Sales of electric cars draining CVRP bank in California

By | 2019-03-27T11:16:37+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Categories: Audi, Auto industry news, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, Cadillac, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Chevy, Chrysler, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), Ford, Fuel cells, GM, Green cars, Honda, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Hybrids, Kia, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Plugin-electric vehicles, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) reports that funding is needed for the five million electric vehicles projected to come online. While that might be a good problem to have, it needs to be addressed. What are the options for balancing the rebate program? Could California offer to pay a dollar rebate or access to [...]

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

By | 2017-10-12T17:07:18+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, electric vehicles (EV), Fuel cells, GM, Honda, Tesla Motors|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Tesla Model 3 on John Batchelor radio show

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

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 [...]

Jaguar I-Pace chief car designer Ian Callum

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: #LAAutoShow #LAAS, Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Concept cars, electric vehicles (EV), Jaguar|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Los Angeles, 14 November 2016 - Ian Callum, Director of Design, said: “The I-PACE Concept represents the next generation of 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 movie I have [...]