Hyundai Ioniq part of a long-term plan

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:22+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electric vehicles (EV), Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Hyundai, Plugin-electric vehicles, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Hyundai Ioniq could be one of the first vehicles in three different powertrains based on the same front-wheel-drive architecture. If you've been in the Hyundai Elantra, then you know about the size of the Ioniq sedan. I have long said that if I could have a four-sedan without the plastic feel, I [...]

Plug-in hybrids Chrysler Ford Mitsubishi

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Chrysler, Ford, Mitsubishi, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and friends, This is not the first time I have felt this way, but this is the first time I need to tell you. I really enjoy this chat and look forward to it each week. Whatever I am doing during the week I think about whether I should mention it to [...]

Tesla Model3, EV, PHEV, washingtonpost carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:36+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Categories: #carchat, #climatechange, electric vehicles (EV), Tesla Motors, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Did anyone stay up to watch the live unveil 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. [...]

Kentaro Tomo, Grand Master of the Toyota Prius hybrid

By | 2018-04-26T11:35:59+00:00 January 24th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Toyota, Video|Tags: , , , |

Kentaro Tomo, Grand Master of Hybrid, Toyota Motor Corp (TMC) talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the new gear set in the Toyota Prius. Tomo-san talks (through his interpreter) about the new planetary gear set and where the force is transmitted. What are the benefits of this change? increase in fuel [...]