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  • Bosch’s Billions in mobility and connectivity on Driving the Nation
  • February 10, 2015 2:49 pm
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    Mike Mansuetti, President Bosch North America talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about acquisitions and new products Bosch brought out in 2015 at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). From Bosch: The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility [...]

  • Tom Gebhardt, President Panasonic Automotive at CES on Driving the Nation
  • February 5, 2015 4:13 pm
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    Tom Gebhardt, President at Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Gebhardt talked about Ford Sync3 and why Ford went with Panasonic Auto instead of Microsoft, it’s previous partner. Panasonic also partnered with Tesla in creating the super giga-factory [...]

  • Audi A7 “Jack” chauffeurs journalists from CA to NV 2015 CES on Driving the Nation
  • February 2, 2015 6:28 pm
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    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 at 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Dr. Hackenberg Dr. Hudi talked about the trip and what was on the car [...]

  • Dieter Zetsche, 1968 Vienna Convention and autonomous cars at CES on Driving the Nation
  • January 27, 2015 7:19 pm
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    Almost all of the European member countries (with the exception of Spain and the United Kingdom) signed and ratified the Convention on Road Traffic, also known as the 1968 Vienna Convention. The verbiage in the Convention uses words such as carriageway, and has the most basic definition of what constitutes a car. Article 8 Section [...]

  • Ford opens Research lab in Silicon Valley CA on Driving the Nation
  • January 23, 2015 7:12 am
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    “We don’t have all the answers, because we don’t even know all the questions” Venkatesh Prasad, group and senior technical leader, Vehicle Design and Infotronics, Ford Research and Innovation “At Ford, we view ourselves as both a mobility and an auto company, as we drive innovation in every part of our business,” said Mark Fields, [...]

  • 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 [...]