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CARB shows the equipment that found the Volkswagen defeat device

By |January 27th, 2016|

John Swanton, California Air Resources Board (CARB) air pollution specialist spokesperson, took Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, around the El Monte, California technology center. The El Monte center is the technology center that […]

  • Air Resources Board (CARB) rejects VW 2-liter diesel recall plan and issues Notice of Violation

Air Resources Board (CARB) rejects VW 2-liter diesel recall plan and issues Notice of Violation

By |January 13th, 2016|

SACRAMENTO – The California Air Resources Board (CARB) today notified Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. that it is rejecting VW’s submitted recall plan for 2-liter diesel passenger vehicles sold in California between 2009 and 2015. […]

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Michael Horn, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

By |September 21st, 2015|

Michael Horn, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. talking about Volkswagen emission crisis. Volkswagen has admitted they deceived the California air resources Board in the Federal US Environmental Protection Agency. This is what Mr. […]

Nissan Frontier diesel cummins turbo on Driving the Nation

By |July 23rd, 2014|

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 […]

Bob Hegbloom Director of RAM Brand 3.0L EcoDiesel 1500 pickup

By |April 13th, 2014|

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, […]

2014 BMW 328d, d as in diesel, on Driving the Nation

By |October 17th, 2013|

BMW debuted the new 328d Sedan at the 2013 New York International Auto show. The 328d will feature BMWs 2.0-liter TwinPower diesel 4-cylinder engine. It produces 181 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque, available from […]

Scott Keogh: The difference between diesel and gasoline

By |April 24th, 2013|

When Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America, was at the 2013 Washington Auto Show he talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the difference diesel has made in the United States, “Since Audi brought […]

Detlev von Platen on 50 years of Porsche 911 and the GT3

By |April 18th, 2013|

Detlev von Platen, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about Jerry Seinfeld’s 911, 50 years of Porsche, the new GT3 and the awards Porsche […]

The Chevy Cruze clean diesel engine

By |March 28th, 2013|

Mike Siegrist, Assistant Chief Engineer, General Motors Powertrains, took time to talk to www.drivingthenation.com about General Motors new Chevy Cruze clean diesel engine.

What did General Motors have to modify on this European engine […]

Mazda’s Robert Davis on the 2014 Mazda Mazda6 on Driving the Nation

By |February 18th, 2013|

California is a critical state for Mazda. Robert Davis, Senior Vice President for U.S. Operations, reminds me that they are headquartered in California, so he knows the California Air Resources Board (CARB) emissions requirements […]