D.C. Auto Week And More With "Motor Week" Host John Davis | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

D.C. Auto Week And More With "Motor Week" Host John Davis

Play associated audio

This week has been a big one for automotive news in the D.C. region. A General Motors plant near Baltimore was selected to manufacture new electric motors. Pepco is launching a test of electric car charging stations across the region. And the Washington Auto Show opens today in D.C.

Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey talks with John Davis, host of public television's long running newsmagazine "Motor Week..."


Rapper Jin Tries To Stretch His '15 Minutes' Of Fame

In 2004, Jin was one of the first Asian-Americans to drop a major label rap album. One controversial song, "Learn Chinese," raised eyebrows. A decade later, he's trying to rephrase the message.

Why Shark Finning Bans Aren't Keeping Sharks Off The Plate (Yet)

Fewer shark fins are being imported into Hong Kong, the epicenter of shark-fin soup, a culinary delicacy. But while the trade in shark fins may be down, the trade in shark meat is still going strong.
WAMU 88.5

Mixed Grades For Virginia's Ethics Overhual

The last-minute compromise was designed to pass in the General Assembly, but it wasn't built to please everybody.

WAMU 88.5

Transportation App Bridj Has Bus-Sized Ambitions For D.C.

It works similar to other ride-sharing apps, in that you establish a location and destination, and order a ride. But you'll be shown where to catch a Bridj bus, instead of getting a vehicle at your door.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.