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Exclusive interview with Senior Vice President for Nissan, Christian Mardrus – Indian Cars Bikes

Christian Mardrus, the Senior Vice President and Chairman of the Management Committee for Africa, Middle-East and India (AMI) met us at Nissan’s headquarters in Yokohama, Japan. Here are snippets from our conversations.

During our talks, Mr. Mardrus said that India is very important for Nissan because of the huge potential and the pace at which it is growing. Along with India, Africa and More

Christian Mardrus, the Senior Vice President and Chairman of the Management Committee for Africa, Middle-East and India (AMI) met us at Nissan’s headquarters in Yokohama, Japan. Here are snippets from our conversations.

During our talks, Mr. Mardrus said that India is very important for Nissan because of the huge potential and the pace at which it is growing. Along with India, Africa and More

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Chinese automaker BYD to sell electric cars in S. Korea in 2 years – Xinhua | English.news.cn

JEJU, South Korea, March 7 (Xinhua) — Chinese new energy vehicle maker BYD is planning to sell its electric vehicles to the South Korea market before the end of 2015, according to a senior company executive.

BYD, a rising Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer, has brought its popular BYD e6 electric taxi and SUV to an international electric vehicle (EV) expo which opened here Friday i More

JEJU, South Korea, March 7 (Xinhua) — Chinese new energy vehicle maker BYD is planning to sell its electric vehicles to the South Korea market before the end of 2015, according to a senior company executive.

BYD, a rising Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer, has brought its popular BYD e6 electric taxi and SUV to an international electric vehicle (EV) expo which opened here Friday i More

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Electric-vehicle convert Bob Lutz keeps plugging away | Business & Technology | The Seattle Times

Bob Lutz has worked for BMW, Ford, Chrysler and, most famously, General Motors, where he served as vice chairman until 2009 before retiring from GM altogether in 2010.

He now serves on the board of Utah-based VIA Motors, which will soon start production on an extended-range electric truck, cargo van and passenger van using a similar powertrain to the Chevrolet Volt. The VIA Motors VTRUX can More

Bob Lutz has worked for BMW, Ford, Chrysler and, most famously, General Motors, where he served as vice chairman until 2009 before retiring from GM altogether in 2010.

He now serves on the board of Utah-based VIA Motors, which will soon start production on an extended-range electric truck, cargo van and passenger van using a similar powertrain to the Chevrolet Volt. The VIA Motors VTRUX can More

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The mysterious story of the battery startup that promised GM a 200-mile electric car

At the end of November 2012, Atul Kapadia and Sujeet Kumar hosted the staff of their startup company for a holiday lunch of Mexican food at a Palo Alto, California restaurant. For days, the pair—the CEO and CTO, respectively, of a lithium-ion battery company cal More

At the end of November 2012, Atul Kapadia and Sujeet Kumar hosted the staff of their startup company for a holiday lunch of Mexican food at a Palo Alto, California restaurant. For days, the pair—the CEO and CTO, respectively, of a lithium-ion battery company cal More

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Interview: Elon Musk Profiled: Bloomberg Risk Takers

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Elon Musk: Tesla Motors CEO, Stanford GSB 2013 Entrepreneurial Company of the Year

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Exclusive: Interview with BMW’s Product Manager of the i3 Electric Car | PluginCars.com

The enthusiasm in Jose Guerrero’s voice was undeniable. I spoke with Guerrero, the product manager for the BMW i3 electric car (and the upcoming i8 plug-in hybrid) a few hours after the production version of the i3 was introduced today, officially (and simultaneously) in New York, London and Beijing. “I couldn’t have asked for a better introduction,” he said. When we talked, Guerrero was s More

The enthusiasm in Jose Guerrero’s voice was undeniable. I spoke with Guerrero, the product manager for the BMW i3 electric car (and the upcoming i8 plug-in hybrid) a few hours after the production version of the i3 was introduced today, officially (and simultaneously) in New York, London and Beijing. “I couldn’t have asked for a better introduction,” he said. When we talked, Guerrero was s More

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2013 UFO ALIEN DISCLOSURE by Canadian Minister of Defense

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Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, live at D11

