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  • Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com January 16, 2015
  • January 19, 2015 2:07 pm
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    Good Morning Warren and friends Warren and I were in Detroit most of this week at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The winners of the car and truck of the year (NACTOY) were the Ford F-150 and your hometown favorite, The Volkswagen Golf series. http://www.drivingthenation.com/lou-ann-hammond/2015-car-and-truck-of-the-year-on-driving-the-nation/ It was nice to see a convergence of [...]

  • Continental AG AMOLED Technology Integration on Driving the Nation
  • January 19, 2015 1:59 pm
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    Alexander Klotz, Continental AG Interior Electronics solutions talked to Driving the Nation about AMOLED Technology Integration. AMOLED (active-matrix organic light-emitting diode) is a display technology that Continental is developing for use in the automobile instrument panels. In a private viewing during the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Klotz explained why the LED makes a [...]

  • Save Half the Planet, or Lose It All on Driving the Nation
  • January 19, 2015 1:05 pm
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    By Stephen Leahy MÉRIDA, Mexico, Nov 17 2009 (IPS) – At least half the planet must be protected if humanity is to survive the next century, declared conservationists at the conclusion of 9th World Wilderness Congress on Friday, Nov. 13. “That is what the science said, this is what many aboriginal people say,” said Harvey [...]

  • Chairman of Robert Bosch LLC, Dr. Werner Struth, at 2015 CES on Driving the Nation
  • January 14, 2015 9:34 am
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    Dr. Werner Struth, Chairman of Robert Bosch LLC, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Sensors, Software and service located regionally, or virtually was the topic of discussion for Robert Bosch at the CES show in Las Vegas, NV this year, “Every Bosch product that [...]

  • Sergio Marchionne, CEO Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at NAIAS on Driving the Nation
  • January 13, 2015 4:48 am
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    Sergio Marchionne, CEO Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, talked to the broadcast media that attended the 2015 FCA North American International Auto Show media scrum. Marchionne talks about FCA’s marketshare. I asked him, if the car business stayed steady at 17 million vehicles sales annually how long could FCA continue its monthly sales increase? Currently FCA has [...]

  • 2015 Car and Truck of the Year on Driving the Nation
  • January 12, 2015 5:04 am
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    North American International Auto Show, Detroit, MI, Monday, January 12 – The three finalists for the 2015 North American Car of the Year are the Ford Mustang, Hyundai Genesis, and Volkswagen Golf. The three finalists for the 2015 North American Truck/Utility of the Year are the Chevrolet Colorado, Ford F-150, and Lincoln MKC. AND the [...]

  • Land Rover drawing lines in the sand before NAIAS on Driving the Nation
  • January 11, 2015 6:45 pm
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    Some people draw lines in the sand, but Land Rover draws vehicles in the sand. In 1947 Maurice Wilks and his brother Spencer drew what they imagined the first ever Land Rover in the sands of the red wharf bay. Here is a video of a Land Rover being drawn in the sand. From Land [...]

  • Jaguar F-Pace; Grace, Space, Pace Ian Callum at NAIAS on Driving the Nation
  • January 11, 2015 5:54 pm
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    The Jaguar F-Pace will be part of the future of Jaguar, but for now we got to hear Jaguar’s chief designer, Ian Callum, talk about the car and the name of the sports crossover, Grace, Space, Pace. Here is Ian Callum on the eve of the 2015 NAIAS. From the Jaguar F-Pace release: Jaguar announces [...]

  • WJR, 2015 CES, autonomous vehicles and the challenges on Driving the Nation
  • January 7, 2015 7:22 pm
  • WJR, 2015 CES, autonomous vehicles and the challenges on Driving the Nation

    Frank Beckmann, WJR’s host of the Frank Beckmann radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about all the new gadgets, car tech and connected cars at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and the challenges of autonomous vehicles. What a fun night Frank (with two nn-s) and I had at Bosch’s [...]