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2016 Ford GT350 Shelby, making Carroll Shelby proud on Driving the Nation November 18, 2014 9:29 pm

Jim Farley, Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Service, Moray Callum, Vice President design, Henry Ford III and Aaron Shelby all talk about the 2016 Ford GT350 Shelby Mustang. From performance to production is the way Mark Fields, CEO, Ford Motor Company, described the 2015 Ford Shelby GT350. The GT350 is powered by the 5.2-liter [...]

China, the United States = 35 percent of global carbon emissions on Driving the Nation November 17, 2014 10:38 am

By Stephen Leahy BONN, Oct 27 2014 (IPS) – China and the United States are responsible for 35 percent of global carbon emissions but could do their part to keep climate change to less than two degrees C by adopting best energy efficiency standards, a new analysis shows. Although China’s energy use has skyrocketed over [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com November 14, 2014 November 14, 2014 4:01 pm

Good Morning Warren and friends I had dinner last night with my brother, Ed, who lives in South Carolina but was in the San Francisco bay area for work. My husband, Stretch, and a couple of Ed’s co-workers, Jason and Mark, all helped Ed celebrate his birthday. Mark is from Oklahoma so the first thing [...]

Engineering the 2015 Chevy Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon on Driving the Nation November 14, 2014 3:55 pm

Anita Burke, Chief engineer for Chevy Colorado, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the engineering of th 2015 Chevy Colorado and, since the GMC Canyon is on the same underpinnings, the 2015 GMC Canyon. Burke goes through the underpinnings of the truck and how it was engineered. From the Chevy press [...]

Magna drives itself into the Rocks and Mud on Driving the Nation November 14, 2014 12:09 pm

Ajit Khatra Magna, Manager of Vehicle Verification and testing, Magna power train, talked to Driving the Nation “Rocks and Mud Drive” is an annual event held at the mounds off-road Vehicle Park in Mount Morris Township, Michigan. The vehicles, this time, Jeeps, were equipped with Magna’s latest power train technology. Khatra talks about the vehicle’s/Magna’s [...]


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  • 2016 Ford GT350 Shelby, making Carroll Shelby proud on Driving the Nation
  • November 18, 2014 9:29 pm
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    Jim Farley, Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Service, Moray Callum, Vice President design, Henry Ford III and Aaron Shelby all talk about the 2016 Ford GT350 Shelby Mustang. From performance to production is the way Mark Fields, CEO, Ford Motor Company, described the 2015 Ford Shelby GT350. The GT350 is powered by the 5.2-liter [...]

  • China, the United States = 35 percent of global carbon emissions on Driving the Nation
  • November 17, 2014 10:38 am
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    By Stephen Leahy BONN, Oct 27 2014 (IPS) – China and the United States are responsible for 35 percent of global carbon emissions but could do their part to keep climate change to less than two degrees C by adopting best energy efficiency standards, a new analysis shows. Although China’s energy use has skyrocketed over [...]

  • Engineering the 2015 Chevy Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon on Driving the Nation
  • November 14, 2014 3:55 pm
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    Anita Burke, Chief engineer for Chevy Colorado, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the engineering of th 2015 Chevy Colorado and, since the GMC Canyon is on the same underpinnings, the 2015 GMC Canyon. Burke goes through the underpinnings of the truck and how it was engineered. From the Chevy press [...]

  • Magna drives itself into the Rocks and Mud on Driving the Nation
  • November 14, 2014 12:09 pm
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    Ajit Khatra Magna, Manager of Vehicle Verification and testing, Magna power train, talked to Driving the Nation “Rocks and Mud Drive” is an annual event held at the mounds off-road Vehicle Park in Mount Morris Township, Michigan. The vehicles, this time, Jeeps, were equipped with Magna’s latest power train technology. Khatra talks about the vehicle’s/Magna’s [...]

  • Shuttering the 2015 VW Jetta on Driving the Nation
  • November 12, 2014 1:01 pm
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    Jan Dickmann, Project manager for the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta talked to Driving the Nation about the new aerodynamics of the new 2015 VW Jetta. Watch as Dickmann talks about the aero grille system that Volkswagen devised for better aerodynamics on the new Jetta.

  • John Kerry; We can’t prevent a large scale disaster unless… on Driving the Nation
  • November 11, 2014 11:30 am
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    UXBRIDGE, Canada, Nov 3 2014 (IPS) – “Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity are higher than ever, and we’re seeing more and more extreme weather and climate events….We can’t prevent a large scale disaster if we don’t heed this kind of hard science.” Question: Is that statement about the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [...]

  • Drawing the Audi A3 with Dany Garand on Driving the Nation
  • November 8, 2014 8:29 am
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    French Canadian Dany Garand is the lead designer for the Audi A3. Garand talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the intricate details of drawing the new Audi A3. Where does Garand get the inspiration for drawing the 2015 Audi A3? How different was it to draw the A3 versus the A4?

  • Which cars are affected by the Takata air bag recall? on Driving the Nation
  • November 7, 2014 8:30 pm
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    The New York Times uncovered former employees of Takata airbags that say there was cover-up. This is only going to get uglier folks. Eleven automakers have recalled more than 14 million vehicles worldwide because of the rupture risks and it was all hidden by the Takata executives. “The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration received notification [...]