That’s a wrap for today’s festivities at D11! You can relive all of the action so far here (http://www.engadget.com/event/d112013/articles/) and we’ll be back tomorrow morning with Google and Sony, amongst others! G’night, folks.
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That’s a wrap for today’s festivities at D11! You can relive all of the action so far here (http://www.engadget.com/event/d112013/articles/) and we’ll be back tomorrow morning with Google and Sony, amongst others! G’night, folks.
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The Engadget Interview: Tesla’s Elon Musk promises more Superchargers, better service, cheaper EVs that don’t suck

“It doesn’t help to have a car that’s cheap, but that sucks.” This isn’t the sort of direct language that you typically hear from a CEO these days, but this is exactly the kind of material you can expect from Tesla co-founder and CEO E More

“It doesn’t help to have a car that’s cheap, but that sucks.” This isn’t the sort of direct language that you typically hear from a CEO these days, but this is exactly the kind of material you can expect from Tesla co-founder and CEO E More

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Green energy sells electric cars, not fossil-fuelled plug-ins: SFU study

Electric vehicles would generate more buzz if North American utility companies offered to power the cars with renewable energy instead of fossil-fuelled electricity.

It’s an argument made in a new study from Simon Fraser University published in the latest edition of the scientific journal Environmental Research Letters.

Would-be car buyers were 23 per cent more likely to say they w More

Electric vehicles would generate more buzz if North American utility companies offered to power the cars with renewable energy instead of fossil-fuelled electricity.

It’s an argument made in a new study from Simon Fraser University published in the latest edition of the scientific journal Environmental Research Letters.

Would-be car buyers were 23 per cent more likely to say they w More

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Inside the Inventive and Entrepreneurial Mind of Elon Musk

When Elon Musk was in college, he figured three things would affect the future of humanity: the internet, sustainable energy, and multi-planetary life. He wanted to be a part of each.

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When Elon Musk was in college, he figured three things would affect the future of humanity: the internet, sustainable energy, and multi-planetary life. He wanted to be a part of each.

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Interview With Elon Musk On Tesla Model S Performance In Cold Weather

Ovidiu Sandru of The Green Optimistic recently conducted an email interview with Tesla Motors Founder and CEO Elon Musk regarding the Tesla Model S and how it performs in cold weather. Reposted from The Green Optimistic, here’s a compiled summary of the interview:
Read more at http://cleantechnica.com/2013/03/01/interview-with-elon-musk-on-tesla-model-s-performance-in-cold-weather/#fAKMIC3 More

Ovidiu Sandru of The Green Optimistic recently conducted an email interview with Tesla Motors Founder and CEO Elon Musk regarding the Tesla Model S and how it performs in cold weather. Reposted from The Green Optimistic, here’s a compiled summary of the interview:
Read more at http://cleantechnica.com/2013/03/01/interview-with-elon-musk-on-tesla-model-s-performance-in-cold-weather/#fAKMIC3 More

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Mercury News Interview: Atul Kapadia of battery-maker Envia Systems

The electric car industry faces two major challenges: the high cost of batteries and their limited range between charges. Envia Systems, a startup based in the East Bay city of Newark, made a big splash in February when it claimed it achieved a More

The electric car industry faces two major challenges: the high cost of batteries and their limited range between charges. Envia Systems, a startup based in the East Bay city of Newark, made a big splash in February when it claimed it achieved a More

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UFOTV® Presents : UFOTV: Above Top Secret – UFOs, Nikola Tesla, Free Energy and Antigravity Technology

EBE Award Winner! Best Historical UFO Documentary – International UFO Congress. This film explores the history of our modern technological age, secret advances in science, the question of UFOs, and how our world governments have controlled the flow of information t More

EBE Award Winner! Best Historical UFO Documentary – International UFO Congress. This film explores the history of our modern technological age, secret advances in science, the question of UFOs, and how our world governments have controlled the flow of information t More

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Electric vehicles: looking back, looking forward

Last week I had an in-depth conversation with Brian Wynne, president of the Washington, D.C.-based Electric Drive Transportation Association, about myriad facets of electric vehicles and their market in 2012 and looking ahead. I struck a note of friendly skepticism and Wynne responded with a very pragmatic attitude. (I also acknowledged getting excited, in print, over the historic launch of the do More

