Hyundai Ioniq part of a long-term plan

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

Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrid 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 [...]

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. [...]

Kentaro Tomo, Grand Master of the Toyota Prius hybrid

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 [...]

By |2018-04-26T11:35:59-07:00January 24th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Toyota, Video|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Gas cars off California roads by 2030

The hurdles CARB faces with mandates Mary Nichols, Chairperson, California Air Resources Board (CARB), has been a pain in the tailpipe to car manufacturers since she re-joined California's Environmental Protection Association (EPA) in 2007. Bloomberg News’ John Lippert reports that Nichols has set the goal for California higher than ever before stating that she wants [...]

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