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

CARB rejects VW recall issues 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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Porsche, Audi, 3.0 engine has defeat device says CARB

By |November 3rd, 2015|

“VW must immediately initiate discussions with ARB to discuss the testing results that appear to confirm the presence of a defeat device in the GVGAJ03.0NU4, EADXT03.02UG and FPRXT03.0CDD Test Groups and the implications on other […]

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Volkswagen stock, sales, falling, VW AG being removed from DJSI

By |October 2nd, 2015|

Click on the link to listen to the John Batchelor radio show

Volkswagen AG is being removed from the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DSJI) effective October 6. Economic, environmental and social performance are considered when […]

  • John Batchelor radio show, Volkswagen and CARB on Driving the Nation

John Batchelor radio show, Volkswagen and CARB on Driving the Nation

By |September 30th, 2015|

Click on the link to listen to John Batchelor, the host of The John Batchelor radio show, talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the video interview with California Air Resources Board […]

  • CARB clarifies if you can sell your used Volkswagen diesel vehicle on Driving the Nation

CARB investigating all VW groups after diesel deception

By |September 24th, 2015|


Dave Clegern, California Air Resources Board (CARB) spokesperson, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation today.

CARB is investigating all Volkswagen groups after the diesel deception. How did this happen? How were they caught? […]

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Denise McClugagge 1927-2015, You mattered on Driving the Nation

By |May 7th, 2015|

Denise McClugagge passed away this week. The legendary McClugagge was a co-founder of Autoweek and so much more.

Twitter, Facebook and media posts were lit up today with tributes to McClugagge. There are two words […]

  • Concept Car of the Year Concept cars Featured Audi Lexus Maserati Mercedes-Benz MINI Mitsubishi Toyota

Concept cars you won’t see on the road on Driving the Nation

By |April 24th, 2015|

There are different types of concept cars; cars that you will never see on the road and production concept cars, cars that are close to production. The cars below are this year’s concept cars shown […]

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Audi A7 “Jack” chauffeurs journalists from CA to NV 2015 CES on Driving the Nation

By |February 2nd, 2015|

Ricky Hudi (Head of Development, Electrics/Electronics) AUDI AG; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Hackenberg (Member of the Board of Management, Technical Development) AUDI AG; Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America talked to a group of journalists […]

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The 2014 Women’s World Car of the Year is the Mercedes-Benz S-Class on Driving the Nation

By |December 1st, 2014|

Women journalists from fifteen different countries voted and the results are in!


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2015 Audi A3 sedan in the USA on Driving the Nation

By |November 28th, 2014|

Philip Brabec, Audi’s Director of Product, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the 2015 Audi A3 sedan.

Why did Audi decide to produce the first A3 sedan and why for the […]