Last week I had an in-depth conversation with Brian Wynne, president of the Washington, D.C.-based Electric Drive Transportation Association, about myriad facets of electric vehicles and their market in 2012 and looking ahead. I struck a note of friendly skepticism and Wynne responded with a very pragmatic attitude. (I also acknowledged getting excited, in print, over the historic launch of the do More

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Innovative Li-ion Battery Technology: An Interview With Marc Juzkow

Marc Juzkow, Vice President of R&D and Engineering Leyden Energy, talks to AZoM about advances in Li-ion battery technology. Interview conducted by Gary Thomas.

GT: Could you please provide a brief introduction to the industries that Leyden Energy works within and outline the key drivers? More

Marc Juzkow, Vice President of R&D and Engineering Leyden Energy, talks to AZoM about advances in Li-ion battery technology. Interview conducted by Gary Thomas.

GT: Could you please provide a brief introduction to the industries that Leyden Energy works within and outline the key drivers? More

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Speaks on the Future of Energy and Transportation

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Speaks on the Future of Energy and Transportation

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Speaks on the Future of Energy and Transportation

Andy Palmer and Chelsea Sexton Discuss the Nissan LEAF

Chelsea Sexton, Founder of the Lightning Rod Foundation, Consulting Producer of “Revenge of the Electric Car”, and a Co-Founder of Plug In America, sits down with Andy Palmer, Executive Vice President of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., to discuss the Nissan LEAF.

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Chelsea Sexton, Founder of the Lightning Rod Foundation, Consulting Producer of “Revenge of the Electric Car”, and a Co-Founder of Plug In America, sits down with Andy Palmer, Executive Vice President of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., to discuss the Nissan LEAF.

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In deep with Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Financials, Falcon doors and finding faults in the Model S

Tesla Motors Elon Musk spends about half his working life – i.e., almost all of his waking hours – in his office at SpaceX in Los Angeles. The automotive CEO is, after all, also in charge of the rocket company, which means that he’s thinking about a lot more than just ramping More

Tesla Motors Elon Musk spends about half his working life – i.e., almost all of his waking hours – in his office at SpaceX in Los Angeles. The automotive CEO is, after all, also in charge of the rocket company, which means that he’s thinking about a lot more than just ramping More

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Kevin Rose Interviews Elon Musk

Digg founder and Google Ventures partner Kevin Rose recently sat down with Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk for the twentieth episode of Foundation, a video series on Revision3 in which he interviews influential business leaders in the tech community. Their wide-ranging talk touched on Musk’s affinity for comic books, his youthful attempt to get hired at Netscape by hanging out in the lobby (it didn More

Digg founder and Google Ventures partner Kevin Rose recently sat down with Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk for the twentieth episode of Foundation, a video series on Revision3 in which he interviews influential business leaders in the tech community. Their wide-ranging talk touched on Musk’s affinity for comic books, his youthful attempt to get hired at Netscape by hanging out in the lobby (it didn More

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Exclusive Interview: Tesla’s J.B. Straubel on Collaboration with Toyota


J.B. Straubel of Tesla Motors (center); with Greg Bernas, RAV4 EV chief engineer (left); and Bob Carter, Toyota group vice president and general manager, at the unveiling of the Toyota RAV4 EV in Los Angeles, May 2012.

In my review of the Toyota RAV4 EV in The New York Times this Sunday, I told More


J.B. Straubel of Tesla Motors (center); with Greg Bernas, RAV4 EV chief engineer (left); and Bob Carter, Toyota group vice president and general manager, at the unveiling of the Toyota RAV4 EV in Los Angeles, May 2012.

In my review of the Toyota RAV4 EV in The New York Times this Sunday, I told More

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Q and A: Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla

Elon Musk, billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, cannot have a frozen yogurt. After he explained with some excitement that SpaceX headquarters has its very own stand, his assistant delivered the bad news: said stand closed at 7 p.m. and it is now 7:10 p.m. Visibly disappointed, Musk set More

Elon Musk, billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, cannot have a frozen yogurt. After he explained with some excitement that SpaceX headquarters has its very own stand, his assistant delivered the bad news: said stand closed at 7 p.m. and it is now 7:10 p.m. Visibly disappointed, Musk set More

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Will the new Ford C-Max become the new hybrid king?

