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  • 2015 Audi A3 sedan in the USA on Driving the Nation
  • November 28, 2014 4:03 pm
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    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 United States market? Brabec talks about the two segments of the industry and how important they are in the U.S. [...]

  • Volvo & Google create a virtual test drive in the XC90 on Driving the Nation
  • November 25, 2014 9:24 pm
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    Bodil Eriksson, Executive Vice President, Volvo North America, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the new virtual test drive through a Google cardboard box that looks like an old-fashioned viewfinder, but the view is completely different. Get the Google cardboard box from a car dealer, put it together and watch the [...]

  • 2015 Chevy Colorado versus the 2015 GMC Canyon design on Driving the Nation
  • November 25, 2014 8:59 pm
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    Tyler Moffett, creative designer for the Chevrolet trucks, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the exterior design of the Chevy Colorado versus the GMC Canyon. What was the directive Moffett got when designing the Colorado? Which vehicle does Moffett thinks looks more industrial, the Colorado or Canyon?

  • 2015 Volkswagen’s first e-golf on Driving the Nation
  • November 25, 2014 3:26 pm
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    Wade Harris, Volkswagen’s e-mobility specialist talked to Driving the Nation about the 2015 VW e-golf, the first all-electric Volkswagen Golf and is based on the 7th generation VW Golf. Harris goes through the unique exterior designs to the single moving part and single speed transmission. Which system does Volkswagen use to cool the battery? Volkswagen [...]

  • Exposing how the U.S. manipulates climate change on Driving the Nation
  • November 24, 2014 8:27 am
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    By Stephen Leahy Who remembers that climate change was a top priority early in George W Bush’s first term as US president? Merchants of Doubt, a new documentary film released in US cinemas this week, reminds us that in June 2001 Bush and the Republican party were 100% committed to curbing carbon emissions causing global [...]

  • Bobby Rahal, RLL = Rahal & Letterman & Lanigan on Driving the Nation
  • November 22, 2014 8:52 pm
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    Bobby Rahal talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about RLL. Bobby Rahl is one-third of the RLL. Who are the LLs in the RLL? That would be Letterman & Lanigan. RLL – Bobby Rahal, David Letterman and Mike Lanigan. RLL races in the American Le Mans Series and the IndyCar Series as [...]

  • 2016 Ford GT350 Shelby, making Carroll Shelby proud on Driving the Nation
  • November 18, 2014 9:29 pm
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    Jim Farley, Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Service, Moray Callum, Vice President design, Henry Ford III and Aaron Shelby all talk about the 2016 Ford GT350 Shelby Mustang. From performance to production is the way Mark Fields, CEO, Ford Motor Company, described the 2015 Ford Shelby GT350. The GT350 is powered by the 5.2-liter [...]

  • China, the United States = 35 percent of global carbon emissions on Driving the Nation
  • November 17, 2014 10:38 am
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    By Stephen Leahy BONN, Oct 27 2014 (IPS) – China and the United States are responsible for 35 percent of global carbon emissions but could do their part to keep climate change to less than two degrees C by adopting best energy efficiency standards, a new analysis shows. Although China’s energy use has skyrocketed over [...]