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2014 New York auto show with John Batchelor radio show April 18, 2014 11:37 am

General Motors showed off their new 2015 Corvette Z06 convertible and Chevy Trax, a compact SUV that will be coming to America standard with backup camera. Barra was there and answered all the recall answers – ad nauseum. All the behind the scenes chatter is that Akerson still knew about the impending recall issue and [...]

BMW i3 carbon fiber aluminum body frame a new era in electromobility April 17, 2014 5:31 am

Driving the Nation shows the BMW i3 carbon fiber aluminum body frame at the BMW headquarters in New Jersey. BMW says The born electric BMW i3 represents a new era of electromobility. Why? because the BMW i3 frame is made of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP). It is the first mass-produced CFRP passenger frame in [...]

Driving the Nation talks to Bob Lutz about Via, Electric pickup trucks April 15, 2014 11:02 am

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talked to Bob Lutz, chairman of the board at Via Motors, at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. Lutz talks about VIA Motors extended-range electric vehicles (EREVs) that are modified trucks (mainly General Motors trucks), vans and SUVs. Lutz is the former vice [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com April 11, 2014 April 13, 2014 4:27 pm

Good morning Warren and Friends Are you concerned about how much data car companies have because of all the technology going into cars? Do you realize that your smartphone allows people to track your every move? Is there anyway around buying a car today without being tracked? Will DMV start sending you a bill for [...]

Bob Hegbloom Director of RAM Brand 3.0L EcoDiesel 1500 pickup April 13, 2014 3:21 pm

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, talked to Bob Hegbloom, Director of the Ram brand. Ram has finally come out with a diesel 1500 pickup. A 1500 diesel has been asked for for years, what took so long and why does Ram call it an eco-diesel? Hegbloom goes through the stats, including towing 2014 [...]


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  • 2014 New York auto show with John Batchelor radio show
  • April 18, 2014 11:37 am
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    General Motors showed off their new 2015 Corvette Z06 convertible and Chevy Trax, a compact SUV that will be coming to America standard with backup camera. Barra was there and answered all the recall answers – ad nauseum. All the behind the scenes chatter is that Akerson still knew about the impending recall issue and [...]

  • BMW i3 carbon fiber aluminum body frame a new era in electromobility
  • April 17, 2014 5:31 am
  • style='width:auto;height:125px;border:1px

    Driving the Nation shows the BMW i3 carbon fiber aluminum body frame at the BMW headquarters in New Jersey. BMW says The born electric BMW i3 represents a new era of electromobility. Why? because the BMW i3 frame is made of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP). It is the first mass-produced CFRP passenger frame in [...]

  • Driving the Nation talks to Bob Lutz about Via, Electric pickup trucks
  • April 15, 2014 11:02 am
  • style='width:auto;height:125px;border:1px

    Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talked to Bob Lutz, chairman of the board at Via Motors, at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. Lutz talks about VIA Motors extended-range electric vehicles (EREVs) that are modified trucks (mainly General Motors trucks), vans and SUVs. Lutz is the former vice [...]

  • Bob Hegbloom Director of RAM Brand 3.0L EcoDiesel 1500 pickup
  • April 13, 2014 3:21 pm
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    Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, talked to Bob Hegbloom, Director of the Ram brand. Ram has finally come out with a diesel 1500 pickup. A 1500 diesel has been asked for for years, what took so long and why does Ram call it an eco-diesel? Hegbloom goes through the stats, including towing 2014 [...]

  • Boxer to Barra “Woman to woman, I’m disappointed” – that would be CEO, Senator
  • April 10, 2014 3:24 pm
  • Boxer to Barra “Woman to woman, I’m disappointed” – that would be CEO, Senator

    Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, talked to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show about the GM recall. The question has come up numerous times, behind doors and in front of Congress, how much did the former Chairman and CEO of General Motors, Dan Akerson, know before he resigned and appointed [...]

  • What will the future Audi TT and A3 e-tron and Q3 look like?
  • April 10, 2014 11:01 am
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    Filip Brabec is Director, Product Planning, for Audi of America, responsible for product definition and configuration of current models as well as setting the lineup for future product. Brabec talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) held in Detroit, MI about future product and [...]

  • Baby you can park my car, Bosch Automatic park assist
  • April 9, 2014 7:27 am
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    2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Las Vegas, NV – Frank Suessenbach, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about Bosch’s Automatic park assist. If you talk to Frank he will tell you that cars will soon park themselves automatically. Frank takes us through Bosch’s Automatic Park Assist, which has sensors fitted to a [...]

  • Clap on Clap off, phone halo helps you find your keys
  • April 5, 2014 3:26 pm
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    At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Chris Herbert, CEO, Phone Halo, shows Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, how easy it is to find your keys, or for your keys to find you. The device can be hooked to anything like a keychain. When you lose your keychain you can find the device/keychain [...]

  • Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com April 4, 2014
  • April 5, 2014 3:11 pm
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    Good morning Warren and Friends Good news on the Michael Schumacher story – According to multiple news outlets Michael Schumacher is is showing moments of consciousness. Schumacher has been in a medically induced coma for the past three months after a skiing accident. Our thought and prayers continue for his family. Let’s chat about cars [...]