As Ford has announced competition beating performance and efficiency metrics for their new C-Max Hybrid utility this week, there is no doubt the company is on a mission to unseat Toyota as the assumed emperor of the hybrid car realm.

While the Blue Oval itself used Toyota’s own Hybrid Synergy Drive technology in its cars under license for the first few years, they have learned, design More

As Ford has announced competition beating performance and efficiency metrics for their new C-Max Hybrid utility this week, there is no doubt the company is on a mission to unseat Toyota as the assumed emperor of the hybrid car realm.

While the Blue Oval itself used Toyota’s own Hybrid Synergy Drive technology in its cars under license for the first few years, they have learned, design More

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1-Hour Interview With Elon Musk: Tesla, SolarCity, Electric Planes, ‘Fool Cells”, and Lots More..

Portrait of a Serial Entrepreneur Who Thinks Big
Sarah Lacy of PandoDaily, a site that covers the startup world in Silicon Valley, sat down for 1 hour with hyperkinetic entrepreneur Elon Musk. They covered a lot of ground in the interview, and I think that a lot of it will be of interest to TreeHugger readers. Maybe not everything – after all, PandoDaily’s focus isn’t the e More

Portrait of a Serial Entrepreneur Who Thinks Big
Sarah Lacy of PandoDaily, a site that covers the startup world in Silicon Valley, sat down for 1 hour with hyperkinetic entrepreneur Elon Musk. They covered a lot of ground in the interview, and I think that a lot of it will be of interest to TreeHugger readers. Maybe not everything – after all, PandoDaily’s focus isn’t the e More

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Five questions with Brian Wynne, Electric Drive Transportation Association president and electric-car sage

The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) has grown from a cadre of garage tinkerers in 1969 to an organization counting thousands of members, with international partnerships including several Fortune 500 companies. The Washington, D.C., based organization works to expand the market for electric cars. Today, EDTA is plugged into a vital and growing automotive and infrastructure sector, More

The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) has grown from a cadre of garage tinkerers in 1969 to an organization counting thousands of members, with international partnerships including several Fortune 500 companies. The Washington, D.C., based organization works to expand the market for electric cars. Today, EDTA is plugged into a vital and growing automotive and infrastructure sector, More

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Q&A: Speaking With an Electric Car Expert

Jill Sorensen, executive director of the Baltimore-Washington Electric Car Initiative will participate in a round-table discussion at the third annual Solar and Wind Expo at the fairgrounds this weekend.

Jill Sorensen considers electric cars to be the “new frontier” of renewable energy inititatives that will help Maryland meet the governor’s aggressive energy consumption g More

Jill Sorensen, executive director of the Baltimore-Washington Electric Car Initiative will participate in a round-table discussion at the third annual Solar and Wind Expo at the fairgrounds this weekend.

Jill Sorensen considers electric cars to be the “new frontier” of renewable energy inititatives that will help Maryland meet the governor’s aggressive energy consumption g More

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UK: Interview with Gian Avignone, Country Manager of Tesla Motors UK

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5 Questions with: Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan and electric-car champion

Under the leadership of Carlos Ghosn (pronounced “Go-an”), Nissan has been known to be more bullish on the future of electric cars than perhaps any established automaker in the industry. Even in the face of faltering initial sales of electric cars, Ghosn remains opti More

Under the leadership of Carlos Ghosn (pronounced “Go-an”), Nissan has been known to be more bullish on the future of electric cars than perhaps any established automaker in the industry. Even in the face of faltering initial sales of electric cars, Ghosn remains opti More

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USA: Q&A: Plug-In Leader Discusses Ups and Downs of America’s E.V. Transformation

Ecotality’s innovation chief discusses everything from the issue of sluggish U.S. demand for E.V.’s and how the Solyndra fallout has affected its business.
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Ecotality’s innovation chief discusses everything from the issue of sluggish U.S. demand for E.V.’s and how the Solyndra fallout has affected its business.
\It’s been a rough spell for electric cars, with automakers abandoning sales targets amid tepid de More

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