Energy), Politics, Technology, Toyota, Video, youtube.com|

Jana Hartline is the passionate Environmental Communications Manager at Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. Hartline took time to talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about Toyota's advanced technology vehicles coming to market. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) revealed the NS4 advanced plug-in hybrid concept vehicle at the 2012 North American International Auto Show [...]