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Ghosn still in jail, Tesla 500 miles? Amazon buys Rivian stock

Carlos Ghosn and Elon Musk Carlos Ghosn went down a rabbit hole the minute the Ni55an jet landed in Japan. He was jailed on November 19, 2018, and the nightmare for him has not let up. Ghosn has been in detention for three months. He has been indicted three times, has been refused bail a [...]

By |2020-05-24T07:03:20-07:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Nissan, Politics, Tesla Motors|0 Comments

Tesla death watch 2.0 BMW vs GM tariffs

Listen as John Batchelor and Wall Street Journal's Mary Kissel talks about Tesla death watch 2.0 and why BMW pays 2.5 percent import fees when coming to the United States versus General Motors paying 25 percent when selling cars exported to Europe. Tesla - The company known for making products of the future is once [...]

Why Tesla has already succeeded

I had dinner the other night with a wealthy car collector. Whether this person talks about cars or politics, it is done with passion. At one point in the dinner, the conversation turned from politics to cars. He told me he owned a Tesla, an all-electric car initially owned by very wealthy people, now trickling [...]

By |2020-04-14T09:52:12-07:00March 21st, 2018|Categories: electric vehicles (EV), Politics, Tesla Motors|Tags: |2 Comments

John Batchelor – does GM have the will to be ZEV?

In 2004, John Batchelor drove a Hydrogen3 in Central Park; Tavern on the Green to be specific. Soon after that, the Hydrogen fuel cell seemed to wither away, and all traces, including the Tavern on the Green, went by the wayside. This week John Batchelor and I talked about the resurgence of General Motor's zero-emission [...]

Tesla Model 3 on John Batchelor radio show

If you sell one share of your Tesla stock, you could buy thirty shares of Ford stock. The only vehicle that Tesla sells are electric vehicles; a segment that makes up less than two percent of the entire Nation's sales. Ford's market share is 15.6%. General Motors market share is 16.6%. Statista reports that Tesla [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:52:35-07:00August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Tesla Motors|Tags: , |0 Comments

Jaguar I-Pace chief car designer Ian Callum

Jaguar I-PACE Los Angeles, 14 November 2016 - Ian Callum, Director of Design, said: “The I-PACE Concept represents the next generation of the electric vehicle design. It’s a dramatic, future-facing cab-forward design with a beautiful interior – the product of authentic Jaguar DNA, electric technology, and contemporary craftsmanship. Better than any 3D I-MAX [...]

Tesla Model3, EV, PHEV, washingtonpost carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Did anyone stay up to watch the live unveiling of the Tesla Model 3? I doubt it. We - Driving the Nation - periscoped it. You can still see it live on my twitter feed or on my youtube channel. Bonus! Both Stretch and I were talking about it live. [...]

Telsa Model S EV and autonomous by Bosch

A Naked Tesla in the wild Bosch stripped a Tesla Model S electric vehicle, brought in fifteen sensors, and lidar to create the first Model S P85 electric self-driving vehicle. We drove it last week in Boxberg, Germany. We got to see the future, and the future is not that far away. There is an [...]