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GM’s Mark Reuss on the GM Recall ignition switch replacement April 23, 2014 2:24 pm

Driving the Nation talks to Mark Reuss about the ignition switch recall at the 2014 New York International Auto show (NYIAS). The new switches have to be made. How is the process going? Has Delphi put a third line on yet? The repair will only take 90 minutes once the switch is in the hands [...]

General Motor’s Alan Batey at the 2014 New York auto show April 23, 2014 11:09 am

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talked to General Motor’s Alan Batey, President GM N.A, at the 2014 New York auto show. Batey talks about the Chevy Trax, and the rear view camera will come out as standard. The Trax will have the ability to listen to 7 different devices with the new 4GLTE [...]

What do Chopped’s Marc Murphy and Nissan have in common? April 23, 2014 7:06 am

The front doors to 214 Lafayette St in the village are funky pieces of plywood painted black with silver hinges holding them in place. Go past those doors and you are in a 13,000 square foot 5-story house requit with an indoor pool full of nubiles swimming in synchronization. A Nissan GT-R sits in the [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com April 18, 2014 April 21, 2014 3:20 pm

Good morning Warren and Friends and New York City! The mood of the New York show wasgood, but there weren’t that many journalists at the show. New York is the home of the fashion industry and the last U.S. show of the year so the show is more like a party with lots of news [...]

Adrian van Hooydonk, chief designer for BMW about the new MINI April 21, 2014 2:02 pm

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talks to Adrian van Hooydonk, chief designer for BMW about the new MINI. The new MINI has competition from the small cars that are coming out. How does Hooydonk separate the new MINI from it’s competitors and from other MINIs.


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  • GM’s Mark Reuss on the GM Recall ignition switch replacement
  • April 23, 2014 2:24 pm
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    Driving the Nation talks to Mark Reuss about the ignition switch recall at the 2014 New York International Auto show (NYIAS). The new switches have to be made. How is the process going? Has Delphi put a third line on yet? The repair will only take 90 minutes once the switch is in the hands [...]

  • General Motor’s Alan Batey at the 2014 New York auto show
  • April 23, 2014 11:09 am
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    Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talked to General Motor’s Alan Batey, President GM N.A, at the 2014 New York auto show. Batey talks about the Chevy Trax, and the rear view camera will come out as standard. The Trax will have the ability to listen to 7 different devices with the new 4GLTE [...]

  • What do Chopped’s Marc Murphy and Nissan have in common?
  • April 23, 2014 7:06 am
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    The front doors to 214 Lafayette St in the village are funky pieces of plywood painted black with silver hinges holding them in place. Go past those doors and you are in a 13,000 square foot 5-story house requit with an indoor pool full of nubiles swimming in synchronization. A Nissan GT-R sits in the [...]

  • Adrian van Hooydonk, chief designer for BMW about the new MINI
  • April 21, 2014 2:02 pm
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    Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talks to Adrian van Hooydonk, chief designer for BMW about the new MINI. The new MINI has competition from the small cars that are coming out. How does Hooydonk separate the new MINI from it’s competitors and from other MINIs.

  • 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
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    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
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    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 [...]