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 […]

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 […]

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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Bosch: An EV charger for $449? It’s here on Driving the Nation

Jeff Hudnut, OES Product Manager, Bosch Automotive Aftermarket, Automotive Service Solutions, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) about the the new electric vehicle (EV) plug-in charger for $449!

Thought you couldn’t afford an electric charger for a plug-in EV? Now you can. Bosch has an […]

Qualcomm’s CEO, Paul Jacobs, and the Formula-e at 2014 CES on Driving the Nation

Dr. Paul E. Jacobs is chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Qualcomm Incorporated. Jacobs talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV.

Qualcomm and the Fédération Internationale de lAutomobile (FIA), showed off their new Formula E (yes, as […]

Chris Thomason, Cadillac ELR engineer, on Driving the Nation

Cadillac unveiled the first rendition of the Cadillac ELR at the 2009 Detroit auto show, under the code name Converj concept. The Chief engineer for the Cadillac ELR, Chris Thomason, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the similarities between the two car.

Why didn’t Cadillac put the same Magnetic Ride Control […]

Chevy Volt saves 16,000,000 gallons of gasoline on Driving the Nation

At the 2013 Los Angeles auto show Mike Robinson, Vice President of Sustainability and Global Regulatory Affairs for General Motors, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the Chevy Volt, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) mandates.

Robinson says that the Chevy Volt alone has driven over […]

BMW’s Ludwig Willisch on the BMW i3 on Driving the Nation

BMW’s President and CEO, Ludwig Willisch, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the BMW i3.

How are the BMW car dealers receiving this new electric lifestyle, the BMWi series?

Where is the BMW i3 made?

Will BMW dealers have charging unit’s at their dealerships? Will any electric vehicle be able to charge there […]

BMW i3 – born electric, made with carbon fiber

The LifeDrive architecture concept was purpose-built specifically for the BMW i3. It is comprised of two modules; the Life Module, and the Drive Module. Think of the Life Module as the passenger cabin, or greenhouse. It is the first-ever mass produced Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) passenger cell in the automotive business, and is a […]

Tim Kuniskis on the 2013 Fiat 500E on Driving the Nation

Timothy Kuniskis, recently named President and CEO of the Dodge Brand, is the former head of the FIAT Brand for North America. Before he left Fiat, Kuniskis talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the 2013 Fiat 500E.

Fiat gives you two options, buy or lease. The Fiat 500E goes on sale this summer, […]