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First Drive: electric and autonomous Tesla S by Bosch on Driving the Nation

Bosch stripped a Tesla Model S electric vehicle, brought in fifteen sensors, and a lidar to create the first Model S P85 electric self-driving vehicle. We drove it last week in Boxberg, Germany. We got to see the future, and the future is not that far away.

There is an assumption that initially, most autonomous […]

Tesla ZEV revenue increases as hybrid sales stall, it’s not easy being green, on Driving the Nation

In Tesla’s financial press release it shows the surprise, “Automotive revenue for Q3 included $31 million of powertrain sales primarily to Daimler for the Mercedes-Benz B Class Electric Drive. It also included $93 million of regulatory credit’s, including $76 million of Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) credit’s. ZEV credit revenue was much higher than expected as […]

Nissan Frontier diesel cummins turbo on Driving the Nation

Front and center at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show was the Frontier Diesel Runner Powered by the 2.8-liter Cummins turbo diesel that could make 200 horsepower and more than 350 lb-ft of torque controlled by a new 8-speed automatic transmission. Nissan says the Frontier diesel is based on a Frontier Desert Runner 4×2 model and […]

Volkswagen partners with Bosch and Chargepoint for charging solutions on Driving the Nation

Kevin Mull, Vice President of Business Development at Bosch Automotive Service Solutions, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the service Bosch will be providing VW e-golf users and why it was necessary to have one provider for charging needs.

VW’s press release:

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced providers of charging services […]

Bob Hegbloom Director of RAM Brand 3.0L EcoDiesel 1500 pickup

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 […]

Bosch’s plugless power for Electric vehicles (EV)

Tanvir Arfi President & CEO Automotive Service Solutions Robert Bosch talks about the new plug less power Bosch is offering. Bosch has electric charging unit’s that you can plug into, but how cool is it that you can drive over a plate and the car will charge without plugging into anything?
Arfi talks about the […]

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Will there be a Cadillac ELR-V? Let’s ask Mark Reuss

Will there be a Cadillac ELR-V? Let’s ask Mark Reuss, General Motor’s Executive VP of Global Product Development, Purchasing & Supply Chain.

There is magnetic ride control on the Chevy Corvette, Cadillac CTS and the new Chevy pickups. Why not the Cadillac ELR and will it happen?

Audi R18 e-tron at the Volkswagen Group night before the 2014 Geneva Motor show

Audi Press Release

Laser light assists the Audi drivers at Le Mans

Audi tests innovative lighting technology on the race track
New R18 e-tron quattro combines matrix LED and laser light
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg: “Laser light is the future”

LED daytime running light, LED headlights, matrix beam […]

Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid at the Volkswagen Group night before the 2014 Geneva motor show

The plug-in hybrid Audi A3 Sportback e-tron hatchback arrives in the US early next year with an electric.

Italdesign Giugiaro ‘Clipper’ concept Volkswagen group night before the 2014 Geneva motor show

Lamborghini Press Release


Geneva, March 2014

In a world preview, Italdesign Giugiaro presents it’s brand new concept car, Clipper: a sporty, versatile MPV which is also eco-friendly, thanks to the all-electric drive and power source.

Clipper is the result of a study in style and engineering focusing on tomorrow’s world and […]