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  • John Batchelor radio show, Volkswagen, diesel, hydrogen, electric vehicles

John Batchelor radio show, Volkswagen diesel and hydrogen

By |April 26th, 2016|

John Batchelor talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about Volkswagen’s agreement, Mary’s Valley Rally hydrogen highway with the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Tucson. It’s all about clean in California – clean transportation, […]

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CARB’s Nichols on VW diesel in California

By |April 22nd, 2016|

California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the status of CARB and Volkswagen.

What is the status of CARB and Volkswagen?

Will Volkswagen be allowed […]

  • Are light duty diesel engines dying in the United States?

Are diesel cars dying in the United States?

By |February 25th, 2016|

In January 2016, there were 500 diesel cars sold in the United States. Volkswagen has put its 2.0-liter and 3.0-liter vehicles sales on hold till they can figure out an acceptable solution to the EPA […]

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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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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 […]

  • 2016 Volkswagen Passat unveil and pricing on Driving the Nation

2016 Volkswagen Passat unveil and pricing on Driving the Nation

By |October 26th, 2015|

All 2016 Passat models have a rearview camera as standard equipment.

The 1.8T S model with a six-speed automatic transmission has a starting MSRP of $22,440 and has a high level of standard equipment, including 16-inch […]

  • Volkswagen Stock

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? […]