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Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com July 18, 2014 July 18, 2014 12:54 pm

Good morning Warren and Friends Carlist and Driving the Nation correspondents drove two hot fun cars this week. First was the 2015 Dodge Challenger and the new models Four Engines, Eight-speeds and up to 707 Horsepower: Dodge Announces Pricing for Its New 2015 Challenger Model Lineup As Tim Kuniskis, President and Chief Executive Officer – [...]

Driving the 2014 Tesla S with a Tesla specialist on Driving the Nation July 18, 2014 12:15 pm

Tesla Motors has just announced they will be producing another vehicle, the Tesla 3 (or III) after the Tesla X. Superchargers are being opened up all over the continent, but we’re still getting to know the Tesla S. S for seductive. Gary Calderon, Tesla product specialist took Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation for [...]

Steve Mason, GM Program manager, 2015 Chevy SS on Driving the Nation July 15, 2014 5:29 pm

Steve Mason, Program manager for the Chevy SS talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about Chevrolet’s first V-8-powered, rear-drive performance sedan since 1996. The 2015 Chevy SS is based on a race-proven, global platform that underpins the Camaro, and, in Australia, the high-performance Holden VF Commodore. The lightweight aluminum hood and deck [...]

VW’s Marc Trahan on future products, the B-class SUV and more, on Driving the Nation July 15, 2014 2:17 pm

Marc Trahan, Marc Trahan, executive vice president of quality for Volkswagen in the U.S, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about future products, the B-class SUV. Why does it take so long for Volkswagen to bring European vehicles to the U.S. market? Will that change? Why are there two different rear suspensions [...]

Call for Moratorium on New Oilsands Until Climate, Environmental Impacts Assessed on Driving the Nation July 14, 2014 12:59 pm

By Stephen Leahy A moratorium on any new oilsands expansion is imperative given Canada’s failure to properly assess the total environmental and climate impacts Canadian and U.S. experts say in the prestigious science journal Nature. Even with a moratorium it will be very difficult for Canada to meet its international promise to reduce CO2 emissions [...]


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  • Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com July 18, 2014
  • July 18, 2014 12:54 pm
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    Good morning Warren and Friends Carlist and Driving the Nation correspondents drove two hot fun cars this week. First was the 2015 Dodge Challenger and the new models Four Engines, Eight-speeds and up to 707 Horsepower: Dodge Announces Pricing for Its New 2015 Challenger Model Lineup As Tim Kuniskis, President and Chief Executive Officer – [...]

  • Driving the 2014 Tesla S with a Tesla specialist on Driving the Nation
  • July 18, 2014 12:15 pm
  • style='width:auto;height:125px;border:1px

    Tesla Motors has just announced they will be producing another vehicle, the Tesla 3 (or III) after the Tesla X. Superchargers are being opened up all over the continent, but we’re still getting to know the Tesla S. S for seductive. Gary Calderon, Tesla product specialist took Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation for [...]

  • Steve Mason, GM Program manager, 2015 Chevy SS on Driving the Nation
  • July 15, 2014 5:29 pm
  • style='width:auto;height:125px;border:1px

    Steve Mason, Program manager for the Chevy SS talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about Chevrolet’s first V-8-powered, rear-drive performance sedan since 1996. The 2015 Chevy SS is based on a race-proven, global platform that underpins the Camaro, and, in Australia, the high-performance Holden VF Commodore. The lightweight aluminum hood and deck [...]

  • VW’s Marc Trahan on future products, the B-class SUV and more, on Driving the Nation
  • July 15, 2014 2:17 pm
  • style='width:auto;height:125px;border:1px

    Marc Trahan, Marc Trahan, executive vice president of quality for Volkswagen in the U.S, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about future products, the B-class SUV. Why does it take so long for Volkswagen to bring European vehicles to the U.S. market? Will that change? Why are there two different rear suspensions [...]

  • GMC and Chevy, 4 new models, 2 new engines on Driving the Nation
  • July 11, 2014 9:37 am
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    Jeff Luke, Executive Chief Engineer for General Motors, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the new full size trucks coming out for 2015. The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado was named North American Truck of the Year so there are high expectations for the 2015 model. Luke talks about the 12th generation of [...]

  • Volkswagen partners with Bosch and Chargepoint for charging solutions on Driving the Nation
  • July 10, 2014 8:13 am
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    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 [...]

  • Increased MINI space on Driving the Nation
  • July 7, 2014 7:45 pm
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    Sasha Cordus, MINI’s product marketing communications, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the difference in cargo space between the old MINI and the new MINI. Cordus started talking numbers, MINI has increased the cargo room 50 liters, up to 211 liters, (or 8.7 feet with the rear seat up and 38.3 [...]

  • 2014 Cadillac CTS exterior manager loves Crystal Red on Driving the Nation
  • June 30, 2014 3:24 pm
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    Brian Smith, Exterior designer for the Cadillac CTS loves the way the exterior color crystal red looks on the 2014 Cadillac CTS. Smith talked about the 2014 Cadillac CTS-V sedan that can make 556 horsepower from a V-8 engine moving it from 0-60 in a blistering red 4.0 seconds. The curves of the CTS are [...]