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  • A 5-Series option for every Ultimate Driving buyer

A 5-Series option for every Ultimate Driving buyer

By |January 26th, 2017|

Fast, efficient, technological sound the 2017 BMW 5-Series will be offered in a completely redesigned sedan with more versions of the Ultimate Driving Machine than ever offered before.

The first lap in the BMW 530i […]

  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrid PHEV

2017 Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrid PHEV

By |November 15th, 2016|

Finally! It’s here! The first plug-in hybrid minivan, and it’s everything I want it to be in a minivan and a plug-in hybrid.

First, let me say that I have driven the gasoline-only version of […]

  • 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, plug-in hybrid, electric vehicle

2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid

By |October 5th, 2016|

Ojai-yo Toyota Prius Prime plug-in

“Ohayou Gozaimasu,” or “Ohayou” are the Japanese way to say “Good Morning. I am in Ojai, CA for the first drive of the Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid. California is the […]

  • gocycling, Europe, ebike, travel, electric bicycles, health, fitness

gocycling in Europe – ebike

By |August 4th, 2016|

Anyone who knows me knows that I love the plug-in hybrid. I also love the outdoors. Most my friends love the outdoors as well. Sam and my husband, Stretch, talk about going on a bicycle […]

  • 2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Theory vs reality

2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Theory vs reality

By |March 31st, 2016|

I love minivans, especially the van with the stow and go seats. I remember the first time I saw them and thought they were absolutely brilliant. I don’t even have kids, and I love that […]

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

By |July 10th, 2014|

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 […]

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BMW X5 plug-in hybrid prototype on Driving the Nation

By |May 28th, 2014|

Gerhard Thiele, project leader for BMWs X5 plug-in hybrid talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the new X5 plug-in hybrid crossover. BMW has the i8 plug-in hybrid in production and they […]

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What will the future Audi TT and A3 e-tron and Q3 look like?

By |April 10th, 2014|

Filip Brabec is Director, Product Planning, for Audi of America, responsible for product definition and configuration of current models as well as setting the lineup for future product. Brabec talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, […]

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Volkswagen Golf GTE video

By |March 22nd, 2014|

Scroll down to see the video from the Volkswagen Group night before the Geneva International Motor Show

Volkswagen Press Release:

New plug-in hybrid marries sustainability and performance

Golf GTE can be […]

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Volvo’s drive-e boosts power, increases versatility, efficiency and electrification ability on Driving the Nation

By |February 4th, 2014|

Las Vegas, NV – When I agreed to go to Las Vegas to test drive the drive-e powertrain with Volvo I thought it was an electric vehicle (EV). Apparently, many other journalists did as well, […]