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Less bug-spattered windshields are not a good thing on Driving the Nation October 29, 2014 9:01 am

By Stephen Leahy Scientists have linked both the collapse of bee populations and the stunning decline in bird and bat numbers to a new generation of insecticides called neonicotinoids. It gets worse: these widely-used nerve poisons are also considered the main cause of a general collapse of insect life since the mid 1990s. Bug-spattered windshields [...]

2015 Dodge Challenger exterior and interior design on Driving the Nation October 29, 2014 8:32 am

Ryan Nagode, Chief designer for the 2015 Dodge Challenger talked to Driving the Nation about the exterior and interior of the 2015 Dodge Challenger. From the Dodge press release: All-new heritage inspired interior features unmatched customization Fourteen all-new interiors with new retro colors, including Houndstooth, Tungsten Torque, Ballistic II premium cloth, and Pearl White or [...]

U.N. Summit was a environmental failure on Driving the Nation October 26, 2014 6:00 pm

By Stephen Leahy BONN, Oct 22 2014 (IPS) – The 410,000 people who took to the streets for climate action in New York City during the U.N. Climate Summit would have been outraged by the 90-minute delay and same-old political posturing at the first day of a crucial round of climate treaty negotiations in Bonn [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com October 24, 2014 October 24, 2014 2:01 pm

Good Morning Warren and friends I’m sitting in my Uncle Bob and Aunt Anette’s house in West Columbia, SC. I haven’t seen Uncle Bob since 2007 when he gave the eulogy for my Father. If you were in Columbia in the ’70s you might have visited Hammond’s Red & White, my Uncle’s store, sort of [...]

From gas to beans in a Ford Mustang on Driving the Nation October 23, 2014 6:32 pm

Deborah “Debbie” Mielewski is a female engineer at Ford that has created some really crappy ideas, crappy ideas that took up time and money inside of Ford Motor Company. It was some silly green sustainable materials project that created seats from soy bean. Ford could have used that money on other projects, but every time [...]


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  • Less bug-spattered windshields are not a good thing on Driving the Nation
  • October 29, 2014 9:01 am
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    By Stephen Leahy Scientists have linked both the collapse of bee populations and the stunning decline in bird and bat numbers to a new generation of insecticides called neonicotinoids. It gets worse: these widely-used nerve poisons are also considered the main cause of a general collapse of insect life since the mid 1990s. Bug-spattered windshields [...]

  • 2015 Dodge Challenger exterior and interior design on Driving the Nation
  • October 29, 2014 8:32 am
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    Ryan Nagode, Chief designer for the 2015 Dodge Challenger talked to Driving the Nation about the exterior and interior of the 2015 Dodge Challenger. From the Dodge press release: All-new heritage inspired interior features unmatched customization Fourteen all-new interiors with new retro colors, including Houndstooth, Tungsten Torque, Ballistic II premium cloth, and Pearl White or [...]

  • U.N. Summit was a environmental failure on Driving the Nation
  • October 26, 2014 6:00 pm
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    By Stephen Leahy BONN, Oct 22 2014 (IPS) – The 410,000 people who took to the streets for climate action in New York City during the U.N. Climate Summit would have been outraged by the 90-minute delay and same-old political posturing at the first day of a crucial round of climate treaty negotiations in Bonn [...]

  • From gas to beans in a Ford Mustang on Driving the Nation
  • October 23, 2014 6:32 pm
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    Deborah “Debbie” Mielewski is a female engineer at Ford that has created some really crappy ideas, crappy ideas that took up time and money inside of Ford Motor Company. It was some silly green sustainable materials project that created seats from soy bean. Ford could have used that money on other projects, but every time [...]

  • The future of the SRT with Tim Kuniskis on Driving the Nation
  • October 21, 2014 11:48 am
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    SRT is a dollar for horsepower proposition. You can get a regular vehicle but to tweak it up to SRT you look at how much of everything performance you would get. Tim Kuniskis, CEO, Dodge brand talked to Driving the Nation about the thought process of going from a Hellcat to a SRT supercharger. How [...]

  • What is Tesla P85D and autopilot? on Driving the Nation
  • October 21, 2014 10:06 am
  • What is Tesla P85D and autopilot? on Driving the Nation

    Listen to the podcast below as John Batchelor, host of John Batchelor radio show, talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the 2015 Tesla Model S D. Remember the commercial when E.F. Hutton talks everyone listens? Well, just before the LA Auto Show in November Elon Musk has tweeted his newest and [...]

  • How you and Amazon can teach the poor about Ebola on Driving the Nation
  • October 16, 2014 4:33 pm
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    Do you shop on Amazon? If so, you can help get the word out to people in third world countries about Ebola. Many of the people in Liberia, Sierra Leone and other countries that are fighting Ebola are beyond poor, they live without electricity, they are illiterate. It does no good to hand them a